National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Opportunities in Aerospace History, 2005-2006
The National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, provides three residential fellowships to support research in aerospace history: the Guggenheim Fellowship for predoctoral and recent postdoctoral scholars, the A. Verville Fellowship, open to academic and non-academic historians, and the Ramsey Fellowship in Naval Aviation History, which is similarly open. Stipends range from $20,000 to $45,000 a year, plus money for travel and miscellaneous expenses. The application deadline for the academic year 2002-2003 is January 15, 2005, and successful applicants will be notified in mid-April. Further information can be found on the Museum website at: http://www.nasm.si.edu/getinvolved/internfellow.cfm. Requests for fellowship application packages should be sent to: Ms. Collette Williams, Fellowship Coordinator, Rm. 3313, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560-0312; [email protected] . Applications packages will be mailed around November 15 and will also be made available at the above web address. Potential applicants are also encouraged to investigate the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Fellowships and Grants program. Information can be found at: http://web1.si.edu/ofg/.
In addition, the Museum offers the Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History a competitive twelve-month fellowship open to senior scholars with distinguished records of publication who are at work on, or anticipate being at work on, books in aerospace history. Support is available for replacement of salary and benefits up to a maximum of $100,000 a year. Tenure is typically for an academic year (September through August) and applications are due January 15 of the year preceding the award of the fellowship. (For example, applications for the next available slot in 2006-2007 should be submitted by January 15, 2005.) For more information, please contact Dominick A. Pisano ([email protected]) or David DeVorkin ([email protected])
For more information see the NASM website: http://www.nasm.si.edu/getinvolved/fellow/index.cfm