Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia Battestin Fellowships for Graduate Student Summer Research

The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia awards Battestin Fellowhips, a program for summer fellowships in bibliographic and textual studies, named in honor of Martin and Ruthe Battestin. The program makes three awards of $3500 each for research in the collections of the UVA library by UVA graduate students with an emphasis on physical or textual bibliography.

Deadline: The application period for summer 2014 is now closed.

Potential fellowship topics include:

  • Studies in the history of book production, distribution, reception, or reading
  • The history of collecting or bibliographic scholarship
  • The tracing of a work's textual history or the establishment of its text from the extant witnesses
  • Application of digital methodologies to the study of books and documents, and their texts

Please see the fellowship website for further information.

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