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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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Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the American Philosophical Society

The American Philosophical Society (APS) invites applications for its two-year Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship, beginning in September 2013. The APS seeks applications from recent PhDs in the fields of history of science, art history, 18th- or 19th-century American history, or any other related humanities disciplines. The fellowship, based at the APS Museum, will provide hands-on experience in curatorial work and the opportunity to pursue an independent research project, preferably one related to the collections or programs of the Society's library and museum. The deadline for applications is January 9, 2013.

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Posted: October 23, 2012
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Mellon Fellowships in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School

Rare Book School welcomes applications from scholars of the digital humanities to The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography. The aim of this new Mellon Foundation-funded three-year fellowship program is to reinvigorate bibliographical studies within the humanities by introducing doctoral candidates, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty to specialized skills, methods, and professional networks for conducting advanced research with material texts. Twenty Mellon Fellowships will be awarded in the spring of 2013. The deadline for application to the program is December 1, 2012.

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Posted: October 11, 2012
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Winterthur Research Fellowship Program

The Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library announces its Research Fellowship Program for 2013-14. Winterthur offers an extensive program of short- and long-term fellowships open to academic, independent, and museum scholars, including advanced graduate students, to support research in material culture, architecture, decorative arts, design, consumer culture, garden and landscape studies, Shaker studies, travel and tourism, the Atlantic World, childhood, literary culture, and many other areas of social and cultural history. Fellowship applications are due January 15, 2013.

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Posted: October 11, 2012
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Newberry Library Fellowships in the Humanities

The Newberry's fellowships support humanities research in residence at the Newberry Library. Long-Term Fellowships support research and writing by post-doctoral scholars. Fellowship terms range from four to twelve months with stipends of $4,200 per month. Applicants should examine the Newberry's online catalog before applying. Deadline for long-term fellowship applications is December 1, 2012. Short-Term Fellowships support travel to research in Newberry collection for PhD candidates and post-doctoral scholars from outside Chicago.Applications are invited for short-term fellowships from teams of two or three scholars to collaborate on a single, substantive project.Terms are usually one month with a stipend of $2,000.Deadline for short-term fellowships is January 15, 2013.

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Posted: October 5, 2012
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United States Capitol Historical Society Fellowship

Applications are invited for the twenty-seventh year of the United States Capitol Historical Society Fellowship. This fellowship is designed to support research and publication on the history of art and architecture of the United States Capitol and related buildings. Graduate students and scholars may apply for periods ranging from one to twelve months; the stipend is $2500.00 per month. (Most awards are for one to four months.) Application deadline is March 15, 2013.

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Posted: September 24, 2012
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2012-2015 Omohundro Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture invites applications for two-year postdoctoral research fellowships in any area of early American studies, to begin July 1, 2013. For more information contact: Omohundro Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, OIEAHC, P.O. Box 8781, Williamsburg VA 23187-8781. For more information, e-mail: ieahc1@wm.edu. Applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2012.

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Posted: September 11, 2012
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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 February 1, 2013.

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Posted: September 11, 2012
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Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) seeks applications for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the humanities. Successful candidates will hold a two-year appointment beginning in July 2013. Application deadline is January 15, 2013.

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Posted: September 11, 2012
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Library Company of Philadelphia Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications are welcome for the the 2013-2014 NEH Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP). These fellowships support for research at the Library Company on any subject related to its collections, which cover a variety of feilds relating to the history and culture of America and the Atlantic world from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries. Applications are also invited for the Program in Early American Economy and Society Postdoctoral Fellowships which support research on a wide range of topics concerning the American economy. Deadline for receipt of applications for both programs is November 1, 2012. The LCP also offers short term and dissertation fellowships in colonial and U.S. history and culture. Deadline is March 1, 2013.

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Posted: September 11, 2012
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2013-2014 Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowships

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announces its fellowships for 2013-2014. The center invites scholars, practitioners, journalists and public intellectuals to take part in its international fellowship program. Applications are due October 1.

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Posted: September 11, 2012
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2012-2013 ACLS Fellowships

The American Council of Learned Societies has opened the application cycle fror its upcoming fellowship competitions. Visit their website for updated and comprehensive information on all ACLS programs. Most deadlines are in October and November.

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Posted: August 31, 2012
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North Caroliniana Society Welcome Applications

The North Caroliniana Society welcomes proposals for its annual Archie K. Davis Fellowships, awarded to scholars researching North Carolina History. The annual deadline for proposals is March 1.

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

Posted: August 6, 2012
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Kluge Center at the Library of Congress Seeks Applications

The John W. Kluge Center accommodates post-doctoral Fellows pursuing resident research, usually for periods from six to twelve months. Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural topics of a kind normally not encouraged in specialized departmental settings are welcome. Selection of a diverse group of Fellows is by various competitions. Post-doctoral Fellows have an opportunity to discuss their research with the Kluge Scholars and to explore possibilities for intellectual collaboration with other Fellows.

More information is available at: http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/

Posted: June 1, 2012
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