Amy Lauters (pictured with Research Chair Erin Coyle), was among the recipients of the 2018 Joseph McKerns Research Grants. (Photo: Erika Pribanic-Smith)

Joseph McKerns Research Grant

The American Journalism Historians Association seeks applications for its annual Joseph McKerns Research Grant Awards.

The research grant is intended to provide research assistance and to recognize and reward the winners. Up to four grants for up to $1,250 each will be rewarded upon review and recommendation of the Research Grant Committee. Grants may be used 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 by Sept. 1, 2020 discussing method, findings, complications, significance.

Eligibility:

  • All current AJHA full members with a minimum of three years' membership at the time of application are eligible.
  • The research must be related to mass media history.
  • Awardees are expected to continue their membership through the grant period.
  • Members may apply for a McKerns Research Grant once every five years.

Application requirements:

  • Complete application form included with the Call For Proposals.
  • A 1- to 3-page prospectus/overview of the project, including a budget (which should include a listing of amount and sources of other support, if appropriate), timelines, and expected outlets for the research.
  • If appropriate, include Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from the applicant's university.
  • A shortened curriculum vita (no more than 3 pages).

Grant applications must be submitted via email to Research Grant Committee Chair Erin Coyle. Materials may be submitted as PDF files or Word documents by June 1, 2019.

Past winners

2018
Michael Fuhlhage
Amy Lauters
Raymond McCaffrey
Pamela Walck

2017
David Davies
Berkley Hudson

2016
Will Mari
Melita Garza
Debbie van Tuyll
Pete Smith

2015
Erin Coyle
Aimee Edmondson
Linda Lumsden
Gwyneth Mellinger

2014
Michael Martinez
Roger Mellen

2013
Michael Dibari Jr.
Michael Fuhlhage
Vanessa Murphree
Erika Pribanic-Smith

2012
Meg Lamme
Tracy Lucht

2011
Noah Arceneaux
John Coward
Earnest Perry
Amber Roessner

2010
Elizabeth Burt
Kathleen Endres
Kimberley Mangun
Gwyneth Mellinger
Andie Tucher

2009
Frank Fee
Barbara Friedman
Kimberly Wilmot Voss
Ronald Zboray and Mary Zboray

2008
Brian Carroll
Dolores Flamiano
Janice Hume
Jane Marcellus

2007
David Bulla
Joseph Campbell
Linda Lumsden
Jan Whitt

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