2018 Dickinson Scholar Award
The Emily Dickinson International Society invites applications for the 2018 Dickinson Scholar Award, which supports new research on Dickinson. The project need not be devoted solely to Dickinson, but her work should be a substantial focus. The award of $2,000 may be used for any expense incurred to advance the project. Applicants must have completed the PhD. To apply for the award, please submit: a cv, a cover letter, a 600-800 word project proposal, a brief bibliography, and a preliminary budget to Michelle Kohler at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for applications is January 30, 2018. Applicants will be notified of final decisions by March 1. For more information, see www.emilydickinsoninternationalsociety.org
2018 Emily Dickinson International Society Graduate Student Fellowship
The EDIS announces a fellowship award of $1,000 in support of graduate student scholarship on Emily Dickinson. The project need not be devoted solely to Dickinson, but her work should be a substantial focus. The award may be used for any expense incurred to advance the project. Preference will be given to applicants in the dissertation stage or writing a work aimed at publication. To apply, please send a cv, a cover letter, a 600-800 word project description, a brief bibliography, and contact information for two references to Michelle Kohler at email@example.com. Applications are due by January 30, 2018. Applicants will be notified of final decisions by March 1. For more information, see www.emilydickinsoninternationalsociety.org
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society seeks proposals of approximately 250 words on any aspect of Stowe’s life and writing. Please send proposals and a brief cv to LuElla D’Amico
at firstname.lastname@example.org before December 31, 2017
Harriet Beecher Stowe Up and Coming Scholar Award–ALA
The Stowe Society would like to recognize graduate students who are currently working on scholarship on Harriet Beecher Stowe. We are sponsoring an outstanding paper award of $100 that will help contribute to conference travel and that will guarantee a slot on our Stowe panel at ALA. To submit a paper for the award, please send an essay of no more than eight pages to email@example.com by December 15, 2017. Papers should not have your name or any identifying information on them, as they will be anonymously reviewed by Stowe Society members. We will announce the awards in January on our website as well as via email. We look forward to reading your submissions!
Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships
Reminder: The deadline for MHS-NEH support is January 15, 2016!
The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than three dozen research fellowships for the academic year 2016-2017, including two MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowships made possible by an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 2015 their stipend, governed by an NEH formula, was $4,200 per month for a minimum of four months and a maximum of twelve months. MHS Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the Society’s collections. The Boston Athenaeum and the MHS will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences for at least four weeks at each institution. This fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000. The Society also participates in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium of twenty-one organizations. These grants provide a stipend of $5,000 for eight or more weeks of research at participating institutions.
For more information, please visit www.masshist.org/research/fellowships, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 617-646-0568. MHS-NEH application deadline: January 15, 2016. New England Regional Fellowship Consortium deadline: February 1, 2016. Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship deadline: February 15, 2016. MHS Short-term Fellowship deadline: March 1, 2016.