LGBTQ Research Fellowship Program

The application for the 2019 LGBTQ Research Fellowship Program is now closed. The 2019 Fellows will be announced in early April. For further questions, please contact Erik Adamian, Associate Director of Education, at

Application Guidelines for the ONE Archives Foundation LGBTQ Research Fellowship Program

The ONE Archives Foundation is pleased to offer limited-term research fellowships to support scholars engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research. Individuals needing to conduct on-site research at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries are welcome to apply.

Fellowship stipends are a maximum of $1,500. The research period may range from several days to several weeks.

Please visit for detailed information about the research resources of ONE Archives at the USC Libraries. Questions about the application process should be directed to Erik Adamian, Education & Outreach Manager, at or 323.419.2416.

Key Dates: Applications are invited for residence between May 2019 and December 2019. The deadline for application is March 4, 2019 and applicants will be notified of results in early April, 2019.

To download the Application Form, please click here.

Eligibility: Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars who are interested in conducting primary source-based research at the ONE Archives are invited to apply.

Application: A complete application consists of three parts: the application form, a project proposal (including an abbreviated CV), and one professional letter of recommendation. The project proposal is to include a general description or abstract of the research project, its title and format, and the applicant’s contact details. Applicants should also list specific material(s) to be consulted during the desired dates of the fellowship. Successful applications will also explain how collections of ONE Archives are essential to the successful completion of the research project. Complete applications (including all three parts) must be submitted as one PDF document and transmitted as an e-mail attachment to:

Applicants may request funding up to the full amount of $1,500. The Selection Committee will determine the amount of the award based on a range of factors including the specific research topic, its relevance to the collections at ONE Archives, the amount of time required to consult the materials.

Fellow’s Blog: Each fellow is required to write a blog post or report of approximately 500 words about the project and work completed at ONE Archives by the end of the award period. This text and accompanying images may be published by the ONE Archives Foundation and ONE Archives at the USC Libraries.

To learn about the 2018 LGBTQ Research Fellows, please click here.