Grant of the Week: Summersell Fellowship for Southern History
Every week, Perspectives Daily showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians which has been posted to our free Calendar. This week we are featuring the Summersell Fellowship for Southern History.
The Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South, in partnership with The University of Alabama Libraries, offers eight fellowships of $500 for researchers whose project in southern history or southern studies can be conducted at the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, the A.S. Williams III Americana Collection, or in other University of Alabama collections.
Applications should include two copies of:
- A current CV
- One letter of recommendation (which may be sent separately)
- A description of the research project, no longer than two double-spaced pages, including a description of the particular resources to be used during the fellowship
The deadline is April 15, 2019. Decisions will be made by May 15, 2019, and research may be conducted anytime between June 1, 2019, and May 31, 2020.
Academic and non-academic researchers at any stage in their careers may apply.
Eligibility is restricted to researchers living outside the Tuscaloosa area.
Send application materials to:
The Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South
c/o The University of Alabama Department of History
202 ten Hoor Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0212
Materials may also be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
End: April 15, 2019
More Info: https://history.ua.edu/summersell-center-offers-short-term-research-fellowships/
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