The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress offers Research Fellowships to both US as well as foreign students in the USA. Fellowships are available to pursue research programme in humanistic and social sciences, especially interdisciplinary, cross-cultural or multilingual.

Its objective is to provide with knowledge of humanities and social sciences, especially interdisciplinary, cross-cultural or multilingual to USA or foreign nationals student developing new skills in a priority area at Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress (“LOC”) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States.

Deadline:15 July 2017
Study in:United States
Providers:Library of Congress
Course Level:Research scholarship
Field of Study:Humanistic and social science

Scholarship Awards:

These fellowships will cover $4,200 per month (up to 11 months).

Number of Scholarships: Not Known


The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these fellowships:

  • Scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree within the past seven years in the humanities, social sciences or in a professional field such as architecture or law are eligible. Exceptions may be made for individuals without continuous academic careers.
  • Applicants may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals. Upon selection, and in accordance with relevant visa regulations, foreign nationals will be assisted in obtaining the appropriate visa. To meet the minimum eligibility requirements, the degree must be formally awarded by the deadline date.


US or foreign nationals can apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have previous degree.

English language Requirements: For applicants whose native language is not English, there must be evidence that the applicant is fluent in English so as easily to conduct research.

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