Research Travel Grant
The University Libraries of UNCG offers one research travel grant per year to support the work of a researcher who utilizes the holdings of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives. Collections include rare books, manuscripts, women’s literature, cello music, University archives, and Betty Carter Women Veterans Historical Project. To learn more about UNCG’s holdings, please refer to the Collecting Areas section of our homepage. The research travel grant ($1750) is intended to pay for travel and lodging costs associated with a research trip to Greensboro, NC.
Graduate students, post-docs, teaching faculty, and independent scholars are encouraged to submit a grant application. Applicants must live outside of the North Carolina Piedmont area to be eligible. They also must have a clear research plan that involves the on-site use of UNCG’s Special Collections and University Archives.
Applicants should complete the Research Grant Application Form. The completed application and two letters of recommendation should be sent to Kathelene McCarty Smith, Interim Department Head of Special Collections and University Archives at UNCG. Applicants can submit either an electronic or a paper application.
Contact Information and Mailing Address
Kathelene McCarty Smith
Interim Department Head
Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections
and University Archives
222B Jackson Library
P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402