Library Company of Philadelphia, Program in African American History
African American History Research Fellowships
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Fellow, Post-Doctoral Fellow|
The Library Company of Philadelphia’s Program in African American History (PAAH) is now accepting applications for its Mellon Scholars Fellowship Program, which aims to promote research in the collections of the Library Company and to enhance the production of scholarly work in African American history of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Fellows must be in residence for the entire term of the award. The following research fellowships will be offered for 2017-2018:
· Post-doctoral fellowship, with a stipend of $50,000, is tenable from September 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018. The award may be divided between two applicants, each of whom would receive $25,000 for the period September 1, 2017 to January 15, 2018 or January 15, 2018 to May 31, 2018. Recent recipients of the Ph.D. as well as senior scholars may apply, but applicants must hold a Ph.D. by September 1, 2017.
· Dissertation fellowship, with a stipend of $25,000, is tenable from September 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018. The award may be divided between two applicants, each of whom would receive $12,500 for the period September 1, 2017 to January 15, 2018 or January 15, 2018 to May 31, 2018. Applicants must be in the later stages of research or writing.
· Short-term fellowships, for doctoral candidates and senior scholars, with a stipend of $2,500 for one month of research between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.
All fellowship applications are due March 1, 2017, with a decision to be made by April 15. For complete application instructions, visit http://www.librarycompany.org/paah/fellowships.htm.
For general information about the Library Company’s fellowship program, contact James Green via telephone (215) 546-3181, fax (215) 546-5167, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the Mellon Scholars fellowships, contact Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Program Director, at email@example.com.
The Mellon Scholars Program is made possible with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and is designed to increase the participation of scholars from underrepresented backgrounds and others in the field of African American history prior to 1900.
Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
American History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
Social History / Studies