The Cummins Grant provides a stipend of $10,000 to support short-term historical research using Special Collections at GW’s Jacob Burns Law Library, which is noted for its continental historical legal collections, especially its French Collection. Special Collections also is distinguished by its holdings in Roman and canon law, church-state relations, international law, and its many incunabula. The grant is awarded to one doctoral, LLM, or SJD candidate; postdoctoral researcher; faculty member; or independent scholar. Candidates may come from a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, law, history, religion, philosophy, or bibliography.
The deadline for submission of applications is October 15, 2014.
For information about the Cummins Grant, please visit: http://www.law.gwu.edu/Library/Special_Collections/Pages/CumminsGrant.aspx.
For information about Special Collections at the Jacob Burns Law Library, please visit: http://www.law.gwu.edu/Library/Special_Collections/Pages/Default.aspx.