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

Description:

The Lewis Walpole Library is delighted to announce the resumption of its residential Summer Fellowship program for Yale Graduate Students. Applications for summer 2021 
are now available for residency between July 14 and August 31
.

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.

Applicants must be current Yale graduate students preparing for or at work on a dissertation on a topic relevant to the Lewis Walpole Library’s holdings and who would benefit from extended research in the collections. Students are expected 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: $3500
                  4 weeks: $1750
                  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 and Travel Guidelines



Application Information:

Applicants should upload the following materials directly via an online application:

  • A résumé
  • A brief research proposal (not to exceed three double-spaced pages), explaining the relationship between the Lewis Walpole Library’s collections and the applicant’s dissertation research
  • A statement expressing preferred duration and dates of residency
  • An approved dissertation prospectus or equivalent statement outlining the scope of the doctoral thesis
  • The applicant must also request, via the database, a confidential letter of recommendation from the applicant’s dissertation or primary adviser



Special Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must be current Yale graduate students preparing for or at work on a dissertation on a topic relevant to the Lewis Walpole Library’s holdings and who would benefit from extended research in the collections. Students are expected to be in residence and focus their research on the library collections.

Restrictions to Use of Award:

The Lewis Walpole Library residential Summer Fellowship program for Yale Graduate Students affords students the opportunity to spend two, four, or eight weeks during June through August in residence at the library in Farmington, Connecticut. Applicants must be current Yale graduate students preparing for or at work on a dissertation on a topic relevant to the Lewis Walpole Library’s holdings and who would benefit from extended research in the collections. Students are expected to be in residence and focus their research on the library collections.

Applications for summer 2021
are now available for residency between July 14 and August 31
.


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


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:
                4/26/2022
                Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
                7/09/2022 12:00 AM