Center for Humanities & History of Modern Biology

Grants & Fellowships

The CSHL Center for Humanities & History of Modern Biology supports scholarship, education, and librarianship by awarding fellowships of three types each year.

Sydney Brenner

Sydney Brenner Research Fellowships recognize and support historians, writers, and artists who are engaged in ambitious and significant work on the history of the life sciences. 

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Research Travel Grants defray travel and lodging costs for individuals planning to travel to the Archives for research purposes.

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Ellen Brenner

Ellen Brenner Memorial Fellowships are awarded to librarians, archivists, or MLS candidates who wish to further their studies in science librarianship, and members of the scientific community who wish to begin or continue a career as a science librarian or archivist.

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Stipends to support research in CSHL collections are also available through the Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine. CHSTM's fellowship  program includes a number of options to fund research across the scholarly collections of the consortium, including CSHL. Please see the Consortium’s fellowship website for more the most up-to-date details.

If you have any questions about grants awarded directly by the CSHL Center for Humanities & History of Modern Biology, please contact Ms. Tara Bonet-Black: (516) 367-5020 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.