Chairs, Fellowships & Partnerships: Unique Opportunities for Scholars
Experience the world's largest repository of knowledge as a scholar-in-residence at The John W. Kluge Center
“There are few better places to read and research than the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress... There is genuine time to read, reflect and think.”
–Alexander Evans, member of the British diplomatic service and 2011 Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations
The Kluge Center welcomes senior scholars at the height of academia, or senior practitioners at the height of their fields, for residency as chair holders or as distinguished visiting scholars.
The majority of these positions are filled by invitation of the Librarian of Congress; some are selected through competition. Senior scholars receive individual offices within the iconic Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building for which to think, write and research.
Senior chairs include:
- Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology
- Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations
- Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History
- Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance
- Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of the South
- Library of Congress Chair in U.S.-China Relations
- Library of Congress Chair in U.S.-Russia Relations
The Kluge Center welcomes and invites promising post-graduate scholars for research in an array of subjects that can be supported by the Library's collections and digital resources.
These positions are filled by a range of competitions managed by the Kluge Center. Fellows receive individual carrels within the iconic Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building to pursue their work.
- Kluge Fellowships
- Kluge Fellowships in Digital Studies
- Georgian Papers Programme Fellowship
- David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality
- Jay I. Kislak Fellowships for the Study of the History and Cultures of the Early Americas
- Jon B. Lovelace Fellowship for the Study of the Alan Lomax Collection
Through formal partnerships with a range of scholarly organizations, the Kluge Center welcomes researchers selected in joint collaboration and funded by partner organizations.
Partnership fellowships include:
- AHRC/ESRC Research Councils of the U.K. Fellowships
- Black Mountain Institute-Kluge Fellowship
- Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars
The Kluge Center offers research internships through select existing programs with institutions. Interested parties should contact those institutions directly.
Internship programs include:
- The Caroll Fellows Program at Georgetown University
- The Paul Peck Humanities Internship Program at Montgomery College
Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology
Deadline: December 1
Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies
Deadline: December 6
Library of Congress Chair in U.S.-China Relations
Deadline: December 15
Library of Congress Chair in U.S.-Russia Relations
Deadline: December 15
Georgian Papers Programme Fellowship
Deadline: January 31
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