Now Seeking Applications for the Phil Ochs Research Travel Award Fellowship- Deadline Extended

Kate Blalack's picture
March 31, 2021
Oklahoma, United States
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, History Education, Human Rights

*Due to the COVID 19 pandemic we will be extending the project completion deadline. This fellowship is open to both traditonal and non-traditional researchers. 

The Woody Guthrie Archives is pleased to announce the third annual Phil Ochs Fellowship.

We welcome applications for this annual research opportunity, provided by a partnership between the Woody Guthrie Archives and A Still Small Voice, Inc., supports research related to the history of American folk music, specifically Phil Ochs and folk musicians from the 1940s–1970s, whose message was a positive social change within American and global politics.

The Phil Ochs Fellowship awards up to $5,000 for scholarly research at the extensive Woody Guthrie Center Archives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 


  • Researcher must demonstrate a thorough understanding of background materials by having consulted secondary source materials
  • Project must lead to the creation of an original scholarly publication or product (i.e. book, article, public work)
  • Project must be sufficiently extensive as to require a suggested minimum of two weeks of research in the archives
  • If in doubt the researcher should contact the archivist prior to sending in a proposal to ensure the project is feasible


Contact Info: 

Senior Archivist and Registrar, Kate Blalack, MLIS, CA, DAS