With the exception of the Francis Johnson Fellowships, the Library Company of Philadelphia will not offer Short-Term Fellowships in 2021-2022.

Short-Term and/or Dissertation Fellowship Application

Instructions for Submitting your Application

The deadline for Francis Johnson Fellows and Long-Term Dissertation Fellows is March 1, 2021.  A decision will be reached by April 15, 2021.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR NEH AND PEAES POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS in November 1, 2020.

Francis Johnson Fellowship Applications: Send a proposal (no more than 1000 words) plus a preliminary budget and timeline, resume or c.v., and one letter of reference to wfenton@librarycompany.org. Your proposal should include some discussion of your background, experience, and expertise with special attention to service and collaborative projects; interest in Francis Johnson or the Library Company’s holdings; and project plan with timeline, budget, and deliverables.

Dissertation Applicants: Upload a single PDF containing a brief résumé, a description of the proposed research no more than 5 pages in length, and a writing sample of about 25 pages. Two letters of recommendation should be submitted on your behalf online in PDF format.

Be sure the file is named in the following format: LastName_FirstName.pdf (example: Smith_Jane.pdf)

Application Coversheet