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PEAES Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Students in USA, 2019-2020

Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) Postdoctoral Fellowships are available at the Library Company of Philadelphia. The fellowships provide scholars with the opportunity to investigate the history of commerce, finance, technology, manufacturing, agriculture, internal improvements, economic policymaking and other topics.

The mission of the Library Company is to preserve, interpret, make available, and augment the valuable materials within its care.

The Library Company of Philadelphia is an independent research library concentrating on American society and culture from the 17th through the 19th centuries. Free and open to the public, the Library Company houses an extensive non-circulating collection of rare books, manuscripts, broadsides, ephemera, prints, photographs, and works of art.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: November 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral programme.
  • Study Subject: The fellowships provide scholars with the opportunity to investigate the history of commerce, finance, technology, manufacturing, agriculture, internal improvements, economic policymaking and other topics.
  • Scholarship Award:  The stipend is $40,000 for the academic year, or if the award is divided between two scholars, $20,000 per semester.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Nationality: Citizens of any country
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens of any country can apply.
  • Entrance Requirements:The fellowships provide scholars with the opportunity to investigate the history of commerce, finance, technology, manufacturing, agriculture, internal improvements, economic policymaking and other topics.  Applicants may be citizens of any country, and they must hold a PhD by September 1, 2018. Senior scholars are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • English Language Requirements:  The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: To apply, go to the application page to fill out an online coversheet and upload a single portable document format (PDF) containing a brief résumé, a two- to four-page description of proposed research, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages. In addition, two letters of recommendation should be submitted online in PDF format. Candidates are strongly encouraged to inquire about the appropriateness of the proposed topic before applying. For more information about the NEH award, contact James Green via telephone (215) 546-3181 or e-mail. For more information about the PEAES award

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