Application deadline extended to FEBRUARY 1, 2023
Short-term, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowships support on-site research in the collections of the Library Company and/or the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to the history of the United States and the Atlantic world, including (but not limited to) economic and political history, African American history, visual studies, the history of health and medicine, women’s history, material culture, literature, publishing history, and any other area of collection strength. Of special interest are fellowships in the Programs in Early American Economy and Society, African American History, and Visual Culture.
The Library Company offers the following long-term dissertation fellowships, each with a stipend of $25,000 for the academic year (September 1, 2023, to May 31, 2024) or $12,500 for the fall or spring semester.
- The Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) Dissertation Fellowship
- The Program in African American History (PAAH) Mellon Dissertation Fellowship
- The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, which supports research on any subject relevant to the Library Company’s collections
The Library Company offers numerous short-term fellowships, many awarded jointly with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. They support a month of research in residence between June 1, 2023, and May 31, 2024, with a stipend of $2,500. Both academic and independent researchers are welcome to apply. Submit a single application to be considered for all relevant short-term opportunities.
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
The Program in African American History (PAAH) Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000 for the academic year (September 1, 2023, to May 31, 2024) or $25,000 for the fall or spring semester. Both senior scholars and early-career scholars are welcome to apply.
Christine Nelson, Fellowships Manager