Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


Short-Term Visiting Fellowships

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture offers short-term fellowships.

  • OI-Folger Institute Short-Term Fellowships support scholars—from advanced graduate students to senior scholars—with strong interests in early America, broadly understood, whose work may benefit from access to Folger Shakespeare Library holdings and interaction with the staff and scholars there. Scholars of Atlantic history, colonial history, literary studies, performance history, and material culture are encouraged to apply.
  • OI-Jamestown Foundation Short-Term Visiting Fellowships support scholars—from advanced graduate students to senior scholars—with strong interests in early America, broadly understood, whose work may benefit from access to the historic Jamestown site as well as the holdings of the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation and the staff and scholars there. Scholars with strong interests in colonial history, historical archaeology, Atlantic history, Native American history, African American studies, early Jamestown, the Chesapeake, and material culture, 1500–1720, are encouraged to apply.