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2009 SCHOLAR IN AMHERST AWARD COMPETITION
Submitted by RMooney on November 29, 2010 - 4:23pm
Scholar in Amherst Award
EDIS invites applications for the Scholar in Amherst Program. The scholarship, which is awarded annually, is designed to support research on Emily Dickinson at institutions such as the Frost Library of Amherst College, the Jones Public Library, the Mount Holyoke College Archives, the Dickinson Homestead, the Evergreens, and the Amherst Historical
Preference will be given to persons with completed PhDs who are in the early stages of their careers.
The Scholar in Amherst Program was inaugurated in 2002 by a generous donation from Sylvia F. Rogosa, made in honor of her daughter, Vivian Pollak, second president of the EDIS. The 2003 award was named in honor of Myra Fraser Fallon, mother of EDIS
To apply for the 2009 Scholar in Amherst Award, please submit a curriculum vitae, letter of introduction (written by the applicant), a two-page project proposal, and a brief bibliography, by May 15, 2009, to Paul Crumbley at firstname.lastname@example.org; inquiries may also be directed to Martha Nell Smith at email@example.com and Eleanor Heginbotham at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of recommendation are not accepted as part of the application packet.