Dates and Deadlines

"Ferris Wheel, Midway Plaisance," by H. D. Nichols, 1893.

“Ferris Wheel, Midway Plaisance.” Facsimilie watercolor by H. D. Nichols, 1893. Case Oversize R 1832 .07

September 1, 2015

The Newberry Library begins accepting applications for the upcoming academic year

November 15, 2015

Deadline for Long-Term Fellowship applications
(unless otherwise noted)

December 15, 2015

Deadline for Short-Term applications
(unless otherwise noted)

Mid-February 2015

Long-Term Fellowship recipients notified

Late February 2015

Deadline for Long-Term Fellowship award acceptance

Mid-to-Late April 2015

Short-Term Fellowship recipients notified

Late April 2015

Deadline for Short-Term Fellowship award acceptance

Please note that should you be awarded a fellowship, you will have two weeks to accept the award and select your dates of residence. Fellowships awarded for the 2015-16 academic year must be continuous and should occur between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. Fellowships of 4 or 5 months should occur primarily during the academic year, which we construe as September through May.