History Department
History Department

Fellowships, Grants, and Prizes

History Department Recruitment Fellowships
The History Department offers recruitment fellowships to incoming graduate students based on their regular admission applications; no separate application is required. Each fellowship carries a stipend of $24,000 per year, plus tuition and a health insurance supplement. Fellowships are typically combined with four years of Teaching Assistantships for multi-year admission funding packages.

History Department Research Fellowships
The History Department also offers research fellowships to continuing graduate students based on the students’ academic record since entering graduate school. These awards are generally made in the fourth year, contingent on successful completion of the Comprehensive Qualifying Exam. The fellowship carries a stipend of $20,000 per year, plus tuition and a health insurance supplement. An application, which includes a research proposal and a letter from your supervisor, is required. Application deadline for the 2017-18 academic year fellowships is March 10, 2017.

Grants

Research Travel Grant
Available to History graduate students in any field of history to help defray research expenses, principally travel to archives, and copying costs. Applications are considered each fall and spring semester. Students generally receive no more than $1,000 per academic year. Preference is given to students who have received less than $2,000 in previous awards. Application deadline for spring 2017 is March 10, 2017.

Professional Development Award
Available to History graduate students who have advanced to candidacy to help pay conference expenses for presenting at a major professional conference. Only students who have had papers accepted for presentation may apply. Applications are considered each fall and spring semester. Stipends vary but are generally between $200 and $500. Only one award per student per year. Application deadline for spring 2017 is March 10, 2017.


Last Updated: December 2016




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