William P. Heidrich Research Fellowships

Deadline: 28 September 2018
Open to: all nationalities aged 18 years or older
Benefits: funding of USD 1500 and USD 3000


The University of Michigan Library’s Special Collections Research Center invites applications for fellowships for research in residence. They will award William P. Heidrich Research Fellowships to support research projects that require substantial on-site use of the Joseph A. Labadie Collection during calendar year 2019. The fellowships will provide funds for on-site research on any topic that is supported by the Labadie Collection.


  • United States citizens and foreign nationals are eligible to apply;
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older;
  • There are no academic requirements;
  • Applications for support for all types of research projects — academic, creative, journalistic, etc. — will be considered, and no specific credentials are required.


  • USD 1,500 for a project requiring a residence of one week or more;
  • USD 3,000 for a project requiring a residence of three weeks or more.

How to apply?

Application Components

  • Project proposal (500 words or fewer) describing the research topic and why Labadie Collection materials are central to the work. Please be as specific as possible;
  • Personal statement (500 words or fewer) to further support your application;
  • Two letters of support;
  • CV or resume.

Applications must be submitted online through Submittable.

For more information please visit the official website.