Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


General Submission Guidelines

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Please follow these guidelines when submitting the required documents.

  • Name all files according to the conventions given.
  • Use double-space and paginate all documents.
  • Submit all files in either MS Word (.doc, .docx) or PDF (.pdf) format.
  • Submit the four proposal components (abstract, methodology, funding and c.v.‘s) as separate files: do not group the documents into one PDF.
  • Ensure that all files are under 1 GB.

Please be aware that any new files you upload to a section will automatically replace any older files you submitted previously: multiple versions of the same file will not be saved.

Required documents


Prepare the following information to upload:

  • Brief abstract, 350 words maximum, describing the proposed conference topic, venue and dates, and potential or confirmed sources of financial support (File name: your last name_abstract)
  • Brief discussion, 350 words maximum, outlining methodological or historiographical issues (File name: your last name_method)
  • One-page c.v. for the primary applicant. If a team of applicants is proposing one conference, then please combine all the c.v.‘s in one document. (File name: last name of primary applicant_cv)
  • Outline of expected funding sources and the relevant application and notification deadlines. (File name: your last name_funding)

Recommended:


A letter from a Dean, Provost, or another person who can make commitments regarding expenditures, that specifies institutional funding either granted or pending.