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ONE Archives Foundation Offers Research Fellowships

Thursday, January 25, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Rosalind V. Rini Larson
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The ONE Archives Foundation is pleased to offer limited-term research fellowships to support scholars engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research. Individuals needing to conduct on-site research at the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the University of Southern California (USC) Libraries are welcome to apply.

Fellowship stipends are a maximum of $1,500. The research period may range from several days to several weeks.

Key Dates: Applications are invited for residence between May 2018 and December 2018. The deadline for application is March 1, 2018 and applicants will be notified of results by April 1, 2018.

Eligibility: Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars who are interested in conducting primary source-based research at the ONE Archives are invited to apply.

Application: A complete application consists of three parts: the application form, a project proposal (including an abbreviated CV), and one professional letter of recommendation. The project proposal is to include a general description or abstract of the research project, its title and format, and the applicant’s contact details. Applicants should also list specific material(s) to be consulted during the desired dates of the fellowship. Successful applications will also explain how collections of the ONE Archives are essential to the successful completion of the research project. Complete applications (including all three parts) must be submitted as one PDF document and transmitted as an e-mail attachment to:

Applicants may request funding up to the full amount of $1,500. The Selection Committee will determine the amount of the award based on a range of factors including the specific research topic, its relevance to the ONE Archives collections, the amount of time required to consult the materials, and need.

Fellow’s Blog: Each fellow is required to write a blog post or report of approximately 500 words about the project and work completed at the ONE Archives by the end of the award period. This text and accompanying images may be published by the ONE Archives Foundation and the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries.

Please visit for detailed information about the research resources of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries. Questions about the application process should be directed to Erik Adamian at or 323.419.2416.

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