Applications for the Kluge Fellowship Program are now being accepted. Both U.S. and foreign citizens are welcome to apply. They will be doing research at Kluge Center for maximum 11 months. Fellows will receive a monthly stipend of $4,200. The application deadline is 15 July each year.
The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to conduct research at the Kluge Center using the Library of Congress collections and resources for a period of four to eleven months. Established in 2000 through an endowment of $60 million from John W. Kluge, the Center is located in the splendid Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. The Kluge Center furnishes attractive work and discussion space for Kluge Chair holders, for distinguished visiting scholars, and for post-doctoral Fellows supported by other private foundation gifts. Residents have easy access to the Library’s specialized staff and to the intellectual community of Washington.
Value and Tenure
Fellowships are tenable for periods from four to eleven months at a stipend of $4,200 per month for residential research at the Library of Congress.
Level and Area of Studies
Research program in the field that related to humanistic and social science.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree within the past seven years in the humanities, social sciences or in a professional field such as architecture or law are eligible. Exceptions may be made for individuals without continuous academic careers.
- Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals. Upon selection, and in accordance with relevant visa regulations, foreign nationals will be assisted in obtaining the appropriate visa. To meet the minimum eligibility requirements, the degree must be formally awarded by the deadline date.
There is no nationality restriction.
Application package must be consisting the materials as follow:
- A completed application form, in English
- A curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages; additional pages will be discarded)
- A single paragraph abstract
- A statement of proposed research (maximum 3 pages)
- An explanation of why the Library of Congress is the required venue for your research (maximum 1 paragraph)
- A bibliography of works you have consulted for your proposal (maximum 3 pages)
- 3 references with completed reference forms from people who have read the research proposal
15 July on annual basis.