School for Advanced Research on the Human Experience

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Deadline: November 1 (receipt)

Submission Method: Mail

Current Fellows

Recent Chicago Fellows: Michael Dietler, Anthropology (02/03)

Competition Level: 6 fellowships will be awarded in 2008/09; the number of applications submitted isnot available

Eligibility: Preference is given to applicants whose fieldwork or basic research and analysis are complete and who need time to write manuscripts.

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) awards approximately six Resident Scholar Fellowships each year to scholars who have completed their research and analysis and who need time to think and write about topics important to the understanding of humankind. Resident scholars may approach their research from anthropology or from related fields such as history, sociology, art, and philosophy. Both humanistically and scientifically oriented scholars are encouraged to apply.

SAR provides Resident Scholars with low-cost housing and office space on campus, a stipend up to $40,000, library assistance, and other benefits during a nine-month tenure, from September 1 through May 31.

Four types of fellowships are available: Weatherhead Fellowships, two of which are available for either PhD candidates or scholars with doctorates whose work is either humanistic or scientific in nature; SAR fellowships, up to two of which are available for either PhD candidates or scholars with doctorates whose work is either humanistic or scientific in nature; the Katrin H. Lamon Fellowship, which is available to a Native American scholar, either pre- or post-doctoral, working in either the humanities or the sciences; and the Anne Ray Fellowship, which is available to an established Native American scholar working in the humanities, arts, or the sciences, who has a commitment to providing mentorship to recent Native graduates or graduate students.

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