Apply for A&S Dissertation Fellowships (open to A&S students working in the arts and humanities, one fellowship is funded by the CHA ). Deadline October 30, 2020.

NEW! In addition, the CHA is offering a second fellowship open to any CU Boulder PhD candidate working in the humanities and arts and provides a similar level of support during the final year of graduate work. The fellowship covers tuition for up to 5 dissertation hours per semester, mandatory student fees, student health insurance, and a stipend equal to that of a 50% Graduate Part-Time Instructor.

Deadline to submit is 5pm Monday, January 11, 2021

Doctoral students from any department or college who have advanced to candidacy (D status) and are working in the arts and humanities. Any eligible student may submit an application.

The selection committee will base their decisions on the following criteria:
1. The quality of the applicant's research project
2. The quality of the applicant’s CV (presentations, publications, awards, creative work, etc.)
3. Probability of completing the dissertation within the award period (the higher, the better)
4. Other teaching-free fellowships the applicant has already received (the fewer, the better)

Applicants must submit #s 1-7 in a single .pdf by the deadline to sharon.vanboven@colorado.edu. Item #8 should be submitted directly by its author. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
1.Cover Letter
2. CV
3. A copy of CU Boulder transcript (official or unofficial)
4. Proof of admission to Ph.D. candidacy (e.g. letter of admission to candidacy)
5. A synopsis of the dissertation (750 words maximum)
6. A timeline of the dissertation completion (one page)
7. Information concerning the following:
     Other research grants (internal or external) to which the applicant has applied and all other forms of financial support you have received since you have become ABD—specifically any internal and external fellowships you received or will be expected to receive to aid you in your dissertation writing and research
8. Letter of support including an evaluation statement of the dissertation and the likelihood it will be completed within the fellowship period. This should be written by a dissertation advisor or another member of the dissertation committee and be submitted directly by its author to Sharon.vanboven@colorado.edu. (750 words maximum)

Recipients will be asked to submit a letter notifying the CHA upon completion of their dissertation. In addition, by May 1, please email Sharon Van Boven a 300-600 word summary (double spaced, 12 point font) of how the first year fellowship aided in furthering your dissertation or thesis research. If you prefer to write this as a letter, feel free to address it to “Dear CHA” — we ask for this information because we’d like to know the impact of the award on your research and to possibly include quotations on our website or other CHA materials. If you do not want this information shared with anyone outside of the CHA, please indicate that this information is for CHA eyes only.