Cynthia A. Kierner
Professor of History
Director, Ph.D. Program in History
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
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From: Kathryn E Agoston <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Upcoming Deadline - Newberry Library Short-Term Fellowships
Date: December 2, 2015 at 3:19:03 PM EST
To: Cynthia A Kierner <[log in to unmask]>

Just a friendly reminder for History PhD students that the Newberry Library's Short-Term Fellowship program is still accepting applications with a deadline just two weeks away. - Kay Agoston

Newberry Library - Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline(s): 12/15/2015

These Fellowships enable scholars to work on projects related to the Newberry Library's collections. The collections include: European discovery, exploration, and settlement of the Americas; The American West; Local history, family history, and genealogy; Literature and history of the Midwest, especially the Chicago Renaissance; Native American histories and literatures; The Renaissance; French Revolutionary Era; Portuguese and Brazilian history; British literature and history; History of cartography; History and theory of music; History of printing; and Early philology and linguistics. The length of short-term Fellowships varies from one to two months.

Applicant must be:

  • A postdoctoral scholar, Ph.D. candidate or holder of another terminal degree.
  • From outside of the Chicago area who have a specific need for Newberry collections.
  • See website for eligibility requirements for individual Fellowships.

Award amount: $2,500 per month.

The Newberry Library
Tel: 312-255-3666
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Kathryn E. Ágoston, PhD
Director of Graduate Fellowships
Office of the Provost
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 3A2
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-993-3131
Twitter:  @GradFellowsGMU