Topic: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

$500,000 Mellon Grant Aims to Boost Minority Faculty Representation

Jan. 29, 2015

More students from underrepresented minority groups will be encouraged to pursue academic careers thanks to a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to The University of Texas at Austin.

Read more

Harry Ransom Center to Host More Than 80 Scholars in Fellowship Program's 25th Year

May 9, 2014

[caption id="attachment_45871" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Cover of Eric Gill's "Twenty-five Nudes" (1938; reprint, London: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd., 1951); James Salter's notes on possible titles for his novel "Light Years," ca. 19745; cover of Paul Hayden Duensing's "25: a quarter-century of triumphs and disasters in the microcosm of the Private Press and Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing" (Kalamazoo, Mich.: The Private Press and Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing, 1976); signaled message from the Royal Air Force to John Pudney requesting a poem for the organization's 25th anniversary, March 24, 1943; photograph of 25th Street Theater, Waco, ca. 1962."][/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, will support more than 80 research fellows for 20142015, the 25th anniversary of the fellowship program.

Read more

Blanton Museum Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Train Future Curators

Oct. 31, 2013

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a $504,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a curatorial fellowship program for a six-year period to help train future museum curators.

Read more

Harry Ransom Center Accepting Applications for Research Fellowships in the Humanities

Sept. 3, 2013

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, invites applications for its 20142015 research fellowships in the humanities.

[caption id="attachment_41645" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Cover of Eric Gill's 'Twenty-five Nudes' (1938; reprint, London: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd., 1951); James Salter's notes on possible titles for his novel 'Light Years,' ca. 19745; cover of Paul Hayden Duensing's '25: a quarter-century of triumphs and disasters in the microcosm of the Private Press and Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing' (Kalamazoo, Mich.: The Private Press and Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing, 1976); signaled message from the Royal Air Force to John Pudney requesting a poem for the organization's 25th anniversary, March 24, 1943; photograph of 25th Street Theater, Waco, ca. 1962."][/caption]

Information about the fellowships and the application process is available online.

Read more

More Than 65 Research Fellowships Awarded by the Harry Ransom Center

May 15, 2013

[caption id="attachment_40337" align="alignright" width="275" caption="James H. 'Jimmy' Hare crossing the Piave river, 1918, lantern slide; Gordon Conway, 'Red Cross Girl' illustration for Vanity Fair, 1918; Bob Landry, film still from 'A Farewell to Arms,' 1957; Erich Maria Remarque, 'All Quiet on the Western Front,' 1930; Lucile Patterson, National League for Woman's Service World War I military recruiting poster."][/caption]

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has awarded more than 65 research fellowships for 2013-14.

Read more