Mendel Fellowships, The Lilly Library of Indiana University, USA

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The Lilly Library invites applications for visiting fellowships forresearch in residence in its collections. The Lilly Library is the principal rare book and manuscript library of Indiana University. Its holdings support research in British, French, and American literature and history; the literature of voyages and exploration, specifically the European expansion in the Americas; early printing, and the Church, children’s literature, music; film, radio and television; medicine, science, and architecture; and food and drink.

The Lilly Library of Indiana University invites applications for fellowships of up to $40,000 during the academic year in support of research in the library’s Bernardo Mendel collections, as noted below.

Established through a bequest by the estate of Johanna Lenz Mendel in 1998, the Mendel Fellowships are intended to support research by scholars from around the world in areas of particular interest to the Mendels, including: the history of the Spanish Colonial Empire; Latin American independence movements; European expansion in the Americas; voyages, travels and exploration; geography, navigation and cartography; German literature and history; and music, including sheet music. The amount of the stipend is based on the length of stay, which may range from one week to a full academic year. The fellowship is intended to cover travel to the Lilly Library and living expenses while in residence.

There is no special application form: Candidates, ranging from doctoral research students to senior scholars, should submit a curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page proposal for their projects, including the specific holdings they intend to consult, two letters of recommendation, and a indication of length of stay, which may include the summer months.

Application deadline:
No applications will be accepted in the fall of 2013. The next application deadline is April 15, 2014.

Send applications for Helm and Mendel Fellowships to:
Director
The Lilly Library
Indiana University Libraries
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405

liblilly@indiana.edu
(812) 855-2452
(812) 855-3143 (fax)

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Library Research Grants, The Getty Foundation, USA

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Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support for costs relating to travel and living expenses to scholars whose research requires use of specific collections housed in the Getty Research Institute. A Library Research Grant is not a prerequisite for obtaining access to the Research Library.

Eligibility
Library Research Grants are intended for scholars of all nationalities and at any level who demonstrate a compelling need to use materials housed in the Research Library, and whose place of residence is more than eighty miles from the Getty Center. Projects must relate to specific items in the library collection.

Terms
Library Research Grants are intended to provide partial support for costs relating to travel and living expenses. Grants range from $500 to $2,500, depending on the distance traveled. The research period may range from several days to a maximum of three months, but must take place between February 15, 2014, and January 15, 2015. These terms apply as of June 2012 and are subject to future changes.

Application Availability and Deadline
Complete application materials are now accepted through an online application process only. The next deadline for these grants is 6:00 p.m. PDT, October 15, 2013.

Notification
Applicants are notified of the Research Institute’s decision approximately six weeks to two months following the deadline.

Unsuccessful applicants are still welcome to use the Research Library in accordance withits access policy.

For Research Library appointments and reference assistance, please call (310) 440-7390 or contact the GRI.

How To Apply

Part 1:
Applicants are required to complete and submit the online Library Research Grant application form (which includes uploading a Project Proposal; Curriculum Vitae; Selected Bibliography of Research Library Collections you wish to consult; and Proposed Estimated Travel Costs) by 6:00 p.m. PDT, October 15, 2013.

Part 2:
Applicants must have two confidential letters of recommendation forwarded by their recommenders via e-mail (RecLetters@getty.edu) to the Getty Foundation. The letters must be received by October 15, 2013. Recommenders should attach a scanned original letter to the e-mail (preferred) or may provide the recommendation in the body of the e-mail. In all cases, letters of recommendation must come directly from the recommender’s e-mail account, must clearly indicate the applicant’s name and “Library Research Grant” in the subject line, and must include the recommender’s name and title.

Inquiries
Please address inquiries to:

Attn: Library Research Grants
The Getty Foundation
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1685
U.S.A.

Phone: (310) 440-7374
Fax (inquiries only): (310) 440-7703
E-mail: researchgrants@getty.edu

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