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Announcing the 12th Annual BMI Fellowship

We are please to announce our continued partnership with BMI Foundation to encourage and support
academic research in our archives. The filing period for proposals is now open until Wednesday, February 1, 2017. First established in 2005, the Woody Guthrie Fellowship seeks to encourage unique exploration into the life and legacy of one of the most influential folk musicians in American history, Woody Guthrie. The BMI Foundation, in cooperation with the Woody Guthrie Center, will award up to $5,000 for scholarly research at the extensive Woody Guthrie Archives, a paper-based research repository located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Scholars pursuing research related to Guthrie’s life, historical context, creative works, and musical legacy, as well as his philosophical, political, or humanistic ideals, are encouraged to apply for this prestigious fellowship.

Applications must be submitted online no later than Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 11:59pm EST. Complete rules and applications are available on the Woody Guthrie Fellowship page.