United States citizens and permanent residents with the legal right to work in the U.S. who are engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, academic, or independent research are invited to apply. 

Research residencies may last from one to three months between March 1 and December 15, 2023.

Review Process and Notification

Review Process: A committee will evaluate the research proposals based on their merit and demonstrated need to access, in person, the holdings of UCSB Library Special Research Collections. Preference will be given to proposals that illustrate the greatest potential to produce research products such as dissertations, monographs, articles, performances, exhibitions, etc.

Notification: Applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision by email on or before February 1, 2023.