Virginia Center for Civil War Studies

Research grants

The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies offers research grants, in conjunction with Virginia Tech’s Special Collections, providing honoraria to enable researchers to visit Special Collections and conduct Civil War-related research.

We are now accepting applications for the 2019-20 cycle. Applications are due February 28, 2019, and full details are available here: 2019-20 VCCWS Research Grants announcement


Click here to learn about previous research grant recipients


Meet the 2018-2019 Recipients

Kristen Brill is a lecturer in American History at Keele University (UK). She researches gender and nationalism in the Confederate South.

Daniel Sunshine is a PhD student at the University of Virginia, where he studies the role of Unionism in West Virginia statehood.

Vivien Rendleman is a History PhD candidate at Duke University. She studies the relationship between mobility and citizenship.