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Visiting Faculty Fellowship Application

2014/2015 William S. Vaughn
Visiting Fellowship

"Public Scholarship in the Humanities"

Instructions for Applicants

Please submit the following: (1) the Center’s application form  and financial statement  (2) your curriculum vitae of no more than five pages; and (3) your 1,000 word project description.

Project Description. Your project description should not exceed 1,000 words (approximately four double-spaced pages). Your project proposal must be related to the Fellows Program theme. You may wish to discuss how your current research will fit into the interdisciplinary academic program at the Center.

Letters of Recommendation. It is your responsibility to have three letters of recommendation sent to us by the application deadline. Your referees should comment not only upon your project, but also on how your work would contribute to the faculty seminar on "Public Scholarship in the Humanities."

Deadline. Applications and letters of recommendation must be submitted no later than January 15, 2014. Materials may be emailed to Warren Center seminar coordinator Allison Thompson,, or posted to the Warren Center at:

Fellowship Program
Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities
Vanderbilt University
VU Station B 351534
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235-1534

Questions? Please feel free to contact Mona Frederick, executive director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, if you have questions pertaining to the visiting fellowship,