Humanities and Social Sciences Fellowships - WCI Fellowship Program
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The Center awards fellowships annually to individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues.
Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges or provide the historical and/or cultural framework to illuminate policy issues of contemporary importance.
Stipends include round trip travel for fellows.
If spouses and/or dependent children will reside with the fellow for the entire fellowship period, money for their travel will also be included in the stipend.
In addition to stipends, the Center provides 75 percent of health insurance premiums for fellows who elect Center coverage and for their accompanying family members.
Citizens or permanent residents from any country
Men and women with outstanding capabilities and experience from a wide variety of -backgrounds (including government, the corporate world, professions, and academia)
Academic candidates holding a Ph.D. (Ph.D. must be received by the application deadline of October 1)
Academic candidates demonstrating scholarly achievement by publications beyond their doctoral dissertations
Practitioners or policymakers with an equivalent level of professional achievement
English proficiency as the Center is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas among its fellows
Notes on Eligibility:
You do not need an institutional affiliation to apply.
For most academic candidates, a book or monograph is required.
Scholars and practitioners who previously held research awards or fellowships at the Wilson Center are not precluded from applying for a fellowship.
Africanists are encouraged to apply for the the Wilson Center's international fellowship program, open to scholars in all fields of the humanities and social sciences.
Deadline: The Center holds one round of competitive selection per year. Fellowship applications must be postmarked or submitted online by October 1.
For more information and application materials, contact: Humanities and Social Sciences Fellowships Website