Barclay Jones Research Grant

Historic Preservation Planning Alumni, Inc. (HPPA) supports the Historic Preservation Planning program at Cornell University and its participants. The Barclay Jones Research Grant program is one way that HPPA achieves this objective – by making a financial commitment to assist graduate students in the Cornell Historic Preservation Planning program complete their theses and dissertations. Ultimately, the goal of the grant program is to strengthen the Historic Preservation Planning program through student contribution.

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Eligible Applicants

Cornell University students who are either MA candidates in the Historic Preservation Planning program or PhD candidates in the City and Regional Planning program with a research focus in historic preservation.

Eligible Expenses

Thesis and dissertation research-related costs directly incurred by the grant recipient; e.g., travel, printing, library fees, etc.

While requests for funding to cover expenses incurred prior to grant award are not encouraged, they will be considered in certain instances with appropriate financial documentation and a written explanation, to be included in this grant application.

Maximum Grant Request

$200. Half is disbursed after successful application, half at completion of the research and submittal of final report.

Final Report and Acknowledgement Requirements

Upon completion of the work for which the grant has been given, the student is expected to complete a financial accounting and a written summary of what was accomplished. The reporting form is available on the HPPA web site. In addition, the student is required to acknowledge the support from the Barclay Jones Research Grant and Historic Preservation Planning Alumni, Inc. in their thesis or dissertation and any presentations or publications based on the funded research.

Application Deadline

October 15, 2019 at 4:00PM ET

Grant application form

Final report template