Emory’s Visual Scholarship Initiative offers its grant to support Emory graduate summer research or scholarly production that engages with visual, auditory, or performance-based scholarship. The amount of the award is up to $1000. While this grant may be used to support any stage of a research project, preference will be given toward applications in which the grant will be used to facilitate the completion of a project or a crucial phase of a project.

About the Grant

  • Up to $1000 will be awarded to one or more recipients
  • The grant will be divided if two or more projects are chosen
  • Funds must go towards research conducted or a project presented during the Fall of 2014
  • Funds may be used for equipment, travel, or other expenses associated with conducting research
  • All applicants may have a short summary/abstract (and potentially image) of their project posted on the VSI website; winning projects may also  be featured on the site
  • Recipients of the awards will be required to write a short summary (maximum of two single-spaced pages) of how the funds were used and how the research progressed

How to Apply

Please send an email with the following information to emoryvsi [at] gmail [dot] com with the subject line: “VSI Grant Application” by 5 5pm April 24th, 2014.  Recipients will be notified by April 26th, 2014.

**If you are selected for the grant, you must be prepared to hand in a W9 form to the VSI Treasurer or President the following Monday (April 28th) in order to receive funds.***

  • Cover sheet (click here for VSI_grant_cover_sheet)
  • No more than 500 word description of the overall project including: Topic/research question; Methods; Form of presentation to a relevant scholarly community or public; Any other sources of funding (note whether these sources have been secured)
  • Component of the project which the VSI grant will support
  • Budget