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Association for Preservation Technology International:

Texas Chapter

APT Texas Educational Grant

The Association for Preservation Technology Texas Chapter (APT Texas) is excited to announce the APT Texas Education and Research Grant. We anticipate making four (4) awards, in the range of $250 each. These grants are made possible by the APT Texas Educational Fund.

The goals of this grant program are:
  • To support and encourage student research in the field of Historic Preservation (HP);
  • To encourage and promote field study and “hands-on” experience in the field of HP/conservation;
  • To develop student skills in competitive proposal writing.
Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate students in any Texas based school with a project focused on Historic Preservation.

Timetable: There will be a single grant cycle for this year. The application deadline is midnight, Saturday, November 7. We expect to notify awardees no later than November 30, 2020.

Proposals (as a single PDF or Word Document):
  • Describe your overall project and its methodology. (≤200 words)
  • Describe the specific activities to be funded by your APT Texas grant. How will the grant-funded expenditures support or enhance your research/field study? (≤100 words)
  • Proposed grant budget (be concise, use dollars not cents, estimates are acceptable, provide explanations where appropriate, for travel in your own vehicle please use a rate of $0.575/mile).
Criteria for awards: 
  • Clarity of application (overall, budget)
  • Benefit to both the applicant’s course of study and the field of historic preservation
  • Significance of the overall project
  • Allowable expenses (if you have other ideas please inquire):
    • Travel; this may include fuel costs, air/train tickets, lodging.
    • Printing/copying/office expenses.
    • Materials/equipment
Partial awards may be made.
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