Job Listing: Fellowship

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Closing: August 15, 2019

Since 2007, the NSLM has hosted the fellowship program in honor of the legacy of sportsman and book collector John H. Daniels (1921-2006). Past Fellowship recipients include post-graduate students, authors, curators, professors and scholars researching a variety of subjects related to field sports. The diversity of Fellows’ projects reflects the wide variety of material within the F. Ambrose Clark Rare Book Room and the NSLM collections. Topics include history, art, literature, anthropology, and sport, with research projects ranging from the architecture of horse stables, history of horsemanship, equestrian fashion, and poetry, to falconry, veterinary science, environmental conservation and fly fishing.

University faculty, graduate students, museum professionals, librarians, independent researchers, writers, and interested others are encouraged to apply. Fellowships are awarded for two months or less. If applying from abroad, please consult applicable Visa guidelines before making your application.

Maximum stipend award is $2,000 per month. Residence on campus is available for award recipients. Please justify all expenditures.

Application requirements
Application must be received by email by August 15, 2019. All required documents are to be submitted in a single PDF attachment.

Required documents include:

Completed application form
CV or Resume Research proposal of 1000 words or less
Budget (not to exceed $2,000 monthly) and choice of dates (January – December 2020)
Letter of recommendation from advisor or colleague, emailed separately

Please submit application to

The National Sporting Library & Museum in Middleburg, Virginia, is dedicated to preserving, promoting, and sharing the literature, art, and culture of equestrian, angling, and field sports.