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Fellowship and Support Announcement
2014/2015 AADS Dissertation Fellowship
Sponsor: African & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS), Boston College
Contact Information
Richard Paul
URL http://
Level of Study: Doctoral/Post-Doctoral
Eligibility Requirements: Applications must include: 1) a 3000 word project proposal that includes a plan for completion and description of how this fellowship will assist applicant in achieving future professional goals, 2) a 25 page MAXIMUM writing sample, 3) a CV, and 4) three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the dissertation advisor. Eligible applicants must be ABD by the start of the fellowship year. Apply to
Field(s) of Study: Social Sciences or Humanities with projects focusing on any topic within African and or African Diaspora Studies
Fellowship Amount: $30,060.00
Non-monetary Fellowship Award: This 2014/2015 fellowship includes a $30,060 stipend; health insurance; a $1,500 research budget; and a fully equipped, shared office.
Boston College’s African & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) announces its fifth dissertation fellowship competition. Scholars working in any discipline in the Social Sciences or Humanities, with projects focusing on any topic within African and/or African Diaspora Studies, are eligible. We seek applicants pursuing innovative, preferably interdisciplinary, projects in dialogue with critical issues and trends within the field. The successful applicant will have full access to BC’s seven libraries as well as several rare books and manuscripts collections. Of particular interest is the Nicholas M. Williams/Caribbeana Collection, consisting of materials from and about Africa, Jamaica, and the British West Indies. The fellow can also benefit from BC’s newly founded Institute for the Liberal Arts, as well as events sponsored by programs/installations in International Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies, Middle East Studies, Islamic Civilization and Societies, as well as the internationally renowned McMullen Museum. FREE APPLICATION PROCESS Submit all application materials – including letters of recommendation – by Friday, 31 January 2014 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) via Interfolio at Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, individuals from historically underrepresented groups and individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.
Keywords: Dissertation Fellowship | African Studies | PhD funding
This announcement will be displayed until: 02/01/2013
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