Lilly Library invites applications for visiting fellowships for research in residence in its collections. The Lilly Library is the principal rare book and manuscript library of Indiana University.
The scholarship includes:
The Everett Helm Visiting Fellowships: The Fellowship program supports research and provides access to the collections of the Lilly Library for scholars residing outside the Bloomington area. Project proposals should demonstrate that the Lilly Library’s resources are integral to proposed research topics.
Candidates are encouraged to inquire about the appropriateness of a proposed topic before applying. Successful applicants will receive an award of up to $1,500 in support of travel, living, and/or research expenses. Awards must be used within one year of the award date and recipients must reside in Bloomington during the period of their awards.
Mendel Fellowships: Lilly Library of Indiana University invites applications for fellowships of up to $40,000 during the academic year in support of research in the library’s Bernardo Mendel collections, as noted below.
How to Apply
• There is no special application form: Candidates, ranging from doctoral research students to senior scholars, should submit a curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page proposal for their projects, including the specific holdings they intend to consult, two letters of recommendation, and a indication of length of stay, which may include the summer months.All applications for should be sent to:
Director
The Lilly Library
Indiana University Libraries
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405
For further details contact: [email protected]
(812) 855-2452
(812) 855-3143 (fax)
Application deadline: No applications will be accepted in the fall of 2014. The next application deadline is September 30, 2015.
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