NEH-Hagley Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in the United States

Each year, applications for the NEH-Hagley Postdoctoral Fellowship are accepted by 1 December. Eligible candidates should be the United States citizens or to foreign nationals who have been living in the United States for at least three years. Two winners are selected annually.

Fellowship Description
NEH-Hagley Postdoctoral Fellowship on Business, Culture, and Society supports residencies in Hagley’s Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society by scholars who have received their doctoral degrees by the application deadline. In accordance with NEH requirements, these postdoctoral fellowships are restricted to United States citizens or to foreign nationals who have been living in the United States for at least three years. These fellowships are made possible by support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Value and Tenure
Two postdoctoral fellowships are available, one of four months and one for eight months. The eight-month fellowship must be taken during the September through May academic year. The fellowships provide a monthly stipend of $4,200, amounting to $33,600 for the eight-month fellowship and $16,800 for the four-month fellowship.

Level and Area of Studies
Postdoctoral program in Business, Culture, and Society supports residencies in Hagley’s Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
The fellowships are available for those will undertaking research on one of the subjects mentioned above.

Applicants’ Nationality
The U.S. citizens may apply this fellowship.

Application Instruction
All application materials must be submitted in the order below in one PDF file and sent as an email attachment to Carol Lockman, clockman@hagley.org. Please include the following materials:

  1. Current curriculum vitae.
  2. A 3,000-word explanation of the project and its contributions to pertinent scholarship.
  3. A statement of no more than 500 words explaining how residency at Hagley would advance the project, particularly the relevance of our research collections.
  4. A statement indicating a preference for the four or eight month fellowship.
  5. Applicants also should arrange for two letters of recommendation to arrive separately by the application deadline. These should sent directly to Hagley.

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