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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

NY Public Library LGBT Research Travel Grant

Each year, the New York Public Library provides stipends for up to three Martin Duberman Visiting Scholars. The stipends support travel to New York City and related expenses to do research in the Library's premier LGBT history collections. The program is limited to emerging scholars--those without permanent academic appointments -or those who are unaffiliated with an academic institution. Application deadline: April 1st, 2012.

The New York Public Library LGBT Visiting Scholars Program: Martin Duberman Visiting Scholars
Proposed research projects should be based upon the NYPL's unique archival holdings. Information on the Library's holdings can be found at:
Recipients must supply a written summary of their findings upon completion of their work. Interested applicants should send a 3-5 page research proposal specifying the relevant collections at the Library for their project, a draft budget and itinerary for their planned trip, a CV, and an appropriate letter of recommendation. Applications should be sent to:
Jason Baumann
The New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
476 Fifth Avenue, South Court 3
New York, NY 10018.
Applications must be received by April 1. Notice of awards will be sent beginning May 1st.
The Martin Duberman Visiting Scholars are funded by the generous support of Martin Duberman and Eli Zal.
If you have any questions about the program or the Library's
collections, please contact Jason Baumann, jasonbaumann@nypl.org.