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Post-Dissertation Fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society

Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are invited to apply for the 2012-2013 Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship, a year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society. The purpose of the post-dissertation fellowship is to provide the recipient with time and resources to extend research and/or to revise the dissertation for publication. Information about the fellowship, along with application materials, is available on the AAS website.

More information is available at: http://www.americanantiquarian.org/post-diss.htm

Posted: October 5, 2011
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2012-2013 Research Fellowships at the Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin annually awards over fifty fellowships to support projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. Fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities. Application deadline is February 1, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/fellowships.html

Posted: September 14, 2011
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2012 Woodrow Wilson International Center Fellowships

The Wilson Center invites scholars, practitioners, journalists, and public intellectuals to take part in its fellowship program. Fellows are in residence for the entire U.S. academic year, and are limited to the postdoctoral level. Scholarly development beyond the Ph.D. dissertation is expected.

More information is available at: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/fellowshipapplication

Posted: September 14, 2011
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2012-2014 Omohundro Institute/NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in any area of early American studies, to begin July 1, 2012. A principal criterion for selection is that the candidate’s dissertation or manuscript have significant potential as a distinguished, book-length contribution to scholarship. In addition to a beginning stipend of $50,400, the fellowship provides office, research, and computer facilities as well as some travel funds for conferences and research. For more information contact: Omohundro Institute/NEH Fellowship, P.O. Box 8781, Williamsburg VA 23187-8781, e-mail: ieahc1@wm.edu. Applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2011.

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Posted: September 14, 2011
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Filson Historical Society Fellowships and Internships

The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky, invites applications for fellowships to support research in The Filson’s collections, and internships. Applications must be received by October 17, 2011. Detailed information about fellowships, internships, and application procedures can be found online.

More information is available at: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/fellowships.html

Posted: September 14, 2011
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Fellowships at the Davis Center for Historical Studies

During the academic years 2012 and 2013, the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies at Princeton University will focus on belief and unbelief and how they have interacted in history. The Center will offer a limited number of research fellowships for one or two semesters, running from September to January, and from February to June.

More information is available at: http://www.princeton.edu/dav

Posted: August 5, 2011
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Research Center for Urban Cultural History Fellowships

The Research Center for Urban Cultural History at the University of Massachusetts Boston is offering a short-term visiting fellowship for Spring 2012. The visiting fellow will pursue a research project pertaining to urban cultural history; the project must be interdisciplinary, and be focused on the cultural history of cities, urban life, urban networks, urban materials or urban experience.

More information is available at: http://www.rcuch.umb.edu

Posted: May 10, 2011
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Fellowships at the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study

The School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, invites twenty scholars to be in residence for the full academic year to pursue research in economics, political science, law, psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Application deadline is November 1, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.sss.ias.edu/applications

Posted: April 8, 2011
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2011 National Archives Research Fellowship

The National Archives and Records Administration is accepting proposals for a research fellowship beginning in July 2011. Proposals will be considered on any topic that uses the historical records of Congress housed in the National Archives' Center for Legislative Archives (http://www.archives.gov/legislative/). PhD candidates who have advanced to candidacy and have an approved dissertation proposal at the time of application, or individuals who received their PhD within the last five years, are encouraged to apply. For more information, e-mail legislative.archives@nara.gov and place \"Fellowship Inquiry\" in the subject line.

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Posted: April 8, 2011
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2011 Fulbright Scholar Program

Institutions are now invited to apply to the Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence Program. The program brings scholars from abroad to teach at U.S. colleges and universities, which can help internationalize curricula and campuses. The deadline is October 17, 2011. The competition for the 2012-2013 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Core Program is also underway.

