Newberry Library Short and Long Term Fellowships in USA | 2014/15
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Newberry Library offers both short-term fellowships of one to two months and long-term fellowships of four to twelve months. Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: Long-term fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars (except the École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellowship) who want to be in residence at the Newberry for periods of four to twelve months. Short-term fellowships are generally restricted to postdoctoral scholars, PhD candidates, or holders of other terminal degrees at the Newberry.


Field(s): The fellowship provides access to the Newberry’s collection. The Newberry’s Core Collection concerns the civilizations of Western Europe and the Americas from the late Middle Ages to the twenty-first century. Particular collection strengths include: American History and Culture, American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Chicago and the Midwest, Genealogy and Local History, 

History of the Book, Manuscripts and Archives, Maps, Travel, and Exploration, Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies, Music and Religion.


Deadline: for short term fellowship is January 15, 2014 and for long term fellowship is December 1, 2013.

Funded By: The Newberry Library


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Newberry Library Short and Long Term Fellowship is targeted for United States citizen: eligible for all fellowships, Permanent United States resident, for at least 3 continuous years: eligible for all fellowships, Recent United States resident, for less than 3 continuous years: eligible for all fellowships except NEH, Citizen of American Indian heritage: required to be eligible for Power/Tanner and Allen fellowships, Citizen of foreign nation: eligible for all fellowships except NEH and Chicago-area resident: eligible for all long-term fellowships and Power/Tanner, Lipking, Weinberg, and Cappon short-term fellowships; ineligible for other short-term fellowships.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified.

Scholarship Duration: The tenure of short-term fellowships is one continuous month, unless otherwise noted. Scholars who have an extensive need for use of the collections may request two months of fellowship support. Long term fellowships are awarded for periods of four to twelve months. Awardees must indicate in their applications how many months they intend to be in residence at the Newberry.

Scholarship covers: The award is $2,000 per month for most short-term fellowships. The stipends for long term fellowships are $4,200 per month.

Description

Newberry Library Short and Long Term Fellowships at the Newberry provide support for researchers who wish to use our collection.

The Newberry administers annual competitions for both Short-Term Fellowships of one to two months and Long-Term Fellowships of four to twelve months.

Most short-term fellowships are restricted to individuals who live outside the Chicago area and are primarily intended to assist researchers who need to examine specific items in the Newberry’s collection.

Long-term fellowships are generally available without regard to an applicant’s place of residence and are intended to support significant works of scholarship that draw on the strengths of the Newberry’s collection.

‣ List of Short-Term Fellowships:

  • Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellowships for Individual Research, Frances C. Allen Fellowship, Newberry Library-American Musicological Society (AMS) Fellowship, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship, Lester J. Cappon Fellowship in Documentary Editing, Newberry Library-École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellowship, Charles Montgomery Gray Fellowship, Arthur and Janet Holzheimer Fellowship in the History of Cartography, Institute for the International Education of Students Faculty Fellowships, Newberry Library-Kress Foundation Fellowship, Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) Fellowship, Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellowship, Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Fellowships, Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Fellowships, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Fellowship, Lawrence Lipking Fellowship at the Newberry, Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellowship, The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Fellowship, Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) Fellowship, Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellowship, John N. Stern Fellowship for Oberlin College Faculty, Arthur and Lila Weinberg Fellowship for Independent Scholars and Researchers, Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award and Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel Fellowship.

‣ List of Long-Term Fellowships:

  • ACLS/Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars, ACM/GLCA Faculty Fellowships, École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellowship, Lloyd Lewis Fellowship in American History, Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship, Monticello College Foundation Fellowship for Women, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships, Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellowship, Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar Faculty Fellowship, and Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel Fellowship.

Eligibility

Long-term fellowships are restricted to postdoctoral scholars (except the École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellowship).

Most short-term fellowships are open to PhD candidates and postdoctoral scholars.

Scholars whose principal residence or place of employment is within the Chicago area are not eligible for most short-term fellowships.


PhD candidate: eligible for all short-term fellowships except Cappon, IES, and Weinberg fellowships; eligible for the École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellowship

Other graduate student (in non-PhD awarding programs): eligible for all short-term fellowships except Cappon, IES, and Weinberg fellowships

Postdoctoral scholar: eligible for all long-term fellowships except the École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellowship;

eligible for all short-term fellowships except NCAIS graduate student and Lipking fellowships

Tenured scholar: eligible for all long-term fellowships except the École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellowship; eligible for all short-term fellowships except NCAIS graduate student, Lipking, Monticello, and Allen fellowships
Citizenship/Residency:
United States citizen: eligible for all fellowships

Permanent United States resident, for at least 3 continuous years: eligible for all fellowships;

Recent United States resident, for less than 3 continuous years: eligible for all fellowships except NEH
-Citizen of American Indian heritage: required to be eligible for Power/Tanner and Allen fellowships
-Citizen of foreign nation: eligible for all fellowships except NEH

Chicago-area resident: eligible for all long-term fellowships and Power/Tanner, Lipking, Weinberg, and Cappon short-term fellowships; ineligible for other short-term fellowships
Female: required to be eligible for Monticello and Allen fellowships


Eligibility Criteria:

The Newberry considers three primary criteria for Newberry Library Fellowships:

‣ 
The significance of the proposed project;
‣ The applicant’s ability to complete the proposed project;

The appropriateness of the proposed project to the Newberry’s collection;

Notification:


Long-term: notified by mid-March.
Short-term: notified by mid-May.

Scholarship Application Method

All application materials must be submitted together electronically through the Newberry Library website.

Applicants must complete the Information Webform with attachments of the applicant’s Abstract, Project Description, and CV. Letters of reference are submitted by the letter writers, through the Letter of Reference Webform.

Letters cannot be submitted as an attachment to the applicant’s other materials.

Scholarship Application Due Date: The application deadline for short term fellowship is January 15, 2014 and for long term fellowship is December 1, 2013.

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.

Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

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