Funding Opportunity: Society for the Humanities Fellowships 2017-18 (Cornell U.)

Deadline for Applications: September 9, 2016

Title: Society for the Humanities Fellowships 2017-2018
Sponsor: Cornell University
Amount: $50,000

Description: The focal theme for 2017-2018 is “CORRUPTION.” Six to eight Fellows will be appointed. Selected Fellows will collaborate with the Director of the Society for the Humanities, Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English and Curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, an international research center on new media. Qualifications: Fellows should be working on topics related to the year’s theme. Their approach to the humanities should be broad enough to appeal to students and scholars in several humanistic disciplines.  Applicants must have received the Ph.D. degree before January 1, 2016.  The Society for the Humanities will not consider applications from scholars who received the Ph.D. after this date. Applicants must also have one or more years of teaching experience, which may include teaching as a graduate student. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Vanessa O. Lopez ( in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by September 9.

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