Short-Term Fellowships

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library will begin accepting applications for 2024 starting Monday, December 11, 2023 through 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, February 29, 2024.  Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.  Award announcements will be made on April 17, 2024. 

The Rose Library offers short-term fellowships to support scholarly use of the library research collections in 5 strategic areas:

  • English-language literature and poetry
  • The Raymond Danowski Poetry Library
  • African American history and culture
  • Southern history and culture
  • Political and social movements

Fellowship applicants are required to submit a research plan and are evaluated on the following criteria:

  1. the qualifications of the candidate;
  2. a clearly articulated research topic; and
  3. a demonstrated understanding of the research materials available in the Rose Library to support their work.

Equal weight is given to each of these three aspects in determining the final priority rating.


  • This fellowship has a value of $250 - $1,250.
  • A minimum residency of 5 business days is required.
  • All fellows will be required to submit a report of their experiences and work within the archive for the Rose Library Following the Fellows blog
  • All fellows are paid their award money 4-6 weeks AFTER completion of their visit and submission of blog post. 
  • The application deadline is February 29, 2024.

Important Information for International Fellowship Applicants
Please familiarize yourself with the appropriate visa type for your desired length of stay at the Rose Library. For more information, please consult your U.S. Consulate or the Emory Office of International Student and Scholar Programs well in advance of your planned trip.