Omohundro Institute-NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 11/01

Scholarship Description

Two-year postdoctoral fellowship in any area of early American studies. The candidate’s dissertation or other manuscript must have significant potential as a distinguished, book-length contribution to scholarship. A substantial portion of the work must be submitted with the application. Applicants may not have previously published or have under contract a scholarly monograph, and they must have completed ALL requirements for the Ph.D., including defense, before applying. Foreign nationals are eligible to apply.

The fellowships are supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions ($5,000 per month). In addition to the monthly stipend, the OI offers benefits and provides office, research, and computer facilities as well as research funds and a housing allowance. Fellows also have the option of spending a summer at the Huntington Library on a full grant within five years of their residency in Williamsburg.

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: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

Our scope encompasses the history and cultures of North America from circa 1450 to 1820 and includes related developments in Africa, the British Isles, the Caribbean, Europe, and Latin America.

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