Open to senior scholars with distinguished records of publication who are at work on, or anticipate being at work on, books in aerospace history. Tenure is typically for an academic year (September through August).
Applications are welcome from scholars who bring to research and teaching the theoretical, methodological, creative, and/or technical practice of digital technologies. We welcome applications from scholars who engage with emerging digital cultures from a humanities perspective. The Fellow must be prepared to teach courses that reflect expertise in the digital humanities as well as in another substantive field.
The Fellowship is for three months and is for research in ‘Contemporary History’ – which covers a broad field including political activism, journalism, historiography, historical anthropology and research addressing cultural, social and economic change in South Asia in recent decades. The CWIT Fellow has a private office in the Institute, with all the usual research facilities, and is a member of IASH’s lively research community. S/He is expected to play a full part in the activities of the Institute, as well as working closely with colleagues in the Centre for South Asian Studies, and to give one seminar at IASH and one at the Centre on his/her current research work during their tenure.
This fellowship is designed to help bridge the gap between the ways objects are studied by conservators and the ways they are approached by academics in the human sciences. These fellowships are available to individuals with a PhD or equivalent professional experience, and each of the appointed humanities-trained fellows will join a conservation team at a New York-area museum and work together on a joint project. The participating institutions are The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The American Museum of Natural History, Anthropology Division, and The Museum of Modern Art.
Research on American art, visual culture and other projects. Must make substantial use of the graphic materials as primary sources.
Fellowship topics vary from year to year.
Participants are in residence at Getty's Research Institute, where they pursue research to expand their dissertation for publication. Fellows make use of the Getty's collection, join in a weekly meeting devoted to the annual theme, and participate in intellectual life at Getty's.
The ECA also funds the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence Program for senior scholars, which was established to promote collegiality at the Center. The ECA also funds the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence Program for senior scholars, which was established to promote collegiality at the Center. Post-doctoral scholars are invited to indicate their interest in serving as the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence on the fellowship application.
The Institute of Advanced Study is Durham University’s leading interdisciplinary research institute. Its major aim is to foster transformational exchanges of ideas and to enable creative collaborations across the entire disciplinary spectrum. The Institute seeks to catalyze new thinking on major annual themes by bringing together leading international academics as well as writers, artists and practitioners. Fellows will engage and forge strong links with at least one department at Durham, and be given the opportunity to deliver papers at events organized to coincide with the annual theme.
The Museum's archival collection contains photographs, motion picture film, a major collection of technical manuals and engineering drawings, and other documentary materials. Candidates are encouraged to pursue programs of research and writing that support publication of works that are scholarly in tone. The department emphasizes both U.S. and international aspects of aviation history.
Intended for the analysis of major trends, developments, and accomplishments in the history of aviation or space studies. Open to interested candidates with demonstrated skills in research and writing. Excellent archival and library staff and facilities are available.
The Boston Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine will offer annual fellowships to support research in the history of medicine. The mission of the Boston Medical Library (BML) is “to be a Library for the dissemination of medical knowledge, the promotion of medical education and scholarship, and the preservation and celebration of medical history, and thereby to advance the quality of health and healthcare of the people.” The Countway Library serves Harvard’s academic needs and the constituency of the BML which includes the other three medical schools in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Medical Society, and practicing physicians.
The awards support original research at CJH in the humanities, including but not limited to Jewish studies, Russian and East European studies, American studies and Germanic studies, as well as musicology, linguistics, anthropology, sociology and history. Fellows are expected to conduct original research at the Center, deliver at least one lecture based on the research conducted, and actively participate in the scholarly community at the Center. The fellow must acknowledge the Center and NEH in all publications resulting from research completed during the fellowship, and submit a report upon completion of the fellowship describing the experience.
This postdoctoral fellowship of $25,000 supports a scholar who holds an academic appointment at another university and visits Rutgers in order to collaborate with researchers at the university.
The IHR ASU Fellows program provides funding for either individual tenured or tenure-track faculty or research teams to engage in a year of research related to the annual theme, share their research with the academic community, and produce a strong application for a large external grant. Faculty selected for the ASU Fellows Program are expected to collaborate and coordinate activities during the 2015-2016 academic year, generate scholarly publications and/or presentations, and produce strong applications for external funding significantly larger than that provided by this award. Successful proposals for the Fellows program will entail interdisciplinary collaborative scholarship from a humanistic perspective that seeks to produce transdisciplinary results, in keeping with the IHR mission.
