Fellowship Program


The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities offers fellowships to scholars and writers in the humanities. We seek applications that are intellectually stimulating, imaginative, and accessible to the public. There are no restrictions on topic, and applications are invited from across the broad spectrum of the humanities.

Archaeologist Bill Kelso poses with artifacts excavated from the orginial Jamestown settlement in the 1990s. <i>Photograph by Benjamin Knowles. Courtesy of Preservation Virginia.</i>
Archaeologist Bill Kelso poses with artifacts excavated from the orginial Jamestown settlement in the 1990s. Photograph by Benjamin Knowles. Courtesy of Preservation Virginia.

Residential Fellowships

The maximum fellowship stipend is $15,000 per semester. Fellowships are awarded for one semester or a full academic year. If you are selected to be a Fellow, you will have a private, sunny office a few miles from the University of Virginia. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities shares a scenic property with the Boar’s Head Inn. The property offers spacious lawns, shady spots, ample parking, and two ponds with resident ducks and geese.

Residential Fellowship Details

 

Non-Residential Fellowships

Our non-residential Fellows are typically former fellows who are completing scholarly research and writing projects.  Their affiliation with VFH may extend beyond their residential appointment or an association may be formed years after a Fellow’s first appointment as a VFH Fellow. Our non-residential fellows are appointed to a discrete term while they complete their projects. They are invited to participate in all VFH Fellowship programs and events.

Non-Residential Fellowship Details