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SWANN FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP
 
Full details from Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division at:
http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/swann/swann_foundation.html
 
The Swann Foundation awards one fellowship annually (with a stipend of
$15,000)
to assist ongoing scholarly research and writing projects in the field
of caricature and cartoon.
 
To be eligible, one must be a candidate for an M.A. or Ph.D. degree in a
university in the United States, Canada or Mexico and  working toward
the completion of a dissertation or thesis for that degree, or be
engaged in postgraduate research within three years of receiving an M.A.
or Ph.D. Although research must be in the field of caricature and
cartoon, there is no limitation regarding the place or time period
covered. Since the Fund encourages research in a variety of academic
disciplines, there is no
restriction upon the university department in which this work is being
done, provided the subject pertains to caricature or cartoon art.
 
In the interest of increasing awareness and extending documentation of
Library of Congress collections, fellows are required to make use of the
Library's collections, be in residence for at least two weeks during the
award period and deliver a public lecture
on his/her work-in-progress at that time. Finally, recipients must
provide a copy of their dissertation, thesis, or postgraduate
publication, upon its completion, for the Swann Foundation Fund files.
 
Completed applications are due February 15, 1999, and notification will
occur in
April 1999. The fellowship will begin in September 1999.
 
Application forms may be obtained by writing directly to:
 
Harry Katz, Curator of Popular and Applied Graphic Art
Swann Foundation Fund
Prints & Photographs Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20540-4730
email: [log in to unmask]
 
or by printing out the application form at:
 
http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/swann/swann_apply.html
 
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