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How to Apply

Applications are now being accepted for 2014-15 fellowships from The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. Short- and long-term awards are available to doctoral candidates, recent PhDs, mid-career faculty, as well as advanced scholars and independent researchers with relevant topics.
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
  3. Two letters of recommendation to be sent confidentially to Mount Vernon by the references.

Submit applications to:

Douglas Bradburn
Founding Director, Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington
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 fellowships@mountvernon.org.

The application must be received by November 15, 2013. Applications will be reviewed by a panel of scholars assembled by Mount Vernon. Awardees will be notified on or before George Washington’s birthday, February 22, 2014.