Henry Belin du Pont Dissertation Annual Fellowships, 2017



Henry Belin du Pont Dissertation Fellowships, 2017

Hagley is currently inviting applications for the Henry Belin du Pont Dissertation Fellowships. The fellowship is intended to Ph.D students who will be working on his or her dissertation. The winning fellows will have benefit of using Hagley’s materials for their research. In addition, $6,500 stipend will be given to the fellows. To apply, the application package must be received on 15 November each year.

Fellowship Description
Henry Belin du Pont Dissertation Fellowships are designed for graduate students who have completed all course work for the doctoral degree and are conducting research on their dissertation. Use of Hagley’s collections may take place prior to application for the dissertation fellowship. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with Hagley staff prior to submitting their dossier.

Award Value
This is a residential fellowship with a term of four months. The fellowship provides $6,500, free housing on Hagley’s grounds, use of a computer, mail and internet access, and an office.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD research in any field of studies.

Place of Study
In the United States America.

Eligibility and Criteria
We invite applications from Ph.D. candidates whose research on important historical questions would benefit from use of Hagley’s research collections. Applications should demonstrate superior intellectual quality, present a persuasive methodology for the project, and show that there are significant research materials at Hagley pertinent to the dissertation.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
To apply, applicants are required to provide the documents as follow:

  • Project abstract (maximum length: 150 words).
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Dissertation proposal of any length or a project description of approximately 1,500 words indicating the scope of your research and the existing scholarship with which you engage.
  • Summary of the Hagley research materials that you will use in your dissertation and how they are pertinent to your project (maximum length: 500 words).
  • Optional – you may include a writing sample if you feel it will help the committee to evaluate your dissertation research.

Submission Deadline
15 November each year.

Website and Application Link


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