Summer Research and 
Writing Grants

Summer Research and Writing Grants

We invite graduate students and contingent faculty to apply for this award, used to fund research, travel, and/or writing.
Good luck!
– Charles Strauss, Executive Director, ACHA
Please be sure to consult the submission rules and the rest of the information on this page for the full award requirements.
What it is:

A cash grant awarded to a graduate student or contingent faculty member to support research, travel, and/or writing.

Who is eligible:

Any ACHA member who is a graduate student or holds contingent faculty status.




$2,500 per recipient.

Number of grants available:


Winner announced:

April 15, 2024.

Submission instructions:

Complete the online form and have a letter of recommendation submitted by the person writing the letter.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2024

FOR PROFESSORS/ADVISORS ONLY: Send letters of recommendation.

Point of Contact


Dr. Charles Strauss
Executive Secretary/Treasurer
American Catholic Historical Association

[email protected]

Submission Rules

The general rules for submission are:

  1. The applicant must be an ACHA member in good standing.
  2. The applicant must be enrolled in a graduate program of study or hold contingent faculty status.
  3. The applicant must have a letter of recommendation submitted in support of their application. The letter must be submitted directly by the letter writer using this recommendation-submission form.
  4. Each recipient must submit a report, suitable for publication on, detailing one’s writing or research. The report should be submitted no later than six months after the announcement of the award.
  5. Once awarded, recipients will receive the first half of the funding before the writing or research begins. The second half of the grant will be awarded upon submission of the report detailing one’s research.
  6. In all cases, acknowledgment of ACHA funding is expected.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2024