The MHS will offer more than 20 short-term research fellowships in 2021. Most grants will provide a stipend of $2,000 for four weeks of research at the Society sometime between 1 July 2021, and 30 June 2022. Short-term awards are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent. Applicants who do not reside in the U.S. must indicate their citizenship. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or already hold the J-1 visa or equivalent documents that will allow them to accept the stipend. Foreign nationals must consult with MHS staff about their eligibility to receive a stipend before submitting an application. Applicants who do NOT hold a Ph.D.: One letter of recommendation from a faculty member familiar with your work and with the project being proposed. Please note that the letter is due at the application deadline. You may initiate your recommendation request through our application portal at any time - you do not need to wait until your application is complete. A project proposal approximately 1,000 words in length. The proposal should include: a description of the project; a statement explaining the historiographical significance of the project; an indication of the specific MHS collections the applicant wishes to consult. Please submit only one application; applicants will automatically be considered for all short-term fellowships for which they are eligible.
Low Amount Awarded
a graduate student or a postgraduate student
Must not be attending high school currently
How to Apply
What you'll need:
Other - A project proposal, A short project description of 100 words in length