Tuesday, April 27, 2010

National Postal Museum Research Scholarships Announced

The Smithsonian National Postal Museum (NPM) has announced that applications are being accepted for research scholarships regarding stamps or postal history.

According to an announcement on the NPM website, "The scholarships are available to PhD’s, or doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research, advanced graduate students, and/or other scholars so that the awardee may spend an uninterrupted block of time doing research in the NPM library and other Washington DC libraries on their projects and discussing their work with others. They are available for the research of postage stamps or postal history leading to publication on any topic supported by NPM collection or library, other Washington DC libraries, like the National Archives or the Library of Congress, or in State research libraries as described in the individual announcement."

Interested persons are invited to apply by September 1, 2010. The annual scholarship, for a sum up to $2,000, shall be a contribution toward expenses for a visit(s) to Washington DC.

Shown above, drawing of the National Postal Museum Library.

Click here for additional information and application forms.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM