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Harry Ransom Center Dissertation Fellowships

The Harry Ransom Center will award approximately 70 fellowships for 2016–2017 for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

Dissertation fellowships, generously supported by the Creekmore and Adele Fath Charitable Foundation and The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, are available for graduate students whose doctoral dissertations require use of the Center's collections. Dissertation fellowships are for $1,500. The application deadline is January 15, 2016, 5 p.m. CST

For more information, click here.

Posted: September 1, 2015
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2016–2017 Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships

The Harry Ransom Center will award approximately 70 fellowships for 2016–2017 for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

For more information on the Harry Ransom Center Dissertation Fellowships, click here.

Fore more information on the one- to three- month Harry Ransom Center Fellowships, click here.

For more information on the Harry Ransom Center travel stipends, click here. 

Harry Ransom Center Fellowships Application

Posted: September 1, 2015
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One- to Three- Month Harry Ransom Center Fellowships

The Harry Ransom Center will award approximately 70 fellowships for 2016–2017 for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

One- to three-month fellowships are available for post-doctoral or independent scholars whose projects require extensive work with the Ransom Center's collections. The fellowships are for $3,000 a month. The application deadline is January 15, 2016, 5 p.m. CST

For more information, click here.

Posted: September 1, 2015
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Harry Ransom Center Travel Stipends

The Harry Ransom Center will award approximately 70 fellowships for 2016–2017 for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

Travel stipends are available for post-doctoral or independent scholars whose projects require less than one month's work with the Center's collections. Travel stipends may not be combined with other Ransom Center fellowships. Travel stipends are for $1,200 (domestic) and $1,700 (international). The application deadline is January 15, 2016, 5 p.m. CST

For more information, click here. 

Posted: September 1, 2015
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New Application Deadline for the Carter Manny Award

The Graham Foundation announces a new application deadline for the Carter Manny Award, the foundation's annual award for doctoral students working on dissertation topics in architecture. The annual application deadline is now November 15. Applicants will be notified of funding decisions in early spring of each year.

Applications for the 2016 Carter Manny Award are due November 15, 2015.

Since the Carter Manny Award's establishment in 1996, over $672,000 has been awarded to support promising scholars whose doctoral projects shape contemporary discourse about architecture and significantly impact the field. Two Carter Manny Awards are given each year, one for dissertation writing and one for dissertation research. The foundation offers this prestigious annual award in honor of Carter H. Manny and his distinguished service to the Graham Foundation since its inception in 1956, first as a Trustee, as Director from 1971, and since his retirement in 1993, as Director Emeritus.

2016 Carter Manny Award
Application available online: September 15, 2015
Application deadline: November 15, 2015
Grant decision notification: Spring 2016

Students must be nominated by their department to apply for the Carter Manny Award. The award is open to students officially enrolled in schools in the U.S. and Canada, regardless of citizenship. Further information about the application and award eligibility will be available on the Graham Foundation website on September 15, 2015.

Announcement Of the 2015 Carter Manny Award Winners
Watch for our forthcoming announcement of the recipients of the 2015 Carter Manny Award on October 6, 2015.

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Posted: August 26, 2015
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American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowship

The Library Resident Research fellowships support research in the Society's collections.

Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate a need to work in the Society's collections for a minimum of one month and a maximum of three months. Applicants in any relevant field of scholarship may apply. Candidates whose normal place of residence is farther away than a 75-mile radius of Philadelphia will be given some preference. Applicants do not need to hold the doctorate, although Ph.D. candidates must have passed their preliminary examinations.

Stipend: $3,000 per month.

Deadline: March 1; notification in May.

Questions may be directed to the program administrator at libfellows@amphilsoc.org or 215-440-3443.

For more information, click here. 

Posted: August 26, 2015
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Kingdon Fellowships 2016-2017

Robert M. Kingdon, a distinguished historian of early modern Europe, generously donated funds for one to two Kingdon Fellowships to scholars outside the University of Wisconsin-Madison who are engaged in historical, literary, and philosophical studies of Judeo-Christian religious traditions and their role in society from antiquity to the present, broadly understood. Projects may focus on any period from antiquity to the present, on any part of the world, and in any field(s) in the humanities; can range widely or focus on a particular issue; and can explore various forms of Jewish and/or Christian traditions; the interaction of one or both of these religious traditions with other religious traditions; and/or the relationship of one or both of these religious traditions to other aspects of society such as power, politics, culture, experience, creativity, nationality, cosmopolitanism, gender, and sexuality. Projects that incorporate consideration of religion's interaction with society are especially welcome.

Fellows must be in residence at the Institute for Research in the Humanities at UW-Madison throughout the academic year (except for short research trips) and may extend their residency through the following summer on a non-stipendary basis. Fellows are expected to present their work at an Institute seminar and participate in the weekly seminars. Applicants must be in possession of the doctorate at the time of application. The award provides a stipend of $51,000, office space, support services, and access to all university facilities.

For more information, please visit: http://irh.wisc.edu/fellowships/kingdon

Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015

Posted: July 28, 2015
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Solmsen Fellowships

Through a generous bequest from Friedrich and Lieselotte Solmsen, the Institute for Research in the Humanities offers four to five Solmsen Fellowships each year to scholars outside the University of Wisconsin-Madison working in the humanities on European history and culture in the classical, medieval, and/or early modern periods before 1700.

Fellows are expected to be in residence at the Institute throughout the academic year (except for short research trips, lectures, conferences, etc.) and may extend their residency through the following summer on a non-stipendary basis. Fellows are expected to present their work at an Institute seminar and participate in the weekly seminars. Applicants must be in possession of the doctorate at the time of application. The award provides a stipend of $51,000, office space, support services, and access to all university facilities.

For more information, please visit: http://irh.wisc.edu/fellowships/solmsen

Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015

Posted: July 28, 2015
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Fellowship Opportunities - National Humanities Center

The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residencies. Fellowship applicants must have a PhD or equivalent scholarly credentials. Scholars from all parts of the globe are eligible; travel expenses in addition to a stipend are provided. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2015. Find more information here.

Posted: July 9, 2015
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The Harvard-Newcomen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Business History

To be awarded for twelve months' residence, study, and research at Harvard Business School. The fellowship is open to scholars who, within the last ten years, have received a Ph.D. in history, economics, or a related discipline. The fellowship has two purposes: The first is to enable scholars to engage in research that will benefit from the resources of Harvard Business School and the larger Boston scholarly community. A travel fund and a book fund will be provided. The second is to provide an opportunity for the fellow to participate in the activities of Harvard Business School.

Application deadline: October 15, 2015.

For further information and submission instructions, please visit http://www.hbs.edu/businesshistory/fellowships/Pages/default.aspx The fellowship will be awarded and all applicants notified by mid-January. Salary is competitive. The fellowship will begin July 1.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted: July 6, 2015
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University of Glasgow Historians Awarded National Humanities Center Fellowship

Daniel Scroop, a historian of the United States based at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, has been awarded the Walter Hines Page Fellowship at the National Humanities Center for his work on The Politics of Scale in America. He will spend the 2015-16 year at the Center working on his book manuscript, a study of critiques of bigness and concentrated power in US politics from the 1890s to the present.

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Posted: June 12, 2015
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2016-17 Fellowship Announcement

Each year, the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, invites about twenty scholars to be in residence for the full academic year to pursue their own research. The School welcomes applications in economics, political science, law, psychology, sociology and anthropology. It encourages social scientific work with an historical and humanistic bent and also entertains applications in history, philosophy, literary criticism, literature and linguistics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at time of application. Each year there is a general thematic focus that provides common ground for roughly half the scholars; for 2016-2017 the focus will be Law and the Social Sciences. The application deadline is November 1, 2015. Applications must be submitted through the Institute's online application system, which can be found, along with more information about the theme, at www.sss.ias.edu/applications.

Posted: April 28, 2015
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John Nolen Research Fund, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University

The John Nolen Research Fund, established through the generosity of the Nolen family, provides assistance to scholars to conduct research in the John Nolen Papers and allied collections in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections of the Cornell University Library. Any qualified researcher interested in the history of city and regional planning before 1950 with a project that can be augmented by using the Nolen Papers is eligible to apply. Applications are due by April 30, 2015; awards will be made by May 31 for support to begin on July 1, 2015. For fellowship information and application requirements, please visit http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/collections/john_nolen_research_fund.html

Posted: March 12, 2015
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Buffalo Bill Center of the West 2015-2016 Resident Fellowships

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, seeks applications for its 2015-2016 Resident Fellowship Program. The Center's Resident Fellowships, which carry a maximum $5,000 award, support research on topics relating to the past, present and future of the American West. Applications are due May 13, 2015, for projects beginning in June 2015; research must be completed by May 31, 2016. For more information and application guidelines, please visit http://centerofthewest.org/research/fellowship-program/.

