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The Eisenberg Institute offers the following fellowship opportunities for University of Michigan Department of History faculty, graduate students, and recent PhDs. Eligibility, process, deadlines, and notification vary according to fellowship type; please check fellowship pages for details. Categories include:

  • Faculty Fellowships: Release from teaching one Department of History course along with a $5,000 research grant; opportunity to organize and lead a one-day research workshop, funded up to $10,000 by the Eisenberg Institute, related to current work; up to two fellows.
  • Graduate Student Research Fellowships: $5,500 taxable stipend; up to six fellows. 
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Salary of at least $55,932 plus benefits and $2,000 research fund; includes two-course teaching obligation; one fellow. 
  • Gerald Saxon Brown Digital Skills Fellowship: 50% GSRA position for the Fall and Winter terms; GSRA salary, tuition, stipend, and Gradcare. Work expectation of 20 hours per week to serve as season producer and host of Reverb Effect podcast. Offered in partnership with the Department of History.

The institute will offer the following fellowship opportunity for PhDs of all ranks who hold a faculty or other permanent research position at an outside accredited university, college, or research organization (faculty from UM-Flint and UM-Dearborn are encouraged to apply). Please check the fellowship page for details.

The institute also welcomes requests for affiliation from visiting scholars with short- or long-term residency in Ann Arbor. Affiliate status does not confer or imply any financial benefits from the institute or the university.

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.