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Avg. Amount Awarded
44
Days
January 15 2022
Application Deadline
6
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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AAS-National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships

Description

The National Endowment for the Humanities, which funds long-term (four to twelve months) postdoctoral fellowships at AAS, has established the guidelines for applicants. NEH fellowships are for persons who have already completed their formal professional training. Degree candidates and persons seeking support for work in pursuit of a degree are not eligible to hold AAS-NEH fellowships. Foreign nationals who have been residents in the United States for at least three years immediately preceding the application deadline for the fellowship are eligible. Preference will be given to individuals who have not held long-term fellowships during the three years preceding the period for which the application is being made. AAS-NEH fellows are expected to be in regular and continuous residence at the Society. They must devote full time to their study and may not accept teaching assignments or undertake any other major activities during the tenure of their award. Fellows may hold other major fellowships or grants during fellowship tenure, in addition to sabbaticals and supplemental grants from their own institutions. Other NEH-funded grants may be held serially, but not concurrently. NEH fellowships are for persons who have already completed their formal professional training. Degree candidates and persons seeking support for work in pursuit of a degree may not hold AAS-NEH fellowships. Candidates for advanced degrees must have completed all requirements, except for the actual conferral of the degree, by the application deadline for the fellowship. This includes the dissertation defense. Foreign nationals who have been residents in the United States for at least three years immediately preceding the application deadline for the fellowship are eligible. Mid-career scholars are encouraged to apply. Length is Four to twelve months during the period June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022. The stipend for AAS-NEH Long-term Fellowships is $4200 per month. Other requirements include: Description of proposed research project (no longer than six double-spaced sides), One page bibliography of relevant secondary literature, List of other funding sources for project, Two letters of recommendation are also required. Please ask your referees to speak to the research proposal at hand--if possible, please do not use general placement dossier letters. Letters should be submitted electronically to Cheryl McRell, Program Administrator at AAS, at cmcrell@mwa.org.

Amount Details

$4,200
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Description of proposed research project, One page bibliography of relevant secondary literature, List of other funding sources for project
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
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Contact Nan Wolverton
Director of Fellowships and the Center for Historic American Visual Culture (CHAViC)
nwolverton@mwa.org
Tel: 508-471-2119 Address 185 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 1609