Archive for the 'Dissertation Write-Up' Category

Cambridge Junior Research Fellowships

Deadline: November 18, 2012 Length: 3 years Comments: Various posts offered by Churchill College, Fitzwilliam College, Murray Edwards College, Selwyn College, and Trinity Hall; fellowships are for those “who have recently completed their doctorate or are close to completion” URL:

Helen Darcovich Memorial Doctoral Fellowship

Deadline: March 1 Length: 1 year, renewable 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 […]

Palestinian American Research Center Fellowship

Deadline: January 4, 2013 Length: Up to 1 year URL: Comments: For “any area of Palestinian studies…including the humanities, social sciences, economics, law, health and science”; “research may take place in Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, or Syria”; applicants must be U.S. citizens; “Individual and joint research projects are eligible for this competition”; “Applicants must be […]

Institute of Turkish Studies Dissertation Writing Grant

Deadline: March 8, 2013 Length: 1 year Comments: For “graduate students in the social sciences or the humanities, who have completed all the requirements for the Ph.D., except their dissertation, by March, 2013”; must be US citizen or permanent resident URL:

College of St. Rose CREST Diversity Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: December 18 in 2009 Length: 1 year Comments: “Potential fellows’ dissertations should be influenced by some of the following research agendas: race, racial identity, race relations, ethnicity, colonialism, state formation, Diaspora societies, borderlands, and citizenship in regional, national, trans-national, littoral, or comparative contexts”; candidates must have “admission to degree candidacy before the dissertation fellowship […]

Cambridge-Darwin College Moses and Mary Finley Research Fellowship

Deadline: Notice as of 10/2: “There are currently no vacancies available.” Length: 3 years, renewable for a 4th Comments: For “research into the ancient history of the Mediterranean world and/or the near East, down to the end of the 6th century AD”; “The Fellowship is intended for an outstanding researcher who is completing, or who […]

NYU Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: November 16, 2012 Length: 2 years, possible extension to 3 Comments: Designed to attract students and early-stage scholars “from different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups, and other diverse groups whose life experience, research experience, and employment background will contribute significantly to academic excellence”; open to “Individuals who have completed their dissertation within the last three […]

CCWH Ida B. Wells Graduate Student Fellowship

Deadline: September 15 Length: monetary award of $1,000 Comments: To be awarded to “a graduate student working on a historical dissertation that interrogates race and gender, not necessarily in a history department”; award is for “either a critical stage of research or the final year of writing”; must be a member of the Coordinating Council for Women in […]

Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: April 15 Length: 3 quarters Comment: For work on a dissertation with a “central focus [on] issues related to race or racialized groups”; must be formally admitted to candidacy at time of application; must be in residence during fellowship period and contribute to the intellectual life of the CSRPC; may not engage in “remunerative […]

James C. Hormel Dissertation Fellowships in Sexuality Studies

Deadline: April 2 Length: 1 year Comments: For work on “dissertations in sexuality studies” URL: