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Baird Society Resident Scholar

The Baird Society Resident Scholar is a Grant sponsored by Smithsonian Institution Libraries.

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Average: $2500
Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must be a researcher or student of the history and bibliography of the history of science and technology and/or american social and industrial history. Applicants must use the special collections of the Smithsonian Institution libraries in Washington D.C. or New York city
Eligibility: Doctoral-level study, Other postgraduate-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Smithsonian Institution Libraries
SIL/Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program, NMAH 1041 MRC 672
Washington, DC 20560-0672
Phone Number: 202 357 1568
Fax Number: 202 633 9102

You can find out more by contacting:

It will help if you carefully examine the background of the grant. A maximized likelihood of obtaining money comes from finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. Prior to starting, try to recognize the particular aims of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries and their reason for offering the Baird Society Resident Scholar. If you meet the requirements, figure out if you have a decent shot to receive the grant. If you think that there is a good chance that you can be a recipient of the Baird Society Resident Scholar, then it is worth it to use your time.

A vital part of applying for the grant is paying close attention to the application. Occasionally the process can be time consuming and tedious, but it is absolutely critical that your work was done accurately and in its entirety. Pay careful attention so that you won't lose out because of carelessness.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the Baird Society Resident Scholar actually dispenses the resources so that you can know if you can rely on the grant to provide additional support for your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, you might have to follow certain conditions in what can be paid with the Baird Society Resident Scholar. Recently it has become more burdensome to be able to handle the increasing costs of education, and having the additional resources of the Baird Society Resident Scholar as a supplement to your own resources can provide significant support. If you don't end up getting the Baird Society Resident Scholar, continue looking, search for additional grants and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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