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"Excellence in West Texas History" Fellowship

The West Texas Collection at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, a member of the Texas Tech University System is proud to announce

The Excellence in West Texas History Fellowship Program
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Applications are now being accepted for two fellowships of $40,000 each to be awarded in April 2010. Application deadline is January 31, 2010. Fellowships are for a full academic year. In addition, a $5,000 publishing subvention will be provided to an academic press for each completed manuscript accepted for publication.

Research must focus on the western half of Texas and utilize regional archives. Fellowships will be awarded to scholars either finishing their doctoral work or with Ph.D. in hand in a field of the humanities. Fellows will be expected to spend the 2010-2011 academic year utilizing the regional archives in West Texas.

Applicants should send the following information:

  • Curriculum vita
  • Description of the research topic
  • A sample chapter or extract of previous work
  • Three letters of reference from individuals who can attest to the importance of the work proposed and to the ability of the individual to fulfill the stated goal.

Applications must be received by January 31, 2010

Send applications to:

Excellence in West Texas History
ASU Station #11043
San Angelo, Texas 76909

For more information contact:

Suzanne Campbell
West Texas Collection
1910 Rosemont
San Angelo, Texas 76909
Phone: (325) 942-2164

These Fellowships are made possible through funding from The CH Foundation of Lubbock, the Helen Jones Foundation, Inc. of Lubbock, the Tucker Foundation of San Angelo, and a number of West Texas donors.