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Fellows and affiliates form the core of the Eisenberg Institute's intellectual community. The institute's fellowship programs have been made possible by a generous contribution from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg.

Internal Fellowship Programs

The Eisenberg Institute offers the following fellowship opportunities for University of Michigan Department of History faculty, graduate students, emeritus/emertia faculty, 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 two Department of History courses along with a $2,500 research grant; opportunity to organize and lead a one-day research workshop funded  by the Eisenberg Institute; two fellows annually.

  • Graduate Student Research Fellowships: $5,500 taxable stipend; up to six fellows annually. 

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Salary of at least $58,179 plus benefits and $2,000 research fund; includes two-course teaching obligation; one fellow annually. 

  • Emeritus/Emerita Fellowship: $2,500 award that can be taken as research money or used to help fund a one-day research workshop; one fellow annually.

External Fellowship and Affiliation Programs

The institute will offer the following fellowship opportunity for faculty, researchers, journalists, independent scholars, public historians, and others from outside UM-Ann Arbor (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 faculty, researchers, journalists, independent scholars, public historians, and others 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.