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Grants and Fellowships|American Heritage Center

Grants & Fellowships

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.

Bernard L. Majewski Research Fellowship

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.

George A. Rentschler Distinguished Visiting Lecturer

The George A. Rentschler endowment, sponsored by New York businessman and western enthusiast George A. Rentschler funds an annual visiting lecture.

Teaching and Research Grants

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.

Travel Grants

The American Heritage Center occasionally 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.

Travel Grants Application (opens in new window)

Undergraduate Research Awards

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.

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