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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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Filson Historical Society Fellowships

The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky, invites applications for fellowships and internships to support research in The Filson’s collections. Applications must be received by February 15, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/fellowships.html

Posted: January 12, 2012
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2012 Advertising Educational Foundation Visiting Professor Program

The Advertising Educational Foundation invites applications for its Visiting Professor Program (VPP). The VPP is a two-week fellowship for professors of advertising, marketing, communications, and the liberal arts 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, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.aef.com

Posted: January 5, 2012
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Academic Opportunities in U.S. Naval History

The Naval History and Heritage Command, an agency of the United States Navy, provides various funding opportunities through its predoctoral fellowships, research grants, and scholarships for research and writing on aspects of U.S. naval history. The application deadline for all of these programs is March 30, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.history.navy.mil/prizes/prizes.htm

Posted: January 5, 2012
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Henning Graduate Fellowship in Labor Culture and History

The Fund for Labor Culture and History invites applications for its 2012 Henning Graduate Fellowship in Labor Culture and History. The Henning Fellowship encourages innovative study of the problems, identities, philosophies, and the expressive cultures of working people in the United States. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.laborculture.org/scholarship/henning.html

Posted: January 5, 2012
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Army Heritage Center Foundation Fellowship

The Army Heritage Center Foundation invites graduate students to apply for the 2012 Robert C. and Robert L. Ruth Fellowship. The successful candidate will receive a $1,500 stipend to facilitate a three-week research program in the archives of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.

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

Posted: December 2, 2011
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Lemelson Center Fellowships

The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center is soliciting applications for its 2012-2013 Fellowship Program, supporting the study of invention and innovation in American society. Fellowships are awarded for a maximum of ten weeks and carry a prorated stipend. For more information, please contact the fellowship coordinator, Dr. Eric S. Hintz, via e-mail (hintze@si.edu) or telephone (202-633-3734). The deadline for applications is January 15, 2012.

More information is available at: http://invention.smithsonian.org/fellowships

Posted: December 2, 2011
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Mary Baker Eddy Library Summer 2012 Fellowships

Applications are now available for summer 2012 research fellowships at the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston. Open to academic scholars, independent researchers, and graduate students, fellowships support research at the library using the papers of Mary Baker Eddy and records documenting the history of Christian Science, women?s history, spirituality and health, religious studies, and nineteenth-century history.

More information is available at: http://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/research/visit/fellowships

Posted: November 9, 2011
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2012-2013 Fellowships at the Winterthur

The Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library announces its Research Fellowship Program for 2012-13. The 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, and many other areas of social and cultural history. Fellowship applications are due January 15, 2012.

More information is available at: http://winterthur.org/research/fellowship.asp

Posted: November 9, 2011
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United States Naval Academy Fellowship

The United States Naval Academy Department of History invites applications for the Class of 1957 Fellowship in naval or Marine Corps history for the 2012-13 academic year. Applications will be considered for any period or aspect of naval or Marine Corps history. The successful applicant will be a recipient of the Ph.D. within the past five years or an ABD researching the dissertation. To apply, send a cover letter, c.v., writing sample, transcript, and three letters of recommendation to Professor Robert Love (mailto:love@usna.edu). Deadline for applications is March 1, 2012.

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Posted: November 9, 2011
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Fellowships at Harvard’s Charles Warren Center

Harvard’s Charles Warren Center invites applications from scholars of U.S. cultural history, social history, performance studies, historical sociology and anthropology, and related fields to explore everyday life in the United States. Fellows will present their work in a seminar led by Robin Bernstein (African and African American Studies and Studies in Women, Gender, and Sexuality) and Lizabeth Cohen (History). Applicants may not be degree candidates and should have a Ph.D. or equivalent. Application deadline is January 13, 2012.

More information is available at: http://warrencenter.fas.harvard.edu/fsprogramfuture12-13.html

Posted: October 5, 2011
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Post-Dissertation Fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society

Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are invited to apply for the 2012-2013 Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship, a year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society. The purpose of the post-dissertation fellowship is to provide the recipient with time and resources to extend research and/or to revise the dissertation for publication. Information about the fellowship, along with application materials, is available on the AAS website.

More information is available at: http://www.americanantiquarian.org/post-diss.htm

Posted: October 5, 2011
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Filson Historical Society Fellowships and Internships

The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky, invites applications for fellowships to support research in The Filson’s collections, and internships. Applications must be received by October 17, 2011. Detailed information about fellowships, internships, and application procedures can be found online.

More information is available at: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/fellowships.html

Posted: September 14, 2011
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2012-2013 Research Fellowships at the Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin annually awards over fifty fellowships to support projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. Fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities. Application deadline is February 1, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/fellowships.html

Posted: September 14, 2011
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2012 Woodrow Wilson International Center Fellowships

The Wilson Center invites scholars, practitioners, journalists, and public intellectuals to take part in its fellowship program. Fellows are in residence for the entire U.S. academic year, and are limited to the postdoctoral level. Scholarly development beyond the Ph.D. dissertation is expected.

More information is available at: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/fellowshipapplication

Posted: September 14, 2011
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2012-2013 Omohundro Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral research fellowship in any area of early American studies, to begin July 1, 2012. The award carries a year’s support to revise the applicant’s first book manuscript and the Institute’s commitment to publish the resulting study. For more information contact: Omohundro Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, OIEAHC, P.O. Box 8781, Williamsburg VA 23187-8781, e-mail: ieahc1@wm.edu. Applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2011.

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Posted: September 14, 2011
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2012-2014 Omohundro Institute/NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in any area of early American studies, to begin July 1, 2012. A principal criterion for selection is that the candidate’s dissertation or manuscript have significant potential as a distinguished, book-length contribution to scholarship. In addition to a beginning stipend of $50,400, the fellowship provides office, research, and computer facilities as well as some travel funds for conferences and research. For more information contact: Omohundro Institute/NEH Fellowship, P.O. Box 8781, Williamsburg VA 23187-8781, e-mail: ieahc1@wm.edu. Applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2011.

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Posted: September 14, 2011
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Fellowships at the Davis Center for Historical Studies

During the academic years 2012 and 2013, the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies at Princeton University will focus on belief and unbelief and how they have interacted in history. The Center will offer a limited number of research fellowships for one or two semesters, running from September to January, and from February to June.

More information is available at: http://www.princeton.edu/dav

Posted: August 5, 2011
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Research Center for Urban Cultural History Fellowships

The Research Center for Urban Cultural History at the University of Massachusetts Boston is offering a short-term visiting fellowship for Spring 2012. The visiting fellow will pursue a research project pertaining to urban cultural history; the project must be interdisciplinary, and be focused on the cultural history of cities, urban life, urban networks, urban materials or urban experience.

More information is available at: http://www.rcuch.umb.edu

Posted: May 10, 2011
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2011 Fulbright Scholar Program

Institutions are now invited to apply to the Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence Program. The program brings scholars from abroad to teach at U.S. colleges and universities, which can help internationalize curricula and campuses. The deadline is October 17, 2011. The competition for the 2012-2013 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Core Program is also underway.

More information is available at: http://www.cies.org/sir/

Posted: April 8, 2011
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