The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


2022 Medgar & Myrlie Evers Research Fellowship Program

The Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History are delighted to announce the 2022 Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Fellowship Program, designed to encourage and support research using the wealth of primary resources documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi and the nation at the archives in Jackson.


This comprehensive fellowship of $5,000 will be awarded to an upper-level graduate student or early-career faculty member for research conducted at the archives in summer 2022. The stipend may be used to cover travel, housing, and other expenses incurred while in Jackson.


Click here for an application and additional information.

The deadline to receive applications is Friday, March 4, 2022, 5 p.m. CST.


If you have any questions, email Laura Anne Heller at