Fellowships and Grants

Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives: Enabling New Scholarship through Increasing Access to Unique Materials

The Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program is a national competition to digitize and provide access to collections of rare or unique content in collecting institutions, with an emphasis on encouraging new forms of digital scholarship; promoting strategic partnerships; promoting best practices for ensuring the long-term availability and discoverability of digital content; and ensuring that digitized content is made available to the public as easily and completely as possible.

Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

CLIR offers about 15 fellowships annually to support original-source doctoral dissertation research in the humanities and related social sciences.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

This fellowship provides recent Ph.D. recipients a unique opportunity to develop as scholars, scientists, and teachers while learning about modern librarianship, digital resources, data stewardship, e-publishing, archives, and collection development.

Rovelstad Scholarship in International Librarianship

This scholarship provides for a student of library and information science to attend the annual World Library and Information Congress of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).