2021-2022 Short-term Fellowships at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship
Deadline: February 15, 2021
For those studying the U.S. Civil War, the Boston Athenaeum and the MHS will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, Its Origins, and Consequences. Fellows spend at least four weeks at each institution. This fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000.

MHS Short-Term Fellowships
Deadline March 1, 2021
Most MHS Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support a minimum of four weeks of research in the Society’s collections. One application automatically puts you into consideration for any applicable short-term fellowships. Graduate students, faculty, and independent researchers are welcome to apply. We will offer more than twenty short-term fellowships in the coming year!

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium
NEW Deadline: April 1, 2021
The Society also participates in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium. These grants provide a stipend of $5,000 for a minimum of eight weeks of research conducted at three or more participating institutions. Thirty-one cultural institutions hope to offer as many as twenty fellowships in 2021-2022. During the ongoing health crisis, the particular offerings of each institution may vary. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact their proposed research sites and to monitor the NERFC website for important updates.