Friday, January 23, 2015

Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago, Travel Grants Applications and Proposals Sought - Application deadline: February 1, 2015

CBMR travel grants of up to $1,000 are available 

and are awarded on a competitive basis 
to applicants who demonstrate the ability to 
launch and complete a scholarly, performance-
based, or otherwise creative research project 
that significantly utilizes holdings in the 

Applications are accepted from teachers,
independent researchers and scholars,
performers, conductors, composers, multi-
media artists, and graduate students in all genres
of black music and from other disciplines. Faculty
members are encouraged to recommend this grant
program to their graduate students who are writing
dissertations and theses or preparing for
performances and recordings. Application deadlines
are February 1 and September 1.
Eligibility for these travel grants is restricted to those
who reside or attend school beyond commuting
distance of the Center for Black Music Research (more
than 100 miles from Chicago). 
The grants are supported with funds that have been
given to the Center in honor of CBMR founder and
director emeritus Samuel A. Floyd Jr. and in memory
of Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson. 
Additional information and application forms are
available at
You may donate to this fund on the CBMR website or by
creating a personal record in the CBMR’s new online
Active Net database.
Copyright © 2015 Center for Black Music Research,
All rights reserved.

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