James C. Hormel Fellowship in Sexuality Studies, The Lesbian and Gay Studies Project (LGSP), University of Chicago, Application Deadline April 1

James C. Hormel Dissertation Fellowship in Sexuality Studies for 2011-2012

Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2011, 12:00 PM

The Lesbian and Gay Studies Project (LGSP) is pleased to announce the competition for the James C. Hormel Fellowship in Sexuality Studies for the 2011-2012 academic year. The Hormel Fellowships are made possible by the generous support of James C. Hormel, the former Ambassador to Luxembourg and an alumnus and former Dean of the University of Chicago Law School.

Eligibility Requirements:

• The fellowship competition is open to University of Chicago Ph.D. students who are writing dissertations in sexuality studies

• Students in all disciplines are encouraged to apply

• Applicants must be admitted to candidacy by June 15, 2011

Terms and Conditions:

• The fellowship provides a stipend of $18,000 plus tuition, student fees, health insurance under the Basic Plan for the 2011-2012 academic year

• Hormel Fellows are also provided with shared office space at the Center for Gender Studies.

• Recipients of the fellowship are expected to participate in and present at the Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop. They are also obliged to attend LGSP and CGS events as well as participate in the intellectual life of the center as a whole.

Application Requirements:

1. A summary sheet stating the applicant’s name, address, phone, and e-mail; department; year entering department; proposed dissertation or thesis title; and name of faculty recommenders (and their departments), in that order;

2. A 2-page (single-spaced) summary of the research project, which explains its relationship to the field of sexuality studies if it is not self-evident;

3. A 1-page statement describing the applicant’s interest, background, and previous involvement in sexuality studies;

4. A curriculum vitae; and

5. A year-by-year summary of the financial aid and grants (both internal and external, including dollar amounts) received by the applicant while in graduate school.

6. An official transcript

7. Two letters of recommendation from faculty members

Submit three (3) copies of the application to: The Center for Gender Studies, Hormel Dissertation Fellowship 5733 South University Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60637

Faxed and emailed applications cannot be accepted.

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