Application for the Richard C. Overton Prize of the Lexington Group: 2018

The Lexington Group seeks to promote the scholarly study of transportation history by awarding study grants that honor one of the organization’s founders, Richard C. Overton. Two awards in amounts of up to $2,500 each are now available to qualified applicants to help underwrite expenses connected with scholarly research on a field in transportation history at archives and libraries.

You can download an application form in either PDF or Microsoft Word format.

Please send your application by regular mail to Carlos A. Schwantes, 620 Spring Meadows Drive, Ballwin, Missouri 63011. (Please note that it is “Ballwin” and not the spelling of the locomotive or piano manufacturers.) Applications must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2018. The Awardee(s) will be notified no later than September 1, 2018.

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