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2015/2016 Research Fellowships for US and Foreign Scholars at Harry Ransom Center, USA

The Harry Ransom Center is offering research fellowships for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. Applicants for one- to three-month fellowships and travel stipends must have a PhD or be an independent scholar with a substantial record of achievement; if the PhD is in-progress, the proposal and letters of recommendation must clearly indicate completion by June 1, 2015. US citizens and foreign nationals are eligible to apply. Applications should be submitted till January 15, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music and cultural history.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for undertaking a research project at Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin.
Scholarship Provider: The Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Award can be taken at: USA

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Eligibility: Applicants for one- to three-month fellowships and travel stipends must have a Ph.D. or be an independent scholar with a substantial record of achievement; if the Ph.D. is in-progress, the proposal and letters of recommendation must clearly indicate completion by June 1, 2015. Applicants for dissertation fellowships must be doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research by the time of application. United States citizens and foreign nationals are eligible to apply. Previous recipients of Ransom Center fellowships are eligible to reapply after two full fellowship cycles have passed. All things being equal, however, preference is given to applicants who have not previously held a Ransom Center fellowship.

Open for International Students: US and foreign citizens can apply for these research fellowships.

Description: Harry Ransom CenterThe Harry Ransom Center, an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, will award approximately 70 fellowships for 2015–2016 for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

Number of award(s): The University of Texas at Austin, will award approximately 70 fellowships for 2015–2016 for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections.

Duration of award(s): Fellowships are offered for one to three month. Recipients of 2015–2016 fellowships must complete their residencies between June 1, 2015, and August 31, 2016.

What does it cover? The available fellowship will include:
-One to three month fellowships: 3,000 Per month: One- to three-month fellowships are available for post-doctoral or independent scholars whose projects require extensive work with the Ransom Center‡s collections.
-Travel stipends: $1,200 (Domestic) and $1,700 (International): Travel stipends are available for post-doctoral or independent scholars whose projects require less than one month‡s work with the Center‡s collections. Travel stipends may not be combined with other Ransom Center fellowships.
-Dissertation fellowships: $1,500: Eight fellowships jointly sponsored by the Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies are designated for graduate students who are working on doctoral dissertations that require use of the Center‡s collections.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Decisions will be announced by email on March 31, 2015. Fellowship recipients will additionally receive materials related to their award by mail. Queries about applications in process cannot be acknowledged. Fellowship recipients and their research projects will be acknowledged in Ransom Center publicity.

Online Application: A complete application consists of a three-page proposal and one or two letters of recommendation, depending on the application category. These materials must be uploaded to the Ransom Center’s online application system as PDF files by the application deadline. To begin your application for a 2015–2016 fellowship, create a fellowship account. Upon successful creation of your account, you will receive your fellowship account number, which you must use to submit your proposal, and which your referee(s) must use to submit the required letter(s) of recommendation. Please note that information cannot be revised once submitted. Previous applicants for Ransom Center fellowships must create a new account for 2015–2016, as accounts from previous applications cannot be reused.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 15, 2015.

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