Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship for Researchers in American Literature and History, Indiana, 2012 2013
Fellowship funded by Indiana University Libraries for researchers in British, French, and American literature and history, Indiana, 2012 2013
Scholarship Program: Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality: U.S. Citizen
Employer: Indiana University Libraries
Level of Study: Research
Subjects(s): British, French, and American literature and history; the literature of voyages and exploration, specifically the European expansion in the Americas; early printing, and the Church, children’s literature, music; film, radio and television; medicine, science, and architecture; and food and drink.
Duration: One year
Number of Awards: Not known
Am I Eligible? – Applicants are asked to submit a brief research proposal, not to exceed three pages.
- The proposal should (a) emphasize the relationship of the Lilly collections to the project, (b) include the length and preferred dates of the visit and (c) a budget specific to this research proposal which includes travel costs, living and research expenses, and any other source of financial support for this research trip.
- Applicants are also asked to submit a résumé and, for graduate students or other researchers whose résumés do not include a list of publications in their fields of research, two confidential letters of recommendation.
What does it cover? Successful applicants will receive an award of up to $1,500 in support of travel, living, and/or research expenses.
How do I Apply? By post
Scholarship Description: The Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship program supports research and provides access to the collections of the Lilly Library for scholars residing outside the Bloomington area. Project proposals should demonstrate that the Lilly Library’s resources are integral to proposed research topics. Candidates are encouraged to inquire about the appropriateness of a proposed topic before applying.
Application closing date: October 15, 2012