American Geographical Society Library Fellowships for 2013
The American Geographical Society Library, University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries, welcomes applications for two short-term research fellowship programs:
*McColl Research Program Fellowships*
This is a short-term fellowshipprogram available to individuals who wish to communicate their geographical research results to a broad, educated general audience. Awards of $3300 for four-week fellowships will be provided to support residencies for the purpose of conducting research that makes direct use of the Library, and results in publication in a mutually agreed outlet.
*Helen and John S. Best Research Fellowships*
Stipends of $400 per week, for periods up to 4 weeks, will be awarded to help support residencies for the purpose of conducting research that makes direct use of the Library.
The AGS Library is the former research library and map collection of the
American Geographical Society of New York. The library has strengths in
geography, cartography and related historical topics. An extensive collection of books, periodicals, photos, maps, pamphlets, atlases, globes, electronic data, and the archives of the Association of
American Geographers and the American Geographical Society are maintained at the AGS Library. In addition, researchers benefit from access to the UWM Libraries print and online collections during their residency. Please note that not all AGS Library materials are listed in the online catalog, but finding aids and professional staff are available to assist.
Applications must be received by October 15, 2012. All fellowships are
tenable in 2013. For further information, access our website at:
http://www4.uwm.edu/libraries/AGSL/fellowships.cfm or write, call or
e-mail the AGS Library, P.O. Box 399, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0399, Tel.
(414) 229-6282, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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