Kluge Fellowship Competition (Library of Congress)
Allen W Thrasher
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Wed Sep 5 15:40:23 UTC 2001
Kluge Fellowship Competition
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Fellowship Deadline: 2001-09-30 (in 30 days)
Date Submitted: 2001-08-30
Announcement ID: 128315
Library of Congress Kluge Fellows Competition
Deadline for receipt of applications at the Library: September
Kluge Fellowships are for residential research in the collections
the Library of Congress. Fellowships are for a period of from six
twelve months with a stipend of $3,500 per month.
Eligibility: Scholars who have received a terminal advanced
within the past seven years in the humanities, the social
in a professional field such as architecture or law are eligible.
Exceptions may be made for individuals without continuous
careers. Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals.
Applications: The application form and reference form may be
from the website www.loc.gov/kluge. Applications must include a
three-page single-spaced research proposal, a two-page curriculum
vitae indicating major prior scholarship, an indication of the
collections at the Library of Congress that will be used for
and two letters of reference from individuals who know the quality
the applicant's scholarshp. All application materials must be
Language certification: For applicants whose native language is
English, there must be evidence that the applicant is fluent in
English so as easily to conduct research, discuss work with
colleagues, and make a public presentation, although the ultimate
product of the research may be written in the applicant's native
language. For English speakers who seek to do research in the
Library's foreign language collections, there must be evidence
they have a command of the relevant language or languages at the
requisite for serious research.
Awards: Up to 12 Kluge Fellowships will be awarded annually.
are announced no later than March 15 of the following that in
the application was submitted.
For further information, contact the Office of Scholarly
Library of Congress at scholarly at loc.gov, telephone 202-707-3302
Office of Scholarly Programs
Library of Congress, LJ120
101 Independence Ave., S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20540-4860
Email: scholarly at loc.gov
Visit the Fellowship website at http://www.loc.gov/kluge
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