Research Grants News

Russell Shorto, author of The Island at the Center of the World and Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City, is currently serving as New Netherland Research Center Senior Scholar. Mr. Shorto is researching the Dutch-American role in the American Revolution. 

Research Grants Awarded by the New Netherland Institute

Fulbright.png Fulbright-NNRC Student Scholar Research Grant

The NNRC in conjunction with the Fulbright Center of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, offers a 3-month residency and a grant of $5,000 for research in the field of New Netherland history and the Dutch Atlantic world.

Charles.jpegCharles W. Wendell Research Grant

In honor of our late friend and colleague, the New Netherland Institute has established a Charles W. Wendell Memorial Fund to support what we hope will be  annual research awards. Applications are due by February 15. 

AlenaBuis140.jpgNNRC Student Scholar in Residence Research Grant

With financial support from the government of the Netherlands, the New Netherland Research Center supports graduate student scholars with 3-month residential research grants. 

About the New Netherland Institute

For a quarter century 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. Directed by Dr. Charles Gehring. More


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