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

Additionally, the Rose Library offers subject or collection specific fellowships and awards including: the Billops-Hatch fellowship, the Leonard and Louise Riggio Fellowship, LGBT Collections fellowship, the Nancy and Randall Burkett award for research in Black Print Culture, and the J. Herman Blake and Emily L. Moore award for research in Black Panther collections. Please select the appropriate link for more information on each award type, application dates, and required materials.

Undergraduate Research Awards
The Rose Library provides award opportunities for undergraduate students who are interested in incorporating archives and special collections in their research.

Ends on February 15, 2018

The Rose Library offers the Leonard and Louise Riggio Fellowship, which supports residencies of two to four weeks to undertake research in the Alice Walker papers and related archives. This fellowship carries a stipend of $1,000-2,500 depending on the duration of the residency.

Applications will be accepted from September 1 through February 15.

Important Information for International Fellows:

Please familiarize yourself with the appropriate visa type for your desired length of stay at the Rose Library. Fellows coming to the Rose Library on a  standard tourist or business visa (VWT/VT or VB) may NOT stay at the Rose Library for any period beyond 9 working days. Should you extend your research visit beyond this allocation, you will NOT be eligible to receive any form of payment for  your visit. International researchers with a J1 visa may extend their stay beyond 9 working days. 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.

It is our preference to award international fellows with payment in the form of travel accommodations booked through the Rose Library. Once you have received and accepted a fellowship award, please contact Christeene Alcosiba at christeene.alcosiba@emory.edu to make arrangements for your lodging or flight. In the event that an international fellow cannot book travel through Emory, please contact Christeene as early as possible in advance of your trip for the appropriate forms for reimbursement.

The J. Herman Blake and Emily L. Moore Award for Research in Black Panther Party (BPP) related collections provides funding for researchers to explore the Rose Library's holdings related to the organization's founding in 1966, and the impact it had on American race relations, especially the social, economic, and political status of African Americans. Materials related to co-founders Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale, as well as prominent members such as Kathleen and Eldridge Cleaver, and Elaine Brown, are readily accessible. The Rose Library BBP holdings include posters, broadsides, ephemeral materials, photographs, and sound recordings. Stipend up to $500 annually.

Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2018, with award notifications emailed to recipients in early April. 

Important Information for International Fellows:

Please familiarize yourself with the appropriate visa type for your desired length of stay at the Rose Library. Fellows coming to the Rose Library on a  standard tourist or business visa (VWT/VT or VB) may NOT stay at the Rose Library for any period beyond 9 working days. Should you extend your research visit beyond this allocation, you will NOT be eligible to receive any form of payment for  your visit. International researchers with a J1 visa may extend their stay beyond 9 working days. 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.

Ends on February 15, 2018
Funded through the Billops-Hatch Scholarship Fund, the Billops-Hatch Fellowship supports researchers working in the Camille Billops and James V. Hatch Archives. Past fellowship recipients include post-graduate students, authors, professors, and scholars researching areas of African American art and art history, including the visual arts, theater, film, and literature. Among its various holdings, the Billops-Hatch archives has more than 1,200 play scripts written by African Americans, 1,400 interviews with various artists, and a library of rare and unique books and periodicals. Stipend up to $1,000 annually. 

Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2018, with award notifications emailed to recipients in early April. 

Important Information for International Fellows:

Please familiarize yourself with the appropriate visa type for your desired length of stay at the Rose Library. Fellows coming to the Rose Library on a  standard tourist or business visa (VWT/VT or VB) may NOT stay at the Rose Library for any period beyond 9 working days. Should you extend your research visit beyond this allocation, you will NOT be eligible to receive any form of payment for  your visit. International researchers with a J1 visa may extend their stay beyond 9 working days. 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.

It is our preference to award international fellows with payment in the form of travel accommodations booked through the Rose Library. Once you have received and accepted a fellowship award, please contact Christeene Alcosiba at christeene.alcosiba@emory.edu to make arrangements for your lodging or flight. In the event that an international fellow cannot book travel through Emory, please contact Christeene as early as possible in advance of your trip for the appropriate forms for reimbursement.

