Fiber Arts – Curtis Gates Lloyd Research Fellowship

A great opportunity for fantastic fellowship!

Curtis Gates Lloyd Research Fellowship

Deadline: January 15, 2014 (RECEIVE) or (EMAIL)

Curtis Gates Lloyd Research Fellowship
Lloyd Library and Museum

Cincinnati, OH
Academic Year 2014/15

The application instructions for the Curtis Gates Lloyd Research Fellowship are now available. The Fellowship, which can last from 1 to 3 months, provides funds for researchers to conduct research at the Lloyd in any of its wide topic areas, including but not limited to:

-Medicinal botany
– Organic/Botanical chemistry
-Natural History
– Early travel and exploration
– Ethnobotany
– History of Science, Medicine, and Pharmacy
– Visual Arts
– Cultural, Ethnic, and Social history

The Fellowship stipend is for $2,500.00/month for the duration of the Fellowship.

Requirements:
-Successful candidates will hold at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a field relevant to the work they want to pursue for the fellowship.
– Fellowship to be completed in one month increments, from one to three months. Please specify desired fellowship period in your application.
– Fellows will be expected to work at the Library at least 2 full days/week for the duration of their fellowship.
– Fellowship is for Research Purposes for individuals only.
– Applicants must be citizens of the United States or be a U.S. lawful permanent resident.
– Fellowship must be completed within the 2014/15 academic year, which includes both the summer before and the summer after the academic calendar

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit completed applications in writing, either via postal service or email (pdf’s only, please), which includes the following:

– A concise and well written research proposal (at least 2 pages, but no more than 4, single-spaced) about how the Lloyd’s collections are essential and critical to the candidate’s research. Provide concrete examples of materials to be utilized over the course of the fellowship.
– Provide context, where relevant, of how this project fits into a larger body of work in your field
– List of prior publications, if applicable. Arts applicants should include copies of prior work samples.
– Up-to-date Resumé or CV
– Unofficial transcripts (successful candidates may be asked to submit official transcripts)
– A brief budget on how awards funds are to be spent

Expected outcomes: Public Lecture, Art Show (for arts applicants), or other public presentation of an appropriate nature, with the approval of the Fellowship Committee, on the fellow’s topic of research; acknowledgement of the Fellowship and the Library in print publication or other appropriate venue.

Fellows must supply a copy of any publications that result from this work: book, journal article, etc., for the Library’s archival records; and, artists should provide digital copies of artwork produced as part of the fellowship for the Library’s archival records.

Download Prospectus: http://www.lloydlibrary.org/fellows/fellowshipannounce2014.pdf

Visit website for more information: http://www.lloydlibrary.org

For Questions, please email: aheran@lloydlibrary.org,
or phone 513-721-3707 to speak with Anna Heran, Education Coordinator

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