Graduate Fellowship Opportunities
The Center offers three fellowships. Two fellowships are for students working in the areas of race/ethnicity, and one joint fellowship with the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality for someone working in the intersection of the topics of race and ethnicity and gender and/or sexuality. Please contact Jacqueline Gaines, Student Affairs Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Joint CSRPC/CSGS - Deadline passed, no longer accepting applications.
CSRPC Dissertation Fellowship Deadline extended: Friday, April 5 at 11:59PM (Recommendation letters due April 8th)
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. One CSRPC will be awarded to someone working on the topic of race and ethnicity. A joint fellowship with the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality will be awarded to someone working in the intersection of the topics of race/ethnicity and gender and/or sexuality.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 their 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 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, 2019, 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.
Residential Fellowship – Deadline extended: Friday, April 5 at 11:59PM (Recommendation letters due April 8th)
Description: 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 Center during the 2019-2020 academic year, and to acknowledge the support of CSRPC in the dissertation and/or any research publications that may result from this fellowship
Eligibility: University of Chicago PhD candidates from all disciplines working in the areas of race/ethnicity are encouraged to apply.