Short-term Fellowships to support scholarly use of the Library's research collections in African American history and culture
Subject Specific Fellowships
This fellowship supports researchers exploring the Rose Library's holdings of rare manuscripts, ephemeral, photographic, and print materials produced by and for African Americans.
This fellowship supports researchers working in the Camille Billops and James V. Hatch Archives. Past fellowship recipients include post-graduate students, authors, professors, and scholars researching areas of African American art and art history, including the visual arts, theater, film, and literature.
This fellowship supports research in Rose Library's LGBTQ related papers and archives that document the history, culture, politics, and public health initiatives.
This fellowship is for research in Black Panther Party (BPP) related collections provides funding for researchers to explore the Rose Library's holdings related to the organization's founding in 1966, and the impact it had on American race relations, especially the social, economic, and political status of African Americans.
This fellowship supports residencies of 2-4 weeks to undertake research in the Alice Walker papers and related archives.
Two fellowships supported by The Marcus Garvey Foundation, Inc.
In honor of the late Richard A. Long (1927-2013), who was a professor of English and African American Studies at Atlanta University and Emory University, the Rose Library offers 2-3 short-term research fellowships annually to graduate students and faculty from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).
The Benny Andrews Award provides funding for researchers exploring the collection of visual artist, teacher, activist, critic, and writer Benny Andrews. The Rose Library holdings include correspondence, manuscript materials, photographs, negatives, exhibit files, journals, printed materials including books and art catalogs. Materials related to Andrews’s exploration of the social, political, and cultural development of the United States and the experiences of the marginalized and oppressed are readily accessible. The Rose Library holdings also include audio-visual materials, artwork, and other Andrews family-related correspondence and papers.
The Donald C. Locke Award provides funding for researchers exploring the collection of visual artist, teacher, critic, poet, and writer Donald C. Locke. The Rose Library holdings include correspondence, manuscript materials, photographs, negatives, and printed materials including books and art catalogs. Materials related to Locke’s exploration of African diasporic themes and ideas are readily accessible. The Rose Library holdings also include born digital content.
Pellom McDaniels III, Ph.D.
Curator of African American Collections