Fund Details
Lewis Walpole Library Summer Fellowship for Yale Graduate Students
Competition Type
Yale

Description:

The Lewis Walpole Library is delighted to announce applications are now open for the residential Summer Fellowship program for Yale Graduate Students.

The program affords students the opportunity to spend two, four, or eight weeks during June through August in residence at the library in Farmington, Connecticut to delve into its rich collections of eighteenth-century materials (mainly British), including important holdings of prints, drawings, manuscripts, rare books, and paintings.


Students applying for a fellowship should be at an advanced stage in their research and propose a fully conceptualized project related to their degree program and on a topic relevant to the Lewis Walpole Library’s holdings. Students are required to be in residence and focus their research on the library collections.


Fellowship awards include: 

• a supplement to your graduate student stipend, depending upon the duration of your Fellowship:


                  8 weeks: $4000

                  4 weeks: $2000

                  2 weeks: $1000 


• a bedroom at the Timothy Root House, an eighteenth-century residence on the Library’s campus, adjacent to the main Library building. There is a shared self-catering kitchen and lounge, and each bedroom has a desk and an attached full bathroom.


Summer Fellows will be expected to follow Yale Covid-19-related protocols in effect at the time of residency, including the Yale Community Compact. 



Application Information:

• A résumé

• A statement expressing preferred duration and dates of residency

• A brief research proposal (not to exceed three double-spaced pages), explaining the relevance of the Lewis Walpole Library’s collections to the applicant’s research objectives 

• A list of relevant Lewis Walpole Library sources that the applicant expects to consult

• An approved dissertation prospectus or equivalent statement outlining the scope of the proposed project as it relates to the applicant’s degree program

• The applicant must also request, via the online application portal, a confidential letter of recommendation from the applicant’s dissertation advisor (for PhD students) or  primary advisor (for other graduate students)



Special Eligibility Requirements:

Students applying for a fellowship should be at an advanced stage in their research and propose a fully conceptualized project related to their degree program and on a topic relevant to the Lewis Walpole Library’s holdings. Students are required to be in residence and focus their research on the library collections.x


Restrictions to Use of Award:

Yale Graduate Students 
applying for a 
Lewis Walpole Library 
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ummer Fellowship program for 
fellowship should be at an advanced stage in their research and propose a fully conceptualized project related to their degree program and on a topic relevant to the Lewis Walpole Library’s holdings. Students are required to be in residence and focus their research on the library collections.


Applicants will be required to follow the Yale Covid-19-related protocols in effect at the time of residency, including the Yale Community Compact


Links to Additional Information:

Further information and frequently asked questions



Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Susan Walker at susan.walker@yale.edu

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                Begin Accepting Applications Date:
                4/26/2023
                Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
                7/09/2023 12:00 AM