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Dr. Walter Hill Fellowship Program in Archives

Dr. Walter Hill Fellowship Program in Archives

This fellowship program is named in honor of Dr. Walter B. Hill, archivist, historian, and founding chairman of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture.  It is designed to encourage and to support the study of African Americans in Maryland and/or the participation by African Americans in the field of archival science.


This internship is open to qualified college students, recent graduates, or graduate students. Interns from all majors and interests are encouraged to apply.  


  • This internship includes a stipend of $3000, paid incrementally over the course of the fellowship.
  • No compensation for housing or relocation.

Academic Credit

  • The BDM encourages interns to seek academic credit for their fellowship. It is the fellow’s responsibility to determine school requirements and the approval process.


  • The fellowship will take place from approximately June to August, for approximately 10-15 hours per week, totaling around 200 hours. The schedule would be created within the hours of Monday-Friday, 10:00am – 4:00pm. Occasional Saturdays and evenings may be required.

Current Opportunity: