[Msa-discuss] CFP: Association of Print Scholars Publication Grant (deadline 8/31/2020)

APS Grants Committee grants at printscholars.org
Mon Jun 22 23:35:45 EDT 2020

The Association of Print Scholars invites submissions for the *2020 APS
Publication Grant*, supported by C.G. Boerner and Harris Schrank.

The APS Publication Grant supports the publication of innovative scholarly
research about printmaking across all time periods and geographic regions.
The grant carries a maximum award of *$2,000* and is funded through the
Association of Print Scholars and the generosity of C.G. Boerner and Harris

Proposed projects should be feature-length articles, online publications or
essays, exhibition catalogues, or books, which are nearing completion and
publication. Examples of possible uses for an APS Publication Grant
include, but are not limited to, the following:

-Travel expenses for research essential to the completion of a manuscript;

-Studio time or courses in printmaking that will contribute significantly
to a scholar's understanding of their subject matter, or collaboration
between printmakers and scholars;

-Funding assistance for photography and image permissions;

-Honoraria for contributors to edited volumes or other collaborative

Applications are due August 31. Successful applicants will be notified by
November 1 and the grant must be applied to publication costs within one
year of notification.

Successful proposals must address all of the following criteria, which must
be consolidated into a single PDF document (12 pt. font, black text):

1. Proposal narrative describing scholarly project. Projects will be
evaluated based on the clarity of the proposal and the originality and
innovation of the applicant’s research (500-1000 words).

2. Budget and budget narrative (250 words or less) detailing how grant
funding would be spent. Please list any other grants for which the
applicant has applied, amounts, and the results (if known).

3. A detailed publishing plan, which should ideally include documentation
of progress towards publication or the project’s likelihood of publication.
This documentation could take the form of a letter from an editor, press,
or publisher, or an outline of possible publishers and contact made thus
far. Please note that applications with a publisher’s support will receive
highest consideration for the grant.

4. CV for all participant(s), no longer than 3 pages for each participant.

Applicants should send the above materials in a single PDF by *August 31,
2020* to the APS Grants Committee at grants at printscholars.org.

For additional information, please visit:
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