Short-term Research Fellowships
The MHS will offer more than 20 short-term research fellowships in 2018. Each grant will provide a stipend of $2,000 for four weeks of research at the Society sometime between 1 July 2018, and 30 June 2019. Short-term awards are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent, with candidates who live 50 or more miles from Boston receiving preference. Applicants who do not reside in the U.S. must indicate their citizenship. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or already hold the J-1 visa or equivalent documents that will allow them to accept the stipend. Foreign nationals must consult with MHS staff about their eligibility to receive a stipend before submitting an application.
How to Apply for a Short-term Fellowship
Applicants must submit the following materials online:
A cover letter.
A current curriculum vitae.
A project proposal approximately 1,000 words in length.
The proposal should include:
a) a description of the project;
b) a statement explaining the historiographical significance of
c) an indication of the specific MHS collections the applicant
wishes to consult.
Applicants who do not hold a Ph.D.: a letter of recommendation from a faculty member familiar with your work and with the project being proposed.
Please submit only one application; applicants will automatically be considered for all short-term fellowships for which they are eligible.
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on 1 March 2018
For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.