Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Offers Research Support
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies
is pleased to announce multiple awards for 2014 that are available for scholars
conducting research related to Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New
Mexico, Utah, or/and Wyoming. Please see the descriptions below. Follow the
link to https://reddcenter.byu.edu/Pages/Apply-for-an-Award.aspx
for further information and application instructions.
2014 are due by 11:59 p.m. MST on March 15.
The Redd Center offers the following awards:
- Faculty Research Awards provide up to $3,000
to faculty members at any academic institution to conduct research on any topic
related to Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, or
Wyoming. Research may be conducted at any location.
- Independent Research and Creative Awards
provide up to $1,500 to researchers who are not connected to an academic
institution for studying Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico,
Utah, or Wyoming. Research may be conducted at any location.
- Summer Awards for Upper Division and
Graduate Students at any academic institution provide up to $1,500 for research
support for any topic related to Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New
Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming. Research may be conducted at any location.
- The Annaley Naegle Redd Student Award in
Women's History provides up to $1,500 for research support concerning any
aspect of women's history in the American West (not limited to the Intermountain
West). Applications not receiving the Redd Award but dealing with
Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming will be
considered for the Summer Awards for Upper Division and Graduate Student
Awards, Research may be conducted at any location.
- Public Programming Awards provide up to
$3,000 to any organization planning a conference, museum exhibit or lecture
series on a topic related to Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New
Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming.
- Fellowship Awards in Western American
History provide up to $3,500 in research support for scholars who travel to BYU
to use the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in the Harold B. Lee Library.
- Clarence Dixon Taylor Historical Research
Awards provides up to $2,500 for completed works from researched based upon
Utah, Carbon, and Wasatch Counties. Nominations can include theses, books,
papers, monographs, articles, symposiums, dramatic presentations, lectures,
etc. Students and faculty of Brigham Young University or other institutions or
other recognized scholars are eligible.
- Visiting Scholar Program enable university
faculty of all ranks, independent scholars, freelance authors and other public
intellectuals to visit and conduct research at BYU. It provides a stipend of
$2,500 per month for 2-4 months, office facilities, a networked computer, a
research assistant, a limited photocopying budget, and campus library and
activity privileges. Visiting Scholars participate in Center activities
and deliver public and classroom presentations on their work.
- Publications Grants to Presses provide up to
$3,000 to assist in the publication of scholarly studies on Arizona, Colorado,
Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming . The grants will be given
to academic publishers to help offset the costs of publishing books and to
lower the books' selling price. The book should already have been accepted for
publication by the press and be ready for publication. The Redd Center may
honor authors whose books receive a publication grant with a public lecture and
book signing at Brigham Young University. The Center will defray the author's
travel and lodging expenses.
Instructions for Submitting an Application:
To apply for an award, visit the Redd Center
and click on "Apply for an Award" on the right hand side of the
homepage. You will then be taken to our awards application page. After you have
completed your application, you will receive a message indicating that your
application has been successfully submitted. In addition, you will receive an
email confirmation at the email address you list on your application. If you
have any questions about the application process or about submitting your
application, please contact Amy Carlin at 801-422-4048 or email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
. If you have questions about the substance of your application, please contact
Brian Q. Cannon, Redd Center, director, email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.*