Fellowship Applications Invited for 2024-25
Applications are invited for the 2024-25 Fellowship year which runs from June 1, 2024 through May 31, 2025.
- the round-trip cost of travel between the Lewis Walpole Library and the recipient’s home institution or residence
- reimbursement of the cost of a rental car or local travel expenses
- accommodation for four weeks (fellowships) or two weeks (travel grants) in an eighteenth-century house on the Library’s campus
- a per diem living allowance to cover living expenses for four-week Fellows and two-week Travel Grant Recipients
Application deadline is Monday, January 8, 2024
The library offers a variety of fellowships and travel grants to support research focused in the library’s rich collections of eighteenth-century materials.
Residential Visiting Fellowships bring scholars from across the globe to Farmington for two or four weeks to undertake research in library collections on a wide variety of topics related to Britain in the eighteenth-century world.
Summer Fellowships for Yale Graduate Students afford students whose topic of research is supported by the library’s collections the opportunity to spend two, four, or eight weeks during June through August in residence at the library.
The Charles A. Ryskamp Travel Grant is awarded on a competitive basis to a Yale College senior whose senior essay project would benefit from extended use of the Lewis Walpole Library’s collections. The grant provides funds for regular travel during the academic year to Farmington and more.