National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

nyhs-New-York-Historical-Society-logoOne academic year fellowship supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities will be offered 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. 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.

Application requirements include:

  • a completed cover sheet (download here)
  • a two- to three-page proposal, describing the theme of the major research project the fellow will undertake, and stating specifically why the resources of the New-York Historical Society are critical to the project
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a short writing sample of no more than 3,000 words or ten pages
  • three letters of recommendation must be sent digitally to: Fellowships Coordinator; at:, with the subject line “NEH FELLOWSHIP- [LAST NAME]” prior to the deadline The National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship will carry a stipend of $42,000 plus benefits.

Location: New York, USA

Application deadline: 11:59 pm on January 5, 2016

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Read more and apply here.


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