2025-26 Membership "School of Historical Studies" (Institute for Advanced Study Princeton)

2025-26 Membership

Institute for Advanced Study
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Institute for Advanced Study
Princeton, NJ
United States
From - Until
22.09.2025 - 10.04.2026
Janet Yoon, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study

The School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study supports scholarship in all fields of historical research but is concerned principally with the history of western, near eastern and Asian civilizations, with particular emphasis upon the Greek and Roman world, the history of Europe (medieval, early modern, and modern), the Islamic world, East Asian studies, art history, history of science, and musicology.

2025-26 Membership

Application Deadline: October 15, 2024

Dates of Membership:
Term I: September 22 – December 19, 2025
Term II: January 12 – April 10, 2026

Eligibility Requirements:
- Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent, awarded no later than December 31, 2023.
- Scholars are expected to reside at the Institute for Advanced Study or in the Princeton area during the term(s) of their Membership.

Application Requirements
- A completed online application
- Curriculum vitae
- Research proposal (maximum 1,500 words)
- One-page bibliography related to your proposal
- PDF files of three publications, in print, from peer-reviewed sources
- Two reference letters (only required for applicants who received their Ph.D. in the last five years)

Funding Information and More:
The School of Historical Studies generally offers stipends of a maximum of $80,000 for the full academic year, and $40,000 for a single term. The Institute will also provide a limited reimbursement for travel expenses to incoming Members from outside the Princeton area.
Scholars who have received their Ph.D. no earlier than January 2018 and are currently Assistant Professors at a college or university in the U.S. or Canada may also simultaneously apply online to the Mellon Fellowship for Assistant Professors.

Short-term Visitorships for less than a full term and no stipend are also available ad-hoc. To inquire about a Visitorship opportunity, contact the Administrative Officer at

Visit ias.edu/hs/membership for more information. For all other inquiries, email hsappquery@ias.edu.

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