Stipend, Housing, and Course Credit

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All selected applicants will receive a $500 award. In addition, students traveling from outside Chicago will receive up to $1,000 for transportation costs.

Lunch will be provided at each seminar meeting.

The Newberry Library will also provide one night accommodations per seminar for students traveling from outside Chicago. Students must commit to attending all 8 sessions.

If students seek course credit toward their doctoral degree, they should enroll in the course as an independent study, under the direction of an advisor who understands that the course would be beneficial to his or her advisee’s graduate study. If needed, Newberry faculty is happy to write on the students’ behalf explaining the content and benefits of the course.