Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 6/3/2024

Immigration History Research Center (IHRC) -- Grants In Aid

The Immigration History Research Center Archives at the University of Minnesota Libraries invites applications for the Grant-in-Aid Award. This award will prioritize applicants who identify as people of color, as well as those who identify as members of groups historically marginalized in academia and archives. 

The Immigration History Research Center Archives (IHRCA) offers Grant-in-Aid (GIA) Awards to support a visit to Andersen Library in order to conduct research in the IHRCA collections. Awards are available through co-sponsorship by the Immigration History Research Center and the IHRCA through the ethnic and general funds. The award is for travel and research-related expenses.

This award is open to researchers of all disciplines, backgrounds, and levels of training, and is intended to support a research visit of 5 days. Awards are for $2,000.00, and four such awards are given each year. Grant-in-Aid Awards are intended to help support the expenses of people who are based outside of the Minneapolis-St. Paul (Minnesota, USA) metro area, and to be used within 12 months.

Deadline: Sep. 1, 2024

Areas of Interest

The Immigration History Research Center Archives collaborates with campus partner Immigration History Research Center (IHRC), and is an internationally-known archives focused on im/migration to the United States with strengths in material dating from the late 19th century to current refugee migrations. Key areas include European and Near Eastern immigrants (1880-1930) and 20th-century refugees, such as Displaced Persons after World War II and more recent Southeast Asian, African, and more. The IHRCA provides access to immigrant and refugee assistance organization records, ethnic identity and fraternal organization records, personal papers, and print collections of periodicals and rare books. The IHRCA is part of Archives and Special Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Eligibility Requirements

Who May Apply? Students and scholars who live outside the Minneapolis - St. Paul (MN) metro area and who need to do research in the IHRCA collections.

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