Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
187
Days
December 16 2021
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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What you'll need:
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Frederick Douglass Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship

Description

The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies (FDI) at the University of Rochester invites applications for two residential postdoctoral fellowships for 202122 to help support scholars who advance the institutes mission and this years theme of anti-Blackness. The postdoctoral fellowships are awarded to scholars who hold a PhD in a field that contributes to African and African American studies. Applicants must have their PhD in hand before the fellowship begins in September. Recognizing the importance and need for scholarly work and community-engagement that addresses the broad reach of anti-Blackness, for the 202021 cycle of postdoctoral applications, FDI is ONLY inviting scholars who work within this specific field. Scholars in the humanities and social sciences who take seriously questions of anti-Blackness (including, but not limited to schools, policing, prisons, neighborhoods, everyday life, literature, or music) are strongly encouraged to apply. Cover letter that describes your research and how it relates to the yearly theme, and a specific goal for the fellowship year, teaching experience and a brief description of a proposed course you would offer (100- or 200-level undergraduate elective in African and African American Studies). Three letters of recommendation (submitted via the online system or emailed to fdi@rochester.edu) that comment upon the value and feasibility of the work proposed.

Amount Details

$48,750
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Humanities

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Cover Letter, Writing Sample related to the theme of anti-Blackness, CV
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
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