Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources
Deadline: December 4 at 5pm EST
Type: Research Grant, Library / Institute / Museum Residency; PhD
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements
Fields of Study: Humanities and social sciences

 

The CLIR Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources fund 9-12 months of continuous full-time research with original source material in the holdings of archives, libraries, historical societies, museums, related repositories, or a combination. The program offers about fifteen competitively awarded fellowships a year in amounts up to $25,000. Preference will be given to sound, non-traditional projects that make innovative or creative uses of original sources. Proposed research may be conducted at a single or multiple sites abroad, in the U.S., or both. One award is designated to support original source dissertation research using the technologies and tools at the Preservation Research and Testing Division at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. All applicants must receive approval of the dissertation proposal no later than March 31, 2019, and be ABD before fellowship start (between June1 and September 1, 2019). More information here.