Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Fellowship


To financially support scholars in the production of substantial work on the foreign policy of the Kennedy years.

Proposals are invited from all sources, but preference will be given to applicants specializing in the work on the foreign policy of the Kennedy years especially with regard to the western hemisphere, or on Kennedy domestic policy, especially with regard to racial justice and to the conservation of natural resources. Preference is also given to projects not supported by large grants from other institutions. Please see the website for further details.


Open to citizens of the United States only.

Quantity Available

Up to 2


  • Annual

Award Value

Up to US$5,000

Application procedure

Applicants must submit application form, financial need analysis, essay, reference letters and curriculum vitae. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the Kennedy Library for information about its collections and holdings before applying.

Closing date

August 15th


Schlesinger Fund

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides financial support, staffing and creative resources for the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum whose purpose is to advance the study and understanding of President Kennedy's life and career, and the times in which he lived and to promote a greater appreciation of America's political and cultural heritage, the process  of governing and the importance of public service.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation by using the links below.


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