The American Trust for the British Library Announces its
2022-2023 Transatlantic Fellowships
The American Trust for the British Library (ATBL) Transatlantic
Fellowship Program is pleased to again co-sponsor a series of
transatlantic fellowships that connect the research collections of
the British Library with the holdings of select American
The ATBL Transatlantic Fellowship Program is an integral part of
the ATBL’s mission to promote and support the work of the British
Library, one of the world’s greatest research libraries. The
ATBL seeks to promote transatlantic understanding through related
events, lectures, and discussion in the United States and within
the UK, as well as providing incremental financial and in-kind gift
support for the British Library’s collection, preservation, and
The ATBL’s Transatlantic Fellowship Program supports
transatlantic research projects that make use of collections in any
department in the British Library as well as those housed with a
partner institution in the United States. The Program especially
targets graduate students, recent PhDs, early career scholars,
adjunct faculty, librarians, or curatorial staff who otherwise do
not have access to departmental research funds.
Currently, the ATBL 2022-2023 Transatlantic Fellowship American
partners include the Houghton
Library at Harvard University, the Virginia Fox Stern Center
for the History of the Book in the Renaissance at Johns Hopkins
University , and the William L. Clements Library at the
University of Michigan.
The ATBL’s 2022-2023 Transatlantic Fellowships provide awardees
with $5,000 USD to support at least four weeks of research between
both the British Library and the
American partner organization, with at least one week of research
time at each institution. Successful applicants, hailing from any
academic discipline, will propose research projects that make equal
use of primary source material found in any collection of the
British Library as well as in the American partner institution.
In addition to the $5,000 USD award, the Fellow will become
Library Fellow supporters of the ATBL for the calendar year
following completion of the Fellowship Program. Fellows will also
have the opportunity to present on their research completed on a
designated ATBL panel at the Modern Language Association’s (MLA’s)
annual conference and at the ATBL’s Annual General Meeting.
Recipients of the ATBL and Virginia Fox Stern Center Transatlantic
Fellowship will also have the opportunity to present their research
as part of the Virginia Fox Stern Center for the History of the
Book in the Renaissance’s sponsored panel at the Renaissance
Society of America (RSA) annual conference.
For eligibility requirements, application deadlines, and
application instructions specific to each ATBL Transatlantic
Fellowship, please see our website for more information.
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