EMSI Fellowship Competitions 2016-2017

The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, a center for advanced scholarship relating to the period from c. 1450 to c. 1850, is pleased to announce competitions for USC faculty and Ph.D. students for 2016-2017. The application deadline is January 29, 2016.  Please send all materials electronically to the EMSI Research Committee at emsi@dornsife.usc.edu.

Competitions:

Faculty fellowships:
The Institute solicits applications for one-semester fellowships for USC faculty whose work relates to the period from c. 1450 to c. 1850. Faculty fellows will be encouraged to participate in relevant Institute programs. To apply please submit a c.v. (no longer than 4 pages) and a statement of research plans (no longer than three single-spaced pages) to the Research Committee via email to emsi@usc.edu.

Ph.D. Fellowships: The Institute will offer up to two year-long fellowships to Ph.D. students within the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences.  These fellowships will provide a stipend of $25,000 as well as cover the student’s tuition and fees.  The fellowships are open to all graduate students within the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, with preference for those who have passed the qualifying examination for the Ph.D. Priority will be given to students who can take advantage of the Huntington’s collections. Applicants should submit a research statement, not exceeding three single-spaced pages, and a c.v. to emsi@dornsife.usc.edu . The research statement should include the date of entry into the graduate program, the date of the qualifying exams, and the expected date of degree completion.  A letter of recommendation from the dissertation advisor should be emailed separately to emsi@usc.edu .

Ph.D. Summer Fellowships:
The Institute will offer up to three one-month summer fellowships for Ph.D. candidates. Applicants should submit a c.v., a research statement not exceeding three single-spaced pages, and a letter from the dissertation advisor.

 

 

Research Funds

USC faculty and graduate students interested in applying for EMSI research funds should submit a one-page proposal, a detailed budget, and one-page CV to emsi@dornsife.usc.edu. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling deadline.