University of Michigan William P. Heidrich Research Fellowships for Foreign Nationals (Study in USA)

William P. Heidrich Research Fellowships

Course(s) Offered: Humanities
Course Level: Fellowships (research)
Provider: University of Michigan Library
Country to Study in: USA

Scholarship Description
The University of Michigan Library’s Special Collections Library is happy to offer the William P. Heidrich Research Fellowships for international students to research and study in the USA.

The University Library, therefore, invites applications from both domestic nationals of the United States and international foreign nationals, to these fellowships for research in residence, as it will award as many as three William P. Heidrich Research Fellowships to support research projects that require substantial on-site use of the Joseph A. Labadie Collection during the calendar year 2018.

The University of Michigan hopes to support, boost, and work together in the training, research, and service activities of the professors, trainees, and personnel, and add to the typical great by gathering, arranging, protecting, interacting, and sharing the record of human understanding

William P. Heidrich Research Fellowships

Applicants must be of age. The following requirements should be fulfilled:
  1. United States citizens and foreign nationals are eligible to apply.
  2. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  3. There are no academic requirements.
English Language Requirements:
Applicants whose mother tongue is not English are generally needed to supply proof of efficiency in English at the higher level needed by the University.

Participating Institutions
Special Collections Library, University of Michigan Library

Fields of study
Fellowships are readily available to pursue research.

Applications for support for all types of research projects -- academic, creative, journalistic, etc -- will be considered, and no specific credentials are required

Number of awards
Up to 3 Research Fellowships will be awarded

Scholarship benefits
The fellowships will provide funds for travel and housing for on-site research on any topic that is supported by the Labadie Collection. The amount of funding awarded will be based on the individual needs of the recipient(s).

Method of Application
Application Components include: 1). Project proposal (500 words or fewer) describing the research topic and why Labadie Collection materials are central to the work. Please be as specific as possible; 2). Budget of time needed and travel expenses (make note of regular closings); 3). Two letters of support; 4). CV or resume; 5). Optional: previous research funding awards (amounts, source, project); and 6). Optional: personal statement (500 words or fewer) to further support your application

Applications must be submitted via email to as a single attachment. The application evaluation process may include requests for further information, such as writing samples.

Fellowship application due date is September 15, 2017

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to simply as Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Originally, founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania, 20 years before the Michigan Territory officially became a state, the University of Michigan is the state's oldest university. It moved to Ann Arbor in 1837, which location is now known as Central Campus. The University was one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities.

Application Deadline: 15 September 2017
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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