Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Fellowship Program

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History


Grant amount: US $3,000

Anticipated deadline: May 14, 2019

Applicant type: Faculty Unaffiliated Researcher PhD Student

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Must travel to: New York County, New York

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Overview:

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History offers annual short-term research fellowships in the amount of $3000 each to doctoral candidates, college and university faculty at every rank, and independent scholars working in the field of American history. These fellowships support scholars who intend to conduct research at archives in New York City. Since 1994, the Gilder Lehrman Institute has awarded a total of 623 fellowships.

Founded in 1994 by Richard Gilder and Lewis E. Lehrman, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a nonprofit organization devoted to the improvement of history education. The Institute has developed an array of programs for schools, teachers, and students that now operate in all fifty states, including a website that features more than 60,000 unique historical documents in the Gilder Lehrman Collection. Each year the Institute offers support and resources to tens of thousands of teachers, and through them enhances the education of more than a million students. The Institute’s programs have been recognized by awards from the White House, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Organization of American Historians.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • This fellowship is offered to doctoral candidates, college and university faculty at every rank, and independent scholars working in the field of American history.