Graduate Fellowship Opportunities

All deadlines have passed for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be posted in early 2019.

Dissertation - Residential

CSRPC Dissertation Fellowship 

Description: The goal of the fellowship is to enable an outstanding doctoral student interested in the study of race and ethnicity to devote his or her full energies to the completion of the dissertation. The fellowship carries a stipend of $23,000 for the academic year, a $1,000 travel and research budget, and will cover advanced residence tuition, fees, and basic university student health insurance, if needed. The successful applicant will be provided with office space at the Center. The fellow will be expected to be in residence during the award year, present his or her work at one of the Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop meetings and to actively participate in the workshop and other activities sponsored by the Race Center.

Eligibility: University of Chicago doctoral students who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. but the dissertation, including formal admission to candidacy, and expect to complete all field work by September 1, 2018 are eligible to apply. Any dissertation that has as its central focus issues related to race or racialized groups will be considered. Special consideration will be given to projects that attend to the intersection of race or ethnicity with other identities such as gender, class, sexuality, and nationality.

 

CSRPC - CSGS Joint Dissertation Fellowship

Description: The goal of the fellowship is to enable an outstanding doctoral student interested in the intersection of race/ethnicity and gender/sexuality to devote his or her full energies to the completion of the dissertation. The fellowship carries a stipend of $23,000 for the academic year, a $1,000 travel and research budget, and will cover advanced residence tuition, fees, and basic university student health insurance, if needed. The successful applicant will be provided with office space at the Center. The fellow will be expected to be in residence during the award year, present his or her work at one of the Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop meetings and to actively participate in the workshop and other activities sponsored by the Race Center.

Eligibility: University of Chicago doctoral students who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. but the dissertation, including formal admission to candidacy, and expect to complete all field work by September 1, 2018 are eligible to apply. Any dissertation that has as its central focus issues related to race or racialized groups and gender or sexuality will be considered.

Award: The successful candidates will receive a stipend of $23,000 for the academic year along with a research fund of up to $1,000. Tuition, student fees, and basic health insurance under will be covered by the award. The recipient of this fellowship will also be given a shared office at the Centers for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture and Gender and Sexuality. The recipient of the fellowship is expected generally to participate in the intellectual life of the two centers.

 

CSRPC Residential Fellowships -- see application form and instructions at https://goo.gl/forms/IKv7kFfVwoaVaPbH3

Eligibility: University of Chicago Ph.D. candidates from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. This fellowship provides a research fund of $1,000 along with shared office space at the Center. Recipients of the fellowship are expected to be in residence during the award year, to actively participate in the Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop and other activities sponsored by the Race Center during the 2018-19 academic year, and to acknowledge the support of CSRPC in the dissertation and/or any research publications that may result from this fellowship.