Brown University - John Carter Brown Library - Short-Term Fellowships
The John Carter Brown Library will award approximately forty residential research fellowships for the year July 1, 2018–June 30, 2019. Sponsorship of research at the John Carter Brown Library is reserved exclusively for scholars whose work is centered on the colonial history of the Americas, North and South, including all aspects of the European, African, and Native American engagement.
University of Oklahoma - Carl Albert Center - Visiting Scholars Program
The Carl Albert Center accepts applications on a rolling basis for its Visiting Scholars Research Grant Program. The grant provides funding for on-site research in the Congressional Collections to support the creation of monographs, journal articles, books, theses, and dissertations. Primary emphasis is placed on research proposals centered on the U.S. Congress and its members, but given the wide-ranging subject matter of the archival holdings at the Center, other topics will be considered.
University of Michigan - Clements Library Research Fellowships
The Clements Library research fellowships exist to help scholars gain access to the Library’s rich array of primary sources on early American history. On almost any aspect of the American experience from 1492 through 1900, the Clements holdings—books, manuscripts, pamphlets, maps, prints and views, newspapers, photographs, ephemera—are among the best in the world. Since the Library’s opening in 1923, historians have published more than 600 noteworthy books based on the Clements collections.
New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) - The Humanities Institute - Fellowship Program
The Humanities Institute, a research division within the LuEsther T. Mertz Library at the New York Botanical Garden, is pleased to offer a full-time, residential Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for 2018 for current PhD students or recent post-doctoral researchers. Candidates are invited to submit a proposal for independent research in the environmental humanities.
American Philosophical Society (APS) - Short-Term Resident Research Fellowship
The American Philosophical Society (APS) Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. The APS is a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture.
Institute of International Education - Boren Fellowships
Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Center for Seventeenth- & Eighteenth-Century Studies - Kanner Fellowship in British Studies
This three-month fellowship, established through the generosity of Penny Kanner, supports research at the Clark Library in any area pertaining to British history and culture. The Center provides a forum for the discussion of central issues in the field of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century studies. It organizes academic programs, bringing together scholars from the region, the nation, and the world, with the goal of encouraging research from as early as the time of Lope de Vega and William Shakespeare to the defeat of Napoléon and the death of Lord Byron.
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture (CHPDC) - James P. Danky Fellowship
The Danky Fellowship provides funds for one individual planning a trip to carry out research using the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Preference will be given to proposals undertaking research in print culture history and to research likely to lead to publication.
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library - Short-Term Research Fellowships
Applicants need not apply for a specific named fellowship, but Winterthur does designate certain awards: the Faith Andrews Fellowships for the study of Shaker life and material culture; the Robert Lee Gill Fellowships for research on American decorative arts, painting, architecture, or historic preservation; and the Cheryl A. Robertson Fellowships for the study of domestic life, late 19th- and early 20th-century design and material culture.
Princeton University - Princeton University Library Research Grants
Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the research collections. These Library Research Grants are meant to help defray expenses incurred in traveling to and residing in Princeton during the tenure of the grant. The length of the grant will depend on the applicant’s research proposal, but is ordinarily up to one month.