Dianne Woest Fellowship at The Historic New Orleans Collection

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Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
September 30, 2017 to November 15, 2017
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Humanities

The Dianne Woest Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities supports scholarly research on the history and culture of Louisiana and the Gulf South. While THNOC resources should play a central role in the proposed research agenda, fellows are also encouraged to explore other research facilities in the Greater New Orleans area.

The Woest Fellowship is open to doctoral candidates, academic and museum professionals, and independent scholars. US citizenship is not required, but applicants should be fluent in English. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or any other protected status.

Stipend: The fellowship includes a stipend of $4,000. Fellows may select their period(s) of residence, but all research must commence and conclude during the specified fellowship term (April 1, 2018–March 31, 2019).

Deadline: Applications for the 2018/19 Woest Fellowship are due November 15, 2017. Recipients will be announced February 1, 2018.

To Apply: Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with THNOC’s resources by visiting the Research page and browsing our holdings via our online public access catalog. Fellowship applications may be downloaded from the website. For more information, consult our FAQ, or email Jason Wiese.

The Historic New Orleans Collection gratefully acknowledges the generosity of Dianne Audrey Woest (1935–2003), a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University, former president of the New Orleans Council for International Visitors, and true friend of the arts. Through a planned giving arrangement, Woest designated The Collection as a beneficiary of her estate.

Contact Info: 

Jason Wiese, Associate Director, Williams Research Center of The Historic New Orleans Collection

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