Fellowships and Research Support

Learn more about our programs to support fellows and research scholars

Small Grants for Early Career Digital Publications

Applications due on May 20, 2024

The Small Grants for Early Career Digital Publications offers a $1200 stipend and technical support for a digital publication on a cartographic or geographic topic which will be featured in the LMEC’s digital platforms. Grantees are not required to work in person in Boston.

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NERFC Research Fellowships

Applications currently closed

We are a participating institution in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium. The NERFC fellowship offers a $5,000 stipend for historians who wish to work in at least three institutions represented in the consortium.

To learn more about NERFC Research Fellowships, visit the NERFC site. NERFC is administered by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Designer-in-Residence Fellowship

Applications currently closed

The Designer-in-Residence fellowship supports cartographers, visual designers, and others creating visual material with a geographic or cartographic theme. Residents receive $7000 and work with Center staff during a four-week residency.

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Public Research Fellowships

Not currently available

The LMEC Public Research Fellowship is not active in the 2023-2024 year. Check back for more information about future application cycles.