Applications now open for inaugural Hazel Dicken-Garcia Research Grant

The American Journalism Historians Association seeks applications for the inaugural Hazel Dicken-Garcia Research Grant.

The research grant is intended to provide financial assistance to graduate students and junior faculty whose work embodies the scholarly interests of Dicken-Garcia who mentored numerous M.A. and Ph.D. students during her 30-year career at the University of Minnesota.

Up to $1,000 will be awarded upon review and recommendation of the HDG Committee. Grants may be used anytime in the subsequent 18 months for travel or other research-related expenses, but not for salary.

Deadline is April 1. Read more about the requirements here. 

Sidney Kobre Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism History

Submission Deadline: May 15

The Sidney Kobre Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism history is American Journalism Historians Association's highest honor. 

The Kobre Award recognizes individuals with an exemplary record of sustained achievement in journalism history through teaching, research, professional activities, or other contributions to the field of journalism history. The AJHA honored Janice Hume, of the University of Georgia, with the Kobre Award in 2022. 

Award winners need not be members of the AJHA.

Nominations for the award are solicited annually, but the award need not be given every year. Those making nominations for the award should present, at the minimum, a cover letter that explains the nominee's contributions to the field as well as a vita or brief biography of the nominee. Supporting letters for the nomination are also welcome.

The Awards Committee selects the winner from among nominees and presents the award during a luncheon at the AJHA National Convention.

Read more about how to nominate someone here. 

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