The fellowship is open to Ph.D. students in the humanities or in the humanistically-oriented social sciences; candidates may be from any college or school at UW-Madison. Nominees must have had their dissertation proposals accepted and should have written at least one chapter of the dissertation. The fellowship provides a one-semester stipend plus tuition remission and health insurance benefits.
Other University Fellowships: (Students apply directly; departments DO NOT nominate).
The Graduate School provides a number of fellowship awards. Students submit applications to the Department Administrator, who passes them on to the Committee. The Committee evaluates the applications and then sends a ranked list of candidates to the appropriate fellowships committees in either the College of Letters and Science or the Graduate School. The Graduate School makes the final decisions on University awards.