The Schafer-Friesen Research Fellowship is awarded annually by the Mennonite Historical Library (MHL) at Goshen College to support scholarships in Reformation and Anabaptist History. First priority for the award is to individuals doing advanced research using the resources of the Mennonite Historical Library. The award will support travel costs to the Mennonite Historical Library, and up to three weeks of room and board. The Fellowship may also be used, secondarily, to support publications on Reformation and Anabaptist topics. To apply, please send a letter of interest, along with a a one-page research plan and budget, by December 1, 2023 to MHL Director Elizabeth Miller at email@example.com.
Mennonite Historical Society Open Research Grant
The Mennonite Historical Society announces an “Open Research Grant” of $2,500 to promote research and publication in Anabaptist-Mennonite studies.
To apply, send the following materials by March 1, 2024, to Carrie Phillips (firstname.lastname@example.org), Secretary, Mennonite Historical Society, c/o Musselman Library, Bluffton University, 1 University Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817:
–A two or three-page summary of the project stating its significance to the field of Anabaptist-Mennonite history
–A budget of anticipated expenses
–One letter of recommendation
All applicants must be members of the Mennonite Historical Society. Recipients of the award will be announced at the May meeting of the MHS Board of Directors. Disbursements will be made by June 1. The Prize Selection Committee may choose not to award the grant if none of the applications is deemed acceptable. The Mennonite Quarterly Review has the “right of first refusal” for scholarly articles that result from research funded by the grant.