Institute for Citizens and Scholars Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies


The Institute for Citizens and Scholars Dissertation Fellowships in Women’s Studies support the final year of dissertation writing for PhD. Candidates in the humanities and social sciences whose work addresses topics of women and gender in interdisciplinary and original ways. In each round, 10 fellows will receive $5,000 to be used for expenses connected with completing their dissertations, such as research-related travel, data work/collection and supplies.



Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in a humanities or social sciences graduate program at a U.S. institution.
  • Have completed all pre-dissertation requirements.
  • Expect to complete the PhD by the end of the fellowship term.
  • Be writing on issues related to women, gender, women’s studies or feminist/LGBTQ theory.

How to Apply