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Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies, 2015

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation is awarding dissertation fellowships to support the final year of dissertation writing for Ph.D. or Th.D. degree in the humanities and Social sciences. In 2015, ten Fellows will receive $5,000 to be used for expenses connected with completing their dissertations, such as research-related travel, data work/collection, and supplies. Applicants must have enrolled in a doctoral program at an American university located in the United States and must have completed all pre-dissertation requirements. The Application deadline is October 15, 2014.

Study Subject(s): The Women’s Studies competition is for projects in the humanities and social sciences; Projects in fields such as management, the clinical and biological sciences, and law are not eligible unless they have a demonstrable academic grounding in the humanities and social sciences. Applicants working on health-related issues in the social sciences should consider carefully whether their work demonstrably centers on the topic’s social, cultural, and individual aspects.
Course Level: Fellowships support the final year of dissertation writing for Ph.D. or Th.D. degree.
Scholarship Provider: The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Award can be taken at: USA

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 Eligibility: Before deciding to apply for a 2015 Women’s Studies Fellowship, please consider the following questions to be certain that you are eligible:
-Have you completed all pre-dissertation requirements?
-Are you writing on issues related to women, gender, women’s studies or feminist/gender/LGBTQ theory?
-Are you enrolled in a graduate school in the United States?
-Do you expect to complete the Ph.D. by summer 2016?
If the answer to all of these questions is yes, you are eligible to apply for a Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies.

Open for International Students: Fellowship is open for both US and international students.

 Description:  The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship for International Students in Women’s Studies encourages original and significant research about women that crosses disciplinary, regional, or cultural boundaries. Previous Fellows have explored such topics as transnational religious education for Muslim women, the complex gender dynamics of transidentity management, women’s electoral success across racial and institutional contexts, women’s sports, militarism and the education of American women, and the relationship between family commitments and women’s work mobility.

Number of award(s): In 2015, up to ten fellowships will be awarded.

Duration of award(s): Fellowship is awarded for one academic year.

 What does it cover? Each fellow will receive $5,000 which will be used for expenses connected with completing their dissertations, such as research-related travel, data work/collection, and supplies.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Successful candidates will be notified by February 28, 2015 and the public announcement of new Fellows will be by May 1, 2015.

 How to Apply: A complete Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies application consists of these required components:
-A submitted online application.
-The email submission of the required supplemental items PDF files.
-Two (2) emailed Letters of Recommendation.

 Application Deadline: All applications must be submitted before October 15, 2014.

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