Library Scholars Grant Proposal

Faculty Grants

A Library Scholars Grant Can Help You Visit a Unique Archive to Advance Your Research.

The Library Scholars Grant program supports access to unique collections of information found around the country and the world. Awards of up to $5,000 will be made for this purpose, with grant-supported activities to be completed by December 31, 2020.

Eligible researchers from the Purdue West Lafayette, Fort Wayne, IUPUI, and Northwest campuses, as well as the Statewide Technology Program, include:

  • untenured tenure-track faculty members, and
  • associate professors tenured effective July 1, 2017, or later.

Proposals are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8.

Submit a proposal with the subject line “Library Scholars Grant” to Additional information about eligibility and submission guidelines is available at

Library Scholars Grant recipient, Jennifer Kaufmann-Buhler, assistant professor of design history in Purdue University’s Department of Art and Design (College of Liberal Arts), presented the results of her archival research in 2018. Professor Kaufmann-Buhler conducted her research at the Manuscripts and Archives Library of Yale University.

For questions or more information, contact Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies Administrative Services Manager, Mandi Gramelspacher, at or (765) 494-2902.

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