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Lapides Fellowship in Pre-1865 Juvenile Literature and Ephemera

The Lapides Fellowship in Pre-1865 Juvenile Literature and Ephemera supports research on printed and manuscript material produced in America through 1865 for (or by) children and youth.

Criteria

The Lapides Fellowship in Pre-1865 Juvenile Literature and Ephemera will support projects examining the creative, artistic, cultural, technological, or commercial aspects of American juvenile literature and ephemera produced between the Puritan Era and the Civil War.

Fellows are selected on the basis of the applicant's scholarly qualifications, the scholarly significance or importance of the project, and the appropriateness of the proposed study to the Society's collections.

Contact Information

For further information, contact:
Telephone: (508) 755-5221
FAX: (508) 754-9069
e-mail: academicfellowships[at]mwa.org

Stipend

$1,850 per month
or
$1,350 per month including housing in the Society's Fellows' Residence

Length of Term

One month

Eligibility

Both postdoctoral scholars and doctoral candidates may apply

Deadlines

January 15 is the application deadline

 


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