Fellowships to support UCLA graduate students whose research advances progressive values

Published: October 20, 2017
Dissertation Fellowships – Center for Engaged Scholarship
The Center for Engaged Scholarship offers five dissertation fellowships intended to support graduate students whose research advances progressive values. The Center’s goal is to generate new ideas and first-rate scholarship that have the power to contribute to progressive change. It promotes and support scholarship that can move us to a society that is more egalitarian, more democratic, and committed to environmental sustainability.
Social Sciences. Anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, social psychology, sociology. Work inspired by these disciplines carried out in interdisciplinary programs such as ethnic studies, women’s studies, or American studies is also accepted.
ACADEMIC LEVEL: Current Graduate Students. Students Working on Doctoral Dissertation.
CITIZENSHIP: No citizenship requirements. Undocumented individuals are also eligible.
Must be Ph.D students in the social sciences who have already completed all departmental and institutional requirements for the Ph.D degree, including approval of dissertation proposal. The only requirement not completed must be the writing and where required, the defense, of the dissertation. Must be enrolled in a U.S. Ph.D program. Description of dissertation and narrative of timeline for completing dissertation. Two essays. CV. Unofficial transcripts. Evidence of advancement to candidacy. 3 letters of recommendation from professors.
STIPEND: Stipend of $25,000.
DEADLINES: 12/15/17