Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 212.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Sat, 01 Sep 2001 06:26:51 +0100
From: "David L. Gants" <email@example.com>
Subject: Kluge Fellowships
>> From: "Aikin, Jane" <JAikin@neh.gov>
Library of Congress Kluge Fellowship Competition
Deadline for receipt of applications at the Library: September 30,
Kluge Fellowships are for residential research in the collections of
the Library of Congress. Fellowships are for period of from six to twelve
months with a stipend of $3,500 per month.
Eligibility: Scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree
within the past seven years in the humanities, the social sciences, or in
a professional field such as architecture or law are eligible. Exceptions
may be made for individuals without continuous academic careers.
Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals.
Applications: the application form and reference form may be printed
from the website www.loc.gov/kluge. Applications must include a
three-page single-spaced research proposal, a two-page curriculum vitae
indicating major prior scholarship, an indication of the collections at
the Library of Congress that will be used for research, and two letters of
reference from individuals who know the quality of the applicant's
scholarship. All application materials must be written in English.
Language certification: For applicants whose native language is not
English, there must be evidence that the applicant is fluent in English so
as easily to conduct research, discuss work with colleagues and make a
public presentation, although the ultimate product of the research may be
written in the applicant's native language. For English speakers who seek
to do research in the Library's foreign language collections, there must
be evidence that they have a command of the relevant language or languages
at the level requisite for serious research.
Awards: Up to 12 Kluge Fellowships will be awarded annually. Awards
are announced no later than March 15 of the year following that in which
the application was submitted.
For further information, contact the Office of Scholarly Programs,
Library of Congress at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-707-3302
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