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The AHC offers a variety of financial support options for those using our collections. Click on the links below to access more information about the different grant and fellowship opportunities.
The Joseph M. Carey Research Fellowship is funded by a generous donation by the Carey Family and is intended to provide research support for a recognized scholar in the area of Wyoming and Western history and to facilitate the use of archival collections at the AHC.
The Bertha Klausner Research Fellowship is funded through the generosity of Ms. Klausner’s family and friends and is intended to provide research support for a recognized scholar. The Fellowship also is intended to facilitate the use of the Bertha Klausner Papers and other archival collections held by the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.
The Bernard L. Majewski Research Fellowship is funded by an endowment provided through the generosity of Mrs. Thelma Majewski and is intended to provide research support for a recognized scholar in the history of economic geology and to facilitate the Fellow’s use of archival collections in the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming. The Fellow shall be appointed for a period of one calendar year. During this time the Fellow will carry the title of the Bernard L. Majewski Research Fellow and represent the University of Wyoming as such. Administration of the Fellowship will be the responsibility of the AHC Director.
The teaching and research grants program offers an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to pursue projects such as independent or collaborative research projects, course development, and symposia that use AHC’s resource material as the basis of the project/course/symposia.
The American Heritage Center occassionally offers travel grants of up to $500 each to provide support for travel, food and lodging to carry out research using the AHC's collections.
Each semester the AHC offers undergraduate research awards in the form of a cash prize to the best undergraduate research paper or project based substantially on materials (manuscripts, archives, rare books, photos, maps, audio, film and video, etc.) at the AHC. The award is entirely funded by voluntary donations from faculty and staff at the AHC.