Grant of the Week: Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest Covid-19 Grants
Every week, Perspectives Daily showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship that has been posted to our free community calendar. This week we are featuring the Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest Covid-19 Grants.
The Albert Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest at Villanova University is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to support historical projects related to the Covid-19 pandemic that advance the public interest.
The Center will fund up to 10 projects that creatively engage with the broad range of questions, concerns, policies and practices raised by the study of how past pandemics have affected the course of history and how historical study can further public understanding of the current Covid-19 crisis.
The Center is particularly interested in proposals that adopt a global approach and highlight issues of race, gender, power and structural inequality. It strongly encourages BIPOC and members of minority and underrepresented populations to apply. Up to 10 grants will be awarded to projects that promote historical research, scholarship, teaching and public dialogue on global histories of pandemics and their effects on society, with a particular focus on race, gender, power and structural inequality.
Individual grant awards will range from $2,500 - $5,000. As the grant amounts may not be able to support a project in-full, our goal is to provide seed money and/or to help advance a project from conception to execution. The Center is especially committed to supporting work that may require initial funding to get off the ground.
End: August 15, 2020
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