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Research fellowships at the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan

Research fellowships at the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan, exist to help scholars gain access to the Library’s rich array of primary sources on early American history. On almost any aspect of the American experience from 1492 through 1900, the Clements holdings—books, manuscripts, pamphlets, maps, prints and views, newspapers, photographs, ephemera—are among the best in the world.

Short-term fellowships of $1,000 requiring a minimum visit of one week are available in the following categories:
Jacob M. Price Visiting Research Fellowships offer support for graduate students and junior faculty researching any topic of American history that is supported by the collections.

Fellowship for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in American History supports research by graduate students or junior faculty from Historically Black Colleges and Universities who are undertaking a research project that examines topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion or who demonstrate a commitment to diversity in the field of American History.

Mary G. Stange Fellowship supports research by graduate students, faculty, or independent researchers working on any topic supported by the collections. Unique projects are encouraged.

Richard & Mary Jo Marsh Fellowship supports graduate students, faculty, or independent researchers working on any topic supported by the collections.

Brian Leigh Dunnigan Fellowship in the History of Cartography is open to graduate students, faculty, and independent researchers working on any topic supported by the cartographic collections.

Howard H. Peckham Short-Term Fellowship on Revolutionary America supports research on American history between 1764 and 1812. This is a post-doctoral fellowship requiring a completed Ph.D. or equivalent qualifications at time of application.
The following post-doctoral fellowships require a completed Ph.D. or equivalent qualifications at the time of application:
Norton Strange Townshend Fellowship offers $10,000 in support of scholarly research on diversity, equity and inclusion in American history during the nineteenth century. Successful applicants are expected to spend a minimum of two months at the Clements.

Earhart Fellowships on American History offer $10,000 for scholarly research on any aspect of American history prior to 1901. Successful applicants are expected to spend a minimum of two months at the Clements.

Reese Fellowship in the Print Culture of the Americas encourages research in the history of the book and other print formats, bibliography, and other aspects of print culture in America, including publishing and marketing, from the sixteenth century to 1900. The Reese Fellowship provides $5,000 to support one month of in-residence study in the Clements Library collections.
Howard H. Peckham Long-Term Fellowship on Revolutionary supports research on American history between 1764 and 1812. The fellowship provides $10,000 for a project involving a residence of two months or longer at the Library.

Fellowship applications must be received by January 15, 2019. For more information, please click on the 'External Link' below.
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