Library Scholars Grant Program

The Library Scholars Grant Program, administered by the Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies, focuses on supporting access to unique collections of information found around the country and the world for promising junior faculty at Purdue. This includes untenured tenure-track Purdue faculty members, recently tenured or hired associate professors, and clinical or research faculty in their first five years of appointment. Awards of up to $5,000 will be made to for this purpose, with grant-supported activities to be completed by December 31, 2020.

Grant funds can be used for expenses associated with travel to archives or collections beyond Purdue, including the cost of transportation, lodging, meals, and fees charged by the library or other collection owner for access, photocopying, scanning, etc.

Deadline Extended!

All proposals must be submitted by email to Libraries Administration,, with the Subject: Library Scholars Grant, no later than 5 p.m., Monday, November 11, 2019.

Click here to access the guidelines and submission instructions.