Awards and Fellowships
The open application period for the 2013 Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives program is now closed. Pending renewed funding, CLIR will begin accepting new applications in mid-January 2014.
Libraries, archives, and cultural institutions hold millions of items that have never been adequately described. This program seeks to address this problem by awarding grants for supporting innovative, efficient description of large volumes of material of high value to scholars.
The 2014 application period for the Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources program is now closed. Information regarding the 2015 cycle will be available in late summer 2014.
CLIR offers about 15 fellowships annually to support original-source doctoral dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences.
The application period for the 2014 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is now open. The deadline for submitting final applications is 5:00 pm ET on December 27, 2013. Application review will begin immediately after that date and positions are targeted to be filled by June 2014.
This fellowship provides recent Ph.D. recipients a unique opportunity to develop as scholars, scientists, and teachers while learning about modern librarianship, digital resources, data stewardship, e-publishing, archives, and collection development.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Rovelstad Scholarship. The deadline for submitting completed applications is January 23, 2014. The award recipient will be notified by April 4, 2014.
This scholarship provides for a student of library and information science to attend the annual World Library and Information Congress of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).
The application period for the Rick Peterson Fellowship is now closed. Information about future awards will be posted on this site as it becomes available.
This award recognizes an early-career IT professional or librarian who has led a collaborative effort in resolving a significant challenge in IT and digital libraries. It covers travel, lodging, and registration costs associated with the fellow’s participation in NITLE’s annual spring symposium and the DLF Forum.