The J. Merrill Knapp Research Fellowship

 The Board of Directors of the American Handel Society invites applications
for the J. Merrill Knapp Research Fellowship to support scholarly projects
related to Handel and his world. One or more fellowships may be awarded in
a calendar year up to a total of $2,000. Requests for funding may include,
but are not limited to, purchase of microfilms, travel for research, and
production expenses for publication. This fellowship may be used on its own
or to augment other grants or fellowships.

In awarding the Knapp Fellowship, preference will be given to graduate
students, scholars in the early stages of their careers, and independent
scholars with no source of institutional support.

*The deadline for applications is March 2, 2018. *

There is no application form. Each applicant should submit an outline of
the project, a budget showing how and when the funds will be used, and a
description of other funding for the same project applied for and/or
received. In addition, applicants should have two letters of recommendation
sent directly to the Knapp Fellowship Committee. Electronic submissions are
preferred; letters of recommendation as well as the application itself can
be emailed to Roger Freitas (rfreitas -at- Paper
submissions can also be mailed to Roger Freitas, Musicology Department,
Eastman School of Music, 26 Gibbs Street, Rochester, NY 14604.

For details about the Fellowship and procedures for application, please
visit the AHS website at


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