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 Texas at Austin - Institute for Historical Studies - Fellowships
The Institute for Historical Studies (IHS) expects to appoint resident fellows for 2018-19 whose work engages with the year's theme of Genealogies of Freedom. Fellowships are available for all ranks. They are not restricted to historians, but projects must have significant historical content. Fellows must be resident in Austin during the term of their appointment and are expected to participate actively and regularly in the institute's programming. Each fellow will present a pre-circulated paper at the institute's workshops. Fellows may also be invited to participate in other programming at The University of Texas at Austin.
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.
Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society - Fellowship Program
The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) invites applications for its 2018–19 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The RCC’s fellowship program is designed to bring together excellent scholars who are working in environmental history and related disciplines. The center will award fellowships to scholars from a variety of countries and disciplines. Applicants’ research and writing should pertain to the central theme of the RCC—transformations in environment and society. Research at the RCC is concerned with questions of the interrelationship between environmental and social changes, and in particular the reasons—social, political, cultural, and environmental factors—for these transformations.
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.
New America Fellows Program
New America’s Fellows Program invests in thinkers—academics, journalists, independent scholars, and public policy analysts—who offer inventive perspectives on the major challenges facing our society. Fellows advance ideas through research, reporting, analysis, and storytelling. We look for projects that are original and ambitious, with viable plans for their implementation. There is no set template for a successful fellowship project. Some projects focus on furthering a new public policy idea through either a domestic or international lens, while others illuminate longstanding dilemmas of American life from new angles.
Boston University - West African Research Association - Pre-doctoral Fellowships
In the interest of enhancing transatlantic exchange and collaboration, the West African Research Association, with funding from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US State Department, WARA holds an annual competition for Pre-doctoral fellowships. The WARA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, for 2 to 3 month’s research in West Africa during the summer of 2017, is for the purpose of 1) preparing a doctoral research proposal; or 2) carrying out research related to the completion of another terminal degree program (e.g., MFA or MPH).
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.
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.