The Harry Middleton Fellowships in Presidential Studies

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Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Government and Public Service, Political History / Studies, Political Science

The Harry Middleton Fellowship in Presidential Studies

Lady Bird Johnson created the Harry Middleton fellowship to support scholarly work in Presidential studies and to honor Mr. Middleton’s contributions to the Presidential library system.  Harry Middleton was a speechwriter for President Johnson and served as Director of the LBJ Library from 1972 to 2002.

Fellowship recipients must conduct research at the LBJ Library and at least one other facility of the National Archives and Records Administration. Post-doctoral fellows may apply, but preference is given to doctoral students whose dissertation research highlights how history can illuminate current and future policy issues.

The LBJ Foundation generally awards two $5,000 fellowships annually.  A larger amount may be awarded when special circumstances, such as international travel, warrant it.
• Fall Term:  June 1 – December 31. Application deadline is March 15
• Spring Term:  January 1 – August 31. Application deadline is September 15

Contact Info: 

 Samantha Stone, deputy director, at or (512) 721-0263

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