Upcoming Deadline: 2020-2021 Friends of the APS Predoctoral Fellowship in Early American History (to 1840) at the American Philosophical Society Library & Museum

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A reminder that the deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 Friends of the APS Predoctoral Fellowship in Early American History (to 1840) at the American Philosophical Society Library & Museum in Philadelphia is Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

This 12-month fellowship is intended for advanced Ph.D. students working toward the completion of the dissertation.

  • Applicants will receive a stipend of $25,000 to support twelve months of work on topics pertaining to early American history (to 1840).
  • The successful applicant will receive an appointment as a Research Associate at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, which will provide library and computer privileges at the University of Pennsylvania to those who agree to participate regularly in the McNeil Center’s seminars and other programming (www.mceas.org).

To apply, please submit materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/69501.

 

Contact regarding the Fellowship program and the American Philosophical Society Library & Museum may be directed to Adrianna Link, Ph.D., Head of Scholarly Programs, at alink@amphilsoc.org or by phone at 215-440-3415. 

Applicants: Please use Interfolio's help desk for any issues pertaining to the online application process.

 

About the APS Library & Museum

The APS Library & Museum’s collections make it among the premier institutions for documenting and exhibiting the history of the American Revolution and founding, the history of science from Newton to NASA, Native American and Indigenous languages and culture, and the development of American anthropology. The Library & Museum houses over 13 million manuscripts; 350,000 volumes of printed materials and bound periodicals; 250,000 images, fine art, and other objects; thousands of maps and prints; and more than 3,500 hours of audio recordings.

Comprehensive, searchable guides and finding aids to our collections are available online at www.amphilsoc.org/library and http://amphilsoc.pastperfectonline.com/.