Open Knowledge Fellowship – Deadline 1/11/23


Full information:


The Library seeks applications for the Spring 2023 cohort of the Open Knowledge  Fellowship, which provides a $2000 stipend for participating Graduate Center doctoral students. Apply by Wednesday 1/11/23 at 5pm EST!


What will happen during the Open Knowledge Fellowship?

The Fellowship provides interactive, in-person training by Graduate Center library faculty on how to find and implement openly licensed resources for the course you teach (see Eligibility below).


Who is Eligible to Apply?

The Spring 2023 Fellowship is open to Graduate Center doctoral students who will be teaching at CUNY in Fall