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Fellowships and Awards

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Overview

The Bancroft Library is pleased to offer numerous fellowships and awards. Please see individual awards pages for details on eligibility, scope of funds, and timelines.

Graduate Fellowships

Undergraduate Fellowships

Independent Scholar Fellowships


Graduate Fellowships

  • The Bancroft Library Hill Study Award assists advanced graduate students from any University of California campus and is funded by the Kenneth E. and Dorothy V. Hill Fellowship Fund.  Offered for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • The Bancroft Library Meylan Study Award assists advanced graduate students from any recognized institution of higher education in the United States or abroad, and is funded by the Edward F. and Marianne E. Meylan Fellowship Fund. Offered for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • The Bancroft Library Summer Study Award assists advanced graduate students from any University of California campus and is funded by the Friends of the Bancroft Library.
  • The Arthur J. Quinn Memorial Fellowship, established in memory of Professor of Rhetoric Arthur Quinn (1942-1997), supports research by doctoral candidates in the history of California.
  • The Gunther Barth Fellowship supports undergraduate or graduate students researching the 19th-century history of the North American West. $2500
  • The Reese Fellowship, available to qualified researchers, supports research relating to print culture in any part of the Western Hemisphere, or any investigation of the history of the book in the Americas. $2500
  • The Donald Sidney-Fryer Fellowship, available to qualified researchers, supports research relating to the Clark Ashton Smith’s literary circle. $2500

Undergraduate Fellowships

Independent Scholar Fellowships

  • The Reese Fellowship, available to qualified researchers, supports research relating to print culture in any part of the Western Hemisphere, or any investigation of the history of the book in the Americas. $2500
  • The Donald Sidney-Fryer Fellowship, available to qualified researchers, supports research relating to the Clark Ashton Smith’s literary circle. $2500

Affiliated Fellowships