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Contact:    Laurie Nivison, Director of Marketing

 413.775.7127 or lnivison@historic-deerfield.org

 

 Historic Deerfield Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program in Early American History and Material Culture

 Tuition-free program gives college students the opportunity to explore history and material culture studies, conduct original research, and experience working at a museum

Deerfield, Mass. (November 17, 2016)---Historic Deerfield, Inc., invites applications from college juniors and seniors to take part in an intensive, nine-week Summer Fellowship Program in History and Material Culture. College juniors (graduating in 2018), and seniors who expect to graduate in 2017 are eligible for 7 openings in the program, which is designed for undergraduate students in American Studies, Architecture, Archaeology, Art and Art History, Design, History, Material Culture, Preservation and Museum Studies.

 

This unique residential living-and-learning opportunity takes place at Historic Deerfield, in Deerfield, Massachusetts. Each participant receives a full fellowship that covers all expenses associated with the program, including tuition, room and board, and field trips. A limited number of stipends are awarded to students with demonstrated need to help cover lost summer income. Financial aid awards are need blind and application for assistance has no impact on your program application.

 

The 2017 program begins June 12 and ends August 14. Applications are now being accepted online at www.historic-deerfield.org/sfp.  The application deadline is February 10, 2017. Notification of acceptances will be announced in March.

 

For More Information:

Contact: Barbara A. Mathews, Public Historian and Director of Academic Programs

Phone: (413) 775-7207

Email: bmathews@historic-deerfield.org

Website: www.historic-deerfield.org/sfp

 

About Historic Deerfield, Inc.

Historic Deerfield, Inc., is dedicated to the heritage and preservation of Deerfield, Massachusetts, and the Connecticut River Valley. Its museums and programs provide today's audiences with experiences that create an understanding and appreciation of New England's historic villages and countryside.

 

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