If you study the humanities, the Newberry has something for you!
Newberry Library Fellowships provide assistance to researchers who wish to use their collection. They promise you intriguing and often rare materials; a lively, interdisciplinary community of researchers; individual consultations on your research with staff curators, librarians, and other scholars; and an array of both scholarly and public programs. Applicants may apply for both Long- and Short-Term Fellowships within one academic year.
Newberry Library are now accepting applications for the 2015-16 academic year.
For more information, visit their website: www.newberry.org/fellowships
Long-Term Fellowships are intended to support individual scholarly research in the Newberry’s collections and to promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the Newberry’s scholarly activities. Applicants must hold a PhD at the time of application in order to eligible. Applicants may apply for 4 to 12 months of support, with a stipend of $4,200 per month. For more information, including a list of available Long-Term Fellowships, please visit www.newberry.org/long-term-fellowships.
The Newberry’s collection strengths include:
American History and Culture
American Indian and Indigenous Studies
Chicago and the Midwest
Genealogy and Local History
History of the Book
Manuscripts and Archives
Maps, Travel, and Exploration
Medieval, Renaissance, & Early Modern Studies
and much more!
The Newberry Library also offers an array of Short-Term fellowships. For more information about these opportunities, please visit: www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships
All applicants are strongly encouraged to consult the Newberry’s online catalog and collection guides before applying: www.newberry.org/catalogs-and-guides