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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant supporting Graduate Study in the Humanities at Rutgers Art History, Comparative Literature, English, History, Linguistics, and Philosophy Competitive Dissertation Fellowships and Summer Grants 2011 – 2012

The School of Arts and Sciences Mellon Grant Selection Committee expects to award up to 14 Dissertation Fellowships and up to 30 Summer Grants for the 2011-2012 academic year. Fellowships and grants are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, timely progress to degree, and, for Dissertation Fellows, promise of completion, by a committee composed of the Dean of Humanities, the Director of the Mellon Grant, and a select panel of faculty members in the humanities.

Students may apply for both Dissertation Fellowships and Summer Grants, but may not hold both. Students awarded Dissertation Fellowships will be removed from the competition for Summer Grants.

Applications for both awards are due December 20, 2010. The Committee will announce all awards on February 7, 2011.

For further details, please visit: Memo from Graduate Director

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant supporting Graduate Study in the Humanities at Rutgers Art History, Comparative Literature, English, History, Linguistics, and Philosophy Competitive Dissertation Fellowships and Summer Grants 2011 – 2012

The School of Arts and Sciences Mellon Grant Selection Committee expects to award up to 14 Dissertation Fellowships and up to 30 Summer Grants for the 2011-2012 academic year. Fellowships and grants are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, timely progress to degree, and, for Dissertation Fellows, promise of completion, by a committee composed of the Dean of Humanities, the Director of the Mellon Grant, and a select panel of faculty members in the humanities.

Students may apply for both Dissertation Fellowships and Summer Grants, but may not hold both. Students awarded Dissertation Fellowships will be removed from the competition for Summer Grants.

Applications for both awards are due December 20, 2010. The Committee will announce all awards on February 7, 2011.

For further details, please visit: Memo from Graduate Director

Awarded each year to a graduate student for dissertation study focusing in Victorian Studies and/or Women's Studies. Currently, this fellowship carries a $18,000 annual stipend plus (3) credits of tuition remission.  Contact the Graduate Office at 732-932-7674 for additional information concerning this fellowship.


 

Information forthcoming.

The Graduate School-New Brunswick expects to award thirteen University and Louis Bevier Graduate Fellowships for the 2011-2012 academic year. One fellowship (with a stipend of $20,000) will be reserved for a graduate of any undergraduate division of the University who will begin his or her program of doctoral study in the Graduate School-New Brunswick during the Fall 2011 term. Twelve Dissertation Fellowships will be reserved for students who will have completed their qualifying examinations and have begun their thesis research by the beginning of the Fall 2011 term. Applicants must have an approved dissertation proposal. Preference will be given to those likely to finish during the term of the fellowship. Doctoral students in all programs in the Graduate School-New Brunswick (School 16) are eligible. The fellowships carry a stipend of $19,000. Fellows may not hold other full-time awards concurrently with University or Louis Bevier Fellowships.

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