The Benefits of Fellowship

I am halfway through a remarkable opportunity, the Hodson Trust/John Carter Brown Library Fellowship.  The grant supported me for two months of research at the library in Providence (where there was a lot less snow than in Maryland!), about Aaron Burr’s conspiracy of 1805-07.  The grant also will cover two more months of writing at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, in June and July.  (The living quarters in Chestertown are in the image below — not bad.)

Residence.jpgThey are taking applications for next year’s fellowship from writers, film directors, playrights, novelists . . . . so long as you are doing a topic from early American history (including South America).  Not to mention the Patrick Henry Fellowship for nine months at Washington College.

If it might fit a project you’re working on check out the link — it’s a heck of a deal.

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