Fellowship Program for Research Students in Archaeology, History, Epigraphy, Linguistics, Ethnography, Bibliography and Sociology offers by Library of Congress, Washington, 2012
Scholarship program: The Kislak Fellowship in American Studies
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality: U.S. Citizen
Employer: Library of Congress
Level of study: Postdoctoral
Subject(s): Archaeology, History, Cartography, Epigraphy, Linguistics, Ethno-history, Ethnography, Bibliography and Sociology
Duration: 8 Months
Number of awards: Not known
Am I eligible? 1) Applicants may be of any nationality and must possess a Ph.D. degree, or equivalent terminal degree.
2)The program supports research projects in the disciplines of archaeology, history, cartography, epigraphy, linguistics, ethno-history, ethnography, bibliography and sociology, with particular emphasis on Florida, the circum-Caribbean region and Mesoamerica. We encourage interdisciplinary projects that combine disciplines in novel and productive ways.
What does it cover? The Kislak Fellowship in American Studies is for a period of up to 8 months, at a stipend of $4,200 per month, for residential research at the Library of Congress.
How do I apply? By post or electronically
Scholarship Description: The Library of Congress’ Kluge Center invites qualified scholars to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship for advanced research based on the Kislak Collection. The Kislak Collection is a major collection of rare books, manuscripts, historic documents, maps and art of the Americas donated to the Library of Congress by the Jay I. Kislak Foundation of Miami Lakes, Fla. The collection contains some of the earliest records of indigenous peoples in North America and superb objects from the discovery, contact, and colonial periods, especially for Florida, the Caribbean, and Mesoamerica.
Application closing date: 15 October, every year