Curtis Gates Lloyd Fellowship Application

Applications are due by November 1, 2021.

The Curtis Gates Lloyd Fellowship provides funds for research at the Lloyd Library & Museum. On-site use of the Library's collections is required. Fellowships are given in one-month increments ranging from one to three months.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Botany
  • Medicinal botany
  • Ethnobotany
  • Natural history
  • Conservation
  • Early travel and exploration
  • History of science, medicine, or pharmacy
  • Medical and pharmaceutical illustration

Fellowship stipend: Selected applicants from the local region will receive a $2,000 monthly stipend.
Selected applicants from outside the region will receive a $3,000 monthly stipend.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Conduct research related work at the Library at least 20 hours per week during 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 2022 to December 2022.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Project deliverable(s) include: paper, publication, exhibition, website or video.
  • Public lecture or other presentation on the topic of research.
  • Acknowledgement of the Fellowship and the Lloyd Library in print publication or media resulting from this work.
  • Provide a complimentary copy of publications that result from this work.

Applications require current curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation.