The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


April 3 deadline – The John M. Cammett Award

The History Program at the Graduate Center, CUNY, has established a fellowship as a tribute to John M. Cammett (1927-2008), professor of history emeritus at John Jay College and the Graduate Center. The Cammett Award offers a stipend of $2,000.


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.


The award will be given to an outstanding doctoral student in modern or early modern European history. Preference will be given to students at an advanced stage of graduate work, preparing or conducting research for a dissertation. No student can receive the award more than twice.


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.  These materials should be submitted to Marilyn Weber, APO, at .