Penn Humanities Forum is inviting applications for Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities for the 2018–2019 academic year.
Five (5) one-year Mellon postdoctoral fellowships are available to all national and international scholars.
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Fellows teach one undergraduate course in addition to conducting their research. The stipend is $54,590 and fellows will also receive a research fund of $3000. Fellows are required to be in residence during their fellowship year August–May).
The Penn Humanities Forum gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Hershey Family Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Dr. S.T. Lee Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities Fund, and the Office of the Dean, School of Arts & Sciences.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research program.
Study Subject (s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of humanities, anthropology or history of science. Ineligible categories include an MFA or any other doctorate such as EdD, social scientists, scholars in educational curriculum building, and performing artists (note: scholars of performance are eligible).
Scholarship Awards: The Fellowship carries a stipend of $54,590 plus single-coverage health insurance (fellows are responsible for coverage for any dependents) and a $3000 research fund.
Number of award(s): Five Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities are awarded.
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility:To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree, and applicants must be humanists or those in such allied fields as anthropology or history of science. Ineligible categories include an MFA or any other doctorate such as EdD, social scientists, scholars in educational curriculum building, and performing artists (note: scholars of performance are eligible).
- The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms.
- International scholars outside of North America are appointed under a J-1 visa (Research Scholar status). Scholars seeking to hold an H-1B visa during the fellowship year at Penn are ineligible (no exceptions can be made). The Wolf Humanities Center reserves the right to cancel awards if the recipient is unable to meet this condition. Applicants should consult the international programs office at their current university to confirm eligibility before applying for this fellowship.
Nationality: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms.
How to apply: Applications will be accepted via online only.
- Complete the Application Form.
- Prepare your curriculum vitae.
- Merge your completed application form and c.v. into a single PDF file, with application first. Name your file: LastName-First (e.g., Franklin-Ben). Please submit as a PDF, not a Word doc.
- Arrange for three (3) confidential letters of recommendation. Individual referees should upload their confidential letter to our secure server as a PDF only. The submission deadline for referees is October 15, 2017.
- Upload and submit your application (with c.v. included) to our secure webform (please complete and carefully check all webform fields). Applications that are emailed or snail-mailed will be considered ineligible.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 15, 2017.