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, 2004, and successful applicants will be notified in mid-April. Further information can be found on the Museum website at: http://www.nasm.edu/nasm/joinnasm/fellow/fellow.htm. Requests for fellowship application packages should be sent to: Ms. Collette Williams, Fellowship Coordinator, Rm. 3313, MRC 312, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, P. O. Box 37012, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012; [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 program. Information can be found at: http://web1.si.edu/ofg/.
In addition, the Museum offers the Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History. Senior scholars with distinguished records of publication who are working on, or anticipate working on, books in aerospace history, are invited to write letters of interest for the academic year 2005-2006 or later. The Lindbergh Chair is a one-year appointed position; support is available for replacement of salary and benefits up to a maximum of $100,000 a year. Please contact: for topics in aviation, Dr. Dominick A. Pisano, Aeronautics Division (MRC 312), National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, [email protected]; for space history topics, Dr. Michael J. Neufeld, Space History Division (MRC 311); National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012; [email protected].