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Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin annually awards over fifty fellowships to support scholarly research projects that require substantial onsite 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 January 31, 2014.

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

Posted: September 3, 2013
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Consumer Movement Archives Fellowship

The Consumer Movement Archives (CMA) at Kansas State University is offering a $3,000 research award to faculty and graduate students, consumer advocates, and independent scholars to study the consumer movement. The recipient is expected to complete a scholarly product that would include a visit to the CMA next year to use its multidisciplinary holdings (as well as sources at other archives as necessary). The CMA is located in the Morse Department of Special Collections, Hale Library, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. The application deadline is January 31, 2014.

More information is available at: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/consumer-movement-archives-research-award

Posted: September 3, 2013
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Fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study

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 hold a PhD at time of application, and can only be a member in the school once. Each year there is a general thematic focus that provides common ground for roughly half the scholars; for 2014-2015 the focus will be Egalitarianisms. Deadline for applications is November 1, 2013.

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Posted: March 25, 2013
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ACLS Public Fellows Program

ACLS invites applications for the third competition of the Public Fellows program. The program will place twenty recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring. The fellowship provides a stipend as well as individual health insurance. Deadline for applications is March 27, 2013.

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Posted: February 18, 2013
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Robert J. Dole Archive and Special Collections Research Fellowships and Travel Grants

Established in 2010, Dole Archive and Special Collections funding programs award grants to scholars engaged in projects studying Congress, politics, or policy issues. The Dole Archive and Special Collections at the Dole Institute of Politics houses Senator Bob Dole's extensive collections which include his 36-year career in the House and Senate. While in residence, the Research Fellow and Travel Grant awardees will use these collections, which provide extensive documentation on a wide range of legislative, historical, and policy issues. Applications are due March 15, 2013

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Posted: February 18, 2013
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Thomas W. Smith Postdoctoral Fellowships in Civil War Era Studies

Since 1998 Gettysburg College has been offering a unique study away program called The Gettysburg Semester. Every fall, Gettysburg College welcomes a select group of undergraduates from across the country to a total-immersion semester in Civil War studies. Gettysburg Semester students take two core seminars devoted to the cutting-edge in Civil War scholarship, plus one course from Gettysburg College's Civil War Era Studies program. Application deadline is March 1, 2013.

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Posted: January 28, 2013
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Fellowships at the David Library of the American Revolution

To promote advanced scholarship, the David Library of the American Revolution (DLAR) offers short-term Resident Research Fellowships for conducting research in its collections. DLAR's rich resources in microfilm and print on virtually every aspect of the era of the American Revolution (1750-1800) are fully listed at www.dlar.org. Fellows receive a stipend of $1600 per month ($1000 if your legal address is within a 100-mile radius of DLAR) plus housing and 24-hour access to the Library. The David Library does not fund research conducted at other institutions. Fellowship Awards will be made by the David Library's Academic Advisory Council sometime in April 2013. Questions? Contact Meg McSweeney, Chief Operating Officer, at (215) 493-2233, ext.106, or email mcsweeney@dlar.org.

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Posted: January 28, 2013
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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Race and Gender History

The Department of History at Rutgers University announces a post-doctoral fellowship for scholars pursuing research in race and gender studies. The successful applicant must have the doctorate in hand at the time of application, be no more than six years beyond the PhD, and be able to teach history courses. The fellowship of $45,000 is of one year duration and includes benefits and a $2,000 research stipend. The recipient will teach at least one small course in the history department and participate in the seminar series at one of Rutgers centers/institutes. For information regarding the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, the Institute for Research on Women, or the Center for Race and Gender Studies see the respective website. Please send letter of interest, c.v., dossier with a least three letters of reference and research proposal to: rutgersrghpostdoc2013@gmail.com. Questions regarding the fellowship should be addressed to Professor Deborah Gray White at dgw@rci.rutgers.edu. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2013.

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Posted: January 14, 2013
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2013-2014 Lemelson Center Fellowships and Travel Grants

The Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation is soliciting applications for its 2013-2014 Fellowship and Travel Grant programs, supporting the study of invention and innovation in American society. The application deadline for both programs is January 15, 2013.

