The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, a center for advanced scholarship relating to the period from c. 1450 to c. 1850, offers fellowship competitions and research funds for USC Ph.D. students.

2023-2024 Ph.D. Dissertation Fellowships Competition


The Institute will offer up to two fellowships for the 2023-2024 academic year to Ph.D. candidates within the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. These fellowships will provide a stipend of $34,000 as well as cover tuition and fees.


The fellowships are open to all graduate students within the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, who will be ABD before August 1, 2023. Applicants should be in their third, fourth, fifth, or sixth year of their graduate program during the 2023-2024 academic year.


Applicants should submit a single pdf file with a research statement, not exceeding three single-spaced pages, and a c.v. to by January 31, 2023.


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 should be emailed separately from the dissertation advisor to by January 31, 2023.