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CFA: THI Graduate Fellowship Applications 2019-20

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We’re now accepting applications for THI Graduate Fellowships — Applications due March 8, 2019

The Humanities Institute is a hub for academic research. We directly support the work of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates through our fellowship opportunities. These grants provide much needed time and resources for fellows to pursue their Humanities work. Since 1999, we have supported over 450 scholars.

For more information on all THI Fellowship opportunities, visit our Research Fellows page.

 


THI DISSERTATION COMPLETION FELLOWSHIP

Deadline: March 8, 2019

Award consists of:
• Stipend in the amount of $22,500 ($7,500 per quarter)
• In-state tuition, fees, and health insurance

Number of awards: 1

Fellowship recipients are expected to devote themselves to writing during the time of the award (AY 2019-20), and not to hold teaching assistantships or other employment. The applications will be evaluated for academic excellence, as well as the likelihood of completion according to the proposed schedule. Partial-year awards are not permitted.

Eligibility: The student must be:

a) PhD candidate in a graduate program in one of the humanities departments

b) be within normative time and in good academic standing

c) enrolled in at least five credits of graduate-level coursework. Students are ineligible to apply while on leave.

NOTE: Fellows are required to present their work during the annual Graduate Research Symposium, hosted by the UCSC Graduate Division during Spring 2020.

Application consists of:

1. letter of application describing the current status of dissertation research, with a detailed timetable for completion by June 2020

2. brief statement of previous and current awards and grants (award and grant titles, dates, and amounts)

3. summary of the dissertation project (no more than 3 pages), contextualizing the significance of the project for people who are not in their field of study

4. one-page curriculum vitae

5. signed form from the department Graduate Director stating that you will be within normative time and in good academic standing during the 2019-2020 Academic Year (Download Form here.)

6. letter of support from the faculty advisor evaluating the student’s academic work to date, addressing the student’s timetable for completion, verifying that they are within normative time and in good academic standing. Advisors should send the letters of recommendation directly to thi@ucsc.edu.

APPLY

*PLEASE NOTE: You must be logged into your ucsc.edu Google account to use this application form. Applicants can use ONE form to apply to both Dissertation Completion and Summer Dissertation Fellowships.

Questions? Please contact Irena Polić, Managing Director, THI; ipolic@ucsc.edu or 831.459.1780.

 


THI SUMMER DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS

Deadline: March 8, 2019

Amount: $4,000

Summer Dissertation Fellowships provide students financial support to help complete their dissertation research and writing.

Eligibility: The student must be:

a) PhD candidate in a graduate program in one of the humanities departments

b) be within normative time and in good academic standing

NOTE: Fellows are required to present their work during the annual Graduate Research Symposium, hosted by the UCSC Graduate Division during Spring 2020.

Application consists of:

1. letter of application describing the current status of dissertation research

2. brief statement of previous and current awards and grants (award and grant titles, dates, and amounts)

3. summary of the dissertation project (no more than 3 pages), contextualizing the significance of the project for people who are not in their field of study

4. one-page curriculum vitae

5. signed form from the department Graduate Director stating that you will be within normative time and in good academic standing during the 2019-2020 Academic Year (Download Form here)

6. letter of support from the faculty advisor evaluating the student’s academic work to date, verifying that they are within normative time and in good academic standing. Advisors should send the letters of recommendation directly to thi@ucsc.edu.

APPLY

*PLEASE NOTE: You must be logged into your ucsc.edu Google account to use this application form. Applicants can use ONE form to apply to both Dissertation Completion and Summer Dissertation Fellowships.

Questions? Please contact Irena Polić, Managing Director, THI; ipolic@ucsc.edu or 831.459.1780.

 


THI SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Deadline: March 8, 2019

Amount: $500-$2,500

Summer research fellowships are to be used for research and research-related travel during Summer 2019.

Eligibility: The student must be:

a) PhD student in a graduate program in one of the humanities departments

b) Be within normative time and in good academic standing

c) Enrolled in at least five credits of graduate-level coursework. Students are ineligible to apply while on leave.

NOTE: Fellows are required to present their work during the annual Graduate Research Symposium, hosted by the UCSC Graduate Division during Spring 2020.

Application consists of:

1) Letter of application (one to two pages) describing the proposed research and a simple budget. The application should address why the research is important, and how it will contribute to the student’s progress toward the degree.

2) Brief statement of previous and current awards and grants (award and grant titles, dates, and amounts)

3) One-page curriculum vitae

4) signed form from the department Graduate Director stating that you will be within normative time and in good academic standing during the 2019-2020 Academic Year (Download Form here)

5) A brief letter of support should come from the faculty advisor evaluating the student’s academic work to date, verifying that they are within normative time and in good academic standing. The letter should address why the research is important and how it will contribute to the student’s progress toward the degree. Advisors should send the letters of recommendation directly to thi@ucsc.edu.

APPLY

*PLEASE NOTE: You must be logged into your ucsc.edu Google account to use this application form.

Questions? Please contact Irena Polić, Managing Director, THI; ipolic@ucsc.edu or 831.459.1780.