American Historical Association (AHA) - Research Grants
AHA awards several research grants with the aim of advancing the study of history in a diverse number of subject
areas. Grants may be used for travel to a library or archive, microfilming, photography, photocopying, borrowing or access fees, or other needs associated with the project.
Four grants are offered:
Albert J. Beveridge Grant supports research in the history of the United States, Canada, and Latin
America. Award amount: Up to $1,000.
Michael Kraus Research Grant supports research in colonial American history, with particular reference
to the intercultural aspects of American and European relations. Award amount: Up to $800.
Littleton-Griswold Grant supports research in US legal history and in the general field of law and
society, broadly defined. Award amount: Up to $1,000.
Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grant supports research in the history of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Award
amount: Up to $1,000.
Applicants must be AHA members.
Preference will be given to advanced doctoral students, nontenured faculty, and unaffiliated scholars.
Preference will be given to those with specific research needs such as the completion of a project or discrete segment thereof.
Within a five-year period, no individual is eligible to receive more than a combined total of $1,000 from all AHA research grants.