Holocaust Memorial Museum Fellowship 2011-2012, USA

Deadline: 30 November 2010
Open to: scholars in all relevant academic disciplines
Scholarschip: $3,500 per month

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies awards fellowships to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust. Awards are granted on a competitive basis. The Center welcomes proposals from scholars in all relevant academic disciplines, including history, political science, literature, Jewish studies, philosophy, religion, sociology, anthropology, comparative genocide studies, law, and others.


* candidates working on their dissertations (ABD), postdoctoral researchers, and senior scholars
* must be affiliated with an academic and/or research institution when applying for a fellowship


Fellowship applications and supporting materials must be received by November 30, 2010. Decisions will be announced in April 2011. All applications must be submitted in English via an online application process. All applications must consist of the following:
* completed application form
* project proposal not to exceed five single-spaced pages
* curriculum vitae
* Three signed letters of recommendation that speak to the significance of the proposed project and the applicant’s ability to carry it out

To submit your application, go to the this page.


Individual awards generally range up to nine months of residency; a minimum of three consecutive months is required.
Stipends range up to $3,500 per month for the purpose of defraying local housing and other miscellaneous living expenses. Residents of the Washington, DC–metropolitan area receive a reduced stipend of $1,750 per month.

All awards include a stipend to offset the cost of direct travel to and from Washington, D.C., and visa assistance if necessary. Fellows are responsible for securing their own housing accommodations and health insurance.

The Museum provides work space and access to a computer, telephone, facsimile machine, and photocopier.


Dr. Suzanne Brown-Fleming, Director
Visiting Scholar Programs
Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024-2126
Tel: (202) 314-7802
Fax: (202) 479-9726
E-mail: visitingscholars@ushmm.org

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