The in Sleepy Hollow, New York, annually offers a competitive grant-in-aid program designed to foster, promote, and support research by serious scholars in the collections located at the center, which include the records of the Rockefeller family, Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Foundation, and other Rockefeller-associated philanthropies and individuals.
An independent committee reviews each application based on research topic and availability of relevant material in the RAC collections. Awards are made to individuals only; institutions are not eligible to apply. Awards are not intended to support research at other institutions and cannot be used for general tuition support. Application to the grant-in-aid program is open to citizens of the United States as well as foreign countries.
Awards will provide for reimbursement of up to $5,000 in expenses after the award recipient has finished his or her research visit and submitted expense receipts.
Applicant must contact the center via email with a description of the project no later than October 15, 2018. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by November 1, 2018.
See the RAC website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.