Eligibility: The Moore Student Fellowship opportunity is available to Swarthmore College students enrolled for the 2022-2023 school year. All others (including Swarthmore College faculty and staff, as well as outside applicants) are encouraged to apply for the Moore Research Fellowship through a separate application process (click here).
Requirements: Recipient must complete ten 3-hour shifts (in-person or remote) within a ten-week period between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023. Shifts must be spent utilizing materials available via Swarthmore Special Collections (see Quaker History Resources page, Swarthmore History Online page, or Peace Collection Resources + Guides page for online resource ideas). On your last day, you must give a very brief, very informal presentation (discussion) to Special Collections staff about your research (can be via Zoom). No funds are dispersed until the fellow completes all 10 shifts and participates in this presentation/discussion.
"Residency" Fellowships: Recipients are encouraged to consider completing a "residency" fellowship: a dedicated weeks spent in-person in the Special Collections Reading Room. The Special Collections Reading Room is open 9:00a-4:00p, Monday through Friday. Housing arrangements are not provided as part of this fellowship. You are expected to secure your own on- or off-campus housing as needed. If you are living in college housing, note that you can stay over spring or fall break without making any special arrangements. To stay extra time during the summer or winter break you must contact Star Longoria, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: Applications are due Monday, March 7, 2022.
Questions? Email Celia at email@example.com
2019: Tessa Hannigan ‘20, Keton Kakkar ‘21, Wambui (Marian) Mwenja ‘20, and Zara Williams-Nicholas ‘19.
2020: Bellara Huang '21, Ross Layton ‘20, Susanna McGrew ‘20, Thandiwe McMillan ‘20, and Jolleen Opula ‘21.
2021: Not offered