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 environment. […]
This CCWH resource provides members with information about professional opportunities: stipends, fellowships, prizes, CFPs and more. Conference or grant announcements may be posted on our website without charge. Please contact us with professional announcements of interest to our members.
The Lerner-Scott Prize is given annually by the Organization of American Historians for the best doctoral dissertation in U.S. women’s history. The prize is named for Gerda Lerner and Anne Firor Scott, both pioneers in women’s history and past presidents of the OAH. A dissertation must be completed during the period July 1, 2016 through June […]
The Newberry is pleased to announce its Long-Term and Short-Term Fellowship awards for 2017-18. We will support 11 long-term and 46 short-term fellows, with funds coming from Newberry endowments, grants, gifts, and consortia, as well as partnerships with other institutions and scholarly organizations. A complete list of fellows is available on our website as well as a profile […]
The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association is working to build a national memorial to commemorate and honor the millions of suffragists whose 72-year fight for enfranchisement culminated in the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. The memorial’s opening, in August 2020, will celebrate the centennial of this “turning point” in American history for women. […]
The 2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open. Opportunities are found in the newly redesigned Catalog of Awards. There are many awards in American Studies, including: Hong Kong: Study of the United States Hungary: Laszlo Orszagh Chair in American Studies Jordan: Study of the United States India: Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair (All Disciplines) Mexico: U.S. Studies […]