The Academy’s Visiting Scholars Program provides residential fellowships to postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences. The fellowship program offers a collaborative work environment and the opportunity to interact with Academy members. It also creates a national network for these scholars, assisting them in their research and professional development. The fellowship is for one year with a mutual option to renew for a second year. Candidates must have received the PhD degree no more than four years before the application deadline date. Fellows are provided with a stipend of $60,000 per year and health insurance.