The Women’s History Institute of Historic Hudson Valley has announced they are now offering Summer Research Fellowships to support college and graduate students engaged in scholarly research connected to the women who shaped the culture and chronicle of the Hudson River Valley.
Fellowship stipends are $3,000 for a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of three months’ duration. Applications are invited for residence between June 1, 2018 – October 1, 2018. The deadline for application is April 15, 2018 and applicants will be notified of results before May 15, 2018.
The Summer Research Fellowship supports the research of college and graduate students into the lives of women residing in the Hudson Valley, particularly during the time period represented in the HHV collections: the 18th and 19th centuries.
Summer Research Fellows will be required to submit a final report on their research. The format of this report will be determined by the individual Fellow, in consultation with the Librarian and the Assistant Director for Collections. The Fellows may also be asked to present their research to select HHV staff and supporters, and will be offered the opportunity to take part in HHV programming.
A complete application consists of four parts: A cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org that contains the following: Name and contact information of the applicant; A general description or abstract of the research project; and The HHV collections to be consulted (when possible); along with the following three attachments: a project proposal of 500 words that includes describes the project theme and format, as well as how it relates to the Women’s History Institute of Historic Hudson Valley; a resume or curriculum vitae; and a letter of recommendation from a recent professor or relevant employer.
Applications are submitted by email to email@example.com.
Questions about the Summer Research Fellowships should be directed to the Research Librarian, Catalina Hannan, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (914) 366-6901.