David Levering Lewis (center) – Pulitzer Prize-winning Du Bois biographer – with fellows and Du Bois Center Director, Whitney Battle-Baptiste.

We are now accepting applications for both post-doctoral and graduate fellowships! Please send your applications, and supporting materials, to our program manager, Adam Holmes (

Deadline: April 15, 2020


  • A 1-2 page research proposal detailing the work you hope to conduct in the UMass Archive and how it will contribute to existing scholarship
  • A copy of your CV
  • A 1-2 page writing sample (not required for graduate fellowships)
  • A letter of support

If you have any questions, please contact our program manager by email, or phone 413-545-9468.