Deadline: 1st November 2017
The Beinecke Library which is situated in Yale University, USA is providing fellowship opportunities for non-Yale graduate students (doctoral candidates) wishing to conduct primary research for their dissertations or doctoral thesis. These fellowships are extremely competitive.
This fellowship program is created to support graduate students who wish to use Beinecke collections as a primary resource for their dissertation research.
Offered annually? Yes (Not awarded in the 2015/2016 academic session due to renovations)
Eligible Countries: International
To be taken at (country): USA
Type: PhD Fellowships
Number Of Awardees: Not specified
Value Of Fellowship: The fellowships pay for travel costs to and from New Haven and a living allowance of $3,000 per month.
Duration Of Fellowship: June 1 – August 31, 2018
Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must;
· be currently enrolled in a PhD/doctoral program and must have completed their course work, passed their qualifying examinations
· be prepared to pursue research based upon an approved dissertation prospectus/proposal
How to Apply: The following are required during application;
· a curriculum vitae
· a proposal (1200 word maximum) explaining in detail the specific relationship between the Beinecke Collections and the applicant’s research
· a detailed list of specific research materials to be consulted at Beinecke during your fellowship
· two confidential letters of recommendation sent to the Fellowship Coordinator, one of which must come from the principal director of the applicant’s dissertation
· an approved dissertation prospectus/proposal
Award Provider: Yale University Beinecke Library