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.
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.
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.
Boston Athenaeum - Mary Catherine Mooney Fellowship
The Boston Athenæum offers this short-term fellowship to support the use of Athenæum collections for research, publication, curriculum and program development, or other creative projects. The collections comprise over half a million volumes, with particular strengths in Boston history, New England state and local history, biography, English and American literature, and the fine and decorative arts.
Boston Athenaeum - American Congregational Association-Boston Athenaeum Fellowship
This fellowship is for research into American religious history involving the collections of the Boston Athenæum and the Congregational Library.
University of Pittsburgh - Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences - Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences’ Postdoctoral Fellowship program focuses on the purpose of enhancing diversity among the School’s research and instructional ranks, and among faculty in the nation’s educational landscape. Diversity of experience, composition, and intellectual fields increases creativity, innovation, and the exchange of ideas and ultimately advances the academic mission of the University. The Dietrich School offers three Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities and two in the social sciences (in the Department of Sociology and the Department of History) for two years, starting in August 2018.
Charles Koch Foundation - Grants
The Charles Koch Foundation supports research that spurs social progress, well-being, and long-term prosperity. Although we invite proposals for a select number of issues, we encourage proposals for any research that shares the goals and vision of the Charles Koch Foundation.
American Historical Association - J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History
The J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History is offered annually by the Library of Congress and the American Historical Association to support significant scholarly research in the collections of the Library of Congress by scholars at an early stage in their careers in history.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) Foundation - Harry Middleton Fellowship in Presidential Studies
Lady Bird Johnson created the Harry Middleton fellowship to support scholarly work in Presidential studies and to honor Mr. Middleton’s contributions to the Presidential library system. Fellowship recipients must conduct research at the LBJ Library and at least one other facility of the National Archives and Records Administration.