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CAXTON CLUB GRANTS

 

Caxton Club 2013-2014 Grants: Call for entry
Deadline for application materials is October 1, 2013.

(Thanks to Wendy Husser for her summary of the history of the Caxton Club Scholarships, published in the Caxtonian, September 2007, upon which this is based.)

Since 2002, the Caxton Club has awarded scholarships (usually two) for expenses of up to $2,500 (each) for book-related projects to be completed during academic year. To qualify for the scholarship, applicants should have demonstrable interest in the history of the book, book arts, print culture studies, bibliography or library studies and must be enrolled in a Midwestern (Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin,Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska and North and South Dakota) graduate program in one of the following areas: print culture studies, bibliography or library studies, History of the book, Book arts. Library workers and other professionals seeking additional training in book history or book arts fields are encouraged to apply.

2002-2013 Caxton Club Scholarship Recipients:

2002-2003
Emily Reiser, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Jill Summers, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts

2003-2004
Kerri Cushman, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Elisabeth Long, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts

2004-2005
Ben Blount, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Mardy Sears, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts

2005-2006
Sara Otto, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Aimee Lee, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts

2006-2007
Jenny Kim, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Mark Moroney, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts

2007-08
Amy Jacobs, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Drew Luan Matott, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
John Vincler, Newberry Library and University of Illinois

2008-09
Teresa Pankratz, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Daniel Mellis, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts

2009-10
Kelly Parsell, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts

2010-11
Jana Sim, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Ashley Hairston, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Linda M. Brocato, University of Illinois

2011-12
Christopher Saclolo, Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts

2012-13
Alex Borgen, Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago
Jamie Weaver, Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago