The Kress Foundation is again generously supporting five research and publication grants, of $3000 each. Applicants must be members of the ICMA. The deadline for the 2016 grants is August 31, 2016.
Members may apply for:
Grants for Research on a first book - restricted to ICMA members who have been awarded a Ph.D. by a U.S. or a non-U.S. institution within the last ten years. Those with a non-U.S. degree must currently hold a continuing position in a U.S. college, university or museum. The grants must be used for travel, and for research costs such as photographs, image permissions, etc.
Grants for Publication of a first book - restricted to ICMA members with book contracts in hand who obtained their PhD at any time from a U.S. or a non-U.S. institution. Those with a non-U.S. degree must currently hold a continuing position in a U.S. college, university or museum. The grant must be used for publication costs, including photographs, image permissions, copyediting, architectural drawings/plans, etc.
Applications for either grant must submit:
1) a statement identifying the Kress grant being applied for, and the applicant’s eligibility for the grant
2) a cover letter (no more than three pages) giving a detailed outline of the proposed project
3) a full cv
4) a full budget.
5) a copy of the publication contract if one is in place
6) If a publication grant is being requested, a chapter of the text must be submitted. If the book is already completed, the entire text should be submitted.
The application should be submitted electronically to email@example.com.