Upcoming Deadline: 2020-2021 John C. Slater Predoctoral Fellowship in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the American Philosophical Society Library & Museum

American Philosophical Society Library & Museum

Job Type: Fellowship

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

A reminder that the deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 Friends of the APS Predoctoral Fellowship in Early American History (to 1840) at the American Philosophical Society Library & Museum in Philadelphia is Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

This 12-month fellowship is intended for advanced Ph.D. students working toward the completion of the dissertation.

  • Applicants will receive a stipend of $25,000 to support twelve months of work on topics pertaining to the history of science, broadly defined.
  • Applicants’ research must pertain to topics in the history of science or related fields.
  • The successful applicant will be affiliated with the Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine.

To apply, please submit materials here.


Contact regarding the Fellowship program and the American Philosophical Society Library & Museum may be directed to Adrianna Link, Ph.D., Head of Scholarly Programs, via email or by phone at 215-440-3415.

Applicants: Please use Interfolio’s help desk for any issues pertaining to the online application process.

About the APS Library & Museum

The APS Library & Museum’s collections make it among the premier institutions for documenting and exhibiting the history of the American Revolution and founding, the history of science from Newton to NASA, Native American and Indigenous languages and culture, and the development of American anthropology. The Library & Museum houses over 13 million manuscripts; 350,000 volumes of printed materials and bound periodicals; 250,000 images, fine art, and other objects; thousands of maps and prints; and more than 3,500 hours of audio recordings.

Comprehensive, searchable guides and finding aids to our collections are available online at the APS Library and  and the Collections Database.

Posted: January 27, 2020