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ACLS/Frederick Burkhardt Fellowships for Recently Tenured Faculty

This Fellowship Supports More Adventurous, More Wide-Ranging, and Longer-Term Patterns of Research than are Current in Humanities and Related Social Sciences

Program / Organization:

ACLS/FREDERICK BURKHARDT FELLOWSHIPS FOR RECENTLY TENURED SCHOLARS

Fellowship:

This Fellowship Supports More Adventurous, More Wide-Ranging, and Longer-Term Patterns of Research than are Current in Humanities and Related Social Sciences

Website:

http://www.acls.org/burkguid.htm

Program Summary:

In the academic year of 2005-2006 the Institute of Advanced Study will take part in a program sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies, the Frederick Burkhardt Fellowships. Depending on the availability of funds, ACLS will provide fellowships for up to eleven recently tenured faculty, most of whom will spend a year at one of several residential research centers, including the Institute for Advanced Study.

Eligibility:

  • A scholar applying for the academic year 2005-2006 must normally have begun her/his tenured contract at a U.S. institution no earlier than the fall of 2000 semester or quarter
  • Applicants must submit a research plan, typically covering a three to five year period; one of the first three years of research could be spent as a Member at the Institute, either in the School of Historical Studies or the School of Social Science

Deadline:

No later than 9 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, September 30, 2004

Application:

Qualified candidates who would like to apply should visit the ACLS website, http://www.acls.org/burkguid.htm, for a more detailed description of the terms of the fellowship and information how to apply.

The 2004-2005 deadline for this program has passed. Information on the 2005-2006 competition will be available in June/July of 2005. Please check back at that time.

You may visit website (http://www.acls.org/) for a copy of the 2004-2005 program description for information purposes only. Please note that criteria are subject to change each year.

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