Funded by Rose Library curator Randall K. Burkett and his wife, Nancy, the award supports researchers exploring the Rose Library's holdings of rare manuscript, ephemeral, photographic, and print materials produced by and for African Americans. The award is designed to encourage research and writing on the history and significance of black printing, authorship, and publishing. Stipend up to $1,000 annually.

Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2018, with award notifications emailed to recipients in early April. 

Important Information for International Fellows:

Please familiarize yourself with the appropriate visa type for your desired length of stay at the Rose Library. Fellows coming to the Rose Library on a  standard tourist or business visa (VWT/VT or VB) may NOT stay at the Rose Library for any period beyond 9 working days. Should you extend your research visit beyond this allocation, you will NOT be eligible to receive any form of payment for  your visit. International researchers with a J1 visa may extend their stay beyond 9 working days. 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.

It is our preference to award international fellows with payment in the form of travel accommodations booked through the Rose Library. Once you have received and accepted a fellowship award, please contact Christeene Alcosiba at christeene.alcosiba@emory.edu to make arrangements for your lodging or flight. In the event that an international fellow cannot book travel through Emory, please contact Christeene as early as possible in advance of your trip for the appropriate forms for reimbursement.

Ends on February 15, 2018

The Rose Library offers the LGBT Collections Fellowship, which supports research in Rose Library's LGBT-related papers and archives that document the history, culture, politics, and public health initiatives. Stipend up to $1,000 annually to assist in defraying expenses related to traveling to and using these collections.

Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2018, with award notifications emailed to recipients in early April. 

Important Information for International Fellows:

Please familiarize yourself with the appropriate visa type for your desired length of stay at the Rose Library. Fellows coming to the Rose Library on a  standard tourist or business visa (VWT/VT or VB) may NOT stay at the Rose Library for any period beyond 9 working days. Should you extend your research visit beyond this allocation, you will NOT be eligible to receive any form of payment for  your visit. International researchers with a J1 visa may extend their stay beyond 9 working days. 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.

It is our preference to award international fellows with payment in the form of travel accommodations booked through the Rose Library. Once you have received and accepted a fellowship award, please contact Christeene Alcosiba at christeene.alcosiba@emory.edu make arrangements for your lodging or flight. In the event that an international fellow cannot book travel through Emory, please contact Christeene as early as possible in advance of your trip for the appropriate forms for reimbursement.

Ends on February 15, 2018

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

Additionally, the Rose Library offers the Leonard and Louise Riggio Fellowship, which supports residencies of two to four weeks to undertake research in the Alice Walker papers and related archives. 

Award Information

Rose Library fellowships have a value of $500-$1000 and are meant to help defray expenses in traveling to and residing in Atlanta for the duration of the fellowship.The Leonard and Louise Riggio fellowship carries a stipend of $1,000-2,500 depending on the duration of the residency. The length of the fellowship will depend on the applicant's research proposal, but is normally two to four weeks. International applicants please refer to the additional information for international fellows included below. 

In addition to meeting the minimum residency requirements, all award recipients will be required to submit a report of their experiences and work within the archive for the Rose Library blog.  Recipients may also choose to host an informal talk at the Rose Library, pending prior arrangement with the fellowship manager, Christeene Alcosiba. 

Important Information for International Fellowship Applicants

Please familiarize yourself with the appropriate visa type for your desired length of stay at MARBL. Fellows coming to the Rose Library on a  standard tourist or business visa (VWT/VT or VB) may NOT stay at the Rose Library for any period beyond 9 working days. Should you extend your research visit beyond this allocation, you will NOT be eligible to receive any form of payment for  your visit. International researchers with a J1 visa may extend their stay beyond 9 working days. 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.

It is our preference to award international fellows with payment in the form of travel accommodations booked through the Rose Library. Once you have received and accepted a fellowship award, please contact Christeene Alcosiba to make arrangements for your lodging or flight. In the event that an international fellow cannot book travel through Emory, please contact Christeene as early as possible in advance of your trip for the appropriate forms for reimbursement.

Applications will be accepted from September 1 through February 15.