Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Lupovich Fellowship at The Washington Library. Generous short- and long-term awards are available to doctoral candidates, recent Ph.D.s, and mid-career faculty as well as advanced scholars and independent researchers with relevant topics. All fellowships are residential with housing provided on the Mount Vernon campus.

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To apply, please provide your:

  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. 1,000-word fellowship proposal highlighting how you intend to use the collection and research assets of The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington; and
  3. Two letters of recommendation to be sent confidentially to Mount Vernon by the references.

Submit applications to:

Douglas Bradburn
President and CEO, George Washington's Mount Vernon
The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington
P.O. Box 110
Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Applications may also be submitted electronically to

The application must be received by December 31, 2018. Applications will be reviewed by an independent panel of scholars assembled by Mount Vernon. Awardees will be notified on or before George Washington’s birthday, February 22, 2019.

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