Call for Applications | Rubenstein Library Research Travel Grants

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End: February 29, 2024
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The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University in Durham, N.C., is now accepting applications for our research travel grant program


Awards of up to $1500 are offered by the following areas:

  • - Archive of Documentary Arts
  • - Doris Duke Foundation Travel Grants
    - Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Travel Grants
    - Harry H. Harkins T’73 Travel Grants for LGBTQ History
    - History of Medicine Collections
    - Human Rights Archive
    - John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture
    - John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History
    - Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture 


Eligibility: Open to independent researchers; students at any level; faculty and teachers; visual and performing artists; writers; filmmakers; and public historians. Applicants must reside beyond a 100-mile radius of Durham, N.C., and may not be current Duke students or employees. Awards paid as reimbursement after completion of  research visit(s).


Deadline: Thursday, February 29, 2024, 6:00 pm EST. Grants are for travel during May 2024-June 2025.


Online information session: Thursday, January 11, 2024, 2:00-3:00 pm EST. This program will review application requirements and offer tips for creating a successful application. Register:


Direct all questions to with the subject line “Travel Grants.”