Category Archives: Dissertation fellowship

Kenyon College Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation/Teaching Fellowship

Deadline: December 20

Length: 1 year

Comments: ” The program is for scholars in the final stages of their doctoral work who need only to finish the dissertation to complete requirements for the Ph.D.” “Fields: African and African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History, Asian Studies, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Classics, Dance, Drama, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, History, Humanities, International Studies, Legal Studies, Mathematics, Modern Languages and Literature, Music, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Public Policy, Psychology, Religious Studies, Scientific Computing, Sociology, and Women’s and Gender Studies.”
URL: http://careers.kenyon.edu/cw/en-us/job/492473/marilyn-yarbrough-dissertationteaching-fellowship

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Pennsylvania State University Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: Open until filled (posted on H-Het 2/19)

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The fellowship is open to a wide range of fields, but preference will be given to scholars in fields with existing degree programs at Penn State Abington or areas of need for the college. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited doctoral program in the U.S., authorized to work in the U.S., and demonstrate a commitment to and engagement with equity issues. Special consideration will be given to applicants from racial/ethnic groups underrepresented at Penn State Abington.”

URL: https://psu.jobs/job/68881

Boston College African and African Diaspora Studies 2017/2018 Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: January 16

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Scholars working in any discipline in the Social Sciences or Humanities, with projects focusing on any topic within African and/or African Diaspora Studies, are eligible to apply.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/46447

University of Hartford Jackie McLean Pre-/Postdoctoral Fellowship in History 2017-18

Deadline: January 29

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Responsibilities include teaching one course per semester, conducting research or creative scholarship toward the completion of their degree or as a follow-up to their graduate work, giving at least one performance or presentation to the University and/or Hartford community, mentoring students and/or student organizations”; “Established in the name of the world-renowned alto saxophonist, educator, composer, and community activist Jackie McLean, founder of the African-American music department and the Jazz Studies degree program at the University of Hartford, the fellowship plays a key role in the University’s efforts to diversify its faculty and advance the cultural competence of the campus community.” “The Department of History is particularly interested in candidates with research and/or teaching interests in U.S. history to 1865, U.S. women’s history, African-American history, and the history of gender and sexuality.  Desirable additional teaching fields include Latin-American history or Latino/a history.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54043

University of San Francisco Gerardo Marin Diversity Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: January 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: The fellowships “seek to help increase the presence of currently underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. professoriate by supporting advanced doctoral candidates during completion of their dissertation.” ”

Candidates in disciplines in which racial and ethnic groups are traditionally underrepresented will receive special consideration. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2017 and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields:

Arts and Sciences: Communication Studies, Media Studies, History (emphasis in Islamic History), Art and Architecture (emphasis in Architecture, Design, Fine Art, and Art History), English (emphases in Native American Literature, Asian American Literature, Commonwealth Literature, or British Literature), Politics, Psychology, and International Studies

Education: Counseling Psychology, Leadership Studies, Learning and Instruction, International and Multicultural Education, Teacher Education”

URL: https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/11553

Emory University Visiting/Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Deadline: February 7

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are interested in supporting the completion of dissertation projects across the spectrum of the humanities that examine the origins, evolution, impact and legacy of race, difference, and the modern quest for civil and human rights. We also support research projects that examine race and ethnicity and its points of intersection with other identities and movements addressing differences along gender, class, religious, or sexual lines.”

URL: http://jamesweldonjohnson.emory.edu/home/fellowship/index.html

Ithaca College Diversity Scholars Fellowship 2017-18

Deadline: December 2

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Hosting two fellows, this program supports promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy in order to better prepare them for tenure track appointments at liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities.” “Applications are welcome in the following areas/departments: Communication Studies, Education, English, Environmental Studies and Sciences, History, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology, Sociology, Women’s and Gender Studies, along with Writing. The School of Humanities and Sciences houses additional interdisciplinary minors that may be potential sites of collaboration for candidates, including: African Diaspora Studies, Latina/o Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Asian American Studies, Muslim Cultures, Native American Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies.”

URL: https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/8840

Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: September 30

Length:

Comments: “Applicants should either be working toward a Ph.D. or an M.F.A. degree and must have completed all degree requirements except for the dissertation.  Candidates must be U.S. Citizens or unconditional permanent residents committed to and willing to contribute to enhancing the diversity of the faculty at consortia colleges.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/35791

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: February 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The fellowships are intended to support scholars from a wide range of backgrounds, who can contribute to the diversity of SHASS and the higher education community. Applicants from members of racial and ethnic groups that have historically been underrepresented in the humanities and social sciences and from disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.” “Fellows may be pursuing the PhD degree in any discipline or area taught in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8794

Yale University Henry Roe Cloud Dissertation Writing Fellowship in American Indian and Indigenous Studies

Deadline: March 31

Length: 1 year

Comments: To facilitate “the completion of the doctorate by scholars working on pressing issues related to the American Indian experience. Scholars working on topics in Indigenous Studies that relate to the study of North American Indians are also encouraged to apply.”

URL: http://ygsna.sites.yale.edu/about-us/henry-roe-cloud/fellowship-opportunity