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
<http://reddcenter.byu.edu/Pages/AboutOurAwards.aspx> for further
information and instructions for applying for each
award. Applications for 2012 are due March 15. Please help us by
forwarding this email to any of your colleagues in western studies
who are not on the Redd Center’s distribution list. Also, please
tell your students who are conducting research on the Intermountain
West about our research awards for students.
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 location.
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 <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 firstname.lastname@example.org