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2016 Reeder-Davies Grant for Alaska History

Date Posted: February 29, 2016       Categories: News
Cook Inlet Historical Society – Reeder-Davies Grant for Alaska History
Call for Spring 2016 Applications – Due April 30, 2016
The Cook Inlet Historical Society invites applications for the Reeder-Davies Grant for Alaska History.  The grant provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, teachers and professional staff members, faculty members, and independent researchers to work on research projects that make a contribution to the study of the Cook Inlet region and Alaska history.  For example, these grants can be used to travel to archives, libraries, museums, and other similar institutions to conduct research in Alaska history, for classroom-based projects, or for other research.  Eligible applicants can be Alaska residents, out-of-state residents, or persons living outside of the United States who have an interest in Alaska history.
The grants are in the range of $400 – $1,000.  The application deadline is April 30, 2016, for up to a one-year research project or other support to begin approximately in May 2016 and end by April 1, 2017, at the latest.
Full description, including application guidelines and procedures, is at:
The Cook Inlet Historical Society was founded in 1955.  The Society’s goals include the discovery, preservation, and dissemination of the history of Alaska in general and of the Cook Inlet region in particular.  The Society is a support group for the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Anchorage, Alaska. www.cookinlethistory.org.