New England Regional Research Fellowships

The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium, a collaboration of Sixteen major cultural agencies, will offer at least eight awards in 2005-2006. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for eight weeks of research at participating institutions. Applications are welcome from anyone with a serious need to use the collections and facilities of the organizations. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals with permission from the U.S. government to hold such awards.

The Consortium’s grants are designed to encourage projects that draw on the resources of several agencies. Each award will be for research at a minimum of three different institutions. Fellows must stay at each of these organizations for at least two weeks.

Participating Institutions: Boston Athenaeum, Baker Library-Harvard Business School, Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Connecticut Historical Society, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Law School-Special Collections, Historic Deerfield, Maine Historical Society, Massachusetts Historical Society, Mystic Seaport Museum, New England Historic Genealogical Society, New Hampshire Historical Society, Rhode Island Historical Society, Schlesinger Library, and Vermont Historical Society.

Application deadline: February 1, 2005.

For more information about the New England Regional Research Fellowships and about the Massachusetts Historical Society’s other awards, including short-term grants and MHS-NEH long-term fellowships, please check the Society’s web site,, or contact Cherylinne Pina, Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215 (e-mail [email protected]).