Doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars are welcome to apply.
The Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program awards stipends of $3,500 per month for up to six months.
The Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program awards stipends to individuals working on a topic relating to the history of science and technology who can make substantial use of the Dibner Library’s Special Collections.
Scholars are expected to be in residence at the Smithsonian full-time during their award tenures, to devote full-time effort to the research proposed, and to be regular users of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology. The scholar will have access to the Smithsonian Libraries’ other collections and patron privileges such as interlibrary loan services. Scholars will be invited to address an informal colloquium of Smithsonian Institution staff and fellows on the topic of his or her research.