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October 7, 2021

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Application Deadline: November 15, 2021

  • For PhD candidates
  • Topics in the humanities and social sciences, concerning ethical or religious values
  • Award of $30,000 for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. and Th. D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner. In addition to topics in religious studies or in ethics (philosophical or religious), dissertations appropriate to the Newcombe Fellowship competition might explore the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values influencing political decisions, the moral codes of other cultures, and religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature.

Eligibility

  •  Candidates for Ph.D. or Th.D. degrees in an American doctoral program at a graduate school located in the United States. Candidates working on D.Min., law, Psy.D., Ed.D. and other professional degrees are not eligible.
  • All pre-dissertation requirements fulfilled by the application deadline November 15, 2021, including approval of the dissertation proposal.
  • In the writing stage of the dissertation. Usually, this means that fieldwork or other research is complete and writing has begun by the time of the award.

For more information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.