Notes on Probability from the Rudolf Carnap Papers Collection

A&SC Research Grants & Awards

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Archives & Special Collections (A&SC) is pleased to offer several opportunities for instructors, students, and scholars to apply for grants and awards that use our distinctive collections to create new scholarship and share this knowledge with the broader community. We hope you'll consider applying!

Various materials used by undegrads in ASRA

Archival Scholars Research Award (ASRA)

ASRA Awards are granted to qualified undergraduates every year to fund a semester-long research project using resources from Pitt Libraries.

Collection Exhibit

Archives & Special Collections Graduate Student Assistant (GSA)

Archives & Special Collections Graduate Student Assistants (GSA) are placed within the University Library System’s Archives & Special Collections (A&SC) during the fall and spring terms of an academic year. In this program, the GSA will gain experience in the skills of an archivist, rare book librarian, or curator of distinctive collections through project-based work and make a public presentation of their work.

Our positions are filled for 2022-2023, but watch for information for 2023-2024 opportunities in the Spring.

Arlen Specter

Arlen Specter Center Research Fellowship

The Specter Fellowship, funded by the Arlen Specter Center of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, provides funding for graduate and post-grad students with focuses in political science, international affairs, or any related field to do work with the collection.

Watch for new award information soon!

August Wilson Headshot

August Wilson Archive Research Award

The August Wilson Archive Research Award supports research into the August Wilson Archive to produce a scholarly article, professional presentation, help prepare to teach a class on theatre or literature, produce a video or documentary, write a book (or chapter), or some other body of work. 

Illustration of August Wilson

August Wilson Community Artist-Scholar Award

The August Wilson Archive Community Artist-Scholar program provides support and incentive for local artists and scholars to explore the August Wilson Archive and create an artistic/creative work. 

Wilfrid Sellars, Philosopher

Center for Philosophy of Science Summer Research Fellowship

Interested in our Archive of Scientific Philosophy? The Center for Philosophy of Science sponsors a month-long fellowship to do research with these materials.

Watch for new award information soon!

Ginny (wife) and Dick Thornburgh

Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy Grant Awards

The Thornburgh Forum offers a number of awards for faculty, undergraduates, and law school students.

Elsie Hillman

Elsie Hillman Civic Forum Student Programs

The Elsie Hillman Civic Forum sponsors several programs for students to become more involved in their community and connect with local leaders.

Erroll Garner and Martha Glaser

Erroll Garner - Martha Glaser Archive Research Award

This award supports researchers interested in working with the Erroll Garner Archive. The award is designed for intense use of the collection in order to produce a body of work related to Erroll Garner or Martha Glaser. See our guide for more on this collection.

The banner image is from our Archives of Scientific Philosophy collection