The Maryland Center for History and Culture (MCHC) is seeking qualified candidates for a short-term research fellowship on the subject of the history of religious diversity in Maryland and how it can play an active role in present-day democracy in the United States.

The research fellowship is part of the grant project funded by Lilly Endowment, Inc., titled “Support for Exploring Maryland’s Legacy of Religious Toleration 1649 to Present—Religion and Cultural Institutions Initiative III program.” The project is carried out by MCHC in collaboration with the Institute for Islamic, Christian and Jewish Studies (ICJS) from January 1, 2024, to December 31, 2024. 

The research fellowship will take place between May 15 and December 1, 2024. The final schedule will be determined with the successful candidate.

Interested candidates must apply by March 15, 2024. You will need a CV/resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional and/or academic references to apply.

The full text of this request for qualifications is available on MCHC's website. Any questions should be addressed to Dr. Martina Kado at

Maryland Center for History and Culture