DeGolyer Library

Rio Colorado Near the Mojave Villages, View No. III, from the Right Bank Looking East

Grants and Fellowships

“Rio Colorado Near the Mojave Villages, View No. III, from the Right Bank Looking East”
Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad...,
Albert H. Campbell, ca. 1855

Who is eligible?

The William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies offers Research Travel Grants to applicants who live outside the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area in order to encourage a broader and more intensive use of the special collections at DeGolyer Library.


Application dates

Four separate research travel grants are available, with applications considered two times annually: May 15 (for use between June 1 and November 30) and November 15 (for use between December 1 and May 30). All grant funds must be used in their entirety during the award period.


What do the grants cover?

Grants are $700 per week that can be awarded for periods of one to two weeks to help to defray costs of travel, lodging, and research materials.


Appropriate research topics

It is highly recommended that applicants who have questions about the appropriateness of the DeGolyer collections to their research project should consult in advance Russell Martin (, director of the DeGolyer Library, or call 214-768-3234.


How do I apply?

Applicants should provide a project outline and explain how work in the DeGolyer Library's collections will enhance their research. Please specify the length of research time needed at the library. Applicants should also include a curriculum vitae and two letters of reference from persons who can assess the significance of their project and their scholarship record.

Send applications to:

Andrew R. Graybill, Director
Clements Center for Southwest Studies 
P.O. Box 750176
Dallas, TX 75275-0176

More information: Clements Center