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J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History

Sponsored by: American Historical Association

Applicant must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have received the degree within the past seven years, not having published or have accepted for publication a book-length historical work. Applicant's project must be in American history and be one for which the general and special collections of the Library of Congress offer unique research support; statement substantiating this relationship is required. Fellowship will be awarded for at least two, but no more than three months, to spend in full-time residence at the Library of Congress; working space provided by the Library of Congress. Fellowship will not be awarded to complete a doctoral dissertation.


Application Deadline April 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Fellowship
Number of Applications 8
Required areas of study American history
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $5,000


Max 1

Contact Information

Matthew Keough
Executive Office Assistant
American Historical Association
400 A Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Phone: (202) 544-2422 ext. 100
Fax: (202) 544-8307

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