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September 17, 2007

2008–2009 Fellowship Opportunities at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum - Washington, DC

The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum awards fellowships to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust. Awards are granted on a competitive basis. The Center welcomes proposals from scholars in all relevant academic disciplines, including history, political science, literature, Jewish studies, philosophy, religion, psychology, comparative genocide studies, law, and others. Fellowships are awarded to candidates working on their dissertations (ABD), postdoctoral researchers, and senior scholars. Applicants must be affiliated with an academic and/or research institution. Immediate post-docs and faculty between appointments will also be considered.

The specific fellowship and the length of the award are at the Center’s discretion. Individual awards generally range up to nine months of residency; a minimum of three consecutive months is required. Fellowships of five months or longer have proven most effective. Stipends range up to $3,000 per month. Residents of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area receive a modified stipend and term of residency.

Fellowship applications and supporting materials must be received by November 30, 2007.

For complete fellowship competition guidelines and to download a fellowship application please visit www.ushmm.org/research/center/fellowship
Please direct fellowship inquiries to:
Dr. Lisa Yavnai
Director, Visiting Scholar Programs
Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW
Washington, D.C. 20024-2126
tel: 202.314.7829
fax: 202.479.9726
Email: visiting_scholars@ushmm.org
Visit the website at http://www.ushmm.org/research/center/fellowship

Posted by idareyou at September 17, 2007 09:23 PM