The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies is pleased to announce
multiple awards for 2012 that are available for scholars conducting
research related to the Intermountain West (defined as: Arizona,
Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming).
Please see the descriptions below or click here for further information
and instructions for applying for each award. Applications for 2012
are due March 15. Please tell your
students and colleagues who are conducting research on the Intermountain West about our
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 the
Intermountain West. Research may be conducted at any location.
Independent Research and Creative Awards provide up to $1,500 to
researchers studying the Intermountain West who are not connected to an
academic institution. 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 the Intermountain West. Research may be conducted at any
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.) 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 the Intermountain West.
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.
Visiting Scholar Program provides a housing stipend and office
facilities for 2-4 months to enable university faculty of all ranks,
independent scholars, freelance authors and other public intellectuals
to visit and conduct research at BYU.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION:
To apply for an award, visit the Redd Center website (http://reddcenter.byu.edu),
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. Select
the award for which you would like to apply from the drop-down menu and
complete your application. After you have completed your application,
you will be given the opportunity to submit with or without printing
your application for your records. We strongly
encourage you to print a copy for your records. You will then receive a
message indicating that your application has been successfully
submitted. In addition, you will receive and email confirmation at the
email address you list on your application. If you
have any questions about the application process, or submitting your
application, please contact Mary Nelson at 801-422-4048 or by email at