Scholarships in American Studies/civilization

Fellowship in Early American History and Culture

Award: $1,800, Deadline: March 1

Five copies of a curriculum vitae, a two- to four-page description of the proposed research, and one letter of recommendation required.

Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship

Award: $35,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be a scholar who is no more than three years beyond receipt of their doctorate. Award is a year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society to revise their dissertation for publication.

Mary McEwen Schimke Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must be a graduate of any American institution, female, age 30 or over, and currently engaged in graduate study in literature and/or history. Preference is given to those in American studies.

Winterthur Program in Early American Culture

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a college graduate and should demonstrate interest or have experience in museum/historical agency work. Selection is based upon GRE scores, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and writing sample. Fellowship is offered as part of U of Delaware's M.A. program in early American Culture.

Lois McNeil Dissertation Fellowship

Award: $14,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a doctoral candidate researching for dissertation. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

Winterthur Research Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an academic, museum, or independent scholar or be working on doctoral dissertation. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

NEH Fellowship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an academic, museum, or independent scholar, and be a U.S. citizen or have been a U.S. resident for at least three years. Award is not for dissertation research. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

ACLS/New York Public Library Fellowship

Award: $65,000, Deadline: September 28

Applicant must identify specific resources and benefits to be gained from affiliation with the Center for Scholars and Writers. Applicant must be selected by both ACLS Committee and the New York Public Library. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site. Applicant must apply separately to the Cullman Center at the New York Public Library (csw@nypl.org).

NEH Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Award: $40,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must submit five copies of a curriculum vitae, a two to four page description of the proposed research, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample.

AFSCME/UNCF Union Scholars Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must attend a four year college or university and must hold a valid driver's license.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Oscar H. Darter Scholarship in History

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be in interested in history and world civilization

Joseph C. Vance Memorial Scholarship in History

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

James Farmer Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must show commitment to help others.

Hamlin A. Caldwell Jr. Scholarship in History

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a resident of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or North Dakota. Minimum 3.4 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 25) required. Applicant must be majoring in one of the majors listed on sponsor's application page.