College of Letters & Science

External Fellowships that Require Departmental Nomination

Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellowship in the Humanities

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.

Criteria

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.

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Marie Christine Kohler

The Kohler Fellowship brings 12 dissertators from a variety of fields to live together at the Knapp Memorial Graduate Center, 130 E. Gilman Street. The fellowship provides a free room (double occupancy), but not meals. Facilities are available for both female and male residents.

Criteria

Nominated University Fellowships: (Students DO NOT apply directly; departments 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.

Deadline

Advanced Opportunity Fellowships (A.O.F.)

A one-year to three-year award waiving tuition and providing a stipend for an incoming student based on financial need. Targeted ethnic minority groups include African Americans, American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, or Southeast Asians from Vietnam, Laos, or Cambodia. Economically disadvantaged individuals not belonging to one of these minority groups may apply also. Applicants must be citizens or Permanent Residents of the United States.

Criteria

Nominated University Fellowships: (Students DO NOT apply directly; departments 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.

Deadline

University Fellowships

A one-year award waiving tuition (with the Dept. supporting an additional 1-2 years depending on satisfactory progress), providing a stipend and permitting enrollment in a University health insurance plan. At present there are two separate competitions, one for incoming students and the other for Ph.D. candidates who have passed their prelim exams and qualify as dissertators.

Criteria

Nominated University Fellowships: (Students DO NOT apply directly; departments 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.

Deadline