Grant Opportunities for American Studies Students
There may be other opportunities as well as those listed below.
George Gund Award
(original essay by student required)
A collegiate prize awarded annually for the best essay in American Studies. The Gund Award will be juried by the faculty in American Studies in consultation with the Dean of Academic Advising. The winner will receive a monetary gift.
Three copies of an essay must be submitted to Peter Rutkoff at O'Connor House 203
Dalton Fellowship For American Studies
An annual collegiate award for the student who has done the best work in American Studies. A proposed graduate program of study and evidence of leadership ability and character are required. The Dalton Prize provides significant support towards tuition for graduate work in American Studies and will be used within three years of graduation. Nomination forms are available through the link below and must be returned to Peter Rutkoff at O'Connor House 203, by 4:30 pm on Monday, February 23, 2009.
Nomination forms (PDF)
Martin Family Fellowships in American Studies
The Martin Family Fund provides support for students in American Studies to work independently. You may apply for up to $500 (with some extraordinary exceptions) for travel, research expenses, and equipment (which will belong to the program) including copy/photo/video costs 80% payable on submission of receipts. You will also file a three page report with photographic documentation (at the request of the Martin family) at the completion of the project. When you file the report you will receive the final 20% of your requested funds.