The Nebraska State Historical Society annually awards up to three $1,000 research grants to support the work of scholars conducting research on some aspect of Nebraska history or archeology. The grants are awarded to support research into primary sources and interpretive writing related to the history of Nebraska and the Great Plains.
Grant applications are due April 1. Grants are awarded about May 1. Projects must be completed within one year.
Read the 2016 call for applications, which includes project criteria, application guidelines, tips for effective grant proposals, and other information.
View a list of previously funded projects.
Funding is provided by the Gladys Marie Lux Education Endowment and the Tom and Marilyn Allan Fund, both administered by the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation.