Applications are currently ongoing for the 2018 $3,000 Beinecke Library Visiting Student Fellowships at Yale University. Interested students should see the details below.
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is the rare book library and literary archive of the Yale University Library in New Haven, Connecticut. Situated on Yale University’s Hewitt Quadrangle, the building was designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and completed in 1963. Established by a gift of the Beinecke family and given its own endowment, the library is financially independent from the university and is co-governed by the University Library and Yale Corporation.
The library’s iconic building reopened in September 2016 after an 18-month closure for major renovations, which included replacing the building’s HVAC system and expanding teaching and exhibition capabilities.
The Beinecke Library which is situated in Yale University, USA is providing fellowship opportunities for non-Yale graduate students (doctoral candidates) wishing to conduct primary research for their dissertations or doctoral thesis. These fellowships are extremely competitive.
This fellowship program is created to support graduate students who wish to use Beinecke collections as a primary resource for their dissertation research.
Application Deadline: 1st November 2017
Offered annually? Yes (Not awarded in the 2015/2016 academic session due to renovations)
Eligible Countries: International
To be taken at (country): USA
Type: PhD Fellowships
Number Of Awardees: Not specified
Value Of Fellowship: The fellowships pay for travel costs to and from New Haven and a living allowance of $3,000 per month.
Duration Of Fellowship: June 1 – August 31, 2018
Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must;
- be currently enrolled in a PhD/doctoral program and must have completed their course work, passed their qualifying examinations
- be prepared to pursue research based upon an approved dissertation prospectus/proposal
How to Apply: The following are required during application;
- an online application form
- a curriculum vitae
- a proposal (1200 word maximum) explaining in detail the specific relationship between the Beinecke Collections and the applicant’s research
- a detailed list of specific research materials to be consulted at Beinecke during your fellowship
- two confidential letters of recommendation sent to the Fellowship Coordinator, one of which must come from the principal director of the applicant’s dissertation
- an approved dissertation prospectus/proposal