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Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

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Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Electronic Deadline
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
11:59 p.m. EST

About this Fellowship

The fellowship is designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner.

In addition to topics in religious studies or in ethics (philosophical or religious), dissertations appropriate to the Newcombe Fellowship competition might explore the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values influencing political decisions, the moral codes of other cultures, and religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature. Previous applicants may not apply.

Award Value

21 fellowships of $30,000 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.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: November 2, 2023

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