Approaching Deadline: 2021-2022 Fellowship Opportunities in Early American History and Culture, Library & Museum of the American Philosophical Society

The Library & Museum of the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia invites applications for postdoctoral, predoctoral, and short-term research fellowships for projects pertaining to Early American History and Culture.

The 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 languages and culture, and the development of American anthropology. The Library & Museum houses over 14 million manuscripts; 275,000 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 of Native American languages. Comprehensive, searchable guides and finding aids to our collections are available online at https://www.amphilsoc.org/library/search-collections and http://amphilsoc.pastperfectonline.com/.

See individual fellowship descriptions below for more information and instructions on how to apply.

For a complete listing of all available APS grant and fellowship opportunities, visit www.amphilsoc.org/grants/fellowships.

David Center for the American Revolution Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: January 29, 2021

This 24-month fellowship offers $50,000 per year to support a recent Ph.D., professor seeking sabbatical support, or an independent scholar working on a project about the American Revolution and Founding Era.

To apply, please submit materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/80961

 

David Center for the American Revolution Predoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: January 29, 2021

This 12-month fellowship offers $25,000 to an advanced Ph.D. student finishing a dissertation about the American Revolution and Founding Era.

To apply, please submit materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/80960

 

Friends of the American Philosophical Society Predoctoral Fellowship in Early American History (to 1840)

Deadline: January 29, 2021

This 12-month fellowship offers $25,000 to support twelve months of work on dissertation topics pertaining to early American history (to 1840).

To apply, please submit materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/79202

 

David Center for the American Revolution Short-Term Research Fellowship

Deadline: March 5, 2021

These one month fellowships provide $3,000 for researchers working on projects about the American Revolution and Founding Era who show a demonstrated need to use the APS’s Library & Museum collections.

To apply, please submit materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/79138

 

Swan Foundation Short-Term Resident Research Fellowship for Revolutionary-Era Material Culture

Deadline: March 5, 2021

This fellowship provides one month of support to work in the artifact collections of the Swan Historical Foundation, the American Philosophical Society, and other repositories in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

To apply, please submit materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/80954