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Kluge Research Fellowships for US and Foreign Applicants at Library of Congress in USA, 2017

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress offers Research Fellowships to both US as well as foreign students in the USA. Fellowships are available to pursue research programme in humanistic and social sciences, especially interdisciplinary, cross-cultural or multilingual.

Its objective is to provide with knowledge of humanities and social sciences, especially interdisciplinary, cross-cultural or multilingual to USA or foreign nationals student developing new skills in a priority area at Library of Congress.

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The Library of Congress (“LOC”) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States.

Course Level: These fellowships are available to pursue research.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the fields of humanistic and social science research.

Scholarship Award: These fellowships will cover $4,200 per month (up to 11 months).

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these fellowships:

  • Scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree within the past seven years in the humanities, social sciences or in a professional field such as architecture or law are eligible. Exceptions may be made for individuals without continuous academic careers.
  • Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals. Upon selection, and in accordance with relevant visa regulations, foreign nationals will be assisted in obtaining the appropriate visa. To meet the minimum eligibility requirements, the degree must be formally awarded by the deadline date.

Nationality: US or foreign nationals can apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have previous degree.

English language Requirements: For applicants whose native language is not English, there must be evidence that the applicant is fluent in English so as easily to conduct research.

Research Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online.

  • A completed application form, in English
  • A curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages; additional pages will be discarded)
  • A single paragraph abstract
  • A statement of proposed research (maximum 3 pages)
  • An explanation of why the Library of Congress is the required venue for your research (maximum 1 paragraph)
  • A bibliography of works you have consulted for your proposal (maximum 3 pages)
  • 3 references with completed reference forms from people who have read the research proposal.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link