CHEMICAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION BECKMAN CENTER FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY 2004 — 2005 FELLOWSHIPS
The Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry is the historical unit of the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF). The Beckman Center offers five 2004-2005 academic year resident fellowships and two summer 2004 resident fellowships. Fellowships support scholars researching the history of chemistry, chemical industry and related technologies, the molecular sciences and information science. Please visit www.chemheritage.org for more information or email questions to [email protected].
Applications must include a research proposal of no more than 1,000 words describing the project and the relevance of CHF resources. The proposal should also explain how the project will advance historical scholarship and how the outcome might be published. Include a c.v. and arrange for two letters of reference to be sent directly to the Fellowship Coordinator. Send applications to: Fellowship Coordinator, Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2702 Fax: 215-925-1954 E-mail: [email protected].
2004 — 2005 ACADEMIC-YEAR FELLOWSHIPS
DEADLINE 15 JANUARY 2004
GORDON CAIN FELLOWSHIP
The Cain Fellowship is open to Ph.D. scholars who plan to conduct historical research on the development of the chemical industries. The outcome of this research should further public understanding of the relationship between technology, policy, management, and entrepreneurship and shed light on the complex development of modern society and commerce. Working with Beckman Center staff, the Cain Fellow will organize a one-day conference, inviting scholars to discuss the subject of the fellow’s research. Minimum stipend: $43,000.
SIDNEY M. EDELSTEIN INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP
The Edelstein Fellowship is open to Ph.D. scholars who are conducting research in the history of the chemical sciences and technologies. Typically, the fellow’s time is divided between CHF and the Edelstein Center for History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Jerusalem, www.edelstein.huji.ac.il. Minimum stipend: $36,000.
SIDNEY M. EDELSTEIN INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSHIP
The Edelstein Studentship supports dissertation research and writing. It is open to graduate students in the history of the chemical sciences and technologies who have completed all Ph.D. requirements except the dissertation. Typically, the student’s time is divided between CHF and the Edelstein Center for History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Jerusalem, www.edelstein.huji.ac.il. Minimum stipend: $16,000.
JOHN C. HAAS FELLOWSHIP
The Haas Fellowship is open to Ph.D. scholars whose projects will enhance public understanding of the chemical industries in relation to environmental, health, and safety issues. Minimum stipend: $38,000.
CHARLES C. PRICE FELLOWSHIP
The Price Fellowship is open to scholars pursuing research on the history of the chemical sciences and technologies. Preference is given to applicants with projects on the history of polymers. Scholars interested in other fields are also encouraged to apply. The Charles C. Price Fellowship was created by friends and admirers of Professor Price. Minimum stipend: $20,000.
SUMMER 2004 OPPORTUNITIES
DEADLINE 15 FEBRUARY 2004
GLENN E. AND BARBARA HODSDON ULLYOT SCHOLARSHIP
The Ullyot Scholarship sponsors historical research that promotes public understanding of the chemical sciences. Applications are encouraged from scholars, graduate students, science writers, and journalists. The scholar will spend a minimum of two months in residence at CHF during the summer of 2004. Minimum stipend: $4,500.
SOCI??DE CHIMIE INDUSTRIELLE (AMERICAN SECTION) FELLOWSHIP
The Soci? Fellowship is designed to stimulate public understanding of the chemical industries, using both terms in their widest sense. Applications are encouraged from writers, journalists, educators, and historians of science, technology, or business. The fellow will spend three months in residence at CHF during the summer of 2004. Applicants must specify how the outcomes of their project will reach a broad audience. Minimum stipend: $12,000.
Josh McIlvain Staff Researcher/Fellowship Coordinator Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19106 215 925 2178 ext. 236