The Friends of the Air Force Academy Library
Clark-Yudkin Research Fellowships
The Friends of the Air force academy Library have established the Clark-Yudkin Research Fellowship to promote awareness and use of the resources available in the Clark Special Collections Branch of the Air Force Academy's McDermott Library.
Awarded annually, Clark-Yudkin fellowships assist visiting researchers with travel and living expenses while working the the Academy's library's scholarly collections. Grants range from $1000 to $15,000. The amount of a given grant will be determined by the relevance of the proposed research to the library's holdings and the merits and significance of the project. Applications are invitied from senior and early career scholars, recent PhDs, and advanced graduate students. Recipients are expected to complete their fellowship research with one year of the date of the award.
For detailed descriptions of the holdings in the Clark Special Collections Branch, go to the Air Force Academy Library home page: http://www.usafa.edu/df/dflib and then open the link to "Special Collections."
Additional information and on online application are avasilable at The Friends home page: www.friends.usafalibrary.com ,open the link to "Research Fellowship" and then scroll down to "Application and Overview." Applications and related materials are due no later that March 1, 2014. Applicants will be notified of The Friends' decision in early April.
Questions concerning the Clark-Yudkin Research Fellowship may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Friends are pleased to announce the names of the 2013 Clark-Yudkin fellows:
Mr. Patrick J. Charles
352d Special Operations Group
RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom
Project title: "The 1st Air Commando Group and 'Operation Thursday'"
Dr. Catherine L. Newell
University of Miami
Project title: "The Wheels of Titan: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier"
Dr. Sharon D. Raynor
Johnson C. Smith University
Project title: "First of the First: Oral History of African-American Graduates and Officers of the US Air Force Academy"
Dr James Titus
Department of military & Strategic Studies\
US Air Force Academy
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