(18 March 2005)
The Lilly Library of Indiana University invites applications for is Mendel fellowships. These fellowships support research by scholars from around the world in areas including the history of the Spanish Colonial Empire; Latin American independence movements; European expansion in the Americas; voyages, travels and exploration; geography, navigation and cartography; German literature and history; and music, including sheet music. Fellowships are worth up to $40,000. The amount of the stipend is based on the length of stay, which may range from one week to a full academic year. The fellowship is intended to cover travel to the library and living expenses while in residence.