Course Development Grant for Suffolk Faculty

The Moakley Archive Faculty Course Development Grant provides stipends of up to $2000 to members of Suffolk University's faculty who wish to incorporate primary sources from the Archive’s research collections into new or existing courses.  

The Moakley Archive’s collections explore a variety of topics and time periods including: U.S. Congress, Eugene O’Neill; the history of radio; the history of Suffolk University; Massachusetts politics; school desegregation in Boston; U.S. foreign policy (El Salvador and Cuba); women in the French Resistance; and women’s history. Portions of most collections have been digitized but additional items can be scanned as needed. For more information on holdings in specific subject areas, please consult our Collections page and Digital Collections site. Interested faculty members are encouraged to contact Julia Howington at 617-305-6293 or jhowington@suffolk.edu to discuss potential projects.

Application: Submit completed applications to jhowington@suffolk.edu

Deadlines:

  • Fall Funding Cycle (for funds to be used January 1-June 30): application due October 15th, decision by: November 15th
  • Spring Funding Cycle (for funds to be used July 1-December 31): application due by March 25th, decision by April

Moakley Research Travel Grant

Application deadline: March 15th

The Moakley Archive and Institute provides annual research travel grants of up to $1500 to underwrite travel, lodging, copying, and other research expenses for researchers wishing to use Suffolk University's archival collections. The Moakley Archive’s collections explore a variety of topics and time periods including: U.S. Congress; Eugene O’Neill; the history of radio; the history of Suffolk University; Massachusetts politics; school desegregation in Boston; U.S. foreign policy (El Salvador and Cuba); women in the French Resistance; and women’s history. Please visit our Collections and Research pages to learn more about our archival holdings.

Proposals should be aimed at a discrete end product such as a book, dissertation, thesis, article, documentary, film, exhibit, web site, or social networking site. Budgets may be approved in whole or in part. Each award recipient is required to acknowledge the award in any resulting published work(s) and donate a copy of the work(s) to the Moakley Archive and Institute. The recipient may also be requested to submit a brief article summarizing their findings and research experience for publication by the Moakley Archive and Institute

Application
To apply, please email the following  to archives@suffolk.edu by March 15th:

  1. Completed application [PDF]
  2. Resume or CV
  3. Research project summary that includes specifics of archival materials to be used (1000 words or less)
  4. Project budget
  5. 1-3 letters of recommendation

Award notification will take place in April 2014.

Other Research Travel Grant Programs

The following is a list of research travel grants offered by other institutions: