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.
Awardees must submit a brief article to The Intelligencer newsletter about their completed research on how the grant supported their research.
● Be a current AJHA member upon submitting an application.
● The research must be related to mass media history. Preference will be given to scholars researching in the following areas: 19th and 20th century journalism standards, equity issues and the media, gender, identity and the media, media and journalism ethics, international communication, Civil War journalism, free expression/First Amendment.
● Awardees must continue their AJHA membership through the grant period.
● The funds must be used within 18 months from the time the award is given.
● Complete the application form included with the Call For Proposals.
● A 1- to 3-page overview of the project. The overview should include expected outlets for the research, a budget (which should include a listing of amount and sources of other support, if appropriate), and a timeline for completion.
● If appropriate, include Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from the applicant's university.
● An abbreviated curriculum vita (no more than 3 pages).
For questions regarding the grant application or process, contact Kaylene Armstrong of the AJHA Education Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.