Special Collections and Archives at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites interested scholars to apply forĀ  cycle of William R. Eadington Fellowships, which facilitate research into many aspects of gambling and Las Vegas using collections within the University Libraries. Suggested fields of research include Las Vegas history, the history of gambling, and comparative studies of gambling in literature, history, and society.

Special Collections & Archives awards two types of fellowships:

  • Four-week resident fellowships offer a $3,000 stipend
  • Two-week visiting fellowships offer a $1,500 stipend


Anyone currently in a graduate program (with a preference for Ph.D. candidates who are working on a dissertation) or serving as a university faculty member is eligible to apply. Applicants in the fields of history, economics, English, history, sociology, media studies, and anthropology, as well as any discipline with relevant research interests, are encouraged to apply.

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