Applications are now being accepted for Consortium Research Fellowships for scholars using the collections of the Consortium’s member institutions. Scholars residing in Brazil, India and South Africa and working in medical humanities and the history of medicine are eligible for additional support generously provided by the Wellcome Trust.
The Consortium comprises of 25 educational and cultural institutions using their exceptional resources to promote academic and public understanding of the history of science, technology and medicine. Taken together, members’ collections of rare books, manuscripts and artifacts are unparalleled in historical depth as well as breadth. The Consortium also provides a vibrant, challenging and collegial community. Fellows participate in public and scholarly events, as well as informal reading and writing groups, held at the Consortium’s offices in downtown Philadelphia.