Women in United Methodist History Research Grant

Scholarship Description

Purpose: To provide seed money (travel, secretarial services, etc.) for research projects relating specifically to the history of women in The United Methodist Church or its antecedents. The grant money is not to be used for equipment, publications costs, or researchers salary. Awards: One grant in the amount of $1000 or two grants in the amount of $500 each will be awarded each year at the discretion of the committee. How candidates are chosen: Selection is made by a committee consisting of three persons who are historians of women in United Methodism. Proposals on women of color and on history at the grass roots level are especially encouraged. How to apply: The candidate must submit an application which includes the following: -A resume -A description of the project, including the significance of the research -A description of the final product - applicants are encouraged to consider a variety of formats (written, audiovisual, oral history, bibliographies, archival guides, etc.) -A timetable for the project, including the expected date of completion -A budget -An indication of how the research results will be disseminated. (The final product does not necessarily have to be formally published, but the information must be made available to the public in some way.) The candidate must submit three letters of recommendation from persons who can provide evidence of his/her scholarly capability. A copy of the final product will be deposited with the General Commission on Archives and History of The United Methodist Church. Submit materials to: General Secretary General Commission on Archives and History P.O. Box 127 Madison, NJ 07940 973-408-3189 FAX 973-408-3909

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1 or 2

Min Award: 500

Max Award: 1000

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Graduate Theological Union
2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709

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Fax: 510-649-1730


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