The Rockefeller Archive Center
“If we assist the highest forms of education – in whatever field – we secure the widest influence in enlarging the boundaries of human knowledge.”
—John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

Special Stipend to Support Research in the Paul Ehrlich Collection

Through a generous gift the Rockefeller Archive Center has available funds to support short-term research in the Paul Ehrlich Collection at the Archive Center. The Ehrlich Collection is the largest and most important body of original and facsimile materials documenting the life and scientific-medical research program of Nobel Laureate Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915). Certain documents are available in English translations.

Prospective applicants are required to contact the Archive Center with an initial description of their research. This will help applicants to determine the extent of related materials. Contact us at

Application to the Ehrlich stipend program may be made at any time and, if judged worthy, awards will be made within a month of the receipt of the applicant's two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be one page in length, on official letterhead, and include a confidential assessment of the applicant's qualifications and goals, comments on the importance of the proposed research, and any other pertinent information. References should email their letters to Stipend recipients must commence their research at the Center within one year of being notified of the award. Application to this program is open to U.S. citizens and citizens of foreign countries. Stipend recipients are requested to submit a short report on their research at the Center. Edited versions of or excerpts from these reports may be used in the Center's publications. Recipients also are asked to provide the Center with a copy of any publication resulting from research conducted as a result of the stipend. Reimbursement of up to $4,000 will be made upon receipt of original expense receipts after the completion of the stipend recipient's research visit.

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