The National Archives Foundation is now accepting applications for the Inaugural Fellowship for Women’s History. The Cokie Roberts Research Fund for Women’s History will award up to $12,000 to support annual fellowships for applicants who will perform new research at the National Archives to elevate women’s history.

The recipients of the fellowship will perform original document research from the National Archives on women’s history for a published article or essay appearing in a newspaper, magazine, website, book or academic publication.

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How to apply:
Applicants must be graduate students, journalists, historians or authors who will perform new research with the National Archives and submit the following:

  • Resume/CV (no more than 3 pages)
  • Project proposal (no more than 3 pages describing the project, why this topic is important to you or is a continuation of previous work on this subject, what research you seek to perform at the National Archives to inform your writing, and where/when you hope to publish the final work)
  • Three samples of your work
  • One letter of recommendation

NEW! The application deadline has been extended and all submissions are now due March 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (ET).

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