40 National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships in USA, 2017

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. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

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 purposes of the Society shall be to gather from all relevant fields of study, and to disseminate among its members, current knowledge of rhetoric, broadly construed; to identify new areas within the subject of rhetoric in which research is especially needed, and to stimulate such research; to encourage experimentation in the teaching of rhetoric; to facilitate professional cooperation among its members, to organize meetings at which members may exchange findings and ideas; and to sponsor the publication of such materials dealing with rhetoric.

Course Level: These are residential fellowships for mid-career scholars as well as senior scholars.

Study Subject: Most of the Center’s fellowships are unrestricted. Several, however, are designated for particular areas of research, including fellowships for environmental studies, English literature, art history, Asian Studies, theology, and a young woman in philosophy. The Center also invites applicants from scholars in interdisciplinary fields, including African American Studies, area studies, Cultural Studies, and Media Studies.

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.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

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 are also invited to apply. The Center is international in scope and welcomes applications from scholars outside the United States.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

Scholarships in the USA

How to Apply: Applicants submit an application form, curriculum vitae, a 1000-word project proposal, and three letters of recommendation.

Application Deadline: Applications and letters of recommendation must be submitted online by October 18, 2016.

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