Cunningham Research Residency Application

Applicants must submit: (1) an application form; (2) a resume including the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references and a list of any relevant publications; and (3) a description of the research project not to exceed two pages, including a statement of the relevance of the New York State Library's Collections to their project.

You may submit all three items by mail or, if you prefer to apply electronically, you may submit item (1) online, using the form below, and items (2) and (3) by e-mail.

Phone Number (home): area code phone number extension
Phone Number (office): area code phone number extension
E-mail Address:
Research topic:
(describe in one sentence)

I am submitting my application form online. I will submit my resume and project description by mail.


If you would rather mail in your application, this form is available as a PDF fill-in form.

Please mail the completed PDF to:

Research Residency Committee
New York State Library
Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY 12230

For more information, call (518) 474-4461 or e-mail to

Last Updated: December 10, 2015