Applications invited: The Pforzheimer Grants

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By Emily Paterson-Morgan

The Pforzheimer Grants are awarded each year to support research in Romantic-era literature and culture. The awards honor Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr. (1907-1996), past president, vigorous advocate, and most generous benefactor of our Association. An investment banker and philanthropist, he also served as head of The Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation, established by his parents. The Foundation has long been distinguished for funding scholarship in early nineteenth-century English literature.

The Keats-Shelley Association awarded the first Pforzheimer Grants in 2000. Past winners have used the award to fund research travel to work with archives in Ghana, Jamaica, Spain, and the UK.

Preference is given to projects involving subjects featured in The Keats-Shelley Journal, the Association’s annual publication, including projects engaging race, empire, gender, class, and global Romanticisms. Advanced graduate students, untenured faculty, and independent scholars working outside the academy are eligible.

Each grant is worth $3,000.
The deadline for 2023 awards is November 1, 2022.

Advanced graduate students, independent scholars, and untenured faculty.

To provide funding for research expenses related to scholarship in Romantic-era literature and culture. Projects need not be author-based nor focus on Keats or the Shelleys. K-SAA invites research that expands traditional definitions of the field and its …read more