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Avg. Amount Awarded
324
Days
January 15 2025
Application Deadline
1
Awarded last year
N/A
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Barbara L. Packer Fellowship

Description

The Barbara L. Packer Fellowship is awarded to individuals engaged in scholarly research and writing related to the Transcendentalists in general, and most especially to Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, and Henry David Thoreau. Ph.D. candidates, pre-tenure faculty, and independent scholars are 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

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
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  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently

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