Intended to provide research support for a recognized scholar in the history of economic geology and to facilitate the Fellows use of archival collections in the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming. The Fellow shall be appointed for a period of one calendar year.
RESEARCH FIELDS: research in the history of economic geology. For the purposes of the Fellowship, economic geology is defined as the activities of exploration and development of petroleum, base, precious and industrial minerals, including basic geological research. Acceptable related fields include: history, oral history, and historical archaeology pertaining to economic geology, environment and natural resources history, and business or economic history related to economic geology.
The American Heritage Center maintains many archival collections, which can be used by the Fellow as source material in conducting historical research. Research projects which integrate archival data with data gathered from other sources (such as historical archaeology and the earth sciences) are also encouraged.
Application deadline is commonly in February. Visit funder website for exact date.
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