Grants Available For New Netherland, Atlantic World Research


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 Charles W. WendellThe Charles W. Wendell Research Grant is available for research on topics related to the Dutch in America/Dutch Atlantic World. Requests for up to $5,000 will be considered.

The research project must deal with the Dutch experience in North America and the Dutch Atlantic World, and is expected to result in a publishable article or a component of a larger work. Researchers in any discipline, including family history or biography, are encouraged to apply.

The research should draw attention to the collection of primary and secondary sources relating to the Dutch colonial experience in America at the New Netherland Research Center, the New York State Archives, the New York State Library, or other repositories, including online New Netherland manuscript translations.

A working knowledge of contemporary and seventeenth-century Dutch and a period of residency at the NNRC may be required, depending upon the requirements of the research topic.

The Charles W. Wendell Research Grant is sponsored by the New Netherland Institute.

Those who intend to apply but may not be able to submit all application materials by the deadline of February 15, 2018, or have questions about the grant, are encouraged to contact the grants committee at nyslfnn@nysed.gov as soon as possible with queries or with notice of intent to apply. Include “Charles W. Wendell Research Grant” in the memo line of the email.

For more information, or to apply, click here.

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