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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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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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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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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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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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