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Posted: 07/22/2012

James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation

Fitch Mid-career Research Grant
Professional Opportunity
Anywhere, Northeastern US
The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation will award Fitch Mid-Career research grants of up to $15,000 to mid-career professionals who have an academic background, professional experience and an established identity in one or more of the following fields: historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning, architectural history and the decorative arts. The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation will consider proposals for the research and/or the execution of the preservation- related projects in any of these fields. The Mid-Career grants reflect the robustness of the preservation field in the United States today with topics ranging from sociological concerns in American neighborhood preservation to innovative thinking in adaptive use of redundant train stations to scientific study of and prescriptions for conserving specialized 19th century construction techniques. The locales of the topics are wide ranging as well: from the outer boroughs of New York City to South Louisiana and pueblos in the American Southwest. Criteria for Evaluation Applications are reviewed by the Fitch Trustees. Projects will be evaluated on the following criteria: The project will make a meaningful contribution to the academic and/or professional field of historic preservation in the United States The applicant has a realistic plan for the dissemination of research and/or final work product The project has a clear and realistic goals, timeframe, work plan, and budget The project demonstrates innovative thinking, original research and creative problem solving and/or design
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How to apply
Applications must be submitted in PDF format to info@fitchfoundation.org by September 15, 2012, 11 PM EST. Please visit www.fitchfoundation.org to learn more about criteria for evaluation and eligibility. Contact: Liz McEnaney, Executive Director info@fitchfoundation.org

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