CFA: Library Company of Philadelphia 2023 – 2024 Research Fellowships

Application deadline: January 15, 2023
Short-term, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowships support on-site research in the collections of the Library Company and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to the history of the United States and the Atlantic world. Fellows may pursue projects in a variety of fields and disciplines, including (but not limited to) African American history, economic history, visual culture, the history of health and medicine, women’s history, material culture, literature, publishing history, and book history.

DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS
The Library Company offers the following long-term dissertation fellowships, each with a stipend of $25,000 for the academic year (September 1, 2023, to May 31, 2024) or $12,500 for the fall or spring semester.

  • The Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) Dissertation Fellowship
  • The Program in African American History (PAAH) Mellon Dissertation Fellowship
  • The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, which supports research on any subject relevant to the Library Company’s collections

SHORT-TERM FELLOWSHIPS
The Library Company offers many short-term fellowships, some awarded jointly with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. They support a month of research in residence between June 1, 2023, and May 31, 2024, with a stipend of $2,500. Both academic and independent researchers are welcome to apply. Submit a single application to be considered for all relevant short-term opportunities. Visit our website for a full list of short-term fellowships offered.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
The Library Company of Philadelphia’s Program in African American History (PAAH) Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000 for the academic year (September 1, 2023, to May 31, 2024) or $25,000 for the fall or spring semester. Both senior scholars and early-career scholars are welcome to apply.

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Posted: December 21, 2022
Tagged: Fellowships