The Historical Commission of the US and Canadian Mennonite Brethren Churches announces an “Open Research Grant” of up to $2,000 to promote research, creative productions, and publication on the history and contributions of Mennonite Brethren women around the world.
The Grant is made possible by generous support from the Katie Funk Wiebe Fund. Projects may include, but are not limited to, books, articles, lecture series, symposia, and multi-media presentations.
To apply, send the following materials by April 22, 2019, to Jon Isaak, Executive Secretary, Historical Commission, 1310 Taylor Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 3Z6:
a 500-word summary of the project, stating its significance to the field of Mennonite Brethren women’s studies;
a budget of anticipated expenses (e.g., transcription, copy editing, research assistance, travel, income supplement, etc.);
a vitae; and
one letter of recommendation.
Recipients of the award will be announced June 11, 2019, following the annual meeting of the Historical Commission. Disbursements will be made June 18, 2019. The Selection Committee may choose not to award the grant, if none of the applications is deemed acceptable.