Monday, August 11, 2008

The Newberry Library--Special Awards and Fellowships

The Newberry Library is pleased to offer the following special awards and fellowships: Frances C. Allen Fellowships for women of Native American heritage. The particular goal of the Allen Fellowship is to encourage Native American women in their studies of the humanities and social sciences. The tenure of the fellowship is from one month to one year; the fellowship provides up to $8,000 in approved expenses. Application deadline: March 2, 2009. Newberry Library/British Academy Fellowship for Study in Great Britain offers an exchange fellowship for up to three months' study in Great Britain in any field in which the Newberry's collections are strong. This post-doctoral award pays £1350 per month. Application deadline: January 12, 2009. École des Chartes Exchange FellowshipApplication provides a monthly stipend and free tuition for an American or Canadian graduate student to study at the École Nationale des Chartes in Paris for a period of three months during 2009-2010. Applications are especially encouraged from students who are in the early stages of preparing their dissertations. Applications are due on January 12, 2009. Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel Fellowship--
Applicants for long- and short-term fellowships at the Newberry may also ask to be considered for this joint fellowship providing an additional two-month fellowship in Wolfenbüttel, Germany. Deadline January 12, 2009 for linked long-term fellowship; March 2, 2009 for linked short-term Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award will award up to $15,000 to subsidize the publication of a scholarly book or books on European civilization before 1700 in the areas of music, theater, cultural studies, or French or Italian literature. Application deadline: January 12, 2009

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