Fellowship Opportunities

MDAH is proud to offer emerging scholars the opportunity to work in the most extensive collection of Mississippi-related materials, including the Eudora Welty Collection and the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Collection. Learn more about the Eudora Welty Research Fellowship and the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Scholars Program. 

Eudora Welty Fellowship

MDAH is now accepting applications for the 2021 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship. Offered in partnership with the Eudora Welty Foundation, this annual fellowship awards a $5,000 stipend to one graduate student to conduct research using the Eudora Welty Collection at MDAH for two weeks during the summer. The deadline is March 26, 2021. Download the promotional flier here.

Apply Now

Submit the application packet electronically to ablevins@mdah.ms.gov or by mail to April Blevins, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, P. O. Box 571, 200 North Street, Jackson, MS 39205-0571.  

Eudora Welty Foundation


Be part of history. Volunteer with MDAH and help us preserve and connect Mississippi’s rich historic resources with people around the world.