RBS Scholarship & Fellowship Applications Now Available

We are now accepting applications for the 2020 Rare Book School scholarship and fellowship cycle.

Applications are open for all RBS-awarded scholarships (for both first-time and returning RBS students), and for all fellowships including the SoFCB Junior Fellows Program, the M.C. Lang Fellowship in Book History, Bibliography, and Humanities Teaching with Historical Sources, and the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Heritage. For general queries about scholarships or fellowships, see the FAQs page. Participation in the scholarship/fellowship program implies acceptance of the scholarship and fellowship Terms and Conditions.

To begin the application process, please log into your myRBS account (or create a new myRBS account). On the Home screen, click the “Apply for a Scholarship or Fellowship” button on the left side of the page. If you have any trouble with myRBS, see the FAQs page or email rbs_scholarships@virginia.edu.

The application deadline for all RBS scholarships is Sunday, 1 November 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET and for the SoFCB Junior Fellows Program is Monday, 2 November 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The application deadline for The M. C. Lang Fellowship and The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Heritage Fellowship is Monday, 30 November 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

See the Scholarships page for descriptions of the various scholarships available, or the Fellowships page for more information about each fellowship program. Scholarship applicants will be considered for all of the awards for which they are eligible (though note that separate applications are required for the fellowship programs). If you have any questions about the scholarship/fellowship application process, please don’t hesitate to email us at rbs_scholarships@virginia.edu.