Short-Term Research Fellowship at The American Philosophical Society


A selection of the journals of Lewis and Clark. Courtesy of the APS Library.

Jack Miller Center-American Philosophical Society Research Fellowship

The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. The Library a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture.

Comprehensive, searchable guides and finding aids to the Library’s collections are available online at Online Guides.

The JMC-APS Research Fellowship is a two-month fellowship awarded to advance scholarship in those fields of study that will contribute a deeper understanding of America’s founding principles and history and the wider traditions that influenced its development. The Committee at the APS shall select the awardee for this fellowship, and all applications that are pertinent to these criteria will be considered for it. Applicants who are especially interested in this two-month fellowship should state this when applying to the APS.

Fellowships may be taken beginning any day not earlier than 1 June 2017 and must be completed by 31 May 2018. Fellows are required to be in residence at the Library during the fellowship and are awarded a stipend of $3,000 per month.

Deadline to apply is 1 March 2017. Notifications will be sent in early May.

Click here for more information and to apply.