Mellon Post-Doctoral, Short-Term, and/or Dissertation Fellowship Application

Instructions for Submitting your Application

The deadline for Mellon Post-Doctoral, short-term, and dissertation fellowships is March 1, 2018.  A decision will be reached by April 15, 2018.

Mellon Scholars Post-Doctoral Applicants: Upload a single PDF containing a  brief résumé, a two- to four-page description of the proposed research, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages. Two letters of recommendation should be submitted on your behalf online in PDF format.

Dissertation Applicants: Upload a single PDF containing a brief résumé, a description of the proposed research no more than 5 pages in length, and a writing sample of about 25 pages. Two letters of recommendation should be submitted on your behalf online in PDF format.

Short-Term Applicants: Upload a single PDF containing a brief résumé and a 2-4 page description of the proposed research. One letter of recommendation should be submitted on your behalf online in PDF format.

Be sure the file is named in the following format: LastName_FirstName.pdf (example: Smith_Jane.pdf)

If you are applying for multiple fellowships, you only need to submit one application.

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