The Smithsonian Institution’s Gardens invites applications for research fellowships in the field of horticulture. The Enid A. Haupt Fellowship in Horticulture aims to advance the knowledge and understanding of the roles and significance of horticulture in society, and to contribute to the ongoing dialog in the field. In addition to supporting research in all aspects of American history, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History Library includes thousands of historic horticulture trade catalogs in its collections.
The program assists those scholars and professionals whose research in the black experience can benefit from extended access to the Center's resources. The program encourages research and writing on black history and culture, facilitates interaction among participating scholars, and provides a widespread dissemination of findings. It encompasses projects in African, Afro-American, and Afro-Caribbean history and culture.
Fellows will teach one course each semester at Eugene Lang College and will also carry on research projects in residence at the New-York Historical Society. Post-doctoral fellows are invited to help build this connection through research, teaching, and public history programming. Fellows are expected to develop a major research project with the resources of the Historical Society, to teach two undergraduate courses at Eugene Lang College, and to share in both institutions’ commitments to public history.
Research projects may include the conversion of a dissertation into a publishable manuscript or the initiation of new research, based on the resources of the New-York Historical Society. Two Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships will be awarded to candidates who have held the Ph.D. for three to five years. The ten-month residency will carry a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits.
The fellowship is available to individuals who have completed their formal professional training and have a strong record of accomplishment within their field. One academic year fellowship supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities will be offered for research at the New-York Historical Society. There is no restriction relating to age or academic status.
Two Patricia and John Klingenstein Fellowships will be awarded to scholars at any academic level working in the library collections of the New-York Historical Society.
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. While the Libraries' extensive general collections may be used to support scholars' research, the proposed project must center on use of our Special Collections. Scholars are expected to be in residence at the Smithsonian full-time during their award tenures, to devote full-time effort to the research proposed, and to be regular users of Smithsonian Libraries special collections.
The program is 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. The core of the holdings of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology consists of approximately 10,000 rare books and manuscripts that were generously donated to the nation by the Burndy Library. While the Libraries' extensive general collections may be used to support scholars' research, the proposed project must center on use of the Dibner Library's Special Collections.
This research supports scholarly research into the legacy of Patrick Henry and his political circle, the early political history of Virginia, the history of the American Revolution, founding era ideas and policy-making, as well as science, technology, and culture in colonial America and the Early National Period. Fellows are expected to give at least one public lecture during the tenure of their fellowship, as well as to submit a research report and to show definite progress toward a publishable manuscript by the end of the fellowship period. Multiple libraries provide guidance and contact information to relevant historical collections in the Washington DC area, especially regarding the holdings of Patrick Henry materials and resources of the American Revolutionary and colonial eras.
The Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences and the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis invite applications from all disciplines for post-doctoral resident fellowships to be held during the academic year from individuals working on topics related to Ethical Subjects: Moralities, Laws, and Histories. We hope to explore an overlapping terrain, between the study of lives, subjects and practices, on the one hand; and legal, ethical, political, and religious frameworks, on the other. Fellows will teach one course per semester during the one-year appointment, pursue research, and participate in seminars and other activities at the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis.
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies awards NEH Research Fellowships of five, ten, or fifteen-week duration to scholars who can make use of the rich and varied resources available at Saint Louis University. Since fellows are expected to devote themselves to their research, the only requirement of the fellowship is one public lecture on the topic of that research. Fellows are welcome to attend conferences or deliver lectures at other institutions during the tenure of their fellowship.
The fellowship, based in the APS Museum, will provide hands-on experience in curatorial work and the opportunity to pursue an independent research project. As the public face of the APS, the museum researches and interprets the APS’s extensive collections for the regional, national, and international visitors who converge on Philadelphia’s historic district. Twenty percent of the Fellow’s time will be reserved for his or her own independent research, ideally using resources at the APS or kindred regional institutions.
Caltech and The Huntington have established a collaborative interdisciplinary research program, formally titled “Materialities, Texts and Images." Its aim is to investigate the historical relations between the material world and different forms of cultural representation; and to examine the strategies by which knowledge and taste have been and are constituted. There is a focus on the dynamics between material and other (ideational, calculative, inductive) forms of instantiation.
The 2015-16 Warren Center Workshop will be devoted to the theme of “The History of American Capitalism.” The goal of our project is to encourage and further advance the project of rewriting the history of the American economy. Our goal is to encourage scholars to transcend such traditional categories in order to begin building the foundations of a new synthesis for understanding the workings of capital and its historical transformation into capitalism.
The Newberry’s Core Collection concerns the civilizations of Western Europe and the Americas from the late Middle Ages to the twenty-first century. Intended to support individual scholarly research and promote serious intellectual exchange. Expected to engage in active participation in the Newberry’s scholarly activities, including fellows’ seminars and a weekly colloquium.
