Educational Programs | December 13, 2010

Grolier Club Fellowship

New York, December 13, 2010 -- The Grolier Club Library is pleased to announce its eighth annual fellowship offering in the history of the book. Awards of up to $2,500 are available for research in the Library's areas of strength, with emphasis on the book arts, antiquarian bookselling, and the private collecting of books and prints. Fellowship awards may be used to pay for travel, housing, and other expenses. A research stay of two weeks is desired, and fellows are expected to present a seminar or lecture at the Grolier Club, and submit a written


Members of the Grolier Club are not eligible, nor are students enrolled in undergraduate degree programs, but all other interested persons are encouraged to apply. There is no application form. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a proposal, not to exceed 750 words, stating necessary length of residence, historical materials to be used, relevance of
the Grolier Club Library collections to the project, a proposed budget, and two letters of recommendation. More information on the Library and its holdings can be found at

The deadline for applications and letters of support is March 4, 2011, and announcement of awards will be made in early May, 2011. Research terms can take place any time between June 1, 2011 and May 30, 2012, but please note that the Club is closed for the month of August.

Applications should be sent to The Fellowship Committee, The Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022, or via e-mail to

Eric Holzenberg
The Grolier Club
47 East 60th Street
New York, NY  10022
phone: 212/838-6690 ext. 1
fax: 212/838-2445