2011 AHRC/ESRC Library of Congress Scholarship Scheme

Started by scholarscope, Mar 28, 2011, 09:58 AM


[attachimg=1] The Library of Congress Scholarship is a prestigious scheme run jointly between the AHRC and the ESRC. The scheme offers the chance for AHRC/ESRC funded doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and research assistants to access the internationally renowned research collection at the Library of Congress.

The scheme is not limited to those researching American studies. With more than 142 million items on 650 miles of bookshelves and 10,000 new items added each day, you are sure to find material relevant to your research. Previous successful applicants have researched topics as diverse as: The Roman Empire; The Conservative Party and the Extreme Right; Investments and Human Rights; African-American Intellectual; The Highland military in the British Atlantic World and Exploring of Physicality and Virtuosity in the Concertos of Kaija Saariaho and Magnus Lindberg.

Scholarship type: Postgraduate, International

Potential applicants can access the Library of Congress collection catalogue by clicking on the following link: Library of Congress Online Catalogs

The Library of Congress Classification outline can be found here: Library of Congress Classification Outline - Classification - Cataloging and Acquisitions (Library of Congress)

The successful applicants will receive a stipend towards their flight costs and a monthly allowance in addition to their normal monthly stipend paid as part of their award holder funding.

For Scholarship Eligibility: Eligibility



Application guidance notes and an application form can be downloaded below. You should read the guidance applicable to the relevant scheme round in full before completing the application form-
•   LOC Application Guidance (PDF):
•   LOC Application Form 2011 (Word Doc)

Closing Date: 01/04/2011

Source: Library of Congress Scholarship Scheme


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