Bancroft now accepting applications for 2016 Fellowships and Awards

Application deadline is February 1, 2016 by 5pm. Submission instructions can be viewed here. See individual awards pages for details on eligibility and scope of funds.

The Bancroft Library Study Award assists advanced graduate students and is funded by the Friends of the Bancroft Library.

The Gunther Barth Fellowships supports undergraduate or graduate students researching the 19th-century history of the North American West.

The Reese Fellowship, available to qualified researchers, supports work relating to either systematic bibliography of any part of the Western Hemisphere, or any investigation of the history of the book in the Americas.

The Arthur J. Quinn Memorial Fellowships, established in memory of Professor of Rhetoric Arthur Quinn (1942-1997), support research by doctoral candidates in the history of California.

The Robert E. Levinson Fellowship, available to qualified researchers, supports original research relating to the depth and breadth of the Jewish experience in California from 1848 to 1915.

The Hill-Shumate Book Collecting Prize was established by Kenneth E. Hill and Albert Shumate to encourage Berkeley undergraduate students to collect books.

Center for the Tebtunis Papyri Travel Support provides grants to graduate students for travel to conference presentations and excavations related to papyrological study.