Leelanau Historical Society
Leelanau Press Research Fellowship-Accepting Applications
Located in Northwest Lower Michigan, Leelanau County presents exciting possibilities for research on the peninsula’s rich cultural history. The Leelanau Press Research Fellowship provides monetary support for an independent researcher to conduct original research on the cultural history of Leelanau County. College students may apply but Leelanau Historical Society staff, trustees, and their families are excluded.
Independent researchers in the fields of history, American studies, ethnic and area studies, museum studies, folklore, architectural history, historic preservation, documentary studies, film studies, women’s studies, and related disciplines are encouraged to apply. Research areas are broadly defined, and include, but are not limited to: Great Lakes maritime history and culture, agricultural history and culture, resort history and culture, Anishinaabek history and culture, family and genealogical history, historic preservation, environmental history, folklore, and oral history. Creative research projects may involve fieldwork and/or utilize the Leelanau Historical Society or other regional historical organization’s archival collections. Creativity is strongly encouraged focusing on Leelanau history.
Application Deadline is November 30, 2023
For more information and to apply click here.