The following message has been posted by the Outreach Committee of the
Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC).
-- ARSC GRANTS PROGRAM --
The ARSC Grants Program supports scholarship and publication in the
of sound recording research and audio preservation. Project categories
eligible for consideration include: discography, bibliography,
studies of the sound recording industry and its products, and any other
subject likely to increase the public's understanding and appreciation
the lasting importance of recorded sound. ARSC encourages applications
individuals whose research forms part of an academic program at the
or doctoral level.
ARSC members and non-members alike are eligible for grants in amounts
$1000. Grant funds can be used to underwrite clerical, editorial, and
expenses. Funds may not be used to purchase capital equipment or
to reimburse applicants for work already performed, or to support
that form part of a paid job. Grant recipients must submit
their expenses, and all grant funds must be disbursed within eighteen
of the grant award.
Grant recipients are required to submit brief descriptions of their
(for publication in the ARSC Journal), and are encouraged to submit
about their projects, for possible publication in the Journal.
ARSC Grant Applications shall include:
-- a summary of the project (one page maximum), with samples of the
-- a budget covering the entire project, highlighting the expenses the
Grant will cover (one page maximum);
-- a curriculum vitae; and
-- an indication of the prospects for publication or other public
dissemination of the project results.
Grant awards will be announced at the spring meeting of the ARSC Board
Send applications to: Richard Warren, ARSC Grants Committee Chair,
Historical Sound Recordings, Yale University Library, PO Box 208240, New
Haven, CT 06520-8240, USA. Applications for the next grant cycle must
received by February 28, 2006.
Questions about the Grants Program should be directed to Mr. Warren at
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ARSC Outreach Committee Chair