Newberry fellowships give researchers the time, space, and community required to pursue innovative and ground-breaking projects. Fellows advance scholarship in various fields, develop new interpretations, and expand our understanding of the past.
The application period for 2023-24 fellowships is closed.
Researchers with long-term fellowships spend four to nine months immersed in the Newberry collection and in our community of learning.
Researchers with short-term fellowships spend one to two months investigating specific collection items that are essential to their scholarship.
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