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Application Deadline: July 15, 2022.
About Opportunity

Fellowships are tenable for periods from four to eleven months at a stipend of $5,000 per month for residential research at the Library of Congress. The Kluge Center reserves the right to offer fewer months than originally requested. Fellows may be given residence at any time during the 18-month window after the fellowship letter is received. Stipends will be paid monthly by the Library of Congress by means of electronic transfer to a U.S. bank account.

Eligibility Requirements

Scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree within the past seven years in the humanities, social sciences, or in a professional field such as architecture or law are eligible. Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals. Upon selection, and in accordance with relevant visa regulations, foreign nationals will be assisted in obtaining the appropriate visa.

Application Procedure

  • A completed application form, in English
  • A curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages; additional pages will be discarded)
  • An abstract that includes an explanation of how the research is relevant to contemporary challenges (maximum 500 words)
  • An explanation of why the Library of Congress is the required venue for your research (maximum 1 page, 500 words)
  • A completed project proposal including a work plan that identifies project outcomes (maximum 3 pages; additional pages will be discarded)
  • A bibliography of works you have consulted for your proposal (maximum 3 pages; additional pages will be discarded)
  • Three references with completed reference forms from people who have read the research proposal

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