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Princeton University Library fellowships (DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2005)
The Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term fellowships to promote scholarly use of the research collections. The fellowships, which have a value of up to $2,500 each, are meant to help defray expenses in traveling to and residing in Princeton during the tenure of the fellowship. The length of the fellowship will depend on the applicant's research proposal, but is ordinarily one month. Fellowships awarded in this academic year are tenable from May 2005 to April 2006. The Maxwell Fund supports research on materials dealing with Portuguese-speaking cultures .
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Council for European Studies: Luso-American Foundation Pre-Dissertation Fellowships for Research in Portugal (DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2005)
In March 2005, the Council will award two $4,000 fellowships, each for three months of doctoral research in Portugal in summer/autumn of 2005 in the social sciences and humanities, including the study of Portugal in comparative perspective. Doctoral candidates with U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status at U.S universities with institutional membership in the Council are eligible to apply.
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Newberry Library Short-Term Residential Fellowships in the Humanities (DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2005)
Short-term residential fellowships are intended for postdoctoral scholars or Ph.D. candidates from outside of the Chicago area who have a specific need for Newberry collections. The tenure of most short-term fellowships varies from one week to two months.  The amount of the award is generally $1200 per month, pro-rated for shorter periods.
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Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries/Grants-in-Aid for Research in the Humanities (DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2005)
The Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries are pleased to offer a minimum of four grants-in-aid annually, each one month in duration, for research in the humanities in any field appropriate to the collections.  Awards are $1500 each.  Additional funds of $500 are available for those traveling from outside North America.  The grants-in-aid are designed primarily to help provide access to UW-Madison Library resources for people who live beyond commuting distance, that is, for scholars who reside outside a seventy-five mile radius of Madison.
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College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Francis C. Wood Institute for the History of Medicine: Resident Research Fellowships, 2005-06 (DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2005)
For 2005-06, the Wood Fellowships carry a maximum grant of $1000, and require at least one week's residence at the College of Physicians between July 2005 and June 2006 for use of the unique resources of the College's Medical Historical Library and Mutter Museum. Anyone with a legitimate research need for the print, manuscript, and artifactual collections of the College of Physicians is invited to apply. The grants are intended for travel to Philadelphia or to offset income loss and research expenses. This year, two of the fellowships will be supported by the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine for research related to the history of women and medicine
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Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida: Library Travel Grants (DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2005)
At least three awards of up to $750 each will be made to enable faculty members and graduate students from U.S. universities to use the Latin American Collection in the University of Florida libraries for periods of at least one week between May 15 and August 14, 2005.
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Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and United States' Universities (DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2005)
This annual program offers subsidies in support of visiting professorships, research, publications, symposia, film series and exhibitions.
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The Lilly Library Mendel Fellowships (Indiana University) (DEADLINES: APRIL 1, 2005/OCTOBER 1, 2005)
The Lilly Library of Indiana University invites applications for fellowships of up to $40,000 in support of research in the library's Bernardo Mendel collections. Established through a bequest by the estate of Johanna Lenz Mendel in 1998, the Mendel Fellowships are intended to support research by scholars from around the world in areas of particular interest to the Mendels, including: the history of the Spanish Colonial Empire; Latin American independence movements; European expansion in the Americas; voyages, travels and exploration; geography, navigation and cartography; German literature and history; and music, including sheet music.  The amount of the stipend is based on the length of stay, which may range from one week to a full academic year.   
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Hill Monastic Manuscript Library: Heckman Travel Grants
The Hill Monastic Manuscript Library at St. John's University (Collegeville, Minnesota) invites applications for research stipends, made possible by the A. A. Heckman Fund. Up to ten stipends in amounts up to $1,500 are awarded yearly. The stipends may be used to defray the cost of travel, room and board, microfilm reproduction, photo-duplication and other expenses associated with research at the Library. Length of residency may range from two weeks to six months. Undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral scholars (those who are within three years of completing a terminal master's or doctoral degree) are eligible. The committee grants awards every six months, on April 15 and November 15, for study occurring between January and June or between July and December.
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The J.B. Harley Research Fellowships in the History of Cartography (DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2004)
The Harley Fellowships aim to promote use of the great wealth of cartographic material in London. Fellowships may be awarded for up to four weeks, normally at £250 per week.  Applications are invited from anyone pursuing advanced research in the history of cartography, irrespective of nationality, discipline or profession. 'Advanced research' is taken to mean work towards a doctorate, post-doctoral research, and work of an equivalent level regardless of the applicant's formal qualifications. Preference will be given to interpretative studies in map history, irrespective of area, theme or period.
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American Philosophical Society: Franklin Research Grants (DEADLINES: OCTOBER 1, 2004, DECEMBER 1, 2004)
This is a program of small grants to scholars in order to support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the cost of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes, the purchase of microfilm, photocopies or equivalent research materials, the costs associated with fieldwork, or laboratory research expenses.  Awards of up to $6000 are given, in multiples of $1000.
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2003-2004 Fellowships at The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA (DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2003)
Huntington Research Awards are for one to five months and carry monthly stipends of $2000.  Eligibility: Ph.D. or equivalent, or doctoral candidates at the dissertation stage
W.M. Keck Foundation Fellowships for young scholars (non-tenured faculty and doctoral candidates at the dissertation stage) are for one to five months and carry monthly stipends of $2300.
Fellowship recipients are expected to be in continuous residence at the Huntington and to participate in its intellectual life.
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Portuguese National Archives/Torre do Tombo (IAN/TT) and Luso-American Development Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal (DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2003)
The Portuguese National Archives/Torre do Tombo (IAN/TT) and the Luso-American Development Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal are pleased to offer four fellowships, each with a maximum duration of three months, to USA researchers who wish to use the IAN/TT archives to carry out studies within the fields of archive administration, history, social sciences and Portuguese language and culture.  Fellowships include up to 750 euros for airfare, and 1375 euros per month for the duration of the research.
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Kristeller-Popkin Travel Fellowships in the History of Philosophy (DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2003)
The Kristeller-Popkin Travel Fellowships, sponsored by the Journal of the History of Philosophy, are given to help younger scholars travel to libraries and archives for research on topics in the history of philosophy.  Two awards of $1,000 each will be offered annually.  Recipients will normally have completed a Ph.D. no more than six years prior to the award. 
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