Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund Dissertation Completion Awards 2016

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Humanities disciplines: please forward the following funding opportunity to your advanced graduate students. Note, this opportunity is limited to applicants from 4 NorCal Universities, including UCD. Our applicants have been fairly successful with it in the past and I highly encourage all qualified students to apply!

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Deborah McCook, Senior External Fellowship Advisor, Grants Officer

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From: Monica Wheeler [mailto:mmcleodlewis]
Sent: Sunday, November 08, 2015 1:07 PM
To: Deborah McCook
Subject: Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund Dissertation Completion Awards 2016

Dear Graduate Student Services Officer,

Again this year there is an online application process for the Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund’s Dissertation Completion Awards. As you may know, the Mabelle McLeod Lewis Fellowships provide a stipend up to $27,000 plus coverage of some registration/tuition fees to PhD candidates at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University who are completing a dissertation whose focus is humanistic. Please forward this information to advanced graduate students in your department.

Thank you in advance,

Monica

The Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund provides dissertation write-up grants to PhD candidates in humanities. Grants are awarded to bring about the completion of the dissertation. Grants are available only to applicants who are in financial need as determined by the Trustees upon review of the applications. Lewis Fellows are awarded a stipend up to $27,000 plus coverage of some registration/tuition fees. Eligibility is limited to PhD candidates at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University who are completing a dissertation whose focus is humanistic.

To complete an application, please visit https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6716

Application materials:

Curriculum vitae

Full project description (in no more than 1,000 words) including a summary of work completed to date and an estimate of time required to complete the dissertation

Research budget for the grant period (12 months) specifying all probable costs by category such as registration fees, books, rent, food, transportation

Three letters of recommendation including one from the dissertation director and two from other recognized scholars

Application deadline: January 18, 2016

Please contact me with any questions.

Thank you.

Monica Wheeler
Executive Secretary to the Trustees
Mabelle McLeod Lewis
Memorial Fund
PO Box 20424
Stanford CA 94309-0424

T: 408 293-9952