May 2, 2017 - The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has announced the 2017 class of Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows.
Two members of the AHA, Daniel Platt (Brown Univ.) and Zebulon Dingley (Univ.
Successful candidates will be notified, and the public announcement of new Fellows made, in spring 2019.
Applications and further information are available on the Newcombe fellowship website.
She never attended college; with vision impaired from childhood, she couldn’t read long enough to make serious study possible.
But she greatly valued higher education and sent the children of many of her friends to college. Newcombe Foundation to continue her scholastic giving.
The Newcombe Fellowships are provided to Ph D candidates at American institutions located in the United States who will complete their dissertations during the academic year 2019–2020.
In the current Newcombe competition, at least 20 non-renewable Fellowships of ,000 will be awarded for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing; in addition, Fellows’ graduate schools will be asked to waive tuition and/or remit some portion of their fees.
In the past decade, national honors such as the Mac Arthur Fellowship, Pulitzer Prize in History, the Guggenheim Fellowship, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences have been accorded to more than a dozen Newcombe Fellows—a number that will continue to grow as more and more Fellows enter the most productive phases of their careers.
Awards are based on a rigorous national competition, with at least 22 winners who receive a stipend of ,000.