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Avg. Amount Awarded
324
Days
January 15 2025
Application Deadline
1
Awarded last year
N/A
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American Antiquarian Society Legacy Fellowship

Description

The Legacy Fellowship supports research on any topic supported by the collections. This fellowship is awarded to an individual engaged in scholarly research and writing, including doctoral dissertations, in any field of American history and culture through 1876. Doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research are eligible to apply. Candidates holding a recognized terminal degree appropriate to the area of proposed research, such as the master's degree in library science or M.F.A., are often eligible to apply. Fellows are selected on the basis of the applicant's scholarly qualifications, the scholarly significance or importance of the project, and the appropriateness of the proposed study to the Society's collections. The length of the fellowship is one to two months during the period June 1 to May 31. Two letters of recommendation are required. Please ask your referees to speak to the research proposal at hand, if possible, please do not use general placement dossier letters. Please visit the fellowship's website or contact the American Antiquarian Society for more information.

Amount Details

$2,000
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Eligibility Requirements

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