The J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History is offered annually by the Library of Congress and the American Historical Association to support significant scholarly research for one semester in the collections of the Library of Congress by scholars at an early stage in their careers in history. The fellowship is named in honor of J. Franklin Jameson, a founder of the Association, longtime managing editor of the American Historical Review, formerly Chief of the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress, and the first incumbent of the library’s Chair of American History. It is designed to assist scholars early in their careers. The deadline for applications is March 16, 2009. See the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship page for more information and instructions on how to apply.