Please read over these announcements for three fellowships There is one due date for all three applications – Friday, March 29, 2013:
The National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York Dissertation Fellowship
Students who are currently working on their dissertations in U.S. history may apply for The National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York Fellowship. The NSCDNY has generously funded an award since 1967. More information about the National Society may be found at http://www.nscda.org/. This one-year fellowship has a stipend of $7,000. Applicants must be conducting research toward a doctorate in any period of American history. Letters of application for this fellowship must include the title of the dissertation, name of advisor, extent of research to date, estimated timetable for completion and defense, a copy of the dissertation proposal, and a letter of recommendation from the student’s advisor. Only students who have been “Advanced to Candidacy” and have had their proposals approved and are eligible. Applicants should submit materials to Marilyn Weber, APO email@example.com Recommendation letters may be emailed or mailed. Applications are due on March 29th.
Thomas Hafer - ‘Just Another Bohemian’: Art, Sexuality, and Identity in New York, 1930-1975
Rachel Burstein - The Fight Over John Q.: How Labor Won and Lost the Public in Postwar America, 1947-1959
Lauren Santangelo - The “Feminized” City: New York and Suffrage, 1870-1917
Thomas Harbison - Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution? Harlem’s Public Schools, 1914–1954
Kristopher Burrell - Crossroads: New York’s Black Intellectuals and the Role of Ideology in the Civil Rights Movement, 1954–1965
The John M. Cammett and Philip Cannistraro Awards
History Program, Graduate Center, CUNY
The History Program at the Graduate Center, CUNY, has established two fellowships as a tribute to John M. Cammett (1927-2008), professor of history emeritus at John Jay College and the Graduate Center, and Philip V. Cannistraro (1942-2005), distinguished professor of history at Queens College and the Graduate Center. The Cammett Award offers a stipend of $2,000 and the Cannistraro Award offers a stipend of $1,000.
Professor Cammett was an internationally eminent scholar of modern Italian history who established the study of Antonio Gramsci in the English speaking world. His historical passions also included modern European socialism and fascism, global progressive movements and European imperialism.
Philip V. Cannistraro was a distinguished historian of fascist Italy who also published important works about Italian-American history. He was the director of the John D. Calandra Institute of Queens College, CUNY.
The awards will be given to outstanding doctoral students in modern Italian history. Preference will be given to students at an advanced stage of graduate work, preparing or conducting research for a dissertation.
Applicants must submit a research proposal (maximum 5 pages) which includes a) an overview of their research topic; b) an explanation of how the funds will be used; and 3) a budget. Each proposal will be considered for both awards. These materials should be submitted to the Cammett/Cannistraro Committee, c/o History Program. Please submit an electronic copy only to Marilyn Weber, APO at firstname.lastname@example.org . Applications are due on March 29th.
E.P. THOMPSON FELLOWSHIP
The Ph.D. Program in History offers an annual E.P. Thompson Fellowship in United States History to a dissertation-level student whose work utilizes or relates to E.P. Thompson’s approaches to history. The award is for one year and carries a stipend of $20,000. Only students who have completed all course work and examinations, had their proposals approved, and been “Advanced to Candidacy” are eligible.
The fellowship is named for Professor Edward Palmer Thompson (1924-1993), the distinguished British historian, in honor of his impact on U.S. historians. It is awarded annually to the CUNY doctoral student whose work best exemplifies the standards of scholarship exhibited by Professor Thompson in his pioneering works of social, intellectual, and political history.
Applicants must submit the following material to the E.P. Thompson Fellowship Committee, c/o History Program:
(1) a dissertation proposal;
(2) a brief statement describing how their dissertation is in
a genre associated with Professor Thompson’s work and
relates to the project of social history, as exemplified by
his scholarship and legacy;
(3) a letter of recommendation.
Please submit both an electronic copy of (1) and (2) to Marilyn Weber, APO at email@example.com. Recommendation letters may be emailed or mailed. All materials must be received by March 29, 2013.