New England Regional Fellowship Consortium

Job Type: Fellowship

Application Deadline: February 1, 2017

Next application deadline: February 1, 2017.

  • Will your research project benefit from visits to multiple libraries and archives?
  • Do you hope to mine various types of repositories, from academic institutions to independent research libraries and historical societies?
  • Are you working on a specialized topic that requires a depth of resources such as only New England can provide?

The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC), a collaboration of twenty-two major cultural agencies, will offer at least eighteen awards in 2017-2018. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a total of eight or more weeks of research at three or more participating institutions between June 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018.

Participants include:  Baker Library, Harvard Business School; Boston Athenaeum; Boston Public Library; Colonial Society of Massachusetts; Congregational Library and Archives; Connecticut Historical Society; Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Harvard Law School Special Collections; Harvard University Archives; Historic Deerfield; Houghton Library, Harvard University; John Hay Library, Brown University; Maine Historical Society; Massachusetts Historical Society; Mystic Seaport; New England Historic Genealogical Society; New Hampshire Historical Society; Rauner Special Collections Library, Dartmouth College; Rhode Island Historical Society; Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College; and Vermont Historical Society.

For information on the NERFC fellowship competition and to apply online, visit Questions? Email

Posted: January 09, 2017