Europeana is inviting applications to their Research Grants Programme which is open to early career scholars of all nationalities and in any field of the humanities.
Eligible projects must:
- Focus on the First World War theme.
- Use openly licensed Europeana content, including but not limited to the Europeana 1914-1918 Collection.
- Apply digital tools and digital humanities methods to address their specific research topic.
The deadline for applications is 5 October 2018, 23:59 CET
The Research Grants Programme manages the total amount of 25,000 Euros per year. It funds up to three projects, depending on the quality of the applications, with 8,000 Euros on average per project.
The Europeana 1914-1918 Collection hosts 400,000 items aggregated from Europeana partner libraries, archives and museums, including over 600 hours of video, alongside 200,000 items of content contributed by individuals both online and during the 200+ collection days. Applicants are also invited to explore the selection of newspapers from the First World War period in the Europeana platform, which offers over 20,000 openly licensed records.
Full details of the Research Grants Programme and information on how to apply can be found here.