Fellowships & Support

PLEASE NOTE: In preparation for a significant construction and renovation project that will prepare the Hoover Institution for its second century of activities, the Library & Archives reading rooms will be closed to researchers from December 24, 2018, to the early months of 2020. During this period, our collections and our public services will be unavailable, but our collecting, exhibition program, and other activities will continue.

Please email bronweyn [at] stanford.edu with your fellowship inquiries.

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are pleased to offer competitive fellowships and support of up to $3,000 to support research based on our collections. All recipients will be expected to spend a minimum of ten days in the Library & Archives.

Award Descriptions

  • Silas Palmer Research Fellowship

Available to US undergraduate and graduate students, this fellowship provides an award of up to $3,000 to support research based on our collections

  • Scholar Research Support

Available to US faculty, postdocs, independent scholars, and non-US faculty who hold a SSN or ITIN.* This support provides an award of up to $3,000 to support research based on our collections.

*International scholars subject to up to 37% tax

Application Requirements

All applicants are required to submit their applications online with the following:

  • Contact information
  • Resume or CV
  • A proposal of fewer than 750 words describing your research project, including the names of Hoover collections you plan to consult and why they are necessary for your project
  • The names and email addresses of two individuals who will complete recommendation forms

Application deadline: Closed


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