Omohundro Institute Fellowships

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture currently offers the following fellowships:

  • Omohundro Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Lapidus–OIEAHC Fellowship for Graduate Research in Early American and transatlantic print culture
  • Travel Scholars Fellowship

The Omohundro Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship is a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in any area of early American studies. This fellowship is awarded annually. A principal criterion for selection is that the candidate’s dissertation or other manuscript have significant potential as a distinguished, book-length contribution to scholarship. Applicants may not have previously published or have under contract a scholarly monograph, and they must have met all requirements for the doctorate before commencing the fellowship. Foreign nationals are eligible. Those who have earned the Ph.D. and begun careers are also encouraged to apply. Applications may be submitted in hard copy or electronically.

For additional information, please use these links:


Postdoctoral Fellowship Announcement | Application | Checklist


The Lapidus-OIEAHC Fellowship offers up to eight $500 fellowships annually to support advanced graduate student research related to Early American and transatlantic print culture.

Further information is available through these links:


Lapidus Fellowship Announcement | Application | Recipients


The Travel Scholarship Fund for Faculty and Graduate Students from Developing Countries offers an annual travel scholarship award to support participation in an Institute conference. For more information