Mellon Foundation supports this program. Also, in special circumstances an applicant who is in her or his seventh year may petition, together with the dissertation advisor, to have this eligibility requirement extended by one year.
Such applicants must present a compelling case for eligibility within their application materials. The person submitting the statement should not be one of the reference letter writers.
A grant from The Andrew W. Evaluation Criteria Scholars asked to review applications in this program are instructed to use the following four criteria: ACLS will award 65 fellowships in this competition for a one-year term beginning between June and September for the academic year.
The information below is a summary of the program, and details eligibilityapplication requirementsand evaluation criteria for the program.
The potential of the project to advance the field of study in which it is proposed and make an original and significant contribution to knowledge. Note that transcripts are not required.
The chapter must be in English, though citations may be in other languages with translations provided. Please read carefully through the material and accompanying FAQ.
The program encourages timely completion of the PhD. This includes time spent earning an MA within that program. Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure and no later than August 31, The seminar takes place over three days in the fall of the fellowship year.
The feasibility of the project and the likelihood that the applicant will execute the work within the proposed time frame.
The quality of the proposal with regard to its methodology, scope, theoretical framework, and grounding in the relevant scholarly literature. In addition to the monetary support that the fellowship offers, Dissertation Completion Fellows may apply to participate in a seminar on preparing for the academic job market.
Please see our FAQ for additional information about time to degree. Application Requirements Applications must be submitted online and must include: If you are unsure whether your department or interdisciplinary program qualifies you for this fellowship program, please email fellowships acls.
Notifications will be sent via email in late March These fellowships may not be held concurrently with any other fellowship or grant.American Council of Learned Societies. ACLS invites applications for Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, which support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the A grant from The Andrew W.
Mellon Foundation supports this program. ACLS invites applications for Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, which support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing.
The program encourages timely completion of the PhD.
CLIR/Library of Congress Fellowship Fellowship Recipients The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to offer fellowships generously funded by The Andrew W.
Mellon Foundation for dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences using original sources. Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship; Social Science Research Council in partnership with the American Council of Learned Societies; Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowships; Sign up to stay informed about news and events at the Mellon Foundation.
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellows includes three sociologists among the 65 fellows selected from a pool of more than 1, applicants through a rigorous peer-review process.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships support one year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing. The program encourages timely completion of the PhD.Download