Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award Call for Submissions

The Cushing Memorial Library & Archives and Thethe Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research invite applications for the 2012 Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award. This graduate research award, open to Texas A&M University graduate students in good standing, supports projects in the humanities that are based on collections housed at the Cushing Memorial Library & Archives. Up to two awards of up to $2,000 each will be made.

Applications will be evaluated by a faculty committee and judged in part on their effective use of materials housed at Cushing. Recipients are expected tomust spend at least one month in residence at Cushing Library between June 1 and August 31, 2012, and they must deliver a short presentation on their projects during the fall semester of 2012. A written copy of the project must be deposited in the Glasscock Center Library.

Deadline for applications is March 16, 2012.

Applications should be no longer than three single spaced pages, and they must contain the following information:

  • Applicant’s name, address, phone number and email address
  • Applicant’s major degree and department
  • Names of applicant’s department chair and committee chair
  • Applicant’s expected graduation date
  • Proposed project title
  • A statement describing the nature of the applicant’s research, its relationship to the humanities, and the materials at Cushing that will support the research
  • A tentative bibliography of Cushing materials

Submit applications via email to David Z. Chroust in the form of an attached MS Word file or PDF (preferred) or to:

Cushing-Glasscock Humanities Research Award
c/o David Z. Chroust
Cushing Memorial Library & Archives
Texas A&M University
TAMU 5000
College Station, TX 77843-5000

Questions about papers and research can be directed to David Z. Chroust at 979-845-1951 and d-chroust@tamu.edu.