Fellowship application instructions
Application Q&A | Application instructions
Fill out the online application form. Please make sure to attach the following documents:
1. Cover letter of no more than 1600 words (not including bibliography). This document should consist of the following:
a) Detailed explanation of your project, including its significance and contribution to your field.
b) Description of Mary Baker Eddy Library materials to be consulted while you are in residence. It is expected that in advance of submitting their application, every applicant will consult with Library archive staff to discuss holdings relevant to his or her research topic. Please email: [email protected].
c) Discussion of how you plan to share your research.
2. A current curriculum vitae.
3. Sample of recent scholarly research or publication. Length should be from 10 to 25 pages, not including citations.
Two letters of reference from current or recent professors or from colleagues familiar with your work should be sent to: [email protected]
Applications sent via email or postal mail will not be accepted. We will acknowledge receipt of all applications via e-mail; if you do not receive an automatic response after sending in your application, please contact [email protected].
Due to the COVID pandemic, the Library will not issue fellowship awards in 2021. We anticipate resuming the program next year, and the deadline for all 2022 application materials, including letters of recommendation, is March 7, 2022.