Yale University - Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC) - Fellowships
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University invites applications for its 2018-2019 Fellowship Program. The Center seeks to promote a better understanding of all aspects of the institution of slavery from the earliest times to the present. We especially welcome proposals that will utilize the special collections of the Yale University Libraries or other research collections of the New England area, and explicitly engage issues of slavery, resistance, abolition, and their legacies. Scholars from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
University of Virginia Library - Harrison Institute - William A. Elwood Fellowship in Civil Rights and African-American Studies
The Harrison Institute offers three highly competitive fellowship programs: the Lillian Gary Taylor Fellowship in American Literature, the William A. Elwood Fellowship in Civil Rights and African-American Studies, and the Mary Lacey Long Wolfe Fellowship in Rare Materials. The Mary and David Harrison Institute is dedicated to enhancing knowledge and understanding of American history, literature, and culture from its earliest beginnings to the current day, especially through the use of original sources.
Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) - Mellon Scholars Program at the Program in African American History
The Mellon Scholars Fellowship Program aims to promote research in the collections of the Library Company and to enhance the production of scholarly work in African American history of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Fellows are expected to conduct the majority of their research in the Library Company’s collections but may also use the collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Fellows must be in residence for the entire term of the award.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) - Balch Institute Fellowships
Prior to its merger with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, The Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies maintained an active fellowship program. This legacy of support for scholarship in ethnic and immigrant studies has been continued at HSP with the Balch Institute Fellowships. Each year, two or three fellows are awarded a stipend to support one month of residency in Philadelphia to enable them to research on topics related to the ethnic and immigrant experience in the United States and/or American cultural, social, political, or economic history post-1875. Past Balch fellows have done research on immigrant children, Italian American fascism, German Americans in the Civil War, Pan-Americanism, African American women's political activism, and much more.
Library of Congress (LOC) - John W. Kluge Center - David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality
The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship in the field of health and spirituality. The fellowship is designed to continue Dr. Larson's legacy of promoting meaningful, scholarly study of these two important and increasingly interrelated fields. It seeks to encourage the pursuit of scholarly excellence in the scientific study of the relation of religiousness and spirituality to physical, mental, and social health.
Boston Athenaeum - American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship
This fellowship is offered in conjunction with the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies to use the Boston Athenæum's holdings relevant to the 18th century.
Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) - ICWA Fellowships
An Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) Fellowship represents a generous investment in the future of a Fellow. The ultimate aim of the ICWA Fellowship program is to cultivate deep expertise in foreign countries and cultures. The ICWA achieves this by supporting a Fellow over a two year period, during which she or he carries out an immersive program of self-designed, independent study abroad.
Vatican Film Library - Saint Louis University - Mellon Fellowship
Research fellowships are available for periods between two and eight weeks in length for projects utilizing the collections of the Vatican Film Library. Applications must demonstrate need to consult the manuscript resources of the library. Topics may include history, philosophy, theology, literature, art, science, etc., in addition to paleography, codicology, illumination, text editing, library history, and other subjects. Fellowships are open (regardless of nationality) to post-doctoral scholars and to doctoral candidates formally admitted to a PhD program working on their dissertations.
International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) - Fellowships
The position of International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) affiliated fellow is intended for outstanding researchers from around the world, to work on an important aspect of Asian studies research in the social sciences and humanities. Interdisciplinary interests are encouraged. The IIAS also welcome researchers who would like to work on a collaborative grant proposal or develop their PhD thesis into a book publication.
Cornell University - Dean's Fellowship in the History of Home Economics
The College of Human Ecology at Cornell University is accepting applications for the 2018 Dean's Fellowship in the History of Home Economics. We invite faculty members, research scholars, and advanced graduate students (must be eligible to work in the United States) with demonstrated background and experience in historical studies to apply for this post-graduate opportunity. The fellowship provides a summer or sabbatical residency of approximately six 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.