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General Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr. Memorial Dissertation Fellowship


One award to a qualified student working on a doctoral dissertation. Topics in U.S. military and naval history, as well as history, and history-based studies in social and behavioral sciences will be considered. Topic must contribute to the study and understanding of Marine Corps history. A portion of research can be done in Washington, D.C. A Marine Corps Historical Center staff person will be designated as the fellow's advisor.

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  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Behavioral Science, History, Military and Defense Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Social Sciences

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Contact Paul J. Weber
Coordinator, Grants and Fellowships
Tel: 703-432-5058 Address 2044 Broadway
Quantico, VA 22134