Fellowships Awarded, 1972-Present

Complete list of the fellowships administered by the American Antiquarian Society from the program's inception in 1972 to the present.
The Fellows' Directory, 1972-present lists all long-term fellows, short-term fellows, artist fellows, and research associates in residence at AAS.

AAS-ASECS: AAS-American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowships, 1989-present, from funds provided jointly by AAS and ASECS.

AAS-NEH: AAS-National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships, 1976-present, from a succession of grants from NEH program of fellowships at Centers for Advanced Study.

AAS-NEMLA: AAS-Northeast Modern Language Association Fellowships, 1988-92 and 1999-present, from funds provided jointly by AAS and NEMLA.

AHPCS: American Historical Print Collectors Society Fellowships,1996-present, from funds provided by the American Historical Print
Collectors Society.

Alstott-Morgan: Alstott-Morgan Fellowships, 2016-present, from funds provided by Richard Parker Morgan and Carolyn Alstott Morgan

Baron: Robert and Charlotte Baron Fellowship, 2000-present, from the income on an endowment provided by Robert and Charlotte Baron.

Boni: Albert Boni Fellowships, 1980-89, from annual gifts from members of the family of Albert Boni; Boni Fellowships, 1990-92, from annual gifts from William F. Boni.

Botein: Stephen Botein Fellowships, 1989-present, from income on an endowment fund established by family and friends of the late Stephen

Burkhardt: ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Fellowships are awarded by the American Council of Learned Societies. The American Antiquarian Society is one of thirteen major research libraries and interdisciplinary centers participating in this program.

Daniels: Fred Harris Daniels Fellowships, 1974-81, from income from a challenge grant from the Fred Harris Daniels Foundation; 1981-82, from the Society's general unrestricted income.

d'Héricourt: The Jenny d'Héricourt Fellowship is jointly administered by the French Association for American Studies (Association française d’études américaines) and AAS.

Drawn to Art: "Drawn to Art" Fellowship, 2000-present, from gifts made by Diana Korzenik.

Ebeling: The Christoph Daniel Ebeling Fellowship is jointly administered by the German Association for American Studies (DGfA) and AAS. Application for this short-term fellowship is made through the DGfA.

Ford: 2013-14

Fulbright: U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission Fellowship

Haven: Samuel Foster Haven Fellowships, 1982-1987, named in honor of a nineteenth-century scholar and librarian of AAS. Funded 1982-85, from a grant
from the Exxon Education Foundation; 1985-87, from restricted endowment income.

Hearst: Hearst Foundations Fellowships, 2000-present, from the income on an endowment established by Hearst Foundations.

Hench: Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship, 1998-present, established as the Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellowship in 1998, the Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship has been renamed in honor of John B. Hench, who retired in August 2007 as vice president for collections and programs after thirty-three years on the staff of the American Antiquarian Society.

Hiatt: Frances Hiatt Fellowships, 1980-93, from annual gifts from Jacob Hiatt.

Jaffee: The David Jaffee Fellowship in Visual and Material Culture, 2017-present, is named for David Philip Jaffee (1954-2017) who was a longtime teacher at City College of New York and the Bard Graduate Center and was elected to AAS membership in October 2007.

K-12: Fellowships for K-12 Teachers and Librarians, 1994-97, from a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund.

Keller: Kate Van Winkle Keller Fellowship, 2019-present, funded by an endowment established by Kate’s family and friends and by the Society for American Music (SAM), of which Kate was a founding member and the first Executive Director.

Last: Jay and Deborah Last Fellowships, 2007-present, are for research on American art, visual culture, or other projects that will make substantial use of graphic materials as primary sources.

Last (Artist): Jay and Deborah Last Artist Fellows, 2007-present

Lapides: The Lapides Fellowship in Pre-1865 Juvenile Literature and Ephemera, 20012-present, supports research on printed and manuscript material produced in America through 1865 for (or by) children and youth

Legacy: Legacy Fellowship, 1999-present, from gifts from former fellows and research associates.

Mellon Distinguished Scholars: Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, 1998-present, from a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Mellon Post-Dissertation: See Hench

Mellon Postdoctoral.: Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, 1997-present, from a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Mellon Short-Term: Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships, 1973-74, from income on an endowment grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Morgan: Richard F. and Virginia P. Morgan Fellowship, 1999-2001, from funds by provided by Richard P. Morgan, of Willoughby, Ohio, in memory of his parents, formerly of Worcester, Massachusetts

Packer: The Barbara L. Packer Fellowship, 2012-present, is named for Barbara Lee Packer (1947-2010), who taught with great distinction for thirty years in the UCLA English department.

Peterson: Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowships, 1983-present, from income from an endowment provided by Mr. and Mrs. Hall J. Peterson.

RA: Research Associates, 1982-present; research associates are scholars (without AAS stipends) holding sabbaticals or other funded fellowships.

Reese: Reese Fellowships, 1999-present, from funds provided by the William Reese Company, New Haven, Connecticut.

Rockefeller: Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships, 1973-76 (jointly with Clark University), from funds from the Rockefeller Foundation.

Schiller: The Justin G. Schiller Fellowship, 2012-present, supports research by both doctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars from any disciplinary perspective on the production, distribution, literary content, or historical context of American children's books to 1876.

Sigety: Sigety Family Foundation Fellowship, 2000-2003, from gifts made by Charles E. Sigety through the Sigety Family Foundation.

Sigety (artist): Sigety Family Foundation Fellowship, 2000, from gifts made by Charles E. Sigety through the Sigety Family Foundation.

Tracy: Joyce Tracy Fellowships, 1997-present, from income on an endowment established by family and friends of the Society's longtime curator of newspapers and periodicals.

U.S. Steel Foundation: United States Steel Foundation Fellowships, 1972-73, under funds granted by the United States Steel Foundation.

Wallace: Fellowships for creative and performing artists and writers, 1995-present, from a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund.

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