The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience and the John Carter Brown Library offers the Hodson Trust-John Carter Brown Fellowship to support work by academics, independent scholars, and writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. The fellowship is also open to filmmakers, novelists, creative and performing artists, and others working on projects that draw on this period of history. The fellowship award supports two months of research and two months of writing. The stipend is $5,000 per month for a total of $20,000, plus housing and university privileges. The deadline for applications is July 15. See the fellowship page for more information.