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The Eisenberg Institute will offer fellowship opportunities for University of Michigan Department of History faculty, graduate students, and recent PhDs for the 2018-19 academic year.

Deadlines and notification vary according to fellowship type. Categories include:

  • Faculty Fellowships: Release from teaching one Department of History course along with a $5,000 research grant; up to three fellows. Applications due February 2, 2018.
  • Graduate Student Research Fellowships: $5,000 research grant; up to six fellows. Applications due March 2, 2018.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: $51,000 salary, full benefits, and $2,000 research fund; includes two-course teaching obligation; one fellow. Applications due March 30, 2018.

All fellows are expected to actively participate in Institute programs and events. The institute's fellowship programs have been made possible by a generous contribution from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg.