The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies encourages original and significant research about women that crosses disciplinary, regional, or cultural boundaries.
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation is a private non-profit operating foundation based in Princeton, New Jersey. It administers programs that support leadership development and builds organisational capacity in education. Its current signature program is the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship. It also continues to support a range of other programs.
All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.
Course Level: Fellowships support the final year of dissertation writing for Ph.D. or Th.D. degree.
Study Subject: The Women’s Studies competition is for projects in the humanities and social sciences; Projects in fields such as management, the clinical and biological sciences, and law are not eligible unless they have a demonstrable academic grounding in the humanities and social sciences. Applicants working on health-related issues in the social sciences should consider carefully whether their work demonstrably centres on the topic’s social, cultural, and individual aspects.
Scholarship Award: The 2017 Fellowship competition will select ten Fellows who will receive $5,000 to be used for expenses connected with completing their dissertations, such as research-related travel, data work/collection, and supplies.
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility: The Woodrow Wilson Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies is a dissertation completion fellowship. Previous applicants may not apply. Before deciding to apply for a 2017 Women’s Studies Fellowship, please consider the following questions to be certain that students are eligible:
- Have completed all pre-dissertation requirements?
- Is writing on issues related to women, gender, women’s studies or feminist/gender/LGBTQ theory?
- Are enrolled in a graduate school in the United States?
- Is area of study in the humanities or social sciences?
- Does student expect to complete the Ph.D. by summer 2018?
If the answer to all of these questions is yes, students are eligible to apply for a Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies.
Nationality: Fellowship is open for both US and international students
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Eligibility is limited to candidates in the social sciences and humanities working toward a Ph.D. or Th.D. degree. Candidates must me enrolled 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.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.
Method Of Application: A complete Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies application consists of these required components:
- A submitted online application.
- The online submission of the required supplemental items as a PDF. (See this template, which provides greater detail.)
- Doctoral transcript
- Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 15, 2016.