Friday, October 7, 2011


The Huntington is an independent research center with extensive holdings in British and American history, literature, art history, and the history of science and medicine, with the collections ranging chronologically from the eleventh century to the present. The Huntington will award to scholars over one hundred fellowships for the academic year 2012-2013. These fellowships derive from a variety of funding sources and have different terms. Recipients of all fellowships are expected to be in continuous residence at the Huntington and to participate in and make a contribution to its intellectual life.
NEH FELLOWSHIPS offer stipends of up to $50,400 for four to twelve months.
BARBARA THOM POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS are intended to support a non-tenured faculty member who is revising a manuscript for publication, carrying a stipend of $50,000 for nine to twelve months.
THE MELLON FELLOWSHIP is for nine to twelve months with a stipend of $50,000. THE DANA AND DAVID DORNSIFE FELLOWSHIP is for nine to twelve months with a stipend of $50,000.
HUNTINGTON RESEARCH AWARDS are for one to five months and carry monthly stipends of $2,500.
TRAVEL GRANTS AND EXCHANGE FELLOWSHIPS FOR STUDY IN GREAT BRITAIN are offered to support U.S.-based cholars in any of the fields in which the Huntington collections are strong and where the research will be carried out in Great Britain. We also offer exchange fellowships with Linacre College and Lincoln College, Oxford.
THE DIBNER HISTORY OF SCIENCE PROGRAM offers historians of science and technology the opportunity to study in the Burndy Library and the other history of science and technology resources at the Huntington. Both long- and short-term fellowships are available.
The deadline for submitting an application is December 15, 2011. For more details and instructions on how to apply, visit our website at