2015 Lilly Library Mendel Fellowships For Study In USA

The Lilly Library of Indiana University invites applications for fellowships of up to $40,000 during the academic year in support of research in the library’s Bernardo Mendel collections.

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: undertaking research in the library’s Bernardo Mendel collections.

Field(s): Fellowships are awarded in areas of particular interest to the Mendels, including: the history of the Spanish Colonial Empire; Latin American independence movements; European expansion in the Americas; voyages, travels and exploration; geography, navigation and cartography; German literature and history; and music, including sheet music.

Deadline: September 30, 2015

Funded By: Lilly Library of Indiana University

‣ Established through a bequest by the estate of Johanna Lenz Mendel in 1998, the Mendel Fellowships are intended to support research by scholars from around the world in areas of particular interest to the Mendels, including: the history of the Spanish Colonial Empire; Latin American independence movements; European expansion in the Americas; voyages, travels and exploration; geography, navigation and cartography; German literature and history; and music, including sheet music.

‣ The amount of the stipend is based on the length of stay, which may range from one week to a full academic year. The 2015 Lilly Library Mendel Fellowships are intended to cover travel to the Lilly Library and living expenses while in residence.

Eligibility

‣ 2015 Lilly Library Mendel Fellowships are intended to support research by scholars from around the world in areas of particular interest to the Mendels, including: the history of the Spanish Colonial Empire; Latin American independence movements; European expansion in the Americas; voyages, travels and exploration; geography, navigation and cartography; German literature and history; and music, including sheet music.

Scholarship Application Method 

‣ There is no special application form: Candidates, ranging from doctoral research students to senior scholars, should submit curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page proposal for their projects, including the specific holdings they intend to consult, two letters of recommendation, and a indication of length of stay, which may include the summer months.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on September 30, 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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