The Caxton Club, an organization devoted to “the literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books,” announces its annual grants for expenses of up to $2,500 (each) for book-related projects to be completed during academic year 2017 - 2018. Grants totaling up to $10,000 will be awarded.
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a Midwestern (Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska and North and South Dakota) graduate program during the academic year 2017 - 2018 with a project in one of the following areas:
History of the book
Print culture studies
Library workers and other professionals seeking additional training in the above fields are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must submit a project description, a detailed budget, and two recommendations. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit materials, including actual samples of work, supporting the grant.