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American Historical Association (AHA) Research Grants and Fellowships

Each year, the American Historical Association awards several research grants with the aim of advancing the study and exploration of history in a diverse number of subject areas. All grants are awarded in June and may be used anytime in the subsequent 15 months for expenses related to furthering research in progress. Grants may be used for travel to a library or archive; microfilming, photography, or photocopying; borrowing or access fees; and similar research expenses.

Preference will be given to advanced doctoral students.

Must be a member of AHA to apply.


mid February

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: PhD student, ABD student

Award Type:

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)
Post Graduate School

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
History, Social Sciences

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
June 12, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17