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Fellowships

Long-term and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Submission deadlines may change. Please visit the fellowship websites for the most up-to-date information.


October 13: New York Historical Society Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Women’s History (Postdoctoral)


October 15: Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship


November 1: The Folger Institute at Folger Shakespeare Library Long-term Fellowships


November 1:  Library Company Postdoctoral Fellowships


November 2: The McNeil Center for Early American Studies Barra Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Two-year term
  • Applicants must have earned the PhD no earlier than 2011

November 13: Ford Foundation Fellowship
  • Successful applicants are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
  • Predoctoral application: November 20, 2015
    Dissertation application: November 13, 2015
    Postdoctoral application: November 13, 2015

November 15: The American Association of University Women American Fellowships

  • Supporting women doctoral candidates completing dissertations or scholars seeking funds for postdoctoral research leave from accredited institutions

November 15: Newberry Library Long-Term Fellowships


December 1: John Carter Brown Library Short- and Long-Term Fellowships 

  • For scholars whose work is centered on the colonial history of the Americas, North and South, including all aspects of the European, African, and Native American involvement

December 6: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library Visiting Scholar Fellowships


December 20: University of Rochester Frederick Douglass Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships


January 5: New York Historical Society


January 9: Postdoctoral Fellowships in African American Studies at Princeton University


January 11: The Lewis Walpole Library at Yale Visiting Fellowships and Travel Grants


January 15: American Antiquarian Society Short-term and Long-term Visiting Research Fellowships


January 15: Massachusetts Historical Society Long-term MHS-NEH Fellowship


January 31: McMaster-ASECS Research Fellowship