Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships in Humanities or Social Science, 2014

ACLS and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation provide PhD Fellowships in Humanities or Social Science. The program is restricted to graduate students who have progressed no further than the sixth year of the degree program. (This includes time for a master’s degree obtained en route to the PhD). 65 fellowships are offered. The fellowships will provide stipend: $25,000, plus funds for research costs of up to $3,000 and for university fees of up to $5,000. Application should be submitted till October 23, 2013.. ACLS invites applications for the eighth annual competition for the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, which support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing. The program encourages timely completion of the Ph.D. Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure and no later than August 31, 2015. A grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports this program..  Fellowships support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? The program is open to Ph.D. candidates in a humanities or social science department in the United States.
· Applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation (obtained ABD status) by the application deadline.
· The program is restricted to graduate students who have progressed no further than the sixth year of the degree program. (This includes time for a master’s degree obtained en route to the Ph.D.)
· Graduate students who currently hold or have previously held a dissertation completion fellowship are not eligible for the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
· Unsuccessful applicants may reapply to this program only once.
Benefits of the scholarship:  The fellowship programme will provide stipend: $25,000, plus funds for research costs of up to $3,000 and for university fees of up to $5,000.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellowship is offered for one year beginning between June and September 2014 for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Number of scholarships: 65 fellowships are offered.

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