The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


Applications Open – 2023 Medgar & Myrlie Evers Fellowship

The Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) are delighted to announce the 2023 Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Fellowship to encourage and support the use of the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Papers at MDAH in Jackson, Mississippi.


This competitive annual fellowship offers a $5,000 stipend to a student enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited college or university, or a faculty member within the first five years of their academic career. The recipient is expected to conduct research in residence at the archives for a minimum of two weeks in Jackson during the summer of 2023.


The deadline for applications is March 24, 2023. More information about the fellowship and the application process is available at


For questions about the fellowship, contact Laura Heller at

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