The Newberry is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2017-18
The Newberry Library's long-standing fellowship program provides
outstanding scholars with the time, space, and community required to pursue
innovative and ground-breaking scholarship. In addition to the Library's
collections, fellows are supported by a collegial interdisciplinary
community of researchers, curators, and librarians. An array of scholarly
and public programs also contributes to an engaging intellectual
Many of the Newberry's fellowship opportunities have specific eligibility
requirements; in order to learn more about these requisites, as well as
application guidelines, please visit our website. Questions should be
addressed to research -at- newberry.org.
We invite interested individuals who wish to utilize the Newberry's
collection to apply for our many fellowship opportunities, including the
Newberry Library-American Musicological Society Fellowship, a short-term
opportunity for PhD candidates and postdoctoral scholars working in music
or musicology, and the Rudolph Ganz Fellowship, with options available for
both long- and short-term scholars who wish to conduct research within the
Rudolph Ganz Papers and other late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century
materials related to Chicago music.
Long-Term Fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars for continuous
residence at the Newberry for periods of 4 to 12 months; the stipend is
$4,200 per month. Applicants must hold a PhD by the application deadline in
order to be eligible. Long-Term Fellowships are intended to support
individual scholarly research and promote serious intellectual exchange
through active participation in the fellowship program. The deadline for
long-term fellowships is *November 15.*
Short-Term Fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars, PhD
candidates, and those who hold other terminal degrees. Short-Term
Fellowships are generally awarded for 1 to 2 months; unless otherwise noted
the stipend is $2,500 per month. These fellowships support individual
scholarly research for those who have a specific need for the Newberry's
collection and are mainly restricted to individuals who live and work
outside of the Chicago metropolitan area.
*The American Musicological Society co-sponsors* one of the library's
short-term fellowships: see ams-net.org/AMS-Newberry.php for full details.
The deadline for short-term opportunities is *December 15.*
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