FUNDING: Philip Lee Phillips Map Society Fellowship Competition is Open (Library of Congress, Washington D.C.) (Deadline: April 1, 2022)

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The competition for the 2022 Philip Lee Phillips Fellowship is officially open, with applications now submittable through the John W. Kluge Center's Phillips Society Fellowship portal at:

https://www.loc.gov/programs/john-w-kluge-center/chairs-fellowships/fellowships/philip-lee-phillips/ 

The Philip Lee Phillips Map Society Fellowship has been established to promote scholarly study of the collections of the Geography and Map Division of the Library of the Congress. The fellowship is funded by the Society’s generous donors, who have strong interest in the history of cartography, geography, and maps generally. The fellowship grants two qualified scholars, working either in the history of cartography, or the application geospatial data, in either the digital humanities or Geographic Information Science, a residency of eight weeks, for the purpose of research in the history of cartography, GIS, digital humanities or a related field. The fellowship requires the investigation and utilization of materials from the collections of the Geography and Map Division. 

The amount of the fellowship is $11,500 for 8 weeks, with the possibility of an additional $2,000 as an honorarium for a lecture and publication.

For more information and eligibility requirements see the link above.  Completed applications will be submitted through the online portal by April 1, 2022.

 

Mary Pedley