Short-Term Visiting Fellowship

The Omohundro Institute and the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation are pleased to announce a new Short-Term Visiting Fellowship (1–2 months) for scholars—from advanced graduate students to senior scholars. The fellowship will provide the opportunity to experience the Omohundro Institute’s editorial expertise and intellectual community of early Americanists. A stipend of $2,500 per month will be given to the deserving candidates.

The Institute of Early American History and Culture was established in 1943 by sponsors of the College of William & Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.


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.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants should submit an electronic file with a brief project description (1,000 words maximum)
  • CV of the applicant

The candidates can submit the application through the link:

Supporting Material:

Two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Omohundro Institute via e-mail

Award Amount:

Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,500 per month, and successful applicants will be assisted in finding short-term housing in the Williamsburg area.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is October 15, 2015.

Link for More Information:


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