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Posted: December 10, 2012
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The Advertising Educational Foundation Visiting Professor Program

The Advertising Educational Foundation invites applications for its two-week fellowship for professors of advertising, marketing, communications and the liberal arts. The objective of the program is to expose professors to the day-to-day operations of an advertising agency, marketing or media company; and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas between academia and industry. Application deadline is January 31, 2013.

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Posted: December 10, 2012
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Naval History and Heritage Command Fellowships

The Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy, is offering various fellowships to encourage original work in the history of the United States Navy for the 2013-2014 academic year. Deadline for applications is April 1, 2013.

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Posted: December 10, 2012
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Cornell University College of Human Ecology History of Home Economics

The College of Human Ecology at Cornell University is accepting applications for the 2013 Dean's Fellowship in the History of Home Economics. Faculty members, research scholars, and advanced graduate students with demonstrated background and experience in historical studies are encouraged to apply. One award of $6,000 is available for a summer or sabbatical residency of six continuous weeks to use the unique resources available from the College and the Cornell University Library system in pursuit of scholarly research in the history of Home Economics and its impact on American society. Deadline for application materials is March 4, 2013.

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Posted: November 19, 2012
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Archie K. Davis Fellowships

The Archie K. Davis Fellowships 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. Modest stipends vary and are intended to cover a portion of travel expenses while fellows conduct research in North Caroliniana. The annual deadline for proposals is March 1.

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Posted: November 19, 2012
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2013 Research Fellowships at the Virginia Historical Society

To promote the interpretation of Virginia history and access to its collections, the Virginia Historical Society, funded by a matching grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and gifts from individuals, offers research fellowships of up to three weeks a year. Deadline to apply is February 1, 2013.

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Posted: November 19, 2012
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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postgraduate Fellowship at the Bard Graduate Center

The Bard Graduate Center invites applications for one two-year post-graduate fellowship funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation designed to help bridge the gap between objects as studied by conservators and objects as studied by academics in the human sciences (Art History, History, Archaeology, Anthropology). The fellowship is part of “Cultures of Conservation,” an initiative designed to model a new graduate curriculum at the Bard Graduate Center. Deadline for applications is January 5, 2013.

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Posted: November 19, 2012
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Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer short- and long-term research fellowships for the 2013-2014 academic year, including at least two MHS-NEH long-term fellowships made possible by an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Society also offers MHS short-term fellowships and participates in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium. Application deadlines: MHS-NEH fellowships, January 15, 2013; New England Regional Fellowships, February 1, 2013; Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, February 15, 2013; MHS Short-term Fellowships, March 1, 2013.

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Posted: November 19, 2012
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Center of Miltary History Dissertation Fellowships

The Center of Military History (CMH) welcomes applications for its 2013 dissertation fellowship program. Intended to support scholarly research and writing among civilian graduate students preparing dissertations in the history of warfare, the CMH offers three dissertation fellowships each year. Applications must be postmarked by January 15.

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Posted: November 6, 2012
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C-SPAN Teacher Fellowship Program

C-SPAN’s annual Teacher Fellowship program invites three teachers from across the country to join C-SPAN in their Washington, DC offices. The Fellows will spend four weeks during summer 2013 collaborating with our Education department to develop new teaching materials using C-SPAN resources. Each C-SPAN Teacher Fellow receives an award valued at $7,000 which includes housing and travel expenses. Deadline for applications is February 8, 2013.

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Posted: November 5, 2012
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The Mary Baker Eddy Library Research Fellowships

Applications are now available for Summer 2013 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, and journalism. Stipend provided. Application and supporting materials must be postmarked by February 4, 2013.

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Posted: November 5, 2012
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American Research Center in Egypt Fellowships

Fellowships at the American Research Center in Egypt are available to predoctoral candidates in the ABD stage and to postdoctoral scholars. Fellowships are limited to US citizens and the scholarship year begins October 1, 2013 and ends September 30, 2014. Deadline for applications is January 15, 2013.

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Posted: October 24, 2012
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