LOC Mellon Fellowships

Call for Applications: CLIR/Library of Congress Mellon Fellowship

Maximum award: $31,000

Deadline: February 29, 2016

Duration: 9-12 months

Location: Washington, DC

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is offering one fellowship award to support original source dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences at the Preservation Research and Testing Division of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. The fellowship is offered as part of CLIR’s long-established Mellon Fellowship program and is generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

The total award ranges from $23,500 to $31,000, depending on the length of the project. Fellows must begin their research between June 1 and September 1, 2016 and end within 12 months of commencing. The application deadline is February 29, 2016.

Information about the Preservation Research and Testing Division is available on the Library of Congress website: http://www.loc.gov/preserv/rt/. The full fellowship description, including instructions for submitting an application can be found on CLIR’s website: http://www.clir.org/fellowships/mellon/preservation.html.


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