At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

James C. Hormel Dissertation Fellowships in Lesbian & Gay Studies

Application Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2011, 12:00 PM

The Lesbian and Gay Studies Project (LGSP) is pleased to announce the competition for the James C. Hormel Fellowship in Sexuality Studies for the 2011-2012 academic year.

The fellowship competition is open to University of Chicago Ph.D. students who are writing dissertations in sexuality studies. Students in all disciplines are encouraged to apply. One or two fellowships will be awarded for the 2011-2012 academic year.

The fellowship provides:
  • A stipend of $18,000 plus tuition
  • Student fees, health insurance under the Basic Plan for the 2011-2012 academic year
  • Hormel Fellows are also provided with shared office space at the Center for Gender Studies.
Recipients of the fellowship are expected to participate in and present at the Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop. They are also obliged to attend LGSP and CGS events as well as participate in the intellectual life of the center as a whole.

The application must include 3 copies, in order, of the following:
  1. Summary sheet stating the applicant's name, address, phone, and e-mail; department; year entering department; proposed dissertation or thesis title; and name of faculty recommenders (and their departments), in that order;
  2. A 2-page (single-spaced) summary of the research project, which explains its relationship to the field of sexuality studies if it is not self-evident;
  3. A 1-page statement describing the applicant's interest, background, and previous involvement in sexuality studies;
  4. A curriculum vitae; and
  5. A year-by-year summary of the financial aid and grants (both internal and external, including dollar amounts) received by the applicant while in graduate school.
The application dossier should also include:
  • One official transcript;
  • Letters from 2 faculty members addressing the applicant's work and its relevance to lesbian and gay studies (letters sent directly or delivered in sealed, signed envelopes with the application).
Submit the application to:
The Center for Gender Studies
Attn: Hormel Fellowship Selection Committee
5733 South University Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637

No fax or email applications will be accepted.

For more information and to apply, click here.

No comments:

Post a Comment