December 31, 2018.


United States of America

(Fully Funded)


Fellowship Program from Washington Library 2019-2020, USA

The Washington Library is accepting applications for its annual research fellowship program. Awards are available for research focused on the life and leadership of George Washington, and his place in the development of American civic life and culture.

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We also welcome projects related to the broad themes and historical problems of Colonial America, the Revolutionary Era, and the Early Republic as well as the history of the arts, material culture, and society which help us better understand the greater legacy of George Washington and his home, Mount Vernon.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • American History

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

 up to 6 months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • doctoral candidates.recent Ph.D.s mid-career faculty as well as advanced scholars and independent researchers with relevant topics.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Fellowships less than three months provide a stipend of $3,000 per month,
  • three-month fellowships provide $10,000
  • six-month fellowships provide $20,000. All awards include onsite housing, as well as round-trip airfare or mileage reimbursement for one trip to and from Mount Vernon. .

How to Apply

First Step:

1-Curriculum vitae.

2-1,000-word fellowship proposal highlighting how you intend to use the collection and research assets of The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.

3-Two letters of recommendation to be sent confidentially to Mount Vernon by the references. 

Second Step:

Submit applications to:

Kevin Butterfield
Executive Director, The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington
The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington
P.O. Box 110
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
Applications may also be submitted electronically to

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