Author Topic: Frederick Douglass Institute Fellowship Program at University of Rochester in USA, 2014/15  (Read 344 times)

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The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies is offering postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester in USA. Two residential fellowships annually are offered. Fellowship covers annual stipend and fund for research-related activities. Applicant must hold a PhD degree. Applicant must be in full-time residence during the tenure of their awards. Online application must be submitted by December 31, 2013.

Study Subject(s): The fellowship is awarded in African and African-American Studies at University of Rochester in USA.

Course Level: This fellowship is for pursuing postdoctoral level at University of Rochester in USA.

Scholarship Provider: The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies at the University of Rochester

Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility:-The Postdoctoral Fellowship is awarded to scholars who hold a PhD. degree in a field that contributes to African and African-American Studies. -The Predoctoral Fellowship is awarded to a graduate student at any university whose degree contributes to the scholarship in the field of African and African-American Studies. -A principal aim of this fellowship is to provide a different intellectual environment that will enrich and expedite the completion of the Fellow’s dissertation. The Fellow will also gain valuable experience through work with the Institute’s director in organizing colloquia, lectures, and other events. There is no teaching obligation.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Applicants from USA are eligible for this postdoctoral fellowship in USA.

Scholarship Description: The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies at the University of Rochester brings together scholars working in the humanities and social sciences in the area of Africa and the African diasporas. Its mission is to further undergraduate and graduate education, faculty research, and intellectual exchange within the University community. FDI sponsors two residential fellowships annually to help support that mission.

Number of awards offered: FDI sponsors two residential fellowships annually to help support that mission.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? It carries an annual stipend of $40,000 and a $3,000 fund for research-related activities. The award carries an annual stipend of $26,000, and the Institute offers research funds to support the fellow’s research.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: The Fellowship awards will be announced in early March, 2014.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications to the two programs are accepted from September 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.

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