The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


Mellon Research Fellowship at NYBG–Humanities Institute – applications due 3/1/22

The New York Botanical Garden–Humanities Institute is offering two full-time Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowships in the Food Humanities at the New York Botanical Garden – Humanities Institute.


This opportunity is open to all Pre-and Post-Doctoral students. Candidates are invited to submit a proposal for independent research in topics related to the Food Humanities with special focus on the multi-cultural local communities in and around the Bronx, New York, including but not limited to, histories of food and urban agriculture, food justice and food security in the Bronx, Indigenous food traditions, and history of community gardens and urban farms.

View details regarding eligibility, application requirements, and stipend here.

The deadline for all application material, including transcripts and letters of recommendation, has been extended to March 1, 2022 


If students have any questions, please reach out to: