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Frances C. Allen Fellowship


Fellowship for graduate or pre-professional female students of American Indian heritage for research at the Newberry Library in Chicago on topics appropriate to the library's collections. Financial support varies according to need and may include travel expenses. Tenure of fellowship is from one month to a year. Each applicant must submit vitae, description of research topic, and a budget of travel and research expenses.

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  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted to female students
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Humanities, Social Sciences

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