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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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National Humanities Center Fellowships

The National Humanities Center is pleased to announce its fellowship competition for 2013-14.

More information is available at: http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/fellowships/fellshipapinfo.htm

Posted: June 1, 2012
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Cromwell Fellowships for Research in U.S. Legal History

pplications are now open for fellowship awards funded by the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation to support research and writing in American legal history. Preference is given to scholars at the early stages of their careers, including advanced graduate students. Deadline is July 13, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.legalhistorian.org/awards.shtml

Posted: May 10, 2012
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National Archives Announces Legislative Archives Fellowship for 2012

The National Archives seeks applications for its 2012 Legislative Archives Fellowship to support work in United States history based on research in the records of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Applications for the 2012 fellowship will be accepted until midnight EDT May 16, 2012. Contact the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives for fellowship requirements and application instructions.

More information is available at: http://www.archives.gov/legislative/research/fellowship.html

Posted: May 7, 2012
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2013-2014 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 about twenty scholars each year to be in residence 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 have a Ph.D. at time of application.

More information is available at: http://www.sss.ias.edu/applications

Posted: March 26, 2012
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Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Internships

This summer the Library of Congress is again offering special ten-week paid internships to college students. For a stipend of $3,000, 2012 Junior Fellows Summer Interns will work full-time from May 29 through August 3, with library specialists and curators to inventory, describe, and explore collection holdings and to assist with digital-preservation outreach activities throughout the library. Applications will be accepted online only at http://usajobs.gov/, keyword: 308129000. Deadline is February 27.

More information is available at: http://www.loc.gov/hr/jrfellows/

Posted: February 7, 2012
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Ithaca College Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow

The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces a Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship for 2012-2013. The fellowship supports promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy in order to better prepare them for tenure track appointments within liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Posted: January 25, 2012
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Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Fellowship

Applications are now open for the residential fellowship with The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. Applications are encouraged from scholars and public intellectuals to study the fundamental origins and circumstances surrounding debt bondage, forced labor, human trafficking, and other forms of modern day slavery. Deadline is March 1, 2012

More information is available at: http://www.yale.edu/glc/info/trafficking.htm

Posted: January 25, 2012
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2012 Fellowships at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Situated at the center of the world’s largest museum complex, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) are a vital part of the Institution’s research, exhibition, and education enterprise. March 15, 2012 is the deadline for many SIL fellowships, resident scholar programs, and fellowships.

More information is available at: http://www.sil.si.edu/Galaxy.cfm?id=3.3

Posted: January 12, 2012
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