[SIGCIS-Members] CBI 2012-2013 Tomash Fellowship Announcment

Jeffrey Yost yostx003 at umn.edu
Mon Dec 5 10:44:55 PST 2011

Dear SIGCIS members,

Please note the following announcement for the 2012-2013 Tomash Fellowship
competition for doctoral disseration research in the history of computing.
The application deadline is a little more than a month away (January 15,
2012--postmark date).

If you have any questions, please contact me.



*The Tomash Fellowship*

*The Adelle and Erwin Tomash Fellowship in the History of Information

The Charles Babbage Institute is accepting applications for the 2012-2013
Adelle and Erwin Tomash Graduate Fellowship. The fellowship will be awarded
to a graduate student for doctoral dissertation research in the history of

The fellowship may be held at the recipient's home academic institution,
the Charles Babbage Institute, or any other location with appropriate
research facilities. The stipend is $14,000. It is intended for students
who have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree except the
research and writing of the dissertation.

Preference will be given to applicants indicating a need to use CBI
materials, planning research in residence at CBI, and willing to make a
brief presentation of their research findings to CBI staff. Questions
pertaining to collection content and access can be directed to Susan
Hoffman, CBI Archivist, at s-hoff at umn.edu.

Tomash Fellowship recipients must remain students in good standing
throughout the term of their fellowship, but there is no restriction on
holding other fellowships, scholarships, or awards concurrent to the Tomash

To Apply:

Applicants should send to CBI a curriculum vitae and a five-page
(single-spaced) statement and justification of the research project
including a discussion of methods, research materials, evidence of faculty
support for the project, and bibliography (bibliography does not count
toward page count).

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference and certified
copies of graduate school transcripts to be sent directly to CBI.

*Materials must be postmarked no later than January 15, 2012.*

Charles Babbage Institute: Tomash Fellowship
211 Andersen Library
University of Minnesota
222 - 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Please direct questions about the Tomash Fellowship to Jeffrey Yost, CBI
Associate Director, yostx003 at umn.edu, 612.624.5050

Jeffrey R. Yost, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Charles Babbage Institute
Faculty, Program in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Annals of the History of Computing

222  21st Avenue South
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455

612 624 5050 Phone
612 625 8054 Fax
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