2017 Library Special Collections Research Fellowships Applications Due

Thayer, Rootenberg, and Karmiole Fellowships are Currently Being Accepted
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 - 9:45pm to 10:00pm

The Fellowships

James and Sylvia Thayer Short-Term Research Fellowships

Thayer fellowships provide support for research in any collections administered by UCLA Library Special Collections. Stipends range from $500 to $2,500 and vary yearly; grants in 2015 averaged $1,300 and in 2016 averaged $1,770. Awards are funded by an endowment established by longtime UCLA benefactors James and Sylvia Thayer.

Barbara Rootenberg Library Research Fellowship in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences

Rootenberg fellowships promotes the use of materials in History & Special Collections for the Sciences in UCLA Library Special Collections. One annual fellowship is awarded in the amount of $1,000. The award is named for Barbara Rootenberg, an alumna of the UCLA School of Library Science and an internationally-renowned antiquarian bookseller.

Kenneth Karmiole Endowed Research Fellowship in UCLA Library Special Collections

The Karmiole fellowship supports the use of UCLA Library Special Collections materials by visiting scholars and graduate students. One annual fellowship will be awarded in the amount of $5,000 to allow scholars to pursue research lasting from one to three months. The award is funded by an endowment established by Kenneth Karmiole, an internationally-renowned antiquarian bookseller who earned his master’s degree in library science from UCLA in 1971. 

Applicatons for all of the Library Special Collections Research Fellowships are due on or before November 1, 2016.