American Society for 18th Century Studies Flwps

Scholarship Description

For research on projects related to the American eighteenth century. The award is jointly funded by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and AAS. ASECS membership is not required of applicants; awardees who are not already members must join. This fellowship supports research on projects related to the American eighteenth century.


Fellows are selected on the basis of the applicant’s scholarly qualifications, the scholarly significance or importance of the project, and the appropriateness of the proposed study to the Society’s collections.


$1,850 per month
$1,350 per month including housing in the Society’s Fellows’ Residence

Length of Term

One to two months


Doctoral candidates may apply


To apply, complete an application form online. You will also need to attach the following materials to your application form:

Current CV
Description of your proposed research project (no longer than two double-spaced pages)
One-page bibliography of relevant secondary literature
List of other sources of funding for the project
Two letters of recommendation are also required. Please ask your referees to speak to the research proposal at hand—if possible, please do not use general placement dossier letters. Letters should be submitted electronically to Cheryl McRell, Program Administrator at AAS, at

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: 1,350

Max Award: 1,850

Deadline: 2022-01-15


Sponsoring Organization American Antiquarian Society
185 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609-1634

Contact Person: Cheryl McRell, Program Administrator at AAS

Phone: 508-755-5221

Fax: 508-753-3311