Applicants should use this online form to be considered for the Athenæum's American Congregational Association-Boston Athenæum Fellowship. Applications are due by April 15 every year. Candidates will be notified by April 30.
Past Recipients of the ACA-Boston Athenæum Fellowship
Stephen Berry, Associate Professor, Simmons College, "Importing the Exotic: Early American Maritime Encounters with World Religions"
David Komline, Ph.D. candidate, University of Notre Dame, “The Common School Awakening: Education, Religion, and Reform in Transatlantic Perspective, 1800-1848”
Richard Boles, Ph.D. candidate, George Washington University, “Divided Faiths: The Rise of Segregated Northern Churches, 1730-1850”
Mary Kupiec Cayton, professor, Miami University, “’A Divine and Supernatural Light’: Religious Emotion and the Rise of Evangelical Culture in America, 1740-1840”
None awarded this year
H. Paul Thompson, Jr., (Assistant Professor, North Greenville University), “The Swan Song of Antebellum Reform: Temperance Reform in Post-Emancipation Atlanta, 1865-1887”
Professor William Van Arragon (King’s College, Edmonton, Alberta), for revising his dissertation, “Cotton Mather in American Cultural Memory,” for publication