Stella Blum Research Grant

April 18th, 2013 by Jonathan Frankel

shutterstock_97761020Stella Blum Research Grant
Deadline: May 1

The Costume Society of America promotes the research and understanding of dress and appearance around the globe- throughout time. Each year the society hosts the annual Stella Blum research grant to promote and encourage research based around dress by granting one individual financial assistance to be used towards research in this field. Individuals around the world, including international students, who meet the following are able to apply for the Stella Blum research grant:

  1. Are enrolled in a degree program at an accredited institution
  2. Is a good standing member of the Costume Society
  3. Is applying for the grant to perform research projects in the field of North American costume

This award is granted in an amount up to $2,500 and can only be used for project support. Submitted entries will be judged by a panel of five individuals who will evaluate the following five areas:

  • Creativity and innovation
  • Attention to costume matters
  • Impact the research will have within the field
  • Awareness of the interdisciplinary nature of the field
  • Ability to carry out the research in a timely manner
  • Faculty advisor recommendations toward the international student

If you are an international student and meet the eligibility requirements for the Stella Blum research grant, you can find more information on the Stella Blum research grant and apply here.

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