Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Fellowships

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History awards short-term research fellowships to doctoral candidates, postdoctoral scholars, college and university faculty at every rank, and independent scholars working in American history. In 2013, up to ten fellowships of $3,000 each will be awarded to scholars to conduct research within the archival holdings of any institution in the five boroughs of New York City.

To apply, candidates should submit:
• A project proposal including information about the archives to be consulted, an anticipated budget, and applicant’s full contact information

• A curriculum vitae

• Two letters of recommendation from established scholars

Applications must be postmarked or submitted online by May 1, 2013. All applicants will be notified by June 7, 2013. Fellows are expected to complete their research within a year of notification of the award. For more information or to submit an application, please visit:


Fellowship Coordinator
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
19 W. 44 Street
Suite 500
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 646-366-9666, x28
Fax: 646-366-9669
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