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Library Company of Philadelphia 2018-19 Short-term and Dissertation Fellowships.

The Library Company of Philadelphia invites applications for short-term, dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships for 2018-2019. The fellowships support on-site research on topics related to the collections of the Library Company and other local archives as noted below. 

The Library Company of Philadelphia and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania will jointly award approximately 25 short-term (usually one-month) fellowships for research in either or both collections, with a stipend of $2,000, for residencies between September 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. 

Approaching Deadline (2/2/18): Friends of the APS Predoctoral Fellowship in Early American History (up to 1840), American Philosophical Society

The 12-month fellowship is intended for advanced Ph.D. students working toward the completion of the dissertation. The caliber of the project, and evidence that the project will be completed in a timely manner, are the two most important criteria for selection. The selection committee will also take into consideration the need to be at the APS Library and other research institutions in the Philadelphia area. Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals.

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Research Grants, 2018-2019

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium

Application deadline: February 1, 2018.

The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC), a collaboration of twenty-five major cultural agencies, will offer at least twenty awards in 2018-2019. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a total of eight or more weeks of research at three or more participating institutions between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. Graduate students, faculty, and independent researchers are welcome to apply.

Kentucky Historical Society Research Fellowship Program Spring 2018 Applications

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking applications for the KHS research fellowship program for the spring 2018 cycle. The program provides funding for senior and emerging scholars, including doctoral students, whose research requires the use of KHS collections and research resources – visit https://history.ky.gov/resources/catalogs-research-tools/ for more information on collections.

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