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Short-Term Research Fellowships

Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct
Scholarly Research in New York City

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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New York Public Library

Deadline Date:

01/15/20

Description:

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Fellowships providing a weekly stipend of $1,000 to USA individual scholars from outside the New York metro area to make use of library collections in New York City. Funding is intended to support scholars currently engaged in independent, post-doctoral, or graduate-level research.

Individuals needing to conduct on-site research in the Library’s special collections are welcome to apply. Preference is given to applications making a strong case for accessing special collections materials.  

Each fellow is required to write a blog post of approximately 500 words to appear on nypl.org about his or her project and work completed at the Library by the end of the award period.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177669

Estimated Size of Grant:

Fellowship stipends are $1,000 per week for a minimum of two and maximum of four weeks.

Term of Contract:

$2,000 to $4,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only U.S. citizens, permanent residents and foreign nationals who have been resident in the United States for three years as of January 31, 2020, and live outside of the New York Metropolitan Area may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Key Dates:
- January 15, 2020: Application closing date
- May 1, 2020: Applicant notification
- June 1, 2020 – May 31, 2021: Award period

Interest Areas: https://www.nypl.org/research-divisions/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://fellowships.nypl.org/home

Questions about the application process should be directed to short.term@nypl.org.

Questions about the Short-Term Research Fellowships should be directed to the curatorial staff in the area of the applicant’s interest.

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