The Kress Foundation is again generously supporting five research and publication grants, of $3000 each, for members of the ICMA. Application deadline is August 31, 2015
Members may apply for:
Grants for Research - 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 can be used for travel, and for research costs such as photographs, image permissions, etc.
GRANTS for Publications – restricted to ICMA members with book contracts in hand who obtained their PhD 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 degree may have been received at any time, but the book must be the applicant's first book. The grant is to be used for publication costs, including photographs, image permissions, copyediting, architectural drawings/plans, etc.
Applications for either grant must include a statement identifying the Kress grant being applied for, and the applicant’s eligibility for the grant. Also required are a cover letter (no more than three pages) giving a detailed outline of the proposed project. Completed manuscripts are particularly welcome and should be submitted electronically whenever possible. A full cv should be submitted and a full budget, along with a copy of the publication contract when one is in place.