Acls/Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships For Recently Tenured Scholars
American Academy in Rome
The fellowship supports academic research in all fields of the humanities and related social sciences. It is open to recently tenured humanistsscholars who will have begun their first tenured contracts by the application deadline but began their first tenured contracts no earlier than the fall 2012 semester or quarter. Applicant must be employed in a tenured position at a degree-granting academic institution in the United States, remaining so for the duration of the fellowship.
- 1 award
- September 2018
- Scholarship Website
- Age/Grade Level:Open to humanistsscholars employed in a tenured position at a baccalaureate institution of arts and sciences who are engaged in long-term projects in the humanities and related social sciences.
- Financial Need:Not Mentioned
- Residence:Applicants must commit themselves to being in residence at their chosen location for the entire nine-month tenure of the fellowship, and thus to relocating for that period if necessary
- Major/Career:Must pursue academic research in all fields of the humanities and related social sciences. In order for social science applications to be eligible, they must employ predominantly humanistic approaches and qualitative/interpretive methodologies.
- Employer:Must be employed in a tenured position at a baccalaureate institution of arts and sciences
- Miscellaneous:Candidates must also commit themselves to relocating as needed in order to be in residence for the entire nine-month tenure of the fellowship.
- Other Benefits:Aside from the stipend, the fellowship provides funds for research costs and related scholarly activities of up to $7,500 and for relocation up to $3,000.
- Judging Criteria:Peer reviewers in this program are asked to evaluate all eligible proposals according to the following criteria: 1) The potential of the project to advance the field of study in which it is proposed and make an original and significant contribution to knowledge. 2) The ambition and scope of the proposed project. 3) The quality of the proposal with regard to its methodology, scope, theoretical framework, and grounding in the relevant scholarly literature. 4) The likelihood that residence at the specified center will increase significantly the applicant's ability to carry the project forward. 5) The feasibility of the project and the likelihood that the applicant will execute the work within the proposed time frame. 6) The scholarly record and career trajectory of the applicant. 7) Commitment by the scholar's institution to assist in advancing the project.
- Resume/Activity List:Required
- Recommendation Letters:Three reference letters
- Other Materials:Completed application form; Proposal (no more than 10 pages, double-spaced, in Times New Roman 11-point font); Bibliography (no more than three pages); Publications list (no more than two pages); Institutional statement
- Phone: (212) 697-1505
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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