Lord Baltimore Research Fellowship
CALL FOR APPLICANTS
The Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) invites applications for its Lord Baltimore Research Fellowship program for the 2020/2021 academic year. MdHS offers fellowships designed to promote scholarship in Maryland history and culture through research in its H. Furlong Baldwin Library collections. Applications are welcome from independent scholars, graduate and doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers, or university faculty in disciplines appropriate to MdHS’s collections.
For 2020/2021: Two fellowships will be awarded for the academic year. Applications are due March 25, 2020, and awards will be offered by the end of April 2020. The maximum term of the fellowship ranges from June 1, 2020, to May 31, 2021. Research may be broken up in shorter visits over that year. Applicants with a minimum of 10 days planned research will be considered.
Fellows will receive:
- A stipend of $500 to help defray travel expenses.
- A one-year membership to MdHS, providing access to both the museum and H. Furlong Baldwin Library, as well as to select MdHS lectures and events.
- Special library privileges, including increased access, and waived photography and photocopying fees.
- Individualized research support.
- A free permit for parking on MdHS premises.
As part of the fellowship, recipients must:
- Submit a one- to two-page report with an annotated bibliography at the conclusion of the residency.
- Contribute a post about their research to MdHS's underbelly blog.
- Provide a public talk in which the fellow will discuss his/her findings and research process at MdHS.
- We also encourage fellows to consider submitting an article for possible publication to our peer-reviewed Maryland Historical Magazine.
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