The purpose of the Margaret W. Moore and John M. Moore Research Fellowship is to provide a stipend to promote research during the academic year or summer months using the resources of the Friends Historical Library and/or the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. See below to read about the past Moore Fellows. Strong preference will be given to projects utilizing resources only available at Swarthmore.
Fellowship for 2017-[note new application due date for 2017]
The amount of the stipend will be announced. Those eligible to apply include Swarthmore College students and faculty, as well as faculty, graduate students, or scholars from outside the Swarthmore College community. Moore fellows will be asked to give a lecture at Swarthmore College subsequent to and based upon their research at a date agreed upon by the Moore Fellowship Committee and the Moore fellow.
Applications should include the following:
1. A description of your project and its importance to the filed. This must include specific references to the reroucred to be consulted at Friends Historical Library and/or the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Applicants who have not previously used either collection may wish to consult with Wendy Chmielewski (SCPC) email@example.com and/or Christopher Densmore (FHL) firstname.lastname@example.org about library resources. The project description should state the anticipated publication or dissemination of research results. Applicants working on projects utilizing resources available on microfilm or in digital format should state why they would need to see the original material or view the analog formats on site.
2. A current vitae or resume.
3. If applicant’s background does not include published work, include a writing sample.
4. Names and current mailing and email addresses of three references who are familiar with both the field in which the applicant proposes to work, and with the applicant’s work. Please inform your references that they could be contacted.
Applications should be sent to:
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399