Deadline: 18 October 2016
Open to: currently enrolled in a PhD/doctoral program and must have completed their course work, passed their qualifying examinations
Fellowship: living allowance of USD 3,000 per month and travel costs
The Beinecke Library offers a limited number of fellowships for non-Yale graduate students (doctoral candidates) wishing to conduct primary research for their dissertations or doctoral thesis.
These fellowships are extremely competitive. Only applicants demonstrating a need for in-depth consultation of Beinecke materials will receive serious consideration. Recipients are expected to be in residence during the period of their award and are encouraged to participate in the activities of Yale University.
Granted for one, two, or three months, fellowships must be taken up between 1 June and 31 August, 2017.
Recipients are expected to be in residence during the period of their award and are encouraged to participate in the activities of Yale University. Please note that attendance will be monitored and stipends will be adjusted to reflect shortened research period. Split fellowship periods will not be granted. Awarded fellows may not hold concurrent teaching positions or any concurrent fellowships.
At the end of the research period, fellows are also asked to provide a brief statement indicating how this fellowship support was used to accomplish research goals.
Graduate students seeking these fellowships must be currently enrolled in a PhD/doctoral program and must have completed their course work, passed their qualifying examinations, and be prepared to pursue research based upon an approved dissertation prospectus/proposal.
The fellowships pay for travel costs to and from New Haven and a living allowance of USD 3,000 per month.
How to apply?
Applicants are required to submit the following materials to the Director of the Beinecke Library:
- Online application form;
- Curriculum vitae;
- A Proposal (1200 word maximum) explaining in detail the specific relationship between the Beinecke Collections and the applicant’s research;
- Detailed list of specific research materials to be consulted at Beinecke during your fellowship;
- Two confidential letters of recommendation sent to the Beinecke Director, one of which must come from the principal director of the applicant’s dissertation;
- Approved dissertation prospectus/proposal.
For more information, please visit the official webpage.