Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

Application for Omohundro Institute-NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship

To start the application process, please complete the form below.

Before you start this process, please be sure that you have installed the latest version of your browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.).

Please follow these five steps:

  1. On this page, enter your name and email address. A unique user ID will be generated and sent to you using this information.
  2. Provide contact information.
  3. Provide dissertation information and references.
  4. Upload your supporting files.
  5. Review and finalize application.

You will be sent an email that contains your Fellowship ID. If you need to stop the process or wish to come back, you will need this ID to sign back in.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the Institute (email: or phone 757-221-1114).

Step 1: Enter your name and email address

  • Applicants must have completed the doctorate by the application deadline. Please indicate your status by filling out the appropriate field below.
    • Ph.D. conferred on
    • Ph.D. pending but I have completed all the requirements for receipt of the degree, including a successful defense on .
    • Ph.D. pending but I have completed all the requirements for receipt of the degree except a (successful) defense. My defense is scheduled for .
  • Applicants must not have previously published a scholarly book or have entered into a contract for the publication of a scholarly monograph.
  • The proposed fellowship project must not be under contract with another publisher.
  I have read the requirements above.
The committee reiterates that all requirements for receipt of the Ph.D., including the completion of a successful defense, must be realized by the submission deadline. All applicants not meeting those criteria will be disqualified.


Application must be submitted electronically by October 30, 2017.