New York Botanical Garden, Humanities Institute - LuEsther T. Mertz Library
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, Environmental Humanities, History of Science
|Location:||New York, United States|
The Humanities Institute, a division in the LuEsther T. Mertz Library at the New York Botanical Garden offers a full-time, residential Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for 2017 for current Ph.D. students or recent post-doctoral researchers. Candidates can submit a proposal for research in the environmental humanities that involves interdisciplinary approaches to areas such as landscape design; urban planning; cultural anthropology; history of science; history and philosophy of botany; botanical exploration, arts and illustration. Eligibility: Current Ph.D. candidates and recent post-doctoral researchers (no more than 4 years since graduation), who like to further their studies in an international plant-based research center. Tenure of Fellowship: 9 months (can be activated as early as April 1, but no later than September 6, 2017).
Fellowship award: $42,000 plus health benefits and research travel stipend up to $3000.
How to Apply: The application must be submitted as a single document (Microsoft Word or PDF file) to: HIfellows@nybg.org
Letters of recommendation (PDF file format) must be submitted directly from the recommender to the Humanities Institute Research Coordinator, Vanessa Bezemer Sellers, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information: nybg.com/humanities or contact: email@example.com
Vanessa Bezemer Sellers
|Primary Category:||Environmental History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||History of Science, Medicine, and Technology