The General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Military History Research Grant
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The Ridgway Family Endowment provides funding to the U.S. Army Military History Institute (USAMHI) for the General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Military History Research Grant Program. The intent of the program is to support on-site research at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC), Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on subjects that are of enduring or emerging value to the history of the Army and are well-supported by the Institute's holdings.
Who May Apply? Anyone actively engaged in the study of military history may apply, to include research as part of a master's or doctorate program in military history (or a related field) or research toward a book, monograph, or scholarly article. The selection committee interprets "military history" in the broadest sense.
How to Apply: Submit applications to email@example.com. Applications may only be submitted electronically and should include the required items listed below. Additional materials, also listed below, that will assist the committee in evaluating the applications may also be submitted.
When to Apply: Applications are due to the committee by 28 February 2019. Applications dispatched after 28 February will be considered the following year.
Selection/Timeline: The Ridgway Committee consists of current or former members of the U.S. Army Military History Institute, the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, or the U.S. Army War College appointed by the Director, U.S. Army Military History Institute. The committee will review applications by 15 March 2019 with the aim of a final announcement of recipients by 29 March 2019
Required Grant Application Items (Application form changed from last year's form):
- Application form (NOTE: Application form changed from last year's form.)
- Objective of the proposed research
- Status of research to date
- Summary essay of USAHEC holdings most likely to support proposed research
Suggested Additional Application Items:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letters of recommendation (for those enrolled in degree programs)