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Archives & History calls for grants/awards applications

General Commission on Archives & History

For Immediate Release
December 16, 2022

ARCHIVES & HISTORY CALLS FOR GRANTS/AWARDS APPLICATIONS
10 grants and awards are available for the 2023-2024 school year

Madison, N.J. – The General Commission on Archives and History is calling for students and researchers to apply for grants and awards offered in a number of fields of study, including United Methodist history, particulary as it relates to women and ethnic groups, and archival science. The financial assistance will be awarded for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Ten grants and/or awards are available for qualifying undergraduates or graduate-level students, as well as researchers of all kinds. Among the list of offerings is the Jesse Lee Prize, which is awarded every four years to help with the publication of manuscripts on American Methodist history. The complete list of grants and awards, along with details about applying, can be found at gcah.org. Deadline for applications is March 17, 2023.

In addition, GCAH funds the Josephine Forman scholarship each year to provide financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue a career as an archivist, and to promote the diversification of the American archives profession.  The scholarship process is administered by the American Society of Archivists and details can be found at gcah.org. The deadline for the Josephine Forman scholarship applications for the 2023-2024 school year is February 28, 2023.

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About General Commission on Archives and History

The General Commission on Archives and History (GCAH), organized in 1968, is one of the general agencies of The United Methodist Church, with offices located in the Archives & History Center. GCAH offers assistance to local churches and Annual Conferences through publications, workshops, research services, and other programs. The Commission maintains relationships with the five Jurisdictional Commissions on Archives and History, the Central Conferences, the World Methodist Historical Society, the World Methodist Council, and the Charles Wesley Society. 

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