4 months 


Stipends will be paid in four monthly installments.

Fellows choosing residence at LVA are provided a personal office space with a computer and access to copiers, a fax machine, etc. In addition, fellows are offered a liaison to help maximize their research by connecting them to various manuscript collections and/or archivists who can aid in their research. 

Fellows at LVA are encouraged to attend weekly lunches with LVA staff and other Fellows to discuss projects and progress. Fellows are expected to engage with LVA’s outreach efforts by giving a public talk on their work and contributing to LVA’s UncommonWealth blog, Broadside magazine, and (when appropriate) social media.  

Located in the historic Monticello Dairy Building in downtown Charlottesville, the new humanities center offers a collaborative work environment with easy access to the UVA grounds, libraries and facilities. Fellows at Virginia Humanities are assigned a personal office space with privileges to essential office equipment and services.  

Fellows will work alongside other Virginia Humanities programs including With Good Reason podcast, Encyclopedia Virginia, and the Virginia Folklife Program — to name a few. Fellows may have the opportunity to make contributions to these programs by providing talks, interviews or excerpts of their work.