Upcoming Events - Save the Dates!
|SEPT. 11, 2014||Grand Rapids||Museum||ALL DAY||Annual Boy Scout Flag Salute & Traveling 9/11 Exhibit|
|SEPT. 15, 2014||Grand Rapids||Museum||7:00 PM||Don Markel, Intelligence Officer|
|SEPT. 23,2014||Ann Arbor||Library||7:30 PM||Howard Williams: The Warren Commission:|
|OCT. 8, 2014||Grand Rapids||DeVos Place||3 – 6:30 PM||Candid Conversations, Betty Ford Breast Care Services|
|OCT. 20, 2014||Grand Rapids||Museum||8:30-11:30 AM||Joint Symposium with the National Constitution Center|
|OCT. 20, 2014||Grand Rapids||JW Marriott||12:00 PM||Luncheon-The Rule of Law: President Gerald R. Ford & the Constitution|
|OCT. 21, 2014||Ann Arbor||Library||7:30 PM||Panel on the Pardon of Richard Nixon|
|NOV. 12, 2014||Grand Rapids||Museum||7:00 PM||Richard Norton Smith: -On his Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller|
|NOV. 13, 2014||Grand Rapids||Ann Arbor||7:30 PM||Richard Norton Smith: -On his Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller|
|NOV. 17, 2014||Grand Rapids||JW Marriott||12:00 PM||Captain John Meier of the USS Gerald R .Ford|
|NOV. 17, 2014||Grand Rapids||Museum||7:00 PM||Tree Lighting Ceremony|
|NOV. 18, 2014||Grand Rapids||Museum||7:00 PM||Capt. John Meier of the USS Gerald R. Ford Lecture|
|NOV. 19, 2014||Ann Arbor||Library||7:30 PM||Capt. John Meier of the USS Gerald R. Ford Lecture|
|DEC. 7, 2014||Grand Rapids||Museum||
Holiday Open House
ON EXHIBIT IN GRAND RAPIDS…!
Grand Opening July 14, 2014 – through July 2015
GRAND RAPIDS,MUSEUM — This collection covers the history of American Aircraft Carriers. The USS Monterey that President Ford served on during World War II and the newest aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford, will be highlighted in the exhibit. Recently christened, this CVN 78 is part of the new Ford Class of aircraft carriers and special attention will be given to the amazing advancements in technology and strength that equips this new class of carrier. This exhibit is full of artifacts and treasures from the making of the USS Gerald R. Ford as well as uniforms and artifacts from past aircraft carriers.
ON EXHIBIT IN ANN ARBOR …!
ANN ARBOR, LIBRARY- A permanent lobby exhibit featuring over 100 seldom-seen documents and photos, plus a biographical film, on two exceptional lives.
Deadlines, Awards, Grants and Fellowships
28th Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize Competition for Distinguished Reporting in 2014 on National Defense and the Presidency
Applications for the 28th Annual Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prizes competition submission deadline: TBD. Visit our Journalism Prizes Competition webpage to learn more about the competition overview and past recipients.
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Research Travel Grants
September 15 Annually
March 15 Annually
ANN ARBOR — Application deadline. The Gerald R. Ford Foundation awards several research travel grants of up to $2,000 each in support of research in the holdings of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library. A grant defrays travel, living, and photocopy expenses of a research trip to the Ford Library. More information.
Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Robert M. Teeter
April 10 Annually
ANN ARBOR — Application deadline. A grant of $5000 is awarded annually to support dissertation research on any aspect of the United States political process during the latter part of the 20th century. More information.