Friday, November 18, 2011

Writing Fellowships, Washington College

The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College invites applications for its residential writing fellowships program.

The Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship supports outstanding writing on American history and culture by both scholars and nonacademic authors.
  • Fellowship award: $45,000 plus health benefits, book allowance, and faculty privileges
  • Duration: nine months (September-May)
  • Residence: exclusive occupancy of a restored circa-1735 house in historic Chestertown on the Eastern Shore of Maryland
  • Work space: private office in the circa-1745 waterfront Custom House, home of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience
  • Deadline for 2012-13: February 15, 2012.
Further information and criteria: http://henryfellowship.washcoll.edu         

The Hodson Trust – John Carter Brown Fellowship supports academics, independent scholars, writers, filmmakers, novelists and artists working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830.
  • Fellowship award: $20,000 plus housing and university privileges
  • Duration: two months of research in Providence, RI (September-May) and two months of writing in Chestertown, Md. (June – August)
  • Residence: In Providence, a private room in the John Carter Brown Library’s Fellows’ Residence; in Chestertown, exclusive occupancy of a restored circa-1735 house.
  • Work space: In Providence, space in the John Carter Brown Library; in Chestertown, a private office in the circa-1745 waterfront Custom House, home of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience
  • Deadline for 2012-13: March 15, 2012.
Further information and criteria: http://hodsonbrown.washcoll.edu 

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