Nicky B. Carpenter Fellowship in Manuscript Studies 2021, USA


October 15, 2021


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Nicky B. Carpenter Fellowship in Manuscript Studies

For senior scholars using the digital or microfilm manuscript collections at HMML. The program welcomes international applicants, but does not sponsor J visas.

Use of funds

  • Due to Covid-19, awarded funds for January 2020 - June 2021 can be used at anytime in fall 2021 or sometime in 2022
  • Funds may be applied toward travel to and from Collegeville, housing and meals at Saint John’s University, and costs related to duplication of HMML’s microfilm or digital resources (up to $500)
  • Fellowships may be supplemented by other sources of funding, but may not be held simultaneously with another HMML award
  • Stipend holders must wait at least two years before re-applying

Application deadline

  • March 15 for residencies between July 1 and December 31
  • October 15 for residencies between January 1 and June 30

Application submission

  • Letter of application with current applicant contact information, the title of the project, length of the proposed residency at HMML and its projected dates, and the amount requested (up to $5,000)
  • Description of the project to be pursued, with an explanation of how HMML’s resources are essential to the successful completion of the project; applicants are advised to be as specific as possible about which resources will be needed (maximum length: 1,000 words). Use the online Reading Room and contact the curator in charge of your subject area to shape your project proposal. Though priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate the necessity for accessing microfilm and uncataloged digital materials that are exclusively available on site, all applications are welcome
  • Updated curriculum vitae
  • Confidential letter of recommendation by a scholar with knowledge of both the applicant and the subject area of the project

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Publish Date
February 24, 2021
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