Grants, Fellowships & CFPs


Norton Strange Townshend Fellowship

Event Date: Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Sponsored by: Clements Library, University of Michigan

Only Recent PhDs and Faculty are eligible for this grant, fellowship, or residency.

Award Amount: $10,000

About: Named for physician and educator Norton Strange Townshend (1815-1895), this fellowship offers $10,000 in support of scholarly research on diversity, equity and inclusion in American history during the nineteenth century. Successful applicants are expected to spend a minimum of two months at the Clements. This is a post-doctoral fellowship that requires a completed Ph.D. or equivalent qualifications at the time of application. Applications must be received by January 15 for research to be undertaken in that calendar year.

All applications must include the following items:

  • Online application form
  • Curriculum vitae of no more than six pages
  • Brief, two-page summary of the project, including the current status of your research. Please identify what Clements Library material you wish to consult
  • Two letters of recommendation, to be sent directly to the Clements Library, from individuals who are familiar with your scholarly work

Curriculum vitae, project summary, and letters of recommendation may be submitted by surface mail or via email as one attachment. Please do not include images within the attachment.
Please send completed hard-copy application materials to:

Research Fellowships
Clements Library
University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1190
For more information please contact: clements-fellowships@umich.edu


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