1 February 2019


New England, USA

(Partially Funded/ Award)


New England Regional Fellowship Consortium- Massachusetts Historical Society 2019

The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium, a collaboration of 27 major cultural agencies, will offer at least two dozen awards in 2019–2020. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a minimum of eight weeks of research at participating institutions.

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The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium includes 26 repositories, and a learned society. Collections at the participating institutions are broadly representative of the New England region and span the period from pre-contact to the present day.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • History
  • Literature
  • Art history
  • African American studies
  • American studies
  • women’s and gender studies
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • Religious studies
  • Environmental studies
  • Oceanography
  • The Histories of Law, Medicine, and Technology.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries

Foreign nationals who hold the necessary U.S. government documents.

Note: The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium is not authorized to sponsor visas, so you need to already have a visa in place when you apply that allows for earned income. If you already have a visa, then that should be fine, and note that you are eligible and possess a visa in your cover letter.

Program Period

At least 8 weeks.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • A cover letter.
  • A current, short curriculum vitae, (no more than 3 pages).
  • A project proposal approximately 1,000 words in length.The proposal should include:
  1.  a description of the project.
  2. a statement explaining the historiographical significance of the project.
  3.  an indication of the specific collections at each institution the applicant wishes to consult.
  • Applicants who have not completed their professional training, ordinarily including an earned doctorate, must provide a letter of recommendation from a faculty member familiar with the project.
  • Applicants who do not reside in the U.S. must indicate their citizenship. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or already hold the J-1 visa or equivalent documents that will allow them to accept the stipend.
  • Foreign nationals must consult with Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) staff about eligibility to receive a stipend before submitting an application.
  • Each itinerary must: be a minimum of eight weeks; include at least three different member institutions; and include at least two weeks at each of these institutions.
  • A short schedule of the institutions to be visited along with the collections to be studied at each.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded/ Award)

  • Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a minimum of eight weeks of research at participating institutions.

How to Apply

First Step: Complete the online form to start your application from  here.

  • You will receive an email confirmation along with login instructions.
  • For fellowships that require it, you will also receive emails to forward to those persons writing recommendation letters to you.

Second Step: Log in to your application and provide the required information.

  • You may return at any time before your final submission to work on the application.
  • Concerning the recommendation letters,  applicants who hold a PhD do not need to submit a recommendation letter.

Third Step: Submit your application.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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