[SIGCIS-Members] 2016-2017 Adelle and Erwin Tomash Graduate Fellowship (Jan. 15, 2016 Application Deadline)

Jeffrey Yost yostx003 at umn.edu
Thu Oct 22 11:00:27 PDT 2015

Hi all,

Below is an announcement for the 2016-2017 Tomash pre-doctoral fellowship
competition for ABD students researching/writing a dissertation on some
aspect of computer/software/networking history.  Please pass along to any
doctoral students who may be interested. If you have any questions about
the fellowship, please contact me.

Best, Jeff

*2016-2017 Adelle and Erwin Tomash Graduate Fellowship*

The Charles Babbage Institute is accepting applications for the 2016-2017
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. 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 Fellowship.

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 R. Arvid
Nelsen, CBI Archivist, at nels0307 at umn.edu.
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.
All materials must be received by CBI no later than January 15, 2016.

Application materials should be sent to cbi at umn.edu. A confirmation email
will be sent once your application has been received.

Alternatively, applications may be mailed to:
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

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

612 624 5050 Phone
612 625 8054 Fax
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