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September 25 2021
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ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars


Humanists at institutions in the United States and Canada are eligible to apply after they have become tenured. Fellowships provide a year of academic leave with a $95,000 stipend. Must apply directly to American Council of Learned Societies. Applications for these Fellowships must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA).

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  • CheckmarkMust be a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: USA or Canada
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Political Science, Religion/Theology, Social Sciences, American Studies, Anthropology, History, Humanities, Literature/English/Writing, Library and Information Sciences, Art History

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Tel: 212-697-1505 Address American Council of Learned Societies
633 Third Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-6795