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The fellowship was created in recognition of David’s many contributions to the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, the Central Arkansas Library System, and the community. The fellowship’s purpose is to assist students, teachers, and other researchers to use materials held by the Butler Center.

David Stricklin Research Fellowship PDF

Application Requirements

Applications for research assistance will consist of the following:

  • a 250-word abstract of the proposal
  • the applicant’s résumé
  • two letters of recommendation
  • a research timeline
  • a research budget
  • a preliminary list of Butler Center collection(s) to be used (online catalog of Butler Center Finding Aids)

Everyone is encouraged to apply whether degree seeking or not.

Deadlines and Notification

Applications must be received by May 1. The recipient will be notified by May 15 and have until June 1 to accept or decline the award, at which point either the recipient will be announced or a runner-up will be notified.

Additional Requirements

Recipients must submit a final narrative report detailing the research performed. They are also required to write a blog post for the Roberts Library/Butler Center blog, between 500 and 1,000 words in length, about their project and the research conducted at the Butler Center.

Award Value and Payment Details

The award has a maximum cash value of $1,000. Allowable costs include travel, lodging, and a limited stipend.

Submit applications by U.S. Mail or email by May 1 to:

Brian Robertson, C.A.
Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Central Arkansas Library System
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

Stricklin Fellowship Recipients

2022 ~ Kimberly Green