The North American Vexillological Association–Association nord-américaine de vexillologie invites graduate students pursuing research which advances vexillological knowledge to apply for the Scot M. Guenter Dissertation Grant. The grant furthers the Association’s mission to encourage the scholarly study of flags and will help ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of engaging and significant work that furthers our cultural, political, social, and basic understanding of human society.
In administering the grant, there is no preference for any methodology, research location, or discipline, and the Association welcomes proposals that are interdisciplinary, employ a comparative perspective, or promise to generate innovative approaches or ideas. This US$500 award is given on an annual basis by the Association to a single recipient and the award may be renewable upon satisfactory progress towards completion of the dissertation or thesis. The grant is named in honor of Dr. Scot M. Guenter, professor at San José State University and a former president of the Association who founded the peer-reviewed Raven: A Journal of Vexillology. He has been honored for his scholarship by being named as a Laureate and Fellow of the Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques and as a Whitney Smith Fellow and Honorary Member of the Association.
Details on grant program and procedures for applying are available from the chair of the grant committee. Click here to contact the Association and select “Grant Committee” in the category menu.
The deadline for submission of grant applications is October 1st each year.