1 February 2019
The new England regional fellowship consortium
The Massachusetts Historical Society now offers more assistance than ever before to scholars who need to use its library and archival collections. The research projects that the MHS supports through its fellowship programs produce cutting-edge historical scholarship. In addition, the MHS facilitates the visits of scholars in residence at the MHS through the support of other funding agencies.THE NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL FELLOWSHIP CONSORTIUM, is offering at least eight weeks Research Fellowship with more than 25 Institution in New England. Grants are designed to encourage projects that draw on the resources of several agencies.
NERFC grants support work in a broad array of fields, where Member institutions hold collections that offer a historical perspective on topics in all of these fields and more.For information on each member’s resources, see its listing in “Participants” and contact the institution.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Art history
- African American studies
- American studies
- Women’s and gender studies
- Religious studies
- Environmental studies
- The histories of law
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
Eight weeks minimum
- Include at least three different member institutions.
- Include at least two weeks at each of these institutions.
- 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 MHS staff about eligibility to receive a stipend before submitting an application.
- 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.
- A short schedule of the institutions to be visited along with the collections to be studied at each. NOTE: PROPOSALS THAT ARE VAGUE ABOUT MATERIALS TO BE USED ARE RARELY FUNDED.
- 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.
- Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a minimum of eight weeks of research at participating institutions.
First Step : Create an application from Here.
Second Step: After completing this page 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.
Third Step: You will need to attach your CV, cover letter, Project Proposal aproximately 1,000 words in length, and a short schedule of the institutions to be visited along with the collections to be studied at each.
- The proposal should include:
a) a description of the project.
b) a statement explaining the historiographical significance of the project.
c) an indication of the specific collections at each institution the applicant wishes to consult.
Note: Before submitting the Proposal NERFC strongly encourages you to discuss your projects with the staffs of the repositories they plan to visit.Candidates will be notified of the outcome of the competition approximately eight weeks after the application deadline.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Waleed Ashraf/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Nashwa Attallah/ Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team