Archive for the 'Dissertation Write-Up' Category

ARIT Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Turkey

Length: up to one year Deadline: November 1, 2012 URL: Comments: “Scholars and advanced graduate students engaged in research on ancient, medieval, or modern times in Turkey, in any field of the humanities and social sciences, are eligible to apply.  Student applicants must have fulfilled all requirements for the doctorate except the dissertation by June […]

Penn Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence Through Diversity

Deadline: April 15 Duration: one year Description: The University of Pennsylvania invites applications for the first Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence Through Diversity. This program is designed to provide mentorship and access to Penn’s resources for doctoral students in the humanities or social sciences, enrolled at universities other than Penn, as they complete their dissertations. It supports […]

Hanna Holborn Gray Advanced Fellowships in the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences

Deadline: April 11 (for nominations; check with home department for internal deadline) Duration: two years Comments: Fellowship provides funding for PhD students in their fifth and sixth years; must apply during fourth year; must be ABD by the start of fifth year; “Gray Fellows must complete their pedagogical teaching requirements.  Other employment, either at the University or off-campus, […]

Marusia and Michael Dorosh Master’s Fellowship

Deadline: March 1 Length: 1 year Comments: Fellowship is “awarded annually to a student writing a dissertation on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic in [education, history, law, humanities, arts, social sciences, women’s studies, library sciences]”; “all …degree requirements [except the dissertation] must be completed by the time the award is taken up”; “Canadian citizens and […]

Dan David Prize 2012 – History/Biography

Deadline: March 15 Length: 1 academic year Comments: For “a biographer whose work has cast new light on the life of a historical figure and his times” URL:

Cornell University Doctoral/Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowships

Deadline: November 1 Length: 2 or 3 years Comments: “Eligible applicants might be from underrepresented groups, have faced economic hardship, be first-generation college graduates, or work on topics related to these areas. This list is not meant to be exhaustive”; “Applicants who expect to complete their Ph.D.’s in 2012-13 are eligible for three-year fellowships….Those who […]

Saul Kagan Doctoral Fellowship for Advanced Shoah Studies

Deadline: January 11, 2013 Length: 1 year, may be renewed for 1 more year Comments: “Ph.D. Candidates pursuing advanced study of the fate of Jews who were systematically targeted for destruction or persecution by the Nazis and their allies between 1933 and 1945…studies can include the immediate historical context in which the Shoah took place; […]

NYU Center for the United States and the Cold War Dissertation, Postdoctoral, and Travel Fellowships

Deadline: February 15, 2013 Length: 1 semester to 1 year for dissertation and postdoctoral fellows, per month for travel grants Comments: For “research on the Cold War at home and the ways in which this ideological and geopolitical conflict with the Soviet Union affected American politics, culture, and society”; dissertation fellows must be ABD; postdoctoral […]

UCSB Dissertation Fellowship in Black Studies

Deadline: February 4, 2013 Length: 1 year Comments: “The department is particularly interested in scholars whose research focuses on intersections of race, class, gender or sexuality in African/Caribbean/African-American or Diasporic Studies” URL:  

Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research Resident Scholars Program — Hoyt Fellowship

Deadline: November 1 Length: 1-2 semesters Comments: For research and discussion involving ecumenical and cultural issues; Hoyt Fellowship is intended for “doctoral scholars of color working in ecumenical and cultural research”; only “North American person[s] of color” eligible; must apply to and be accepted into Residential Scholars program URL: