Mary Baker Eddy Library Fellowships
The Mary Baker Eddy Library awards annual short-term research fellowships. The program is designed to support original contributions to scholarship.
Relevant areas of research in the Library’s collections include include the life of Mary Baker Eddy and the history of the Christian Science movement, as well as fields that include women’s studies; spirituality and health; religious studies; nineteenth- and twentieth-century history; cultural and social history; architecture; and journalism.
Researchers who accept fellowship positions are required to submit a report of their research at the Library, within 90 days of their last visit. They are also required to give a short talk at the Library during their tenure. We encourage applicants whose research promises to result in significant publication to adapt their findings for presentation on our Seekers and Scholarspodcast series.
If you are interested in submitting an application, please be in touch with us first at firstname.lastname@example.org, to discuss your proposed research, including additional holdings that may be relevant.
- Criteria: Fellowships are granted on the basis of the applicant’s scholarly qualifications, the merits of their proposals, and the appropriateness of their topics, as demonstrated by citation to specific sources in our collections.
- Eligibility: Scholars, students, and independent researchers
- Stipend: $900 per week
- Term: One week to two months, between June 1, 2019 and May 31, 2020
Application deadline: February 4, 2019
Awards announced by March 31, 2019
Note: Please be sure to include the following materials with your application form:
- Cover letter
- Current CV
- Writing sample
- Two letters of reference from academics familiar with your work
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