The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


ARC Student Research Praxis Awards 2018-2019

As part of its effort to encourage student research, the Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) will be offering a number of Research Praxis Fellowships for the coming 2018-2019 academic year. The awards are valued at $4,000 each and are for one semester only. To be eligible you must be a full time student who has completed the First Exam but not yet completed the Second Exam at the time of the tenure of the award.


Students who accept this award will join an ARC student/faculty research cluster meetings led by ARC Distinguished Visiting Fellows from within and outside of the CUNY system working in related areas. They will be required to attend three (3) cluster meetings during the semester. Preference will be given to students whose research interests are congruent with the research themes of the Distinguished Fellowship Program for 2018-2019.  The themes are:





Global Cities


In addition to attending the three cluster meetings, awardees will be required to do the following:

  • Submit a research statement of approximately 10 pages to their ARC student/faculty research cluster at the end of the semester of their tenure.
  • Attend the weekly ARC seminars for the semester of their tenure (approximately 15 seminars each Thursday 4:30 – 6:30 pm throughout the semester)
  • Post a 400 word blog on the ARC student research website commenting on the issues raised in one of the seminars which they have attended.


Deadline for applying is January 31, 2018.   Students will be notified of the selection committee’s decision by March 16, 2018.


Nominations for this award should be sent to: