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The New-York Historical Society offers several long- and short-term fellowships during the academic year. Designed to encourage and promote the use of the institution’s diverse collections of primary and secondary sources, the fellowships are open to scholars at various times during their academic careers. Visit nyhistory. org library / fellowships for instructions and an application checklist for each fellowship. The application deadline for all fellowships is January 6, 2017.


Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women’s History

Hired for a two-year term, one postdoctoral fellow will work as a public historian and intellectual coordinator for the New-York Historical Society’s Center for Women’s History. The ideal candidate will have a strong scholarly interest in women’s history and some experience in public history. The fellow will participate in developing programming and be deputized to operate certain projects independently. Applicants for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship must have the PhD in hand by the time of appointment. The postdoctoral fellow will be in residence as a full-time staff member with a stipend of $50,000 per year with full benefits. This fellowship will last from September 1, 2017 through August 30, 2019.
Application deadline: January 6, 2017


Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships in Women’s History

The two recipients of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship in Women's History should have a strong interest in the fields of women’s history and public history. They must be currently enrolled students in good standing in a relevant PhD program in the humanities. The Predoctoral Fellows will be in residence part time at the New-York Historical Society for one academic year, between September 1, 2017 and June 29, 2018, with a stipend of $15,000 per year. This position is not full time and will not receive full benefits.
Application deadline: January 6, 2017


National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

One fellowship for the length of a single academic year is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities for research at the New-York Historical Society. The fellowship is available to individuals who have completed their formal professional training and have a strong record of accomplishment within their field. There is no restriction relating to age or academic status of applicants. Foreign nationals are eligible to apply if they have lived in the United States for at least three years immediately preceding the application deadline. The ten-month residency will carry a stipend of $42,000, plus benefits. This fellowship will last from September 1, 2017 through June 29, 2018.
Application deadline: January 6, 2017


Bernard and Irene Schwartz Fellowships

Offered jointly with the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School, two Bernard and Irene Schwartz Fellowships are open to scholars who will have completed their PhD in history or American studies before the end of the 2016-2017 academic year. Fellows will teach one course per semester at Eugene Lang College in addition to conducting focused research in residence at the New-York Historical Society. These fellows carry a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits. The fellowship will last from September 1, 2017 through June 29, 2018.
Application deadline: January 6, 2017


Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships

Two Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships will be awarded to candidates who have earned their PhD in the last three to five years. Research projects may include the conversion of a dissertation into a publishable manuscript or the initiation of new research based on the collections and resources of the New-York Historical Society. This ten-month residency will carry a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits. The fellowship will last from September 1, 2017 through June 29, 2018.
Application deadline: January 6, 2017


Patricia and John Klingenstein Short-Term Fellowships

Two or more Patricia and John Klingenstein Short-Term Fellowships will be awarded to scholars at any academic level. Fellows will conduct research in the library collections of the New-York Historical Society for two to four weeks at a time, and will receive a stipend of $1,500 to $2,000. These fellowships will last from September 1, 2017 through June 29, 2018.
Application deadline: January 6, 2017

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Please visit http: // www. nyhistory .org / library / fellowships for a complete list of requirements for each fellowship and direct links to application pages.

Email fellowships@nyhistory.org with any questions.

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