News and Announcements

Research Grant:

The Mennonite Historical Society announces an “Open Research Grant” of $2,500 to promote research and publication in Anabaptist-Mennonite studies.

To apply, send the following materials by March 1, 2024, to Carrie Phillips (, Secretary, Mennonite Historical Society, c/o Musselman Library, Bluffton University, 1 University Drive, Bluffton, OH  45817:

  • A two or three-page summary of the project stating its significance to the field of Anabaptist-Mennonite history
  • A budget of anticipated expenses
  • A vitae
  • One letter of recommendation

All applicants must be members of the Mennonite Historical Society. Recipients of the award will be announced after all applications have been reviewed for selection.  Disbursements will be made by June 1. The Prize Selection Committee may choose not to award the grant if none of the applications is deemed acceptable. The Mennonite Quarterly Review has the “right of first refusal” for scholarly articles that result from research funded by the grant.