|ANNOUNCING THE GILDER LEHRMAN INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN HISTORY SCHOLARLY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM, 2015
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History awards annual short-term research fellowships in the amount of $3,000 each to doctoral candidates, university faculty, and independent scholars working in the field of American history.
This year, preference will be given to applicants whose research is focused on topics that would draw on materials in the Gilder Lehrman Collection.
As part of their award, the 2015 Fellows will be provided with a work station at the main office of the Gilder Lehrman Institute in Manhattan, where they will receive special access to American History, 1493-1945 – a comprehensive and magisterial database newly published by Adam Matthew Digital containing over 50,000 digitized documents from the Gilder Lehrman Collection. An overview of the database is available here.
To apply, candidates must submit:
• A project proposal including current contact information, a list of primary sources to be consulted, and an anticipated budget
• A curriculum vitae
• Two letters of recommendation from established scholars of American history
Applications must be postmarked or submitted via email by May 15, 2015. All applicants will be notified of their status by June 15, 2015.
Please send application materials to:
The Gilder Lehrman Scholarly Fellowship Program
49 West 45th Street, Sixth Floor
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (646) 366-9666, ext. 29
Fax: (646) 366-9669
For additional information about the Gilder Lehrman Scholarly Fellowship Program, visit: gilderlehrman.org/fellowships