Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature
FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION COVER SHEET
Send applications to:
Prints & Photographs Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, S.E.
Washington, DC 20540-4730
Attn.: Helena Zinkham
Swann Fund Administrator
Questions should be addressed to:
Phone: (202) 707-9115
Fax: (202) 707-6647
E-mail: [email protected]
Home Address ____________________________________________________________________________
Title of Dissertation or Thesis_________________________________________________________________
Name of Academic Advisor___________________________________________________________________________________
Address (if different from above)_______________________________________________________________
If not, specify visa status/type_______________________________
Visa sponsor's name and telephone number____________________________________(___)_____________
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUIRED (Check if enclosed___)
(1) An up-to-date
résumé providing information as to education, degrees received, fellowships
honors, publications, positions held, and other
(2) A one-page abstract (no more than 250 words) that specifies how the
proposed project is related
to the field of caricature and cartoon and
identifies specifically which of the Library's
collections the applicant intends to
utilize in research
during the required two-week period of residency at the Library of Congress.
(3) A description of the proposed project (no longer than five pages)
including (a) accomplishments
to date, (b) a timetable for completion, (c)
an itemized budget (including
necessary travel and research expenses that should not include foreign travel),
(d) plans for use
of the Library of Congress collections, and (e) other pertinent information,
including plans for publication. (Font no smaller than 11, single spacing unacceptable,
1 1/2 spacing permissible)
(4) Visual materials that support the project
are required in the proposal or as separate photocopies
(no more than 10 pages).
Applications lacking any of these required components will
automatically be eliminated from
Names, affiliations, and address of two references from whom you
Letters of recommendation must be sent directly to the Swann Foundation.
Please give your recommenders copies of your proposal and ask them to comment on your strengths and weaknesses, the value of the proposed project, and your abilities to carry out the project as described.
All materials must be received by February
15, 2016 in order
to be considered for the Fellowship.
We recommend that you send your application electronically as a PDF or Word document, or if by hard copy with a delivery system such
as FedEx, UPS, or a
comparable service and not the U.S. Postal Service, since
the Library is not receiving timely
deliveries of mail.
For information, email us at: [email protected]