2015-2016 Society for Humanities Fellowships at Cornell University , USA, and applications are submitted till October 1, 2014. Cornell University announces Humanities fellowships to work on topics related to the year’s theme. Applicants must have received the PhD degree before January 1, 2014. Their approach to the humanities should be broad enough to appeal to students and scholars in several humanistic disciplines. Each Society Fellow will receive $45,000. Applicants living outside North America are eligible for an additional $2,000 to assist with travel costs. The duration of award is one academic year. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | USA
Level: It is a one year fellowship program.
Field(s): Fellows should be working on topics related to the year’s theme. The focal theme for 2015-2016 is “TIME.”
Deadline: October 1, 2014
Funded By: Cornell University
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015-2016 Society for Humanities Fellowships are targeted for US citizens
‣ Award No: Six to eight Fellows will be appointed.
‣ Scholarship Duration: The fellowships are held for one academic year.
‣ Scholarship covers: Each Society Fellow will receive $45,000. Applicants living outside North America are eligible for an additional $2,000 to assist with travel costs.
‣ The focal theme for 2015-2016 is “TIME.” Six to eight Fellows will be appointed.
‣ Selected Fellows will collaborate with the Director of the Society for the Humanities, Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English and Curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, an international research center on new media.
‣ The Senior Scholars in Residence will be Cathy N. Davidson, Director, Futures Initiative, Graduate Center, City University of New York and CoFounder HASTAC, Tejumola Olaniyan, Louise Durham Mead Professor of English, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Franz Boas Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University.
‣ Fellows should be working on topics related to the year’s theme.
‣ Their approach to the humanities should be broad enough to appeal to students and scholars in several humanistic disciplines.
‣ Applicants must have received the Ph.D. degree before January 1, 2014.
‣ The Society for the Humanities will not consider applications from scholars who received the Ph.D. after this date.
‣ Applicants must also have one or more years of teaching experience, which may include teaching as a graduate student.
‣ Awards will be announced by the end of December 2014.
‣ Candidates should inform the Society of their intention to apply by returning the Fellowship form immediately.
‣ The following application materials must be submitted via by post
1. A curriculum vitae and a copy of one scholarly paper no more than 35 pages in length.
2. A one-page abstract in addition to a detailed statement of the research project the applicant would like to pursue during the term of the fellowship (1,000 – 3,000 words). Applicants are also encouraged to submit a working bibliography for their projects.
3. A brief (two-page) proposal for a seminar related to the applicant’s research. Seminars meet two hours per week for one semester (fourteen weeks) and enrollment is limited to fifteen graduate students and qualified undergraduate students.
4. Two letters of recommendation from senior colleagues to whom candidates should send their research proposal and teaching proposal. Letters of recommendation should include an evaluation of the candidate’s proposed research and teaching statements. Please ask referees to submit their letters directly through the application link.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on October 1, 2014.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.