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J Franklin Jameson Research Fellowship in American History, USA 2017

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J Franklin Jameson Research Fellowship in American History, USA.

Library of Congress and American Historical Association announces research fellowship to support significant scholarly research in American history. The fellowship will be awarded for at least two, but no more than three, months, as the Jameson Fellow desires, to spend in full-time residence at the Library of Congress. Working space will be provided by the Library of Congress. The stipend of $5,000 is supported by the American Historical Association and the Library of Congress. The fellowship will be awarded for at least two, but no more than three, months, as the Jameson Fellow desires, to spend in full-time residence at the Library of Congress. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: Fellowship support significant scholarly research

Field(s): The applicant’s project in American history must be one for which the general and special collections of the Library of Congress offer unique research support.

Deadline: April 1,

Funded By: Library of Congress and American Historical Association

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): J Franklin Jameson Research Fellowship is targeted for US citizens

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Known

Scholarship Duration: The fellowship will be awarded for at least two, but no more than three, months, as the Jameson Fellow desires, to spend in full-time residence at the Library of Congress. Working space will be provided by the Library of Congress.

Scholarship covers: The stipend of $5,000 is supported by the American Historical Association and the Library of Congress. It includes travel expenses, and is paid by the AHA during your period of residence. The fellowship income is classified as stipendiary; there are no provisions for paying fringe benefits or withholding taxes.

Description

‣ The  J Franklin Jameson Research Fellowship in American History is offered annually by the Library of Congress and the American Historical Association to support significant scholarly research in the collections of the Library of Congress by scholars at an early stage in their careers in history.

‣ The fellowship is named in honor of J. Franklin Jameson, a founder of the Association, longtime managing editor of the American Historical Review, formerly Chief of the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress and the first incumbent of the library’s chair of American history.

‣ It is designed to assist scholars early in their careers.

Eligibility

To apply for  J Franklin Jameson Research Fellowship, candidates must meet the following critria:

‣ At the time of application, applicants must hold the PhD or equivalent, must have received this degree within the past seven years, and must not have published or had accepted for publication a book-length historical work.

‣ The fellowship will not be awarded to complete a doctoral dissertation.

Selection Criteria:

‣ Selection will be by a committee of the American Historical Association, in consultation with designated officers of the Library of Congress, who will advise the committee on the strength of library holdings to sustain the research project.

‣ The AHA encourages nontenured faculty, public historians, independent scholars, and two-year faculty to apply.

Notification:

‣ Names of the winner and alternate will be announced in June 2017.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Click the “Apply Here” button for the application. Completed applications are due April 1, and should include the following:

  • Applicant’s CV (no more than three to five typed pages in length)
  • statement concerning the proposed project and its relationship to the Library of Congress holdings.  This statement should include a tentative schedule for residence of the fellowship.
  • Three letters of recommendation written by individuals qualified to judge the project that address the applicant’s fitness to undertake it

Deadline, Submission Information, and Notification

The AHA has partnered with Interfolio to manage our fellowship application process. Applying through Interfolio is FREE for applicants. When submitting an application, if you don’t already have an account with Interfolio, you will be asked to set up an account and create a password, but you will NOT be charged any fee to create the account. Applications must be submitted through Interfolioby April 1 each year. Mailed, e-mailed, or faxed applications will not be accepted. The name of the winner will be announced in June.

For questions, please contact awards@historians.org. 

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on April 1.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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