Apply for a Clements Library Fellowship

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The William L. Clements Library offers fellowships to help scholars access the Library’s rich primary source collections for research. A Fellowship Review Committee will assign successful applicants to a named fellowship as described below. 

The three broad categories are post-doctoral, short-term, and digital fellowships. The application requires a selection of which type of fellowship you would like to be considered for and the duration you expect your research visit to take.

Please take a look at the list of past fellows to see the types of projects that have been funded. For further information, contact clements-fellowships@umich.edu or call 734-764-2347.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Long-term fellowships with a minimum tenure ranging from one to two months, open to applicants with a completed Ph.D. or equivalent qualifications at time of application

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Howard H. Peckham Fellowship on Revolutionary America

Established in honor of the Library’s second Director, the Peckham Fellowship supports research on American history between 1764 and 1815. The fellowship provides $10,000 for a project involving a residence of two months or longer at the Library.

Norton Strange Townshend Fellowship

Named for physician and educator Norton Strange Townshend (1815-1895), this fellowship offers $10,000 in support of scholarly research on diversity, equity and inclusion in American history during the nineteenth century. Successful applicants are expected to spend a minimum of two months at the Clements.

Earhart Fellowship on American History

The Earhart Fellowship offers $6,500 for scholarly research on any aspect of American history prior to 1901. Successful applicants are expected to spend a minimum of six weeks at the Clements.

Reese Fellowship in the Print Culture of the Americas

Funded by the William Reese Company, this fellowship encourages research in the history of the book and other print formats, bibliography, and other aspects of print culture in America, including publishing and marketing, from the sixteenth century to 1900. Projects may investigate any printed genre (e.g. books, prints, newspapers, magazines, pamphlets, published photographs, broadsides, maps, etc.). Support for work in manuscript collections will be limited to projects related to printed materials (e.g. annotations in books, publishers’ business archives, etc.). The Reese Fellowship provides $5,000 to support one month of in-residence study in the Clements Library collections.

Short-Term Fellowships

Short-term fellowships ranging from $1,000 to $1,500 to support a minimum one-week research visit

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Jacob M. Price Visiting Research Fellowship

Price Fellowships offer support for short-term research at the Clements Library by graduate students and junior faculty on any topic of American history that is supported by the collections. Grants are for $1,500 and require a minimum visit of one week.

Fellowship for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in American History

The Fellowship for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in American History supports short-term research by graduate students or junior faculty from Historically Black Colleges and Universities who are undertaking a research project that examines topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion or who demonstrate a commitment to diversity in the field of American History. The award will be based largely on the significance of the Clements’ collection to the applicant’s research. Grants are for $1,500 and require a minimum visit of one week.

Short-term Howard H. Peckham Fellowship on Revolutionary America

The Peckham fellowship was established in honor of the Clements’ second director and is a post-doctoral fellowship requiring a completed Ph.D. or equivalent qualifications at time of application. The fellowship supports research on American history between 1764 and 1815 and provides $1,000 for a project requiring a minimum residence of one week.

Mary G. Stange Fellowship

The Mary G. Stange Fellowship offers support for short-term research by graduate students, faculty, or independent researchers working on any topic supported by the collections. Unique projects are encouraged. Grants are for $1,000 and require a minimum visit of one week.

Richard & Mary Jo Marsh Fellowship

The Richard & Mary Jo Marsh Fellowship offers $1,000 to support graduate students, faculty, or independent researchers working on any topic supported by the collections. A one-week minimum residency is required.

Brian Leigh Dunnigan Fellowship in the History of Cartography

Established in honor of Brian Leigh Dunnigan, Map Curator Emeritus and former Associate Director of the Clements Library, this fellowship is open to graduate students, faculty, and independent researchers working on any topic supported by the cartographic collections. The fellowship provides $1,000 for a project requiring a minimum visit of one week.

*NEW* Donald F. Melhorn, Jr. Fellowship

This fellowship is available through the generosity of Donald F. Melhorn, Jr., who had the opportunity to research and write a senior thesis. Through this fellowship, he seeks to help young scholars gain their first experience working in a major research library. Open to senior-class undergraduate and first or second year graduate students in any Ohio, Michigan or Indiana college or university, this $1,000 award supports research involving at least one week at the Clements on any topic in American history supported by its collections

 

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