Western Washington University's Center for Pacific Northwest Studies (CPNWS) welcomes applications for the James W. Scott Regional Research Fellowships, awarded in honor of a founder and first Director of CPNWS, and a noted scholar of the Pacific Northwest region. Up to $1000 is available in 2014-2015 to scholars who propose to undertake significant research using archival holdings at CPNWS. Applications are accepted from individuals in graduate programs (and/or who are new to the field of historical research and writing), as well as individuals who have finished the Ph.D. and/or are published authors.
- Fellows will be expected to spend approximately one week examining CPNWS holdings in support of their research, and to be in residence prior to September 1, 2015.
- Fellows will be asked to give a presentation about some aspect of their research during the course of their scheduled visit.
- Fellows will be asked to provide a brief (300-500 word) written statement describing their research.
Applications must be submitted via mail or electronically and should include:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Research plan outlining on-site use of CPNWS holdings and proposed presentation topic
- Two letters of recommendation
Applications are generally reviewed during Fall Quarter. Please contact CPNWS Archivist Ruth Steele (Ruth.Steele@wwu.edu) for more information. CPNWS is a program of Western Libraries Heritage Resources.