Four $500 Research Fellowships to UA Summersell Center for the Study of the South
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Subject: H-Ed: FUND: Four $500 Research Fellowships to the Summersell Center for the Study of the South, Univ. of Alabama
To support the study of southern history and promote the use of the
collections housed at the University of Alabama, the Frances S. Summersell
Center for the Study of the South will offer four fellowships in the amount
of $500 each for researchers whose projects entail work to be conducted in
southern history or southern studies at the W.S. Hoole Special Collections
Library (http://www.lib.ua.edu/libraries/hoole/), the A.S. Williams III
Americana Collection (http://www.lib.ua.edu/williamscollection), or in
other University of Alabama collections.
Applicants should send two copies of:
• A current CV
• One letter of recommendation (which may be sent under separate
• A description of the research project, no longer than two
double-spaced pages, which includes a description of the particular
resources to be used during the term of the fellowship
The deadline for applications to be received by the Summersell Center is
March 22, 2013. Decisions regarding awards will be made by May 1, 2013, and
research may be conducted anytime between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014.
Both academic and non-academic researchers at any stage of their careers
are encouraged to apply. Because fellowships are designed primarily to help
defray travel and lodging expenses, however, eligibility is restricted to
researchers living outside the Tuscaloosa area.
Send all application materials to:
Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South
Department of History
University of Alabama
202 ten Hoor Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
Any questions about the fellowships may be directed to Joshua Rothman,
Director of the Summersell Center, at jrothman@... or 205.348.3818.
More information about the Summersell Center is available at www.scss.ua.edu,
and on our Facebook page.
Associate Professor of History and African American Studies
Director, Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South
University of Alabama
Office Phone 205.348.3818
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