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Robert Kelley Memorial Award

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual,
IHE, Nonprofit, or For-Profit for History Outreach

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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National Council on Public History (NCPH)

Deadline Date:

11/01/20 - Receipt

Description:

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, IHE, nonprofit organization, or corporate entity for efforts to make history engaging and relevant to audiences outside of academia. Applicants will be nominated based on long-term contributions and achievements in the public history movement.

Individuals:

Individuals may be nominated based on their achievements and specific contributions to the public history movement, usually over a sustained period of time.

Evidence of scholarly excellence must be combined with two or more of the following:

  1. Sustained service to NCPH in an appointed and/or elected capacity
  2. Demonstrated innovation in teaching and/or development of institutional training programs
  3. Creativity as evidenced through the development of teaching and/or educational outreach materials
  4. A singular achievement (i.e. a motion picture, major exhibit, or a well-recognized book) that significantly contributes to the general public’s understanding and appreciation of history
  5. A distinguished record of creating, administering, or managing an undergraduate or graduate public history program at an institution of learning

Organizational Entities:

Institutions, colleges and university departments of history, non-profit, corporate or other organizational entities may be nominated based on the institution’s achievements and specific contributions in advancing the cause of public history, usually over a sustained period of time.

Evidence of program excellence must be combined with two or more of the following in evaluating the contribution of each nominated institution:

  1. Innovative excellence in the training of public historians (either at the undergraduate or graduate level) as evidenced by a quality public history curriculum and/or success in placement and accomplishments of graduates in public history related jobs
  2. Sustained commitment to the development of scholarly or other educational or teaching materials relating to the field of public history
  3. Sponsorship and/or delivery of high quality training courses, conferences, or educational outreach to the public or the public history community
  4. An outstanding record of public outreach programs (i.e. mass media, exhibitory, lecture series) that advance the appreciation of public history
  5. Demonstrated commitment to the value of expanding the public’s knowledge and appreciation of history in the institutional or corporate setting

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163018

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Kelley Award consists of a $500 cash award and framed certificate that will be presented at the annual meeting of NCPH. The award recipient will receive a complimentary registration for the awards breakfast at the 2021 NCPH annual meeting in Salt Lake City, UT.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individuals or organizational entities may be considered for the award.

Pre-Application Information:

Materials must be received (not postmarked) no later than November 1, 2020. Late submissions will not be considered.

Self nominations are welcome.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit nominations to:
NCPH
127 Cavanaugh Hall – IUPUI
425 University Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46202.
ncph@iupui.edu

Direct questions to:
317-274-2716
Or the email listed above

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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