Mellon Scholars Program
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Doctoral Fellow, Fellow, Intern|
The Library Company of Philadelphia’s Program in African American History (PAAH), with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is pleased to announce the Mellon Scholars Program of fellowships, internships, and workshop for 2022-2023. These competitive programs are designed to increase the participation of scholars from underrepresented backgrounds and others in the field of African American history prior to 1900.
The Mellon Scholars Research Fellowship Program 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. Application deadline: March 1, 2022, with a decision to be made by April 15.
The following research fellowships and internship will be offered for 2022-2023:
- Post-doctoral fellowship, with a stipend of $50,000, is tenable from September 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023.
- Dissertation fellowship, with a stipend of $25,000, is tenable from September 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023.
- Short-term fellowships, for doctoral candidates and senior scholars, with a stipend of $2,500 for one month of research between June 1, 2022 and May 31, 2023.
The Mellon Scholars Internship Program is a four week summer program (June 1 through June 29, 2022) that provides potential scholars of early African American history with experience in original archival research, guidance on applying to graduate school and developing research agendas, and exposure to the work of research libraries. Application deadline: March 1, 2022, with a decision to be made by April 15.
- Interns will be rising seniors or recent college graduates and will receive a $1,500 stipend and an allowance for room, board, and travel to and from Philadelphia.
- Workshop participants will be recent college graduates or students in an MA program and will receive a small stipend to cover the cost of travel, room, and board.
For general information about the Library Company’s fellowship program, contact Christine Nelson, Fellowships Manager, at email@example.com. For more information about the Mellon Scholars Program, contact Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
American History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Library and Information Science
Women, Gender, and Sexuality