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Archives and Special Collections Library

Grants for Researchers

The Grants for Researchers Program has been resumed.  Please note, however, that access to collections is subject to change based on conditions.



With the support of Charlotte I. Hall (VC '54), the Vassar College Archives & Special Collections Library is pleased to offer grants for researchers who would like to use our collections on-site. 


The grants are available to undergraduate and graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty attached to academic institutions. 

Amount and Duration

Grants are typically awarded in amounts up to $1,000.


Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.


Applicants should send the following materials to Ronald Patkus, Associate Director of the Libraries for Special Collections (

  1.  Letter describing the research project, and how the collections at Vassar will be used to support it. Not to exceed two pages.

  2. Curriculum Vitae, with names and contact information of two references. Not to exceed two pages.

  3. Budget, detailing amount of funds requested, and how they will be used.  Not to exceed one page.


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