Eugene K. Wolf Travel Fund

for European Resarch

The Eugene K. Wolf Travel Fund is intended to encourage and assist Ph.D. candidates in all fields of musical scholarship to travel to Europe to carry out the necessary work for their dissertation on a topic in European music. The fund will award one or more travel grants each year to students attending North American universities who have completed all requirements except the dissertation for the Ph.D. in any field of musical scholarship and who need to undertake research in Europe toward the dissertation.

Applications are to be made via a web form: follow this link.

Applications for the following AMS travel and research grants will be reviewed by a single committee. Since the terms for these grants have overlapping areas of emphasis, applicants may request to be considered for more than one, if appropriate. A place to indicate which travel grant(s) you wish to be considered for is given on the web form. Although applicants may request to be considered for several grants, only one travel grant may be awarded to successful applicants. No individual may receive a travel grant more than once in a three-year period.

M. Elizabeth C. Bartlet Endowment
for research in France

Virginia and George Bozarth Endowment
for research in Austria

William Holmes / Frank D’Accone Endowment
for travel and research in the history of opera

Jan LaRue Travel Endowment
for European research

Harold Powers World Travel Endowment
for research throughout the world

Ora Frishberg Saloman Endowment
for musicological research

Eugene K. Wolf Travel Endowment
for European research

The application and all materials must be submitted by 5 p.m. EST, 1 April 2015. The winner(s) will be announced by 1 May and at the Annual Business Meeting and Awards Presentation of the Society. Please communicate with the office if questions arise.

The 2014 procedure consists of the following:

• A 250-word summary of your proposal that briefly 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).

• A more detailed plan of work (500 words) that describes

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

• Three short questions complete the application: information regarding

     a) Institution(s) you intend to visit
     b) Itinerary
     c) Budget

Click here for the form.


Previous Wolf Award winners


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