Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowships

$25,000

November 15, 2018

Awards Available: 21

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The prestigious Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner. In addition to topics in religious studies or in ethics (philosophical or religious), dissertations appropriate to the Newcombe Fellowship competition might explore the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values influencing political decisions, the moral codes of other cultures, and religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature.

    Eligibility:
    -Be candidates for Ph.D. or Th.D. degrees in an American doctoral program at a graduate school located in the United States. Candidates working on D.Min., law, Psy.D., Ed.D. and other professional degrees are not eligible
    -Have all pre-dissertation requirements fulfilled by the application deadline, including approval of the dissertation proposal
    -Be in the writing stage of the dissertation. Usually, this means that fieldwork or other research is complete and writing has begun by the time of the award
    -Must expect to complete the dissertation between April and August 31
    -Have never held a similar national award for the final year of dissertation writing. Applicants who have won such awards as the ACLS, AAUW, Ford, MacArthur, Mellon, Pew, Spencer, or Whiting fellowship are not eligible
    -Be writing on topics where ethical or religious values are a central concern
    -Have never applied for the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship before. Previous applicants may not apply

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 5 Vaughn Drive
  • Suite 300
  • Princeton, NJ 08540-6313
  • newcombe@woodrow.org
  • tel: 609-452-7007
  • fax: 609-452-0066

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Lee W  on 9/25/2015 1:27:33 PM

Finally, an opportunity to look at a scholarship that fits my criteria in regards to being in the dissertation phase related to the subjects of interest. Thank you!

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