Research Exhibition Grant

The Research Exhibition Grant is awarded by the DHS annually to assist those engaged in design history research that leads to an exhibition or display. The exhibition or display may be permanent or temporary, and take a physical and/or digital format.

Research Publication Grant

The Research Publication Grant is awarded by the DHS annually to assist those engaged in design history research with the publication of their research in research-based outputs such as peer-reviewed journal articles or books published by an academic press or museum institution.

Research Access Grant (Professional)

The Research Access Grant is awarded by the DHS annually to assist those who need to travel to conduct essential research for their design history scholarship or to present new research at key academic conferences.

Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity Strategic Research Grant

The Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity (EDI) Strategic Research Grant supports the Society's commitment to diversify design history. Founded in 2012 to encourage design history research in geographies beyond the west and post-colonial perspectives, as of 2015 the EDI Strategic Research Grant is an annual award. The Grant supports original and significant research in geographies beyond the west, post-colonial, and other areas, themes, and methods that have either been overlooked or underrepresented in the field but are important to its future development. Applicants must be engaged in research leading to a conference paper or published outcome such as a peer-review journal or other academic publication.