The Eudora Welty Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) are delighted to announce the 2019 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship to encourage and support research use of the Eudora Welty Collection and related materials at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History by graduate students.

This competitive fellowship of $2,000 will be offered for research conducted in summer 2019. The stipend may be used to cover travel, housing, and other expenses during the recipient’s two-week stay in Jackson, Mississippi.

A promotional flier is available here. Please circulate this information to all those who may be interested. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2019. Additional information, including the application form and a link to the Eudora Welty Collection description in our online catalog, are available at

For more information or questions, contact Forrest Galey at MDAH  (

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