William E. Foley Research Fellowship

The Missouri State Archives and the Friends of the Missouri State Archives are pleased to announce the 2021 William E. Foley Research Fellowship. Offered to support the use of the state’s public records in scholarly research, the fellowship comes with $1,500 award intended to defray expenses incurred when visiting the Missouri State Archives and/or its St. Louis branch. Any research project utilizing the holdings of the Missouri State Archives to further knowledge of state or national history is eligible for funding.

Application for the 2021 William E. Foley Research Fellowship Please submit the application along with a research proposal (1,000 words or less), curriculum vitae and list of three professional references. These materials may be sent to brian.rogers@sos.mo.gov or mailed to the address below. Applications will not be accepted after Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Missouri State Archives
Attn: Brian Rogers
PO Box 1747
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Selection of the 2021 fellow will be based on the soundness of the proposal, its relation to the holdings of the Missouri State Archives as demonstrated by specific collection citations, the potential of the research to impact the academic community and the qualifications of the applicant. Proposals making use of materials only available onsite at the Missouri State Archives or its St. Louis branch have preference over those using records available online. Notification of the award will occur by April 30, 2021.

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Posted: March 30, 2021
Tagged: Fellowships