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The Montague Grant for Research and Writing

Jessica Day – April 2, 2018

Calling all Juniors and Seniors currently enrolled in an Academy History or English class: 

Through the generosity of Richard Montague, Deerfield Class of 1952, the History and English Departments, along with Dr. Curtis, are happy to announce the first-ever Montague Grant—a grant of $1000 to support the research of a current member of the junior or senior class who is enrolled in an English or History class, of one aspect, theme, or person directly related to Deerfield Academy and examined through one or more of the following lenses: history of the village and the Academy’s connection to it, growth and expansion of the school, philosophy surrounding curriculum, the influences of modern-day founders Frank L. and Helen Childs Boyden on independent school education, or the purpose (and role) of independent schools.

Full details of this opportunity are available here; in order to be considered for the Grant, a research question and initial annotated bibliography must be submitted to the Head of School’s Office on paper or by email by May 2. The 2018 recipient will notified on May 25, and that person’s final paper is due no later than August 31, 2018.