Research Fellowships, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan

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Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 15, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Ethnic History / Studies, Military History

The William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan offers research fellowships in the following categories for the calendar year 2017:

Jacob M. Price Fellowships offer support for short-term research at the Clements Library by graduate students and junior faculty on any topic of American history that is supported by the collections. Grants are for $1,000 and require a minimum visit of one week. There is no maximum length of stay. Applications must be received by January 15, 2017 for research to be undertaken in that calendar year.

Howard H. Peckham Fellowship on Revolutionary America, established in honor of the Library's second Director, supports research on American history between 1764 and 1783. The fellowship provides $10,000 for a project involving a residence of two months or more at the Library. There is no maximum length of stay. This is a post-doctoral fellowship requiring a completed Ph.D. or equivalent qualifications at time of application. Applications must be received by January 15, 2017 for residence in that calendar year.

Earhart Fellowships on American History offer $10,000 for scholarly research on any aspect of American history prior to 1901. Successful applicants are expected to spend a minimum of two months at the Clements. There is no maximum length of stay. This is a post-doctoral fellowship that requires a completed Ph.D. or equivalent qualifications at the time of application. Applications must be received by January 15, 2017 for residence in that calendar year.

Reese Fellowship in the Print Culture of the Americas, funded by the William Reese Company, encourages research in the history of the book and other print formats, bibliography, and other aspects of print culture in America, including publishing and marketing, from the sixteenth century to 1900. Projects may investigate any printed genre (e.g. books, prints, newspapers, magazines, pamphlets, published photographs, broadsides, maps, etc.). Support for work in manuscript collections will be limited to projects related to printed materials (e.g. annotations in books, publishers' business archives, etc.). The Reese Fellowship provides $5,000 to support one month of in-residence study in the Clements Library collections. This is a post-doctoral fellowship requiring a completed Ph.D. or equivalent qualifications at time of application. Applications must be received by January 15, 2017 for research to be undertaken in that calendar year.

Contact Info: 
Research Fellowships
c/o Jayne Ptolemy
Clements Library
University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
48109-1190
734-764-2347