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Fritz and Claudine Kundrun Open-Rank Fellowship

The Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello is pleased to announce a nine-month Fritz and Claudine Kundrun Open-Rank Fellowship for scholars working on Jefferson projects, to begin September 1, 2018.

Fellows will devote their time to research and writing on topics directly related to Thomas Jefferson, his times, and legacy.  The award is intended to support revision of a book manuscript.  He or she will be provided with an office, and will be invited to participate in conferences, seminars, and other scholarly activities organized by the ICJS including a special workshop with renowned scholars to help the fellow revise his or her manuscript for publication. The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000 for nine consecutive months, tenable from September to May.    Housing and travel reimbursements are not included.

The principal criterion for selection is the submission of a proposal for a book-length manuscript that will make a significant contribution to Jefferson scholarship.  Applicants should submit three copies of the following: their résumé, a detailed description of the project (2000 words), and a prospective timetable for work to be undertaken during the fellowship.

Applications and three references should be addressed to the Fritz and Claudine Kundrun Open-Rank Fellowship Committee, International Center for Jefferson Studies, Monticello, Post Office Box 316, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902, USA, and should be received by January 1, 2018.  Announcement of awards will be made no later than February 1, 2018.

The fellowship is made possible by a generous gift by Fritz and Claudine Kundrun. 

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