Kluge Fellowship


Thanks for your interest in the fellowship programs at the John W. Kluge Center. Applications are open until September 15, 2023 for the John W. Kluge Center’s endowed fellowship programs at the Library of Congress. The Kluge Center offers residential fellowships to scholars and thought leaders to make use of the Library’s vast collections and digital resources.

Established in 2000 through an endowment of $60 million from John W. Kluge, the Center is located in the splendid Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Residents have easy access to the Library's specialized staff and to the intellectual community of Washington.

Five of our programs have a consolidated deadline of September 15, 2023. Their programs, including information on eligibility requirements and information regarding how to apply, are hyperlinked for your convenience below. These fellowship programs include:

Kluge Fellowship

The Kluge Center encourages research in the humanities and social sciences that makes use of the Library’s large and varied collections. Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural research is particularly welcome in the Kluge Fellowship program. The fellowship is open to scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and professional fields such as architecture or law. 

Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies

The Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies provides an opportunity for scholars who utilize digital methods to make use of the Library’s large and varied digital collections and resources and curatorial expertise, and join an emerging community of digital scholarship practitioners. Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural research is particularly welcome in the Kluge Digital Studies program. The fellowship is open to scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and related fields with special consideration given to those whose projects demonstrate relevance to contemporary challenges.

David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality

The David B. Larson Fellowship provides an opportunity for qualified scholars to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship in the field of health and spirituality. The fellowship is designed to continue Dr. Larson’s legacy of promoting meaningful scholarly study of health and spirituality, two important and increasingly interrelated fields. It seeks to encourage the pursuit of scholarly excellence in the scientific study of the relation of religiosity and spirituality to physical, mental, and social health.

Philip Lee Phillips Society Fellowship

The John W. Kluge Center and the Philip Lee Phillips Society at the Library of Congress invite qualified scholars to conduct research at the Kluge Center using the Geography and Map Division's collections and resources for a period of two months.

Applications will be accepted from April 15th, 2023 up to 11:59pm, September 15, 2023 for each fellowship program. More information for each of these fellowship programs, including requirements, eligibility information, and the website to submit applications, can be found here. Be sure to check our website for other fellowship opportunities throughout the year. Please email scholarly@loc.gov with any questions about these fellowship opportunities or the application process.


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December 08, 2022 - The Library of Alexandria: Rebirth and Revolution by Ismail Serageldin, PhD
December 01, 2022 - The Genetics and Epidemiology of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis by Jill Norris, PhD,MPH
November 17, 2022 - A Walking Bone Loss Trial: Where it all began by Jane A. Cauley, DrPh
November 10, 2022 - Long May You Run: Physical Activity, Public Health and Ron by Andrea Kriska, PhD, MS
November 03, 2022 - National Health Surveys by Benjamin Acosta-Cazares, MD, PhD
October 27, 2022 - Ron's Supercourse by Eugene Shubnikov, MD, Faina Linkov, PhD, Mita Lovalekar, MBBS, PhD, MPH
October 20, 2022 - Exciting Opportunities in EpidemiologyThinking Big like Ron by Paul Zimmet, MD
October 13, 2022 - A Community Engaged Approach to Cancer Health Equity by Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD
September 22, 2022 - Epidemiologic Research of Traumatic Brain Injury for 30 years with Prof. Ron LaPorte by Wen-Ta Chiu, MD
September 15, 2022 - Internet and Global Health by Francois Sauer, MD, MS in system analysis, and MBA
September 8, 2022 - WHO Diamond Study/Type 1 Diabetes Epidemiology by Jaakko Tuomilehto, MD, MPolSc, PhD
September 1, 2022 - Introduction: An Intrepid Investigator and International Inspiration by Jane A. Cauley, DrPH, Trevor J Orchard, MBBCh, MMedSci, Anne Newman, MD, MPH and Student-Faculty Tributes
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