Alfred D. Bell Travel Grants

Forest History Society


Grant amount: Up to US $950

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Unaffiliated Researcher Graduate Student Faculty Undergraduate Student Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Conference, Research

Location of project: North Carolina

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The Forest History Society (FHS) annually offers a number of competitive Alfred D. Bell, Jr., Travel Grants to support travel and lodging expenses for researchers conducting in-depth studies using resources in the Society's Alvin J. Huss Archives and Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Library, in Durham, NC. FHS established the award to honor the memory of wholesale lumberman, forest industry editor, and former FHS vice president Alfred Bell, Jr., who died in 1985.

Award Details

The Forest History Society awards several Bell Travel Grants each year to researchers who use FHS resources to support their work. Decisions are made on a case-by-case basis, with awards going to persons whose research topics are well covered in the FHS library and archives.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • This grant is intended for researchers conducting in-depth studies using resources in the Society's Alvin J. Huss Archives and Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Library.

Preferences:

  • Preference is given to young scholars per the wishes of the Bell family.