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Scholars-in-Residence program through the Institute for Advanced Study

The School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for its scholars-in-residence program. Scholars in economics, political science, law, psychology, sociology, anthropology, history, philosophy, literary criticism, literature, and linguistics are welcome to apply to focus on the 2011–2012 theme, Moralities.

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Posted: March 29, 2010
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$10,000 predoctoral fellowship in U.S. naval history

The Naval History and Heritage Command is offering the Rear Admiral John D. Hayes Predoctoral Fellowship in U.S. naval history for the academic year 2010–2011. The $10,000 fellowship will provide financial and scholarly aid for dissertation research and writing. The supported dissertations should significantly enhance knowledge of U.S. naval history. Application deadline is March 31, 2010.

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Posted: March 1, 2010
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NEH Fellowships Available for 2011-2012

The National Endowment for the Humanities offers annual fellowships for faculty and independent scholars to pursue research projects in the humanities. Projects should entail advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. The awards support six to twelve months of full-time work and carry a stipend of $4,200 per month. The 2010 application deadline is May 4. For a detailed program description, application guidelines, and contact information, please visit http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/fellowships.html.

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Posted: February 26, 2010
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Civil War Fellowships at Boston Athenaeum and MHS

The application deadline for the Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship for 2010–2011 is February 15, 2010. The Boston Athenaeum and the Massachusetts Historical Society will offer one Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences for four weeks of research at each institution. The fellowship will provide a stipend of $4,000 for a total of eight weeks of research. For information on the Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship—as well as on other fellowship competitions at the Massachusetts Historical Society—please see our website: www.masshist.org/fellowships.

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Posted: February 3, 2010
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Fellowships support research at the Mary Baker Eddy Library

Applications are now available for summer 2010 research fellowships at the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston. Application and supporting materials must be postmarked by February 8, 2010.

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Posted: January 6, 2010
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History of Science Society Fellowship in the History of the Space Sciences

The History of Science Society Fellowship in the History of Space Sciences is supported by the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) History Division will annually fund one Fellow, for up to one academic year, to undertake a research project related to the history of space science. Applications must be received by March 3, 2010.

More information is available at: http://www.hssonline.org/publication/Newsletter2009/October-space-science.html

Posted: January 6, 2010
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United States Capitol Historical Society

Applications are invited for the twenty-fourth year of the United States Capitol Historical Society Fellowship. This fellowship is designed to support research and publication on the history of the art and architecture of the United States Capitol and related buildings. Graduate students and scholars may apply for periods ranging from one month to one year; the stipend is $2000 per month. Applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2010. For further information contact Dr. Barbara Wolanin, Curator, Architect of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. 20515, (202) 228-1222 or the United States Capitol Historical Society at www.uschs.org.

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Posted: October 22, 2009
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Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship

The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience invites applications for the Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship to support outstanding writing on American history and culture by scholars and nonacademic authors. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2010.

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Posted: August 19, 2009
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