Scholarships and awards

External Award: Yale University Visiting Graduate Student Summer Fellowships

May 20, 2016
Print

The Yale University Beinecke Library is accepting applications for the Visiting Graduate Student Summer Fellowships for 2017.  These fellowships support graduate students who wish to use Beinecke collections as a primary resource for their dissertation research.

To qualify, you must be a doctoral student currently enrolled in a PhD program.  Only applicants demonstrating a need for in-depth consultation of Beinecke materials will receive consideration.

Scholarship Award: Granted for one, two, or three months, fellowships must be taken up between June 1 and August 31, 2017.  The fellowships pay for travel costs to and from New Haven and a living allowance of $3,000 per month.

Applicants are required to submit the following materials to the Director of the Beinecke Library:
-an online application form
-a curriculum vitae
-a proposal (1200 word maximum) explaining in detail the specific relationship between the Beinecke Collections and the applicant’s research
-a 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
-an approved dissertation prospectus/proposal.

To apply fill out an application form and submit application materials by October 18, 2016

Recent Blog Posts

  • Mitacs Training Workshops: Spring 2018 December 15, 2017
    Mitacs is offering the following workshops at SFU in Spring 2018, free to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

  • Summer Research Fellowship: St Andrews Visiting Scholars Scheme December 13, 2017
    The Visiting Scholarships are intended to give researchers at any level access to the University of St Andrews Library's extensive Special Collections. Successful candidates will receive financial support up to a maximum of £1,500 to cover travel and accommodation for a period of 2-8 weeks between July 1 and August 31, 2018. Apply by January 12, 2018.

  • Nominations Open for Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy December 13, 2017
    Nominations are now being accepted for the Nora and Ted Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy. The prize is awarded annually for work that presents new daring and creative ways of looking at the world. Submit nominations for consideration by February 15, 2018.

View Posts by Category