More information is available at: http://www.cies.org/sir/

Posted: April 8, 2011
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Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship

The Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) invites applications for the first competition for the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship. The museum seeks applications from recent PhDs in the fields of urban history, American studies, decorative arts, architectural history, or related fields who wish to gain hands-on experience in curatorial work and to pursue an independent research project related to MCNY’s collections or programs. The selected fellow will be in residence at MCNY for a two-year period beginning in September 2011. For more information, contact . Deadline for applications is March 4, 2011.

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Posted: January 26, 2011
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American Antiquarian Society Fellowships

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) invites applications for its 2011-12 visiting academic fellowships. At least three AAS-National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships will be awarded for periods extending from four to twelve months. Long-term fellowships are intended for scholars beyond the doctorate; senior and mid-career scholars are particularly encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.americanantiquarian.org/fellowships.htm

Posted: December 6, 2010
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Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, History of Home Economics Fellowship

The College of Human Ecology at Cornell University is accepting applications for the 2011 Dean’s Fellowship in the History of Home Economics. Relevant historical subject areas include: the history of food, nutrition, housing, the family, child development, clothing and textiles, and history of women in higher education among other key topics in American social history. The deadline for receipt of all application materials is March 1, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.human.cornell.edu/che/Fellowship/index.cfm

Posted: November 12, 2010
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Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies Fellowship

During the current and next academic years, the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies will focus on problems of authority and legitimation. The center welcomes proposals that explore the popular claims of authority. The center will offer a limited number of research fellowships for one or two semesters, running from September to January and from February to June.

More information is available at: http://www.princeton.edu/dav/program/new_topic/index.xml

Posted: November 12, 2010
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Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Fellowships

The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) seeks applications that are intellectually rigorous, imaginative, and accessible to the public. There are no restrictions on topic, but the VFH encourages proposals on the history, literature, and culture of the South Atlantic region, African American studies, and projects that compliment VFH programs in folk life and Indian heritage. Application deadline is December 1, 2010.

More information is available at: http://www.virginiafoundation.org

Posted: November 12, 2010
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John Carter Brown Library Fellowships

The John Carter Brown Library will award approximately forty research fellowships for the year June 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. Fellowships are reserved for scholars and writers whose work considers the early history of the Americas, including all aspects of the European, African, and Native American experience. The deadline for mailing all application materials is January 3, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.jcbl.org

Posted: November 12, 2010
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Fellowships at the Lemelson Center, Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center is seeking proposals for its 2011-2012 Fellowship Program, supporting the study of invention and innovation in American society. Fellowships are awarded for a maximum of ten weeks and carry a prorated stipend. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2011. For more information, please contact: Eric S. Hintz via e-mail at hintzesi.edu.

More information is available at: http://invention.smithsonian.org/fellowships

Posted: November 12, 2010
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University of Texas at Austin Research Fellowships in the Humanities

The Harry Ransom Center annually awards over fifty fellowships to support scholarly research 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. Application deadline is February 1, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/fellowships

Posted: November 12, 2010
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Research Fellowships at the Mary Baker Eddy Library

Applications are now available for Summer 2011 research fellowships at the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston. Fellowships are awarded to academic scholars, independent researchers, and graduate students interested in working within the library’s collections. Areas of research may include women’s history, spirituality and health, religious studies, nineteenth-century history, architecture, and journalism. Application and supporting materials must be postmarked by February 7, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/collections/fellowships

Posted: November 12, 2010
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History of the Academic Health Center and Health Sciences Travel Fellowships

The Travel Fellowship in the History of the Academic Health Center and Health Sciences at the University of Minnesota is intended to promote research on post-World War II developments in academic health centers and health science research using the University of Minnesota Archives. The University of Minnesota Program in the History of Medicine in conjunction with the Academic Health Center History Project will offer up to two fellowships per year to interested scholars whose research is well suited to the health science and administrative collections in the University Archives. Where possible, preference will be given to early career scholars, namely graduate students in the research stage of their dissertation and recent recipients of the PhD. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2010.

More information is available at: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/moore144/ahcarchives/travel/

Posted: September 27, 2010
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