H. Earle Johnson Bequest for Book Publication Subvention

Committee: Jeffrey Taylor (CUNY-Brooklyn), chair


Applications should be submitted to the publications committee which will make its recommendations with brief justifications to the Society for American Music board at its spring meeting, usually held in March.
Maximum award: $2,500.
Deadline: 15 November

Guidelines: Application letter (six copies) should include the following:
1. A statement about publication plans. (Note: before application for a subvention can be made, a publisher must have agreed to put out the work)
2. Detailed financial statement, including: a breakdown of publication costs showing format, print run, and projected costs; specific request for amount from the committee; indication of the impact of subvention on the price of the book
3. Brief curriculum vita
4. Outline of proposed publication (including table of contents)
5. Sample chapter or excerpt from work

Eligibility: Applicants must be a current member of the Society for American Music.

Funding cycle:

Applications may be made at any time, but applicants should anticipate a long waiting period. To receive consideration before the board meeting, applications should be received by the date set by the committee. Currently that date is November 15.

Applications (in 6 copies) should be sent to:

Dr. Jeffrey Taylor
Conservatory of Music
Brooklyn College--CUNY
2900 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11210

Telephone: (718) 951-5655
Fax: (718) 951-4858
EMail: jtaylor@brooklyn.cuny.edu