The Nantucket Historical Association offers an annual fellowship, the E. Geoffrey and Elizabeth Thayer Verney Fellowship, in an effort to enhance the public’s knowledge and understanding of the heritage of Nantucket, Massachusetts. The award encourages research in the collections of the Nantucket Historical Association Research Library and is open to academics, graduate students, and independent scholars. Fellowship recipients will receive housing, travel expenses, and a stipend. See the fellowship page for funds and housing amounts and limitations, as well as instructions on how to apply. The deadline for applications is January 1, 2010.