Graduate Funding Information Service

September 17, 2021

The Newberry Long-Term Fellowships

Application Deadline: November 1, 2021

  • For post-doctoral and senior scholars
  • Open to any field in the humanities
  • Stipend of $5,000 per month, 4-9 months

The Newberry Long-Term Fellowships are intended to support individual scholarly research and promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the Newberry’s scholarly activities, including Fellows’ Seminars and Weekly Colloquium.

These residential fellowships are available to scholars who hold a PhD or other terminal degree for 4 to 9 months with a stipend of $5,000 per month. Awardees may combine their Newberry fellowship award with sabbatical funding or other stipendiary support. Fellows are welcome to stay in residence at the Newberry beyond the terms of their fellowship, but the amount of their stipend cannot be increased beyond the initial award.


  • Applicants must hold a PhD by the November 1 deadline.
  • Applicants must be United States citizens or foreign nationals with three continuous years’ residence.

For more information on this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.