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Grants

The History of Science Society (HSS) and the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) are pleased to announce the availability of grants to offset the cost of attending the virtual forum. Please see the description and eligibility requirements for each grant below. Applications will be accepted until the close of the Virtual Forum (11 Oct 2020, 23:59 EDT).

Participation Grants

To offset the cost of registration.

NSF Participation Grant

NSF Grant: #1656205

Description

The National Science Foundation sponsors these grants to help defray registration costs for the virtual forum. All grants will be paid as reimbursements, where a valid receipt has been submitted, after the conclusion of the event. Please note that funding is limited.

Eligibility

  • You may be registered with HSS or SHOT
  • You must be a US citizen or enrolled at US institutions
  • You must be a graduate student, recent PhD (received within previous five years), or independent scholar
Apply for NSF Participation Grant

HSS Participation Grant

Description

The History of Science Society sponsors these grants to help defray registration costs for the virtual forum. This grant is intended to cover applicants who are not eligible for the NSF Participation Grant listed above. All grants will be paid as reimbursements, where a valid receipt has been submitted, after the conclusion of the event. Please note that funding is limited.

Eligibility

  • You must registered with HSS (not SHOT)
  • You must be a graduate student, recent PhD (received within previous five years), or independent scholar

Apply for HSS Participation Grant

SHOT Participation Grant

Description

This grant is intended to cover applicants who are not eligible for the NSF Participation Grant listed above.

Eligibility

  • You must registered with SHOT (not HSS)

Apply for SHOT Participation Grant

Additional Grants and Opportunities

HSS Dependent Care Grant

Description

The History of Science Society offers support up to $200 to assist delegates who require additional dependent care during the meeting. All grants will be paid as reimbursements, where valid receipts have been submitted, after the conclusion of the event. The Dependent Care Grant is funded by generous donations from our members.

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Eligibility

  • You must be registered with HSS (not SHOT)
  • You must have need of dependent care

Apply for Dependent Care Grant

HSS Sponsor-a-Scholar Program

Description

The History of Science Society (HSS) is calling for applications to its Sponsor-a-Scholar program. This program aims to help scholars who live in countries that are not party to the Convention on the Organization for the Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) become active members of the HSS.

Selected by a subcommittee of the HSS Committee on Membership, sponsored scholars receive a free electronic membership in HSS (renewable up to three years), which includes subscriptions to Isis, Osiris, and the HSTM Database, along with other benefits. In return, sponsored members are expected to help further the HSS’s international outreach efforts.

Interested applicants, please send:

  • 2-page application letter stating your experiences, interests in the history of science, and your proposal to publicize HSS in your region

  • 2-page CV
  • Please submit all materials to Soma Banerjee (banerjee.somaditya@gmail.com).


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