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Eisenhower Foundation Abilene Research Travel Grant Application

  1. Personal Information

  2. Education & Employment

  3. Research Proposal

  4. Product of Research

  5. Please attach a statement addressing the following areas. Statement should not exceed five pages.

    - Title of Project
    - Brief description of project, including scope, objective of research, methodology, and possible conclusions or results.
    - Relation of the holdings of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library to your research.

  6. General itemization of how funds will be used.

  7. Estimated Dates at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library.

  8. Name and Amount

  9. References

  10. I have asked these persons (two OR three) to write a letter of recommendation on my behalf. Letters may be included with the application or sent directly to the Eisenhower Foundation at

  11. Applicant's Signature

    Please include with this application:
    - Letter or email from Eisenhower Presidential Library providing information on relevant collections.
    - Summary (not to exceed five pages) of the subject and scope of the research.
    - Curriculum vitae including academic background and publications.
    - A 10-15 page writing sample.
    - Two or Three supporting letters from academic advisors or professional colleagues (may be sent under separate cover).

  12. Research Grant Information

    These grants of up to $1,000 are intended to offset the travel and lodging costs of researchers using the holdings of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library.

    The travel grants are valid for one year from the date of the award. Application deadline is February 28.

    Applicants will be notified of the Review Committee's decision approximately six to eight weeks after the submission deadline.

  13. Applications should be submitted electronically to or mailed to:

    Abilene Travel Grants Program
    Eisenhower Foundation
    PO Box 295
    200 SE 4th Street
    Abilene, KS 67410

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