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.
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