The Alexander N. Charters
Library of Resources for
Educators of Adults


Research Grants

*** Applications for 2014 now being accepted ***

The Alexander N. Charters Adult Education Research Grants-in-Aid Program provides funding for researchers and practitioners interested in exploring the history and practice of adult education using the Charters Library adult education collections. Up to $4,000 worth of grants-in-aid will be awarded in 2014. The actual amount of each award will depend upon the scope of the research outlined in the applicant's proposal. See below for a list of previous recipients.

A complete list of the Charters Library adult education collections is available here.

You may also download a PDF brochure about the grants program.

In order to apply, please submit the following:

Applications must be postmarked no later than 15 January for consideration. Grants will be awarded in March and funds will be available to recipients as of 1 July.

PLEASE NOTE: Grant funds awarded in 2014 must be used between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2015. We are unable to reimburse recipients for travel or research activities that take place before 1 July 2014, and funds not used by 30 June 2015 will be forfeited.

Application packages should be sent to:

Barbara Brooker
Charters Grants-in-Aid Program
Special Collections Research Center
Syracuse University Library
222 Waverly Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
t. 315-443-9763
f. 315-443-2671

Previous recipients:

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