The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for students in the humanities and social sciences offers up to $38,000 to support the final year of dissertation writing. The Graduate School Office of Professional Development is hosting a panel session and optional proposal writing workshop to help students take control of the application process and develop a competitive application.
· Dr. Nick Bromell, Professor of English, who has served on fellowship faculty review panels
· Dr. Emiliano Ricciardi, Assistant Professor in Music History and recipient of a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
· Heidi Bauer-Clapp, Coordinator of Grants and Fellowships, Office of Professional Development
· Kathleen Baldwin, Coordinator of Graduate Writing, Office of Professional Development
· Lauren Goodman, Graduate Writing Consultant, Office of Professional Development
The optional workshop (1:30-2:30 pm) will focus on developing the proposal portion of the application. Participants will have the opportunity to receive peer feedback on a proposal draft, which could include anything from the full five-page proposal to a list of bullet-points to address in the proposal. To participate in the writing workshop, bring a hard-copy of the proposal draft on Sept. 11th.
Fellowship applications are due October 22nd. For more information see their website:
Sessions later this month will target fellowships from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the Ford Foundation – stay tuned!