Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Job Type: Fellowship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020

The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine invites applications for fellowships in the history of science, technology and medicine, broadly construed. Opportunities include:

NEW: Four-Month NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship
Nine-Month NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship
Dissertation Fellowships

The four-month NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship will normally be awarded to a senior scholar, and the nine-month NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship to a junior scholar. Dissertation Fellowships are available to graduate students working on a PhD dissertation. Fellowships-in-Residence are available to scholars with other sources of support.

The Consortium comprises 27 educational and cultural institutions using their exceptional resources to promote academic and public understanding of the history of science, technology and medicine.

The Consortium offers rich opportunities for research. Taken together, its collections of rare books, manuscripts and artifacts are unparalleled in historical depth as well as breadth. The Consortium also provides a vibrant, stimulating and collegial community. Fellows participate in public and scholarly events, as well as informal reading and writing groups, held online and at the Consortium’s offices in downtown Philadelphia.

Visit our website at for further information, including an online application form and a list of current and past fellows. The website also features: information about the fellowship programs of member institutions; descriptions of the exceptional collections in the museums, archives, and libraries of the Consortium; and a Consortium-wide search hub for rare books and manuscripts.

The Consortium will hold an informational meeting via Zoom at 12:00 PM EDT Friday, September 25, 2020 to answer questions about fellowship opportunities and the application process. Register for the meeting at

Applications must be submitted online by December 15, 2020.

Posted: August 21, 2020