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Carter Manny Award- Graham Foundation

Funding to support dissertation research or writing by promising scholars whose projects have architecture as their primary focus and have the potential to shape contemporary discourse in the field of architecture. Projects may be drawn from the fields of architectural history, theory, and criticism; design; engineering; landscape architecture; urban planning; urban studies; visual arts; and other related fields.

The Graham Foundation offers two Carter Manny Awards: a research award for a student at the research stage of the doctoral dissertation and a writing award for a student at the writing stage of the doctoral dissertation. The research award is acknowledged with up to $15,000 and the writing award is acknowledged with up to $20,000.

The award assists students enrolled in graduate programs in architecture, art history, the fine arts, humanities, and the social sciences working on architecture topics.

No citizenship restrictions.


mid November

Application Procedure:
Must be nominated by your academic department to apply; contact your department graduate advisor.

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: ABD Student- Must be ABD by the time of application

Award Type:
Dissertation Completion Grant

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
June 15, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17