University of Oklahoma Western History Collections Fellowships for Visiting Scholars

Bridget Burke Announcement
Oklahoma, United States
Subject Fields
Environmental History / Studies, Archival Science, Native American History / Studies, Public History, American History / Studies

The University of Oklahoma Libraries Western History Collections (WHC) invites applications from established and emerging scholars for two newly-endowed research fellowships. The fellowships support research residencies in the Western History Collections and are designed to connect researchers to the rich archival, print and visual resources. 

DEADLINE:  January 15, 2019 APPLY ONLINE:

The Masterson Fellowship, endowed by Conrad and Ellen Masterson of Cee Vee, Texas, provides opportunities for visiting scholars to conduct research in the Western History Collections for one to three months. The fellowship is open to advanced graduate students, faculty, or independent scholars engaged in an original research project of significant scholarly merit that will benefit directly from the utilization of materials in the Western History Collections. Several awards of one to three months will be made, and priority consideration for at least one fellowship line will be given to research on range management history, the impact of cattle ranching in the American West, or related topics. The stipend for the Masterson Fellowship is $2,500 per month.  Deadline for applications: January 15, 2019 for consideration for summer 2019 fellowships.

Contact Information

Bridget Burke

Associate Dean for Special Collections

University of Oklahoma Libraries

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