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Phillips Fund for Native American Research


To financially support research in archives or in the field.

If an award is made and accepted, the recipient is required to provide the Society's Library with a brief formal report and copies of any tape recordings, transcriptions, microfilms, etc., that may be acquired in the process of the grant-funded research as well as a release for scholarly use. Grants are taxable income, but the Society is not required to report payments.


Open to graduate students who have passed their qualifying examinations for either the Master's or doctoral degrees. Postdoctoral applicants are eligible. Applicants may be residents of the United States of America or Canada or Foreign Nationals Planning to carry out work in the United States of America or Canada.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

1 year

Award Value

The average award is approx. $2,500 and grants do not exceed $3,500. This is to cover travel, tapes and informants' fees and is not for general maintenance or the purchase of permanent equipment

Application procedure

Applicants must complete an online application form. Information and access to the online application portal are available through the website. A complete application includes all information requested on the form and two letters of support.

Closing date

March 1st

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Postgraduate
  • Predoctorate
  • Research

American Philosophical Society

The American Philosophical Society is an eminent scholarly organization of international reputation and promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, publications, library resources and community outreach.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Philosophical Society by using the links below.


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