Course Development Grant for Suffolk Faculty
Suffolk University faculty are encouraged to apply for the Moakley Archive Faculty Course Development Grant which supports the development or revision of courses that incorporate the research collections available at the Moakley Archive and Institute. These grants of $2000 support faculty development while making Suffolk’s research collections more central to the curriculum and enhancing access to collections for future students, faculty, and scholars.
The Moakley Archive’s collections explore a variety of topics and time periods including: U.S. Congress, Eugene O’Neill; the history of radio; the history of Suffolk University; Massachusetts politics; school desegregation in Boston; U.S. foreign policy (El Salvador and Cuba); women in the French Resistance; and women’s history. Portions of most collections have been digitized but additional items can be scanned as needed. For more information on holdings in specific subject areas, please consult our Collections page.
- Fall Funding Cycle (for funds to be used January 1-June 30): application due October 15th, decision by: November 15th
- Spring Funding Cycle (for funds to be used July 1-December 31): application due by February 24th, decision by March 17th
To discuss potential projects, interested faculty members are encouraged to contact Julia Howington at 617-305-6293 or email@example.com. Submit completed applications to Julia Howington.
Moakley Research Travel Grant
The Moakley Archive and Institute provides annual research travel grants of up to $1500 to underwrite travel, lodging, copying, and other research expenses for researchers wishing to use Suffolk University's archival collections. The Moakley Archive’s collections explore a variety of topics and time periods including: U.S. Congress; Eugene O’Neill; the history of radio; the history of Suffolk University; Massachusetts politics; school desegregation in Boston; U.S. foreign policy (El Salvador and Cuba); women in the French Resistance; and women’s history. Please visit our Collections and Research pages to learn more about our archival holdings.
Proposals should be aimed at a discrete end product such as a book, dissertation, thesis, article, documentary, film, exhibit, web site, or social networking site. Budgets may be approved in whole or in part. Each award recipient is required to acknowledge the award in any resulting published work(s) and donate a copy of the work(s) to the Moakley Archive and Institute. The recipient may also be requested to submit a brief article summarizing their findings and research experience for publication by the Moakley Archive and Institute
To apply, please email completed applications to Julia Howington at firstname.lastname@example.org, University Archivist/ Moakley Institute Director by March 3, 2014. Award notification will take place in April 2014.
Other Research Travel Grant Programs
The following is a list of research travel grants offered by other institutions:
- Association of Centers for the Study of Congress
- Massachusetts Historical Society
- SAA Congressional Papers Roundtable