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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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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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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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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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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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ACLS Fellowship Competitions

The American Council of Learned Societies invites applications for its 2010-2011 fellowships competition. The Online Fellowship Application (OFA) system opened in early July and the 2010-2011 ACLS fellowship competitions are underway. November 10, 2010 is the deadline for the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art, and East European Studies Programs.

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

Posted: September 27, 2010
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ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications for the sixth annual competition for the ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships. This program, through the generous assistance of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and humanities-related social sciences. The projects of successful applicants will help advance digital humanistic scholarship by broadening understanding of its nature and exemplifying the robust infrastructure necessary for creating such works.

More information is available at: http://www.acls.org/programs/digital/

Posted: September 3, 2010
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Residencies

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a unit of the New York Public Library’s Research Libraries, announces its Scholars-in-Residence Program for the 2011—2012 academic year. The Fellowship Program encompasses projects in African, Afro-American, and Afro-Caribbean history and culture, with an emphasis on African diasporan studies and biography, social history and African American culture. Application deadline is December 1, 2010.

More information is available at: http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/64/node/131

Posted: September 3, 2010
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The Filson Historical Society Fellowships

The Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Kentucky, invites applications for fellowships to support internships and research in the Filson’s collections. The mission of the Filson Historical Society, founded in 1884, is to collect, preserve, and communicate the significant stories of Kentucky and the Ohio Valley history and culture. The Filson anticipates that successful applicants receiving fellowships will publicize the results of their research in Ohio Valley History, the peer-reviewed journal published jointly by the Filson and the Cincinnati Museum Center. Applications must be received by October 15, 2010.

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

Posted: September 3, 2010
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Omohundro Institute—NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC) offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in any area of early American studies, to begin July 1, 2011. A principal criterion for selection is that the candidate’s dissertation or other manuscript have significant potential as a distinguished, book-length contribution to scholarship. A substantial portion of the work must be submitted with the application. Applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2010. More information may be obtained by contacting: Omohundro Institute-NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship, OIEAHC, P.O. Box 8781, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8781; e-mail: ieahc1@wm.edu.

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Posted: September 3, 2010
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Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC) invites applications for a one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in any area of early American studies, to begin July 1, 2011. The award carries a year’s support to revise the applicant’s first book manuscript and the Institute’s commitment to publish the resulting study. Applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2010. More information may be obtained by contacting: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, OIEAHC, P.O. Box 8781, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8781; email: ieahc1@wm.edu.

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Posted: September 3, 2010
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NEH Teaching Development Fellowships

The National Endowment for the Humanities will award Teaching Development Fellowships to support college and university teachers pursuing research aimed specifically at improving existing undergraduate courses. The application deadline is September 30, 2010.

More information is available at: http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/TD_Fellowships.html

Posted: July 19, 2010
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Library of Congress Seeks Applicants For Kluge Fellowships

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is accepting applications for Kluge Fellowships that offer post-doctoral scholars an opportunity to conduct humanistic and social-science research in the Library’s large and varied collections. The fellowships are awarded for periods of up to 11 months at a stipend of $4,200 per month. Applications must be postmarked by Thursday, July 15, 2010.

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Posted: June 14, 2010
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