2019 Curtis Gates Lloyd Fellowship Application

The Curtis Gates Lloyd Fellowship provides funds for research at the Lloyd Library & Museum for one to three months. Research projects funded by the fellowship require on-site use of the Library’s collections.
Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Medicinal botany
  • Ethnobotany
  • Natural history
  • Early travel and exploration
  • History of science, medicine, or pharmacy

Fellowship stipend: Successful applicants from the local region will receive a $1,750 monthly stipend.
Successful applicants from outside the region will receive a $2,500 monthly stipend. Any expenses
incurred beyond the amount of the fellowship are the responsibility of the Fellow.


  • Successful candidates will hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a field
    relevant to the work they want to pursue for their fellowship. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Fellowship to be completed in one month increments, from one to three months. Desired
    fellowship period must be specified in application.
  • Fellows are expected to work at the Library at least 16 hours per week for the
    duration of their fellowship.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or lawful permanent residents of the United States.
  • Fellowship must be completed within the period from January 2019 to December 2019.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Project deliverable(s), for example: Paper, publication, exhibition, website, video.
  • Public lecture, or other presentation with the approval of the Fellowship Committee, on the
    topic of research.
  • Acknowledgement of the Fellowship and the Lloyd Library in print publication or other
    appropriate venue.
  • Fellows must supply a copy of any publications that result from this work for the Library’s archival records.

Applications require current Curriculum Vitae and two letters of recommendation.

Application period closed November 1.