Fellowship Opportunities

The library offers fellowships for undergrads, graduate students, and faculty members at the University of Idaho. Fellowships vary in amount, timeframe, and objectives, but each looks to use library collections and/or librarian expertise to help fellows develop projects and research. See below for a list of fellowships offered by the library.

Open fellowships are bordered in green and have an Open Now button at the top. If you have any questions about library fellowships generally, please contact Devin Becker at dbecker@uidaho.edu

Berry IJC Fellowship

Deadline: Fall | Fellowship Amount: $4000 | Library Sponsor: Spec

Who is Eligible: UndergradsGraduate students

This program funds one student each year to collaborate with the faculty and staff at the University of Idaho Library to increase the visibility and use of the International Jazz Collections (IJC) through work on a specific research project.

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CDIL Digital Scholarship Fellowship

Deadline: Rolling (Closed 2022) | Fellowship Amount: 1 Course Reduction (or monetary equivalent) | Library Sponsor: CDIL

Who is Eligible: Faculty

The CDIL Digital Scholarship Fellowship program provides time and assistance for faculty members in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences (CLASS) to begin or continue exploring digital means for publishing or accomplishing their research.

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CDIL Faculty Development Fellowship

Deadline: Rolling (Closed 2022) | Fellowship Amount: $1500 | Library Sponsor: CDIL

Who is Eligible: Faculty

The CDIL Faculty Development Fellowship provides time and customized learning opportunities for faculty looking to improve their knowledge of digital scholarshp skills and practices.

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CDIL/COGS Graduate Student Fellowship

Deadline: Spring | Fellowship Amount: $3900 | Library Sponsor: CDIL

Who is Eligible: Graduate students

The CDIL Graduate Student Summer Fellowship Program provides a stipend for a student currently enrolled in a university graduate program to work on the development of CDIL-related digital projects, be they projects related to CDIL connected faculty or that of the graduate student's own creation. Program currently on pause, will reopen for summer 2023!

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CDIL/OUR Undergraduate Fellowship

Deadline: Spring | Fellowship Amount: $2500 | Library Sponsor: CDIL

Who is Eligible: Undergrads

The CDIL Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program provides a stipend for a student currently enrolled as an undergraduate at the University of Idaho to work on the development of CDIL-related digital projects, be they projects related to CDIL connected faculty or that of the graduate student's own creation. Program currently on pause, will reopen for summer 2023!

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Gary E. and Carolyn J. Strong Special Collections Fellowship

Deadline: Spring | Fellowship Amount: $4500 | Library Sponsor: Spec

Who is Eligible: Graduate students

This program funds one student each year to work for the faculty and staff at the Library to increase the visibility and use of previously unprocessed collections in the University of Idaho Library's Special Collections & Archives.

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Julie and David Levine Data Hub Fellowship

Deadline: Fall | Fellowship Amount: $5000 | Library Sponsor: DataHub

Who is Eligible: Graduate students

This program funds one student each year to work with the faculty and staff at the Library to support the operations of the new University of Idaho Library's Data Hub, a center for geospatial and data sciences support in areas such as geographic information systems, data sciences, quantitative data analysis and visualization, and research data management.

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Library Seed Grant

Deadline: Rolling | Fellowship Amount: Varies | Library Sponsor: Library

Who is Eligible: FacultyGraduate studentsUndergrads

Library Seed Grants support research and outreach projects in their nascent stages. These grants are intended to seed a project; in other words, we are looking to support projects that have the potential to grow and garner additional grant funds. Library Seed Grants must utilize the library's collections and/or staff member expertise in order to qualify. Preference is given to projects that create collaborative partnerships between the library and campus stakeholders.

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Main Street Video Project Fellowship

Deadline: January 25, 2022 | Fellowship Amount: $2000 | Library Sponsor: Library

Who is Eligible: UndergradsGraduate students

The Main Street Video Project Fellowship is an opportunity for writers and/or designers to help the library interpret and present a collection of oral histories realted to the Main Street Video Co-Op/Howard Hughes Video Store, which operated in Moscow from 1978-2020.

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ThinkOpen Fellowship

Open Now

Deadline: Spring | Fellowship Amount: $1200 | Library Sponsor: Open

Who is Eligible: Faculty

The University of Idaho Library's Think Open Fellowship is an opportunity to equalize access to educational materials in your classroom and save your students money by supporting the use of low- or no-cost course materials in place of traditional textbooks.

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