The Friends of the Princeton University is offering Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the research collections. These grants are open to pursuing a research degree program in the field of Hellenic Studies.
These library research grants, which cost more than $ 4,000, are meant to help in the expenses incurred for traveling and residing in Princeton during the tenure of the grant. The length of the grant will depend on the applicant’s research proposal but will usually be up to one month. The library research grant in this academic year is payable from May 2019 to April 2020.
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- Applications Deadline: January 31, 2019
- Course Level: These grants are open to pursuing a research degree program.
- Study Subject: These grants will be awarded in the field of Hellenic Studies.
- Scholarship Award: These Library Research Grants, which have a value of up to $4,000 plus transportation costs, are meant to help defray expenses incurred in traveling to and residing in Princeton during the tenure of the grant.
- The length of the grant will depend on the applicant’s research proposal but is ordinarily up to one month.
- Library Research Grants awarded in this academic year are tenable from May 2019 to April 2020.
- This award covers work utilizing materials pertinent to this topic donated by Mr. Lapidus as well as other also relevant materials in the collections.
- Nationality: Internationally
- Number of Scholarships: A limited number of grants are available.
- Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
To be eligible, the applicants must be following all the given criteria:
- Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available to students from all around the world.
- Entrance Requirements: Applications that seek to primarily use materials also available on microfilm that can be loaned or purchased are not funded.
- Internationally open
- The application process has changed for 2019-2020 and includes setting up an account in the application system.
- In the system, applicants will be asked to complete an application form and upload curriculum vitae or résumé (Word or PDF) as well as a research proposal not exceeding one thousand words in length.
- Two letters of recommendation are required as part of the application process and invitations can be sent to recommenders directly within the system.
- You are responsible for ensuring your letters are received by the due date.
- Applications with missing elements will not be considered.
- The proposal should address specifically the relevance to the proposed research of unique resources found in the Princeton University Library collections.
- Applicants should have specific Princeton resources in mind as they prepare their proposals.
- The general circulating collections and electronic resources of the Princeton University Library are not relevant for purposes of this grant program.
How to Apply: To apply for the scholarship, the applicants must submit an online application through the given link: