AMS Unified Travel/Research Grant Application

DEADLINE: Monday, 2 April 2018, 5:00 p.m. EDT

The American Musicological Society accepts electronic applications for eight of its travel and research grants (Bartlet, Bozarth, Cohen, Holmes/D'Accone, LaRue, Powers, Saloman, and Wolf Travel/Research Grants) via this portal. To learn more about them, please visit individual travel/research grant pages.

Eligibility. Please note carefully the eligibility requirements stated in the individual fund descriptions. The grants are open to Ph.D. candidates or recent graduates from North American institutions.

If you are not a member of the AMS and would like to submit an online application, please register before beginning the submission process. Once registered, you will receive login instructions via e-mail.

The application consists of the following questions:

1. You will be asked to select which travel/research grant(s) you are applying for. Read the grant descriptions carefully; some have overlapping requirements, but some do not.

2. You will be asked to provide a short summary (100 words, bullet points preferred) of your proposal that describes

a) the problem or question you are addressing in your research project
b) the significance of the project
c) what you expect to accomplish during the funding period.

Additional space is then provided for you to discuss these three aspects of the proposal at greater length (500-, 200-, 150-word limit, respectively).

3. You will be asked to provide a more detailed plan of work (500 words) that describes

• preliminary work already completed
• present state of the proposed research
• stages (if any) to be completed following the grant period.

Three short questions complete the application: information regarding

4. Institution(s) you intend to visit: provide a list of the formal name(s)

5. Itinerary (travel/reaseach is to be undertaken between 1 May 2018 and 30 April 2019)

6. Itemized budget, according to the following categories:

A budget template is provided; please model yours accordingly.

You are also asked to supply one letter of support to be sent to the AMS by a scholar familiar with your work. Even if you are applying for more than one fund, you need only submit one letter. It may be e-mailed or faxed to the AMS office. Please communicate with the office if questions arise.

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