The National Humanities Center in the USA is inviting applications for the NHC Residential Fellowship for Mid-career and Senior Scholars 2019.
The Center provides a rich intellectual setting for individual research and the exchange of ideas. Located in the progressive Triangle region of North Carolina, near Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh, the Center affords access to the vibrant cultural and intellectual communities supported by the area’s research institutes, universities, and dynamic arts scene.
The Center’s renowned library services provide Fellows with all necessary research materials. Prior to arrival, Fellows may arrange to have their home libraries essentially replicated in their Center studies so that all reference works and other frequently used sources are ready-to-hand from the outset.Article continues after this ad
Worth of Award
- The amounts awarded are individually determined, according to the needs of the Fellow and the Center’s ability to meet them.
- The Center seeks to provide half salary up to $65,000 with the expectation that a Fellow’s home institution will cover the remaining salary.
- The Center also covers travel expenses to and from North Carolina for Fellows and dependents living with the Fellow in North Carolina during the fellowship.
To be considered eligible for the NHC Residential Fellowship;
- Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent scholarly credentials.
- Mid-career and senior scholars are encouraged to apply.
- Emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work may also apply.
- The Center does not support the revision of doctoral dissertations.
- In addition to scholars from all fields of the humanities, the Center accepts individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life who are engaged in humanistic projects.
How to Apply
The Fellowship applicants are asked to complete the online application form and to upload the following documents:
- 1,000-word project proposal
- short bibliography (up to 2 pages)
- curriculum vitae (up to 4 pages)
- one-page tentative outline of the structure of the project (if the project is a book, provide an outline of chapters; otherwise, give an outline of the components of the project and their progress to date)
- Applicants will also be asked to provide names and contact information for three references.
- References will receive an email prompt inviting them to upload a letter on behalf of the applicant.
- Applicants are encouraged to contact their references separately to alert them to expect to receive the prompt.
- They highly recommend applicants read through its Frequently Asked Questions before beginning their application.
Deadline: Application closes on October 10, 2019.