Mellon Felowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

The fellowship is intended for doctoral students in the humanities or in a related element of the social sciences to conduct dissertation research primarily in original source material in the holdings of archives, libraries, historical societies, museums, or related repositories. These holdings can be in the US or abroad. Each provides a stipend of $2,000 per month for periods ranging from 9-12 months. Each fellow receives an additional $1,000 upon participating in a symposium on research in original sources and submitting a report acceptable to CLIR on the research experience.


mid November

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: Doctoral student - require ABD status at start of award

Award Type:
Study / Research Abroad

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Humanities and Social Sciences

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
June 22, 2016

Last Updated: 6/8/16