Awards Granted by the Board of Trustees of the New Netherland Institute

Annual Hendricks Award

Recognizes work relating to the Dutch colonial experience in North America

Alice P. Kenney Memorial Award

Recognizes contributions to the understanding of the Dutch colony

Howard G. Hageman Citation

Recognizes noteworthy support and encouragement of the New Netherland Project


Celebrating the history of New Netherland throughout the year

NNI Annual Conference

An annual event exploring the Dutch legacy in America

New Netherland Dinner

An evening to share food & fun during the Institute's Annual Conference.

Research Grants

The New Netherland Institute has enthusiastically recognized and supported emerging and established scholars over the years.

Fulbright-NNRC Student Scholar Research Grant

An opportunity for Dutch nationals to receive funding to study New Netherland

NNI Student Scholar in Residence Research Grant

Scholars beyond the undergraduate level are invited to apply

About the New Netherland Institute

For over three decades, NNI has helped cast light on America's Dutch roots. In 2010, it partnered with the New York State Office of Cultural Education to establish the New Netherland Research Center, with matching funds from the State of the Netherlands. NNI is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. More

The New Netherland Research Center

Housed in the New York State Library, the NNRC offers students, educators, scholars and researchers a vast collection of early documents and reference works on America's Dutch era. More


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