J Franklin Jameson Research Fellowship in American History, USA , and applications are submitted till April 1, 2016. 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, 2016
Funded By: Library of Congress and American Historical Association
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‣ 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.
‣ The 2015 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.
‣ 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 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.
‣ Names of the winner and alternate will be announced in June 2016.
‣ Applications and letters of recommendation must be e-mailed by April 1, 2016, to awards-at-historians.org and should include “Jameson Fellowship: [Applicant Name]” in the subject line and should include the following: -An Application Cover Sheet (Fill in the application cover sheet PDF on your computer and include with your other application materials.
‣ Note: You must first save the application form onto your computer before filling in the form, otherwise your completed data will not be saved.)
‣ Applicant’s CV (no more than three to five typed pages in length) ;
‣ A statement concerning the proposed project and its relationship to the Library of Congress holdings;
‣ A tentative schedule for residence of the fellowship;
‣ Three letters of recommendation written by individuals qualified to judge the project (sent directly from the recommenders) that address the applicant’s fitness to undertake it Deadline, Submission Information, and Notification.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on April 1, 2016.
‣ 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.