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Fellowships and Prizes

 

Charles Donald O'Malley Short-term Research Fellowships For Research in the History of Medicine and Allied Fields at UCLA

The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and History and Special Collections for the Sciences in UCLA Library Special Collections are pleased to announce the availability of the (Adobe PDF document) to further investigation into the history of medical thought and healing practice and art from the earliest times to the recent past. Three fellowships will be awarded, each carrying a grant of up to $1,500 to defray travel and residence costs for research conducted in UCLA Library Special Collections between January 1 and June 30, 2013.

The award commemorates the work of Charles D. O'Malley, PhD (1907-70), the Vesalian scholar and first full-time chair of the UCLA Department of Medical History. O'Malley pioneered the study of the history of medicine at UCLA and facilitated its growth.

Applications must be received on or before November 16, 2012.

 

James and Sylvia Thayer Short-term Research Fellowships

UCLA Library Special Collections has created the James and Sylvia Thayer Short-term Research Fellowships (Adobe PDF document) for to support the use of special collections materials by visiting scholars and UCLA graduate students. Collections that are administered by UCLA Library Special Collections and available for fellowship-supported research include materials in the humanities and social sciences, medicine, life and physical sciences, visual and performing arts, and UCLA history. Research residencies may last up to three months between January 7 and December 13, 2013. Recipients receive stipends ranging from $500 to $2,500.

Applications must be received on or before November 30, 2012. [deadline extended]