Bibliographical Society

Apply for a 2024 Battestin Fellowship

The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia is pleased to announce its twelfth round of Battestin Fellowships, a program of summer fellowships in bibliographical and textual studies, named in honor of Martin and Ruthe Battestin.


Up to five awards of $3,500 each for:

  • Research in the collections of the UVa Library by UVa graduate students
  • Emphasis on physical or textual bibliography


Potential fellowship topics include:

  • Studies in the history of book production, publication, distribution, reception, or reading
  • The history of collecting or bibliographical scholarship
  • The tracing of a work’s textual history or the establishment of its text from the extant witnesses
  • Application of digital methodologies to the study of books and documents, and their texts

DEADLINE: February 1, 2024


  • Application form (available here)
  • Project proposal of no more than 1,000 words
  • CV