Fall/Spring Brackenridge Research Fellowships (University of Pittsburgh)

The Brackenridge Research Fellowships are named for Hugh Brackenridge, the founder of the University of Pittsburgh.  These fellowships support University of Pittsburgh undergraduates who conduct an independent research project, participate in a weekly seminar in which Fellows present and discuss their projects, and attend a series of (almost) weekly faculty lectures.

Eligibility
Full-time, undergraduate students on the Oakland campus who are sponsored by and working with a full-time faculty member during the Fellowship.  The fellowship is open to students from any field and any class, including freshmen and seniors. See website for further details.

Funding
$800

Application Deadline
Mid-November for Spring awards

Additional Information
http://www.honorscollege.pitt.edu/fall-spring-brackenridge-fellowships

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Woodrow Wilson Foundation – Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships support the final year of dissertation work for PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences.

Eligibility
Eligible proposals have religious or ethical values as a central concern, and are relevant to the solution of contemporary religious, cultural or human rights questions.

Funding
$25,000 for a twelve-month period of dissertation writing

Application Deadline
Mid-November

Additional Information
http://woodrow.org/fellowships/newcombe/

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and social sciences in the last year of the PhD dissertation writing.  Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure and no later than August 31 of the fellowship year.

ACLS will award 65 fellowships for a one-year term beginning between June and September of the fellowship year.  The fellowship tenure may be carried out in residence at the fellow’s home institution, abroad, or at another appropriate site for research.  These fellowships may not be held concurrently with any other fellowship or grant.

Eligibility
Applicants must:

  • be PhD candidates in a humanities or social science department in the United States
  • have completed all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation and obtained ABD (all but dissertation) status by the application deadline
  • be no more than six years in the degree program (awardees can hold this fellowship no later than their seventh year)

The following criteria are used for evaluating applications:

  • the potential of the project to advance the field of study in which it is proposed and make an original and significant contribution to knowledge
  • the quality of the proposal with regard to its methodology, scope, theoretical framework, and grounding in the relevant scholarly literature
  • the feasibility o the project and the likelihood that the applicant will execute the work within the proposed timeframe
  • the scholarly record and career trajectory of the applicant

Funding
These fellowships offer a stipend of $30,000, plus funds for research costs of up to $3,000 and for university fees (tuition, fees, health insurance) of up to $5,000.

Application Deadline
Mid-October

Additional Information
http://www.acls.org/programs/dcf

Cultural Studies Program Fellowship (University of Pittsburgh)

The Cultural Studies program’s two fellowships are typically awarded to advanced PhD student in Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences graduate programs who are working toward or who have received PhD certification in Cultural Studies and who are at or past the stage of comprehensive examinations.

Funding
The stipend is based on the same scale as the TA/TF allocations.  The fellowship must be the sole source of financial support during the academic year.

Application Deadline
Early January

Additional Information
http://www.culturalstudies.pitt.edu/

K. Leroy Irvis Fellowships (University of Pittsburgh)

K. Leroy Irvis Fellowships are designed to meet the critical need to recruit and retain underrepresented minority graduate and professional students, and ultimately enhance their presence in the professorate.  These fellowships provide distinguished minority graduate students with a one-to-one faculty/student mentoring relationship and no teaching responsibilities in the first year.

Eligibility
Priority consideration will be given to applicants that demonstrate the likelihood to earn a doctoral degree with the intent of pursuing careers in higher education and who assist the University of Pittsburgh in meeting its diversity goals.

Funding
The K. Leroy Irvis Fellowship package combines a first-year fellowship with the promise of at least two years of support as a teaching assistant in the department that nominates the student.  The enhanced K. Leroy Irvis Fellowships provide two years of support as a fellow from the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences during the student’s first and fifth year of graduate study.  Combined with three years of departmental funding, recipients of the enhanced packages will have a minimum funding commitment for five years of graduate study, pending satisfactory progress to degree.

Application Deadline
Mid-January

Additional Information
Consult with the appropriate academic department at the University of Pittsburgh.

http://www.asgraduate.pitt.edu/node/336

Lillian B. Lawler Scholarships and Fellowships (University of Pittsburgh)

The Lillian B. Lawler Pre-doctoral Fellowship is awarded to a full-time, dissertation-level graduate student pursuing a PhD degree in Classics, English, French, German, Hispanic, Hispanic Linguistics, History, or Slavic who shows potential for an outstanding career in teaching and research.

Eligibility
Applicants must have completed their PhD preliminary and comprehensive examinations and have been admitted to candidacy by the application deadline.  The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement in graduate work, promise of research contributions, teaching experience, and financial need.

Funding
These fellowships offer a stipend for the fall and spring terms plus a tuition scholarship for those terms.  Persons holding the Lawler Fellowships are expected to engage in full-time dissertation research during the period of their fellowship.  No additional duties will be required or permitted.

Application Deadline
Mid-January

Additional Information
Consult with the appropriate academic department at the University of Pittsburgh.

http://www.asgraduate.pitt.edu/node/336

Andrew Mellon Fellowships (University of Pittsburgh)

Andrew Mellon Fellowships are awarded to students of exceptional ability and promise who are enrolled or wish to enroll at the University of Pittsburgh in programs leading to the PhD in various fields of the humanities, the natural sciences and the social sciences.

Funding
These fellowships offer a stipend for the academic year plus a tuition scholarship.  Persons holding Andrew Mellon Fellowships are expected to engage in full-time study during the period of their fellowship.  No additional duties will be required or permitted.

Applications for

Application Deadline
Mid-January

Additional Information
Consult with the appropriate academic department at the University of Pittsburgh.

http://www.asgraduate.pitt.edu/node/336