What is this for? These grants support research using materials that are otherwise not accessible and conducted at special collections at a recognized museum(s), library(ies), archive(s), university(ies), or other special facilities leading to publication or presentation.
Who is eligible? Proposals are accepted from full-time faculty members on continuing appointment. The maximum funding available through an SVSU Grant for Special Collections Research is $1,500; support for larger projects should be sought through the Faculty Research (Unit) Grants program. Special Collections grants can be used to supplement funds provided through external grants including grants from the museum(s), library(ies), or archive(s) that house the special collection(s) to be used.
Application guidelines: SVSU Special Collections/Facilities Research Grant (61kB)
Faculty members can receive no more than one Special Collections Grant each academic year.