Long-Term Fellowships

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Long-Term Fellowships


Sponsored by The Newberry Library

Contact:The Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60610

Phone: 312.255.3666 (Fellowship Opportunities Office)
Email: research@newberry.org (For questions)
Description:The Newberry Library offers Long-Term Fellowships to postdoctoral scholars for periods of four to nine months. Fellowships are intended to support individual scholarly research and promote intellectual exchange through fellows’ seminars and a weekly colloquium. The Newberry Library is a research library located in Chicago, Illinois, that offers extensive noncirculating collections of rare books, maps, music, manuscripts, and other printed materials spanning six centuries.

Eligible applicants must hold a PhD at the time of application. Interested applicants should review the specific fellowship opportunities on the website for areas of research focus and eligibility restrictions. US citizens, permanent residents for at least three years, and Chicago-area residents are eligible to apply. Fellows must be in continuous residence at the Newberry Library during their research period.

Applicants are encouraged to consult the Newberry’s core collections, catalogs, and guides prior to writing a fellowship proposal. Candidates must complete the online application with required professional and personal information, indicate all fellowships to be considered for, field(s) of study in the Newberry collections, and start and end dates for the fellowship. Applicants also submit a project abstract, a project proposal, three letters of reference sent directly from the recommender through the Letter of Reference Webform, and a curriculum vitae. Applications must be submitted using the online system.
Eligibility:Public, Private, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Fellowships of $4,200 per month are awarded.
Deadline(s):Applications are due November 1, 2019.
Focus:Humanities, Scholarships/Fellowships
Grade Level(s):Adult
Content Area(s): Arts, Reading/English/Language Arts, Social Studies/Sciences, World Languages
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Digital Literacy, Information Literacy, Media Literacy
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