Apply now for spring Library graduate student fellowships

The University of Chicago Library is offering two fellowship opportunities for UChicago graduate students for Spring 2021. The fellowships are designed to give graduate students opportunities to explore alternative scholarly careers and to build skills and knowledge in new areas of scholarship. Interested graduate students are encouraged to apply by February 20, 2021, for assured consideration. Applications will be reviewed until positions are filled.

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Cristina Sakamoto, previous recipient of Hanna Holborn Gray Graduate Student Fellowship in GIS for Historical Chicago Data (Photo by Rob Hart)
  • The Hanna Holborn Gray Graduate Student Fellowship for GIS Instruction: This fellowship will provide instructional programming focusing on the introduction of spatial literacy and geospatial concepts.  The Fellow will update existing instruction material and create resources in a variety of formats, including demonstrations, workshops, tutorials, and web content.
  • The Hanna Holborn Gray Graduate Student Fellowship for Digital Gaming Communities Web Archive: This fellowship will help build the Digital Gaming Communities Web Archive, which is an initiative to identify, collect and archive varying web formats generated by and related to digital games in order to foster research within the discipline. Working with librarians, the Fellow will enhance collection focus, identify web sites to archive, and develop a plan for promoting this archive to the gaming communities.

Spring 2021 fellowships carry a stipend of $3300 for the academic quarter.  Fellowships typically involve approximately 15 hours of work per week.

For more information about individual opportunities contact