The William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies offers $500 a week research-travel grants for up to four weeks to applicants who live outside the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area to encourage a broader and more intensive use of the special collections at the DeGolyer Library (www.smu.edu/cul/degolyer). The library consists of over 90,000 volumes or rare and scholarly works, 350,000 photographs, and approximately 40,000 linear feet of archival materials pertaining to the trans-Mississippi West, the Spanish Borderlands, the history of transportation, especially railroads worldwide, as well as matters of business and labor. Special collections include Stanley Marcus, Horton Foote, Texas Banknotes, Map Collections, Women’s Archives of the Southwest, Petroleum in the West, Photography of the West and the J.C. Penny & Co. Collection. Grant applications are accepted throughout the year. Please see details at our website or email for more information.