Fellowships in the Humanities at the Newberry Library

🏆 Available:
💰 $37,800
⏳ N/A

Scholarship Description

The Newberry Institute for Research and Education supports scholarship and programming to advance Newberry’s core mission of promoting the effective use of its collection for research, teaching, and publication. We seek to build a collaborative and welcoming environment that brings together a wide range of audiences to engage with critical humanities questions. Newberry Institute programs create active communities of scholars, students, teachers, and the public to develop new understandings of our world through the study of the humanities.

Assistance to researchers who wish to use the Newberry Library’s collections. Fellowships are residential; no funds are available for tuition. Long-term fellowships are for postdoctoral scholars; 4 to 9 months. Short-term fellowships are for Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral scholars (mainly from outside the Chicago area) with a specific need for Newberry materials; 1 to 2 months.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required

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Donor: Newberry Library

An independent research library, free and open to the public. The collections contain over 1.5 million volumes; 5 million manuscript pages; maps, art, periodicals, and miscellany. Materials concerning the civilization of Western Europe, the Americas, Asia from the late Middle Ages to the present.