EMSI Fellowship Competitions 2015-2016

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 2015-2016. The application deadline is January 30, 2015.  Please send all materials electronically to the EMSI Research Committee at emsi@dornsife.usc.edu.

Competitions:

Faculty fellowships:
The Institute will offer up to two 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 Science.  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 Science, 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 c.v. and a research statement not exceeding three single-spaced pages to emsi@usc.edu . 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.

If you wish to apply for both the yearlong and summer Ph.D. Fellowships, please submit only one application that includes all the required materials as attachments and the name the fellowships to which you are applying in the body of your email.

Research Funds

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