Residential Fellowships at the National Humanities Center in USA, 2017-2018

Application Deadline: The deadline for receipt of all application materials is October 18, 2016.

The National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities for the period September 2017 through May 2018. Residential Fellowships are open for applications from scholars outside the United States.

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The amounts awarded are individually determined, according to the needs of the Fellow and the Center’s ability to meet them. The Center seeks to provide at least half salary and covers travel expenses to and from North Carolina for Fellows and dependents.

The National Humanities Center (NHC) is an independent institute for advanced study in the humanities.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for the research programme.

Study Subjects: Fellowships are available for advanced study in the humanities.

Scholarship Award: 

  • The amounts awarded are individually determined, according to the needs of the Fellow and the Center’s ability to meet them. The Center seeks to provide at least half salary and covers travel expenses to and from North Carolina for Fellows and dependents.
  • Fellowships are supported by the Center’s own endowment, private foundation grants, contributions from alumni and friends, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: 

  • Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career scholars, as well as senior scholars, are encouraged to apply. Emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work may also apply. The Center does not normally support the revision of a doctoral dissertation.
  • In addition to scholars from all fields of the humanities, the Center accepts individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life who are engaged in humanistic projects. The Center is international in scope and welcomes applications from scholars outside the United States. The National Humanities Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, sex, gender identity, religion, national or ethnic origin, handicap, sexual orientation, or age. We are dedicated to fair treatment, diversity, and inclusion.

Nationality: US applicants are eligible to apply for the fellowship.

How to Apply:  NHC Online Application Portal Portal opens July 1, 2016. Fellowship applicants are asked to complete the online application form and to upload the following documents: 1,000-word project proposal, short bibliography, curriculum vitae, and a one-page tentative outline of the structure of the project (if the project is a book, provide an outline of chapters; otherwise, give an outline of the components of the project and their progress to date). Applicants will also be asked to provide names and contact information for three references. References will receive a prompt inviting them to upload a letter on behalf of the applicant. Applicants are encouraged to contact their references separately to alert them to expect to receive the prompt. Applications and supporting materials, including reference letters, must be submitted by midnight EDT, October 18, 2016.

Online Application

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