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Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture Fellowships

The Omohundro Institute is comitted to building intellectual infrastructure. We are a dynamic community of authors, readers, and teachers dedicated to early American scholarship. 

Housed on the campus of William & Mary, the oldest public university in America, and situated in historic Williamsburg, Virginia, the Institute of Early American History and Culture was established in 1943 by the College of William & Mary and the colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The name of benefactors Mr. and Mrs. Malvern H. Omohundro, Jr., was added in 1996 in recognition of their generous support of the Institute. Annette Gordon-Reed, Pulitzer Prize winner and 2009 recpient of the National Humanties Medal as well as a MacArthur Fellow, characterizes the Institute as "one of the crown jewels of the American historical profession."

Omohundro Insitute - NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship
This two-year residential postdoctoral fellowship awarded annually. Scholars in any area of early American studies are eligible to apply. 

Lapidus-OIEAHC Fellowship 
We award up to eight predoctoral fellowships annually to support advanced graduate student research related to Early American and transatlantic print culture.

Colonial Williamsburg-Omohundro Institute Short-Term Visiting Fellowships 
These 1-3 month fellowships bring scholars, from advanced graduate students to senoir scholars, to Williamsburg, Virginia, to use the combined scholarly resources of both organizations.

Travel Scholarship Fellowship 
These fellowships are awarded to faculty and graduate students from developing countries so that they may participate in Institute conferences.

All aplication materials and complete information can be found on our website at www.oieahc.wm.edu under Fellowships.

Posted: September 16, 2014
Tagged: Fellowships, News of the Profession