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The John H. Coatsworth Latin American History Fellowships in USA, 2013

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies offers John H. Coatsworth Latin American history fellowships in USA. The graduates of Harvard University can apply for this fellowship. This merit fellowship is open for PhD students pursuing research in Latin American history, with preference to, but not limited to, those in the History Department. The fellowship will provide a stipend toward living expenses and can be used while undertaking research on campus or in the field. These fellowships were established to support a full academic year (September-June) of research. Applications should be sent electronically.

Study Subject(s): The research focuses on topics related to Latin American history, with preference to, but not limited to, those in the History Department.
Course Level: This fellowship is available for pursuing research program.
Scholarship Provider: The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
The award can be taken at: USA

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Eligibility: -Students currently registered in doctoral programs at any of the graduate or professional schools at Harvard are eligible to apply if they have completed at least one full year of graduate study at the time of their application.
-Students in their first year of graduate study at Harvard are not eligible to apply.
-Recipients must obtain approval if they wish to accept other grants, fellowships, or teaching assignments during the same period.
-The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies reserves the right to adjust the amount of an award if fellows have received other funding for the same time period.
-Fellowship funds are not renewable or deferrable.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students currently registered in doctoral programs at any of the graduate or professional schools at Harvard are eligible to apply if they have completed at least one full year of graduate study at the time of their application.

Description: The John H. Coatsworth Latin American History Fellowship was established to honor the legacy of JohnThe David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies H. Coatsworth, the founding Director of the David Rockefeller Center and the former Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs at Harvard University. This merit fellowship is open to doctoral students whose research focuses on topics related to Latin American history, with preference to, but not limited to, those in the History Department. The fellowship will provide a stipend toward living expenses and can be used while undertaking research on campus or in the field. These fellowships were established to support a full academic year (September-June) of research.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Duration of award(s): These fellowships are awarded to support a full academic year (September-June) of research.

What does it cover? The fellowship will provide a stipend toward living expenses and can be used while undertaking research on campus or in the field. These fellowships were established to support a full academic year (September-June) of research.

Selection Criteria: Candidates for the John H. Coatsworth fellowships are evaluated by the following criteria:
-Outstanding academic record;
-Standing in the academic department and graduate or professional school;
-Feasibility and quality of the proposed research and impact on progress toward the degree.

Notification: Not known

Application Requirements: The application should include:
-Fellowship Application Form
-Curriculum Vitae or Resume
-Statement of Purpose
-One letter of recommendation from a member of the Harvard faculty
-A copy of official transcripts from all graduate programs.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically. Applications may also be submitted via email to: [email protected] Applications should be scanned and sent as one attachment and include the application form, resume or curriculum vitae, and the statement of purpose. Materials should also include a scanned signature for the IV Certification section of the application form. The letter of recommendation should be sent separately via email by the recommender. It must be submitted on university letterhead and bear the signature of the recommender.

application Deadline: The deadline for USA fellowship applications is Monday, April 2, 2013.

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