The David Stricklin Research Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted for the first David Stricklin Research Fellowship. The fellowship was created in recognition of David’s many contributions to the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, the Central Arkansas Library System, and the community. The fellowship’s purpose is to assist students, teachers, and other researchers to use materials held by the Butler Center.

Application Requirements:
Applications for research assistance will consist of the following: a 250-word abstract of the proposal, the applicant’s résumé, two letters of recommendation, a timeline, a budget, and a preliminary list of Butler Center collection(s) to be used.

Deadlines and Notification:
Applications must be received by May 1. The recipient will be notified by May 15 and have until June 1 to accept or decline the award, at which point either the recipient will be announced, or a runner-up will be notified.

Additional Requirements:
Recipients must submit a final narrative report detailing the research performed. They are also required to write a blog post for the Roberts Library/Butler Center blog, between 500 and 1,000 words in length, about their project and the research conducted at the Butler Center.

Award Value and Payment Details:
The award has a maximum cash value of $1,000. Allowable costs include travel, lodging, and a limited stipend.

Submit applications by U.S. Mail or email by May 1 to:
Brian Robertson, C.A.
Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Central Arkansas Library System
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

Posted: April 6, 2022
Tagged: Fellowships