Posted: March 3, 2015
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NASOH Bradford $1,000 Dissertation Fellowship in Naval History

Applications due 15 March 2015. Eligibility: Applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. at the time of application and
have an approved dissertation proposal on file at their degree-granting institution.
Topics in all periods of United States and North American naval history, including strategy, tactics,
and operations; institutional development and administration; biography, personnel, and social
development; exploration, science, and technology and science; and policy and diplomacy.
Application form at http://www.nasoh.org/Brdfrd%20Applctn.pdf

Posted: February 13, 2015
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Women's International Study Center: Fellowship-in-Residence

DESCRIPTION: WISC's Fellowships-in-Residence are intended as professional development opportunities for women and men who wish to pursue work in WISC's four focus areas: women in the arts, sciences, cultural preservation and business. There are two distinct Fellows-in-Residence application processes available: one for individual applicants and another for groups seeking a residency experience. Individual Fellowships average two to eight weeks in length. Group residencies are available for a period of 3 days to 2 weeks in length. WISC can accommodate a group size of 2-3 individuals year-round and 4-6 individuals during the months of June and July.

WHERE: Santa Fe, NM. Acequia Madre House Guesthouses.

DEADLINE: March 15, 2015 to be considered for the Fall 2015 Fellowship-in-Residence trimester (September - November). Applicants may also choose to apply for the Winter/Spring 2016 Fellowship-in-Residence trimester (January - April) by the same deadline.

Posted: February 12, 2015
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Graduate Research Fellowship at the Center for Jewish History

The Graduate Research Fellowship at the Center for Jewish History offers the opportunity for doctoral candidates to explore the collections of the Center's partners - American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Preference is given to projects that make use of more than one partner collection.

Applicants should have completed all requirements (coursework, exams, dissertation proposal) for the doctoral degree except for the dissertation by September 1, 2015.

Fellowships entail a stipend of up to $17,500 and applicants from universities more than 125 miles away from New York City may be entitled to additional funding of up to $5,000 to offset moving expenses.
Application deadline: February 2, 2015

Learn more about fellowships and apply at fellowships.cjh.org

Christopher Barthel, PhD, Senior Manager for Academic and Public Programs
Center for Jewish History | 15 West 16th St | New York, NY 10011 | fellowships@cjh.org

Posted: January 14, 2015
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Ruth J. Simmons Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Study of Slavery and Justice

The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University invites applications for a one-year position (2015-2016) as the Ruth J. Simmons Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Study of Slavery and Justice. The Center is devoted to interdisciplinary scholarly research around issues of racial slavery, contemporary forms of injustice, as well as freedom. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in any humanities or social science discipline (or will obtain a Ph.D. by June 2015) and work on questions concerning the historical formations of slavery in global or comparative terms; issues concerning contemporary forms of indentured servitude; philosophical, historical, and theoretical questions concerning slavery, justice, and freedom. Consideration will also be given to candidates whose work pays special attention to contemporary issues and legacies of slavery. Applicants working on questions of gender, contemporary racial formations, public history, and memory are welcome. The successful a pplicant would be expected to offer one course in a department to be agreed upon at the time of hire. He/she will be expected to be a regular participant in the Fellows seminar at the Cogut Center for the Humanities. The fellowship stipend will be $45,000- $50,000.

Search Opens December 15. Deadline is February 16, 2015.

For More Information: http://apply.interfolio.com/28187

Posted: January 8, 2015
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Revised Announcement: Archie K. Davis Fellowships

To encourage more extensive and intensive research in North Carolina's historical and cultural resources, the North Caroliniana Society offers on a competitive basis Archie K. Davis Fellowships to assist scholars in gaining access to collections. Stipends vary and are intended to cover travel expenses while fellows conduct research in North Caroliniana. The annual deadline for proposals is March 1.

For More Information: http://ncsociety.org/fellowships.html

Posted: December 9, 2014
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Research Fellowships at The Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston

Applications are now available for Summer 2015 Research Fellowships at The Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston. Fellowships are open to academic scholars, independent researchers, and graduate students. The collections center on the papers of Mary Baker Eddy and records documenting the history of Christian Science. Areas of research may include women's history, spirituality and health, religious studies, nineteenth-century history, architecture, journalism, and others. Stipend provided. Application and supporting materials must be postmarked by February 2, 2015. For further information regarding Library collections and the fellowship program, please visit http://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/fellowships or contact 617-450-7316, fellowships@mbelibrary.org.

Posted: November 6, 2014
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