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Friday, December 18, 2015

Columbia Libraries Travel Awards

Columbia University Libraries will award ten (10) grants of $2,500 each on  a competitive basis to researchers who can  demonstrate  a compelling need to consult Columbia University Libraries/Information Services holdings for their work.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs).  Persons holding J-1 or F-1 exchange, student, or visitor visas are not eligible at this time.

Preference will be given to applicants residing outside the greater New York metropolitan area who need to travel to New York City to conduct their research in-person.

Awardees are required to submit a brief report no later than October 31st, 2017, summarizing their research experience at Columbia Libraries.  This report will be made available online.

The Deadline is February 29, 2016.

For more information about this grant, please click here.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Library of Congress Travel Grant: 2016 Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship Program

The purpose of the fellowship is to provide individuals with the opportunity to pursue research in the area of Asian studies, using the unparalleled collections of the Asian Division and the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. The fellowships are for a minimum of five business days of research at the Library of Congress. The grants may vary from $300 to $3,000 and are to be used to cover travel to and from Washington, overnight accommodations, as well as other research expenses. Graduate students, independent scholars, researchers, and librarians with a need for fellowship support are especially encouraged to apply.

The fellowship application is accepted only via email submission. In order to apply, the applicant must download the application form here (http://www.loc.gov/rr/asian/2016%20ftm%20application.pdf) and follow the enclosed instructions. The deadline for the 2016 application season is February 19, 2016 (extended from the previous deadline of January 8, 2016).

Contact Information:
Tien Doan
Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship Committee
(202) 707-3625