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College Arts Association - Terra Foundation for American Art Research
Grants of up to $6,000, grants of up to $7,000, and grants of up to $9,000 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral students and scholars for research activities related to historical art and cultural resources. The purpose of the program is to promote the exploration of topics that focus on American art and visual culture prior to 1980.
The grants foster firsthand engagement with American artworks and art-historical resources; build networks for non-US-based scholars studying American art; and expand access to artworks, scholarly materials, and communities for US-based scholars studying American art in an international context.
The Terra Foundation prioritizes projects that interrogate and broaden definitions of American art and lends support for projects engaged in transforming or complicating how the story of American art is told. To expand histories of American art, the Foundation encourages projects that reflect a commitment to inclusive and equitable research and museum practice; generate new scholarship and interpretive frameworks; employ critical methodologies and innovative models; and/or engage diverse partners and audiences.
Projects eligible for consideration meet the following criteria:
Funds can be used for related transportation, lodging, meals, and research fees and expenses of the Grantee only.
Book purchases in excess of $500 must be approved by CAA
GrantWatch ID#: 177608
Up to 25 grants
- Up to $6,000 per grant for doctoral students from Europe, North America, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand;
- Up to $7,000 per grant for doctoral students from Asia, Africa, and Latin America;
- Up to $9,000 per grant for all postdoctoral and senior scholars.
Travel should be undertaken within one calendar year (June through May) after the announcement of the selection.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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