Goucher College Accepts Applications for Prestigious Biennial JA Scholar Grant

Goucher College is now accepting applications for its competitive Jane Austen Scholar-in-Residence program, which offers the selected scholar a week to research Goucher’s extraordinary Austen collection, work with related undergraduate classes, and present a public lecture on an Austen-related topic. The grant also provides a $1,000 stipend, travel expenses, and accommodations.

Interested scholars should send a vita, research and lecture proposal, and two confidential letters of recommendation to Nancy Magnuson, college librarian, either electronically to nmagnuso at goucher dot edu or in hard copy to Julia Rogers Library, Goucher College , 1021 Dulaney Valley Road , Baltimore , MD 21204 .

Application materials are due by March 16, 2009. The selected scholar will complete the residency during the 2009-2010 academic year.

For an overview of the Burke Austen collection, see For additional information or to request an electronic copy of the finding aid to the collection, please contact Special Collections Librarian and College Archivist Tara Olivero at tara.olivero at goucher dot edu.

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