2017-18 Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are invited to apply for the 2017-18 Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship, a year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society. The purpose of the post-dissertation fellowship is to provide the recipient with time and resources to extend research and/or to revise the dissertation for publication. Any topic relevant to the Society's library collections and programmatic scope, and coming from any field or disciplinary background, is eligible. AAS collections focus on all aspects of American history, literature, and culture from contact through 1876, and provide rich source material for projects across the spectrum of early American studies.
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; the fellowship also includes reimbursement of up to $4,000 to cover health insurance costs. The Hench Post-Dissertation Fellow will be selected on the basis of the applicant's scholarly qualifications, the appropriateness of the project to the Society's collections and interests, and, above all, the likelihood that the revised dissertation will make a highly significant book.
Further information about the fellowship, along with a link to the online application form, is available on the AAS website, at http://www.americanantiquarian.org/hench.htm. Any questions about the fellowship may be directed to Cheryl McRell, Administrator of the Fellowship Program at AAS, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for applications for a Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship to be held during the 2017-2018 academic year is October 15, 2016.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Atlantic History / Studies
Business History / Economic History / Studies
Political History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality