Internships, Fellowships & Awards

The Vermont Historical Society offers a number of fellowships and awards for students and scholars engaged in the study of Vermont History.

Here are our current fellowships and awards: 

  • Ben Lane Award. Awarded for the best article published in Vermont History over a span of two volumes. 

  • COVID-19 Project Assistant Internship. A $3,000 stipend to support the Collecting COVID-19 oral history project. 
  • Geiger Fellowship. Awards stipends of $1,500 for rising high school junior and senior students for summer work related to the collections, archives, and exhibits of the Vermont Historical Society. 

  • New England Regional Fellowship Consortium. VHS is a member of this consortium, which offers grants for a minimum of eight weeks of research at participating institutions.

  • The Richard O. Hathaway Award. An annual award presented to an individual, group or organization recognized as making an outstanding contribution to the field of Vermont history.

  • Weston A. Cate, Jr., Fellowship. A $1200 fellowship offered every other year to encourage research in Vermont history

For application details about each award or fellowship, please click below. 

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