Deadline: November 15
Submission Method: Electronic
Recent Chicago Fellows: Kelly Austin, Romance (07/08)
Competition Level: 10 fellowships were awarded in 2009/10 (down from 20 in 2008/09); the number of applications submitted is not available
Eligibility: Must be a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States
American Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships provide a stipend of $30,000 to support a year of sabbatical. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equity for women in higher education. This fellowship is designed to assist the candidate in obtaining tenure and further promotions by enabling her to spend a year pursuing independent research.