About MHS: Fellowship Programs
Swensrud Teacher Fellowships at MHS
The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) is offering at least three fellowships to public and/or parochial schoolteachers and library media specialists during the summer of 2012. The fellowships carry a stipend of $4,000 for four weeks of on-site research at the MHS. Applications are welcome from any K-12 teacher with a serious interest in using the collections at the MHS to prepare primary-source-based curricula, supported by documents and visual aids, in the fields of American history, world history, or English/language arts.
Applicants may propose their own topic or refine one of the suggestions below:
Prospective applicants are encouraged to search the Society's online catalog, ABIGAIL online collection guides, and/or consult with MHS education and library staff (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com) prior to submitting their proposals. Applicants may also view selected projects from previous years online (www.masshist.org/education) or in the library.How to Apply for a 2012 Teacher Fellowship
Applications should be postmarked no later than Monday, March 5, 2012.
Applicants should provide the following materials:
The fellowship process is competitive. Awards will be made on the strength of 1) project design; 2) the plan for using MHS collections; 3) the creativity of the proposed classroom activities; 4) usability in other classrooms and 5) recommendations.2012 Fellowship Schedule:
Please direct questions to Kathleen Barker, Assistant Director of Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Completed application packets should be mailed to: