External Fellowship History / Theory

Mellon Fellowships for Assistant Professors

Deadline: October 15, 2021 12:00 am

Source: The School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study; Andrew Mellon Foundation

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Description: The School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study established a program of one-year memberships for assistant professors at universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada to support promising young scholars who have embarked on professional careers. While at the Institute they will be expected to engage exclusively in scholarly research and writing.

Award: Appointments are for one academic year from September 1st until July 31st, and will carry all the privileges of Membership at the Institute for Advanced Study. The stipend will normally match the combined salary and benefits at the Member’s home institution at the time of application, but the amount offered will be adjusted in the event the scholar receives simultaneous support from other sources.

Eligibility: To be eligible, scholars must currently hold the title “Assistant Professor” (not including “Visiting Assistant Professor”) at a college or university in the U.S. or Canada and as of the application deadline, the scholar must be no more than six years beyond the date of the Ph.D. Scholars must also be able to return to their current institution after the fellowship. 

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021