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Calendar of Deadlines for Humanities Fellowships

PROGRAM DEADLINE PROGRAM SYNOPSIS
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellowships in the Humanities January 15
each year
for short-term fellowships
Short-term fellowships are generally restricted to post-doctoral scholars, PhD candidates, or holders of other terminal degrees from outside of the Chicago area who have a specific need for Newberry collections.
Newberry Library Long-Term Fellowships in the Humanities December 1
each year
Long-term fellowships are available to post-doctoral scholars for periods of four to 12 months. Applicants for post-doctoral awards must hold a PhD at the time of application (unless otherwise noted). These grants support individual research and promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the Newberry's scholarly activities, including a biweekly fellows' seminar.
Folger Shakespeare Library Research Fellowships March 1
each year
for short-term
Research fellowships providing access to the Library's collections. Short-term (1-3 months) and long-term (6-9 months) fellowships are available.
Folger Shakespeare Library Research Fellowships November 1
each year
for long-term
Research fellowships providing access to the Library's collections. Short-term (1-3 months) and long-term (6-9 months) fellowships are available.
American Antiquarian Society Long-Term Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship applications October 15
each year
Provides the recipient with time and resources to extend research and/or to revise the dissertation for publication. The Society welcomes applications from those who have advance book contracts, as well as those who have not yet made contact with a publisher. The twelve-month stipend for this fellowship is $35,000.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowships January 15
each year
For research on any topic supported by the collections. Stipends derive from the income on an endowment provided by the late Hall J. Peterson
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: Legacy Fellowship January 15
each year
For research on any topic supported by the collections,funded by the gifts of former fellows and research associates.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: Stephen Botein Fellowships January 15
each year
For research in the history of the book in American culture.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: Joyce Tracy Fellowship January 15
each year
For research on newspapers and magazines or for projects using these resources as primary documentation.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: AAS-Northeast Modern Language Association Fellowship January 15
each year
For research in literary history of America and the Atlantic World in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that can be supported by the collections of the American Antiquarian Society.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: AAS-American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship January 15
each year
For research on projects related to the American eighteenth century.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: American Historical Print Collectors Society Fellowship January 15
each year
For research on American prints of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries or for projects using prints as primary documentation.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: The Reese Fellowship January 15
each year
Supports research in American bibliography and projects in the history of the book in America.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: The "Drawn to Art" Fellowship January 15
each year
Supports research on American art, visual culture, or other projects that will make substantial use of graphic materials as primary sources.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: Jay and Deborah Last Fellowships January 15
each year
For research on American art, visual culture, or other projects that will make substantial use of graphic materials as primary sources.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: Barbara L. Packer Fellowship January 15
each year
Established by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society to honor the memory of Barbara Packer, is awarded to individuals engaged in scholarly research and writing related to the Transcendentalists in general, and most especially to Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, and Henry David Thoreau. It is open to both postdoctoral scholars and graduate students at work on doctoral dissertations.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: Linda F. & Julian L. Lapides Fellowship January 15
each year
Supports research on printed and manuscript material produced in America through 1865 for (or by) children and youth. The Lapides Fellowship will support projects examining the creative, artistic, cultural, technological, or commercial aspects of American juvenile literature and ephemera produced between the Puritan Era and the Civil War. It is open to both postdoctoral scholars and graduate students at work on doctoral dissertations.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: Justin G. Schiller Fellowship January 15
each year
Supports research by both doctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars from any disciplinary perspective on the production, distribution, literary content, or historical context of American children's books to 1876.
American Antiquarian Society Short-Term: Christoph Daniel Ebeling Fellowship January 21
each year
Jointly administered by the German Association for American Studies (DGfA) and AAS. Application for this short-term fellowship is made through the DGfA. The AAS-DGfA Fellowship is open to German citizens or permanent residents at the post-graduate or postdoctoral stages of their careers. The Fellow will be selected on the basis of the applicant's scholarly qualifications, the scholarly significance or importance of the project within the field of American studies in general and its German context, and the appropriateness of the proposed study to the Society's collections.
American Antiquarian Society: Fellowships for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers October 5
each year
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS), a national research library and learned society of American history and culture, is calling for applications for visiting fellowships for historical research by creative and performing artists, writers, film makers, journalists, and other persons whose goals are to produce imaginative, non-formulaic works dealing with pre-twentieth-century American history. Successful applicants are those whose work is for the general public rather than for academic or educational audiences. The Society's goal in sponsoring this program is to multiply and improve the ways in which an understanding of history is communicated to the American people.
National Endowment for the Humanities May 1, 2014 for projects beginning January 2015
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
American Academy in Rome Affiliated Fellowship April 1, 2014 for May/June 2015 Fellowship  


 

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