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American Studies

James Madison Fellowship Junior Fellowships 

(for MAT/M.Ed in history, government, political science)
Deadline: March 1

The Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 for the purpose of improving teaching about the United States Constitution in secondary schools. The maximum amount of each award is $24,000, prorated over the individual period of study. You must be a teacher, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level (grades 7-12).

American Historical Association Prizes and Fellowships
Deadline: Varies, see below

The Association presently administers numerous book prizes and several small research grants, including:

The Albert J. Beveridge Grant for Research in the Western Hemisphere is available to support research in the history of the Western hemisphere; individual grants do not exceed $1,000. Application deadline is February 15, annually.
The Michael Kraus Research Grant in colonial American history, with particular reference to the intercultural aspects of American and European relations, offers cash awards of up to $800. Application deadline is February 15, annually.
The Littleton-Griswold Grant offers grants of up to $1,000 for research in U.S. legal history and the field of law and society. Application deadline is February 15, annually.
The Bernadotte Schmitt Grants support research in the history of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Individual grants will not exceed $1,000. The deadline for application is February 15 (annually).

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