an annual series of Publication Grants, SPAM supports the
authorship of articles or books by independent scholars, writers,
students and professionals in the following subject areas:
the artistic contributions of the American modernists, and
the history of public and private support for the arts in
the United States. Either of these areas may be explored in
a successful application.
Grants are intended to encourage non-academics to do original
research, and to encourage academics to make their research
accessible to the public. SPAM will include the workpublished
or unpublishedin all SPAM research archives and databases.
While applications are welcome from all individuals, applicants
with a clear and realistic publication plan will be favored
by the selection committee.
should include the following information:
resume with contact information during the review period.
budget and a list of other funding sources, if any.
description of the project and, if applicable, the larger
project (i.e., book, dissertation, exhibition catalogue)
of which it is a part. Writing samples should be no longer
than five pages.
detailed publishing plan, including a list of potential
publication venues that describes why such venues are appropriate
for the project and what contact has been made with the
timeline for completion of the project.
Applications must be received by March 15. Applicants are notified by May 1. Grants may not be deferred.
three copies of the application to:
for the Preservation of American Modernists
c/o Rebecca Foster
177 Ten Stones Circle
Charlotte, VT 05445
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