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  3. Call for Applications: SAH/Mellon Author Awards

Call for Applications: SAH/Mellon Author Awards

  • 11:45 - 7 March, 2016
Call for Applications: SAH/Mellon Author Awards
Call for Applications: SAH/Mellon Author Awards

In 2016, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) a grant of $60,800 to administer the SAH/Mellon Author Awards. These awards are designed to provide financial relief to scholars who are publishing their first monograph on the history of the built environment, and who are responsible for paying for rights and permissions for images or for commissioning maps, charts or line drawings in their publications. The publication of a monograph continues to be the most valued demonstration of scholarly competence for career advancement and recognition in the humanities. Unfortunately, many authors today must provide both a fully realized text and the financial resources for its image program. The cost for image rights and licensing, especially for digital publications, can be prohibitively expensive.

Through this grant, SAH will provide awards to scholars to help defray the high costs of image licensing, reproduction, and creation of original drawings and maps for monographs on the history of the built environment. This grant is intended as a seed grant to assist authors to pay for these costs and to secure other applicable grants. Awards will be made once in 2016 and once in 2017 for print (hardcover, soft cover) and digital publications (eBook, DVD). Awardees will be selected on the basis of the quality and demonstrated financial need for their project.

For more information and to apply, visit http://sah.org/mellon-author-awards.

  • Title

    Call for Applications: SAH/Mellon Author Awards
  • Type

    Grants, Scholarships & Awards
  • Organizers

  • Submission Deadline

    15/05/2016 10:44
  • Price

    Free

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Cite: "Call for Applications: SAH/Mellon Author Awards" 07 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/783217/call-for-applications-sah-mellon-author-awards/> ISSN 0719-8884

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