Fellowship Opportunities: Smithsonian Libraries

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Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Humanities, Intellectual History, American History / Studies

The Smithsonian Libraries has just opened applications for our two Special Collections fellowship programs: the Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program and the Baird Society Resident Scholar Program. Deadlines for both are January 15, 2020.


The Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program awards stipends of $3,500.00 per month for up to six months for individuals working on a topic relating to the history of science and technology who can make substantial use of the Dibner Library’s Special Collections. Doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars are welcome to apply. For more info about the Dibner Fellowship: https://library.si.edu/about/internships-and-fellowships/fellowships/dibner-library-resident-scholar-program


The Baird Society Resident Scholar Program, funded by the many annual donors to the Smithsonian Libraries, was established to support the study of some of the Smithsonian Libraries’ most unique and valuable holdings: our rare books and Special Collections. Stipends of $3,500 per month for up to six months are available for individuals working on a topic relating to these collections. These collections are located in in Washington, DC and New York City. For more info about the Baird Fellowship: https://library.si.edu/about/internships-and-fellowships/fellowships/baird-society-resident-scholar-program


Please contact me (Allie Alvis) or Lilla Vekerdy (VekerdyL@si.edu) with any additional questions, and please feel free to forward this announcement to interested parties.


Looking forward to reading your applications!


All the best,


Alexandra (Allie) Alvis

Reference Librarian, Special Collections

AlvisA@si.edu | 202-633-1177



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