Every year in March, the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies offers a large number of grants and award money to scholars interested in furthering their study of the Intermountain West. The application deadline is March 15th.
For more information on these grants and awards, you may visit our website at: http://reddcenter.byu.edu/Pages/AboutOurAwards.aspx
The Charles Redd Center provides awards, fellowships and grants in variety of categories including:
Annaley Naegle Redd Research Assistantship (BYU Faculty Only with Other Limitations): Provides up to $12,000 and an opportunity for BYU professors to select undergraduate and graduate students to work with them on projects related to the Intermountain West.
Annaley Naegle Redd Student Award in Women's History Provides up to $1,500 for research support to college or university students to study some aspect of women's history in the American West. Research may be conducted at any location.
Fellowship Award in Western American History Provides up to $3,500 for scholars to come to BYU to use HBLL Library Special Collections.
Independent Research and Creative Work Award Provides up to $1,500 to individuals who are not connected to a college or university as a faculty member or a student who are researching some aspect of the Intermountain West.
John Topham and Susan Redd Butler BYU Faculty Research Award (BYU Faculty Only) Provides up to $3,000 to BYU faculty members. Research may be conducted at any location.
John Topham and Susan Redd Butler Off-Campus Faculty Research Award Provides up to $3,000 to faculty members at any college, university, or academic institution. Research may be conducted at any location.
Public Programming Award Provide up to $3,000 to any private or public organization planning a conference, museum exhibit or lecture series focusing on the Mountain West.
Publication Grant (Presses Only) Provides up to $3,000 to presses to assist in the publication of scholarly books dealing with the Intermountain West. (Applications accepted and funds available at any time during the year.)
Senior Seminar/Capstone Project Grant Provides up to $250 to students in a capstone class working on a project related to the Rocky Mountain West.
Summer Award for BYU Upper Division and Graduate Students (BYU Students Only) Provides up to $1,500 for research support to BYU students, which can include theses and dissertations. Research may be conducted at any location.
Summer Award for Upper Division and Graduate Students Provides up to $1,500 for research support to college or university students, which can include theses and dissertations. Research may be conducted at any location.
Visiting Lecturer Program Provides a $300 stipend and reasonable travel and lodging expenses to BYU departments to bring visiting lecturers in western studies to BYU. (Applications are accepted and funds are available at any time during the year.)
Young Scholar Award Provides a $3,000 annual salary stipend and a $5,000 annual support award to Assistant or Associate professors (subject to other limitations) to promote significant scholarship in western American studies.
Apply online at: http://reddcenter.byu.edu/Pages/Apply-for-an-Award.aspx