Graduate Fellowship Opportunities

CSRPC Dissertation Fellowship – deadline March 31, 2019

How to apply: Application to the CSGS/CSRPC Joint Dissertation Fellowship can be found here. Application portal for CSRPC-specific Dissertation Fellowship will be posted soon. 

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, 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.