Esperantic Studies Foundation Fellowship at the University of Massachusetts

The Esperantic Studies Foundation Fellowship supports research in the holdings of the Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Massachusetts (SCUA) on the history and culture of planned languages, with a strong emphasis on Esperanto and the Esperanto movement. SCUA is home to a large and growing collection of material that documents Esperanto culture, including the records of the Esperanto Information Center, the Esperanto League for North America, the Lewis Cook Papers, and the Allan Boschen Esperanto Book Collection. Fellows receive a $2,500 stipend with an additional travel allowance and are expected to spend a total of one month in residence during the period of the fellowship year.


Graduate students and early career professionals (within five years of receipt of a PhD).

Application process:

SCUA uses a single application process for all fellowship programs, with applications accepted online only. A complete applicant’s packet will include:

• A brief biographical statement of not more than 350 words with a description of your larger research agenda to be used for publicity purposes.
• An overview of the proposed project not to exceed three pages.
• A current resume or CV.
• One confidential letter of reference.

The online application is open and available here:

Applications are due on March 6th, 2020 and awards will be announced by April 1st, 2020.

Please contact SCUA at with any questions.

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