Grants, Prizes, and Fellowships
Grants, Prizes, and Fellowships Archive

Proquest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) Prize
Proquest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce the 4th annual $1000 article prize.

The prize will be awarded for the best article on American periodicals by a pre-tenure or independent scholar published in a peer-reviewed academic journal with a publication date during 2012. Two runners up will receive $500 each.

The fourth annual ProQuest-RSAP Article Prize will be awarded at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference in Boston, MA, May 23-26, 2013. Articles will be judged by a committee of three scholars appointed by the RSAP Advisory Board. The winner and two runners up will be notified by the end of January 2013 and will be featured as panelists on an RSAP-sponsored distinguished papers panel at ALA.

Applicants are invited to submit electronic copies of their articles together with a contest registration form available at the RSAP website, <> . Please send the article and registration form to the committee's chair, Bill Hardwig <>. Documents should be sent in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.

All copies must be formatted for blind review and thus without identifying references or title. Applicants for the ProQuest-RSAP Article Prize must be current members of RSAP when they submit their work.

Deadline: December 14, 2012

Questions & Submissions? Contact Prize Committee Chair Bill Hardwig, at


Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer short-term and long-term research fellowships for the academic year 2013-2014, including at least two MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowships made possible by an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Society also offers MHS Short-term Fellowships and participates in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium. For more information about the Society’s research fellowships, please visit our web site,, or contact Application deadlines: MHS-NEH fellowships, January 15, 2013; New England Regional Fellowships, February 1, 2013; Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, February 15, 2013; MHS Short-term Fellowships, March 1, 2013.

Maine Women Writers Collection: Research Support Grant Program, 2012-13

The Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England in Portland, Maine solicits applications for its Research Support Grant Program. These grants are intended for faculty members, independent researchers, and graduate students at the dissertation stage who are actively pursuing research that requires or would benefit from access to the holdings of the Maine Women Writers Collection.

MWWC Research Support Grants will range between $250 and $1000, and may be used for transportation, housing, and research-related expenses.For application instructions and more information about the program and the Collection holdings, please see the MWWC website at

Questions may be directed to:
Cathleen Miller, MWWC Curator, at (207) 221-4334;; or
Jennifer S. Tuttle, Dorothy M. Healy Chair, MWWC, (207) 221-4433, or

Deadline for receipt of applications: December 3, 2012.


Fulbright Scholar Program

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture or do research in a wide variety of
academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars. For information on Fulbright Scholar Awards, consult our website at for descriptions of awards and new eligibility requirements.  If you are interested in more information, please write to

Athena Mison Fulay
Program Officer -- Outreach and Communications
Fulbright Scholar Program
Council for International Exchange of Scholars
3007 Tilden Street, NW, Suite 5L
Washington, DC 20008-3009
tel: + (202) 686 6242
fax: + (202) 362 3442

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