The Visiting Researcher Fellowships provide short-term research fellowships of at least 10 days to support intensive, innovative, and impactful research and artistic use of its collections. This fellowship was previously known as the Summer Visiting Research Fellowship. Total award is $1,250.

Eligible researchers

  • Advanced graduate students
  • Faculty
  • Independent scholars
  • Established performing and creative artists

Supports research in the following categories

  • American culture, politics, and social changes from 1960 to 1975
  • African American life, culture, and history
  • Women in the American South
  • Literary culture and traditions of the American South
  • Banking and business in the American South
  • North Carolina
  • Antebellum America
  • The history of medicine
  • Oral histories

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