Apply Now for Duke University’s Rubenstein Library Research Travel Grants

Funding, Professional Opportunities

The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library is now accepting applications for their 2022-2023 research travel grants. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2022.

Research travel grants of up to $1,500 are offered by the following centers and research areas:

  • Archive of Documentary Arts
  • Harry H. Harkins T’73 Travel Grants for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History
  • History of Medicine Collections
  • Human Rights Archive
  • John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture
  • John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History
  • Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture (Mary Lily Research Grants)
  • Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Grants

The library encourages applications from students at any level of education; faculty members; visual and performing artists; writers; filmmakers; public historians; and independent researchers. (Must reside beyond a 100-mile radius of Durham, NC, and may not be current Duke students or employees.) These grants are offered as reimbursement based on the receipt of documentation after the completion of the research visit(s). Grants will be awarded for travel between June 2022 and June 2023.

An information session will be held Wednesday, March 23 at 2:00 pm EST. This program will review application requirements, offer tips for creating a successful application, and include an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. Further questions may be directed to [email protected].

Register for the session online

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