This unique residency offers creative collaboration in a dynamic environment. It brings together Smithsonian scholars and distinguished visual artists from a variety of disciplines throughout the United States and abroad to explore cross-disciplinary connections. It strengthens the arts community within the Smithsonian and broadens public interest in and understanding of contemporary art. SARF fellowships support research and do not require recipients to create or exhibit artwork.
The library contains more than three million books, pamphlets, graphic arts, newspapers, periodicals, and manuscripts. AAS collects not only rare or unique items, but since its founding in 1812, the American Antiquarian Society have amassed great quantities of materials that reflect the "stuff" of everyday life. Includes works that describe all aspects of American history, literature and culture, and the ways we have lived as individuals and as communities.
Visiting scholars at the Center have access to more than 49 million pages of Holocaust-related archival documentation; the Museum's extensive library; oral history, film, photo, art, artifacts, and memoir collections; and Holocaust survivor database. Fellows work with established Holocaust scholars from the United States and abroad, enabling them to test ideas, share research findings, debate methodological or interpretive approaches, and develop comparative frameworks for individual projects. Fellows also have access to the digitized records of the International Tracing Service (ITS) relating to the fates of more than 17 million people who were subject to incarceration, forced labor, and displacement as a result of World War II.
The Craig Hugh Smyth Fellowship is designed for scholars who do not have the benefit of sabbatical leave. The project must represent advanced research in the Italian Renaissance, broadly defined as the period ranging from the 13th to the 17th centuries. Applications would also be welcomed from candidates working on the transmission and circulation of ideas, objects, and people during the Renaissance, into and beyond the Italian peninsula, or the historiography of the Italian Renaissance.
Research topics in the fields of twentieth century Jewish history, general history, and humanitarian assistance will be considered, as well as other areas of academic research covered in the JDC archival collections. The JDC Archives documents the relief, rescue and rehabilitation activities of the organization, from its inception in 1914 to the present. Comprising the organizational records of JDC, the overseas rescue, relief, and rehabilitation arm of the American Jewish community, the archives includes over 3 miles of text documents, 100,000 photographs, 1100 audio recordings, 1300 video recordings, 95 oral histories, and 157 recorded historic speeches and broadcasts.
The Harry Ransom Center, an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin. One- to three-month fellowships are available for post-doctoral or independent scholars whose projects require extensive work with the Ransom Center's collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library offers short-term fellowships to support visiting scholars pursuing post-doctoral or equivalent research in its collections. Successful applicants normally explain in extensive and specific detail the relationship of the Beinecke collections to their project and its significance within the larger field of scholarly concern. Most of the holdings of the Beinecke Library in printed materials are described in Orbis, the online catalogue of Yale University Library.
The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. We are a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture. Collections are renowned for their depth and interdisciplinary strengths in diverse fields.
The college offers opportunities for faculty development through intimate interdisciplinary exchange and innovative pedagogy and provides an ideal setting for cultivating the creative energies of young scholars. We seek scholars interested in the study of cultural practices surrounding the care, disposal, and memorialization of the dead. Candidates should have broad historical and interdisciplinary interests.
Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities will host a year-long interdisciplinary Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar on varying themes. Fellows will receive individual research funds for participation in the program. Funds will also be available to the seminar to host an array of visiting speakers during the year that the seminar is meeting as well as a follow up program that will be planned by members of the seminar for the next academic year.
Research in History of American Culture.
Research on Newspapers and Magazines using these resources as primary documentation.
Research on projects related to American 18th century.
Research in any field of American History and culture through 1876.
This fellowship is awarded to an individual engaged in scholarly research and writing - - including doctoral dissertations - - in any field of American history and culture through 1876.
Research on American art, visual culture, or other projects that will make substantial use of graphic materials as primary sources.
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.
Research on printed manuscript materials produced in America through 1865 by (or for) children and youth. Supports projects examining the creative artistic, cultural, technological or commercial aspects of American juvenile literature and ephemera. Particularly between the Puritan Era and the Civil War.
Fellowships will be awarded to applicants whose research focuses on the life, leadership and legacy of George Washington and his place in the development of American civic life and culture. Applicants will be evaluated on their relevance to the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association’s mission, which is to preserve, restore, and manage the estate of George Washington and to educate visitors and people throughout the world about his life, legacies, character, and leadership. The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington offers fellowships to support the growing community of scholars whose research focuses on George Washington, Colonial America, the Revolutionary Era, and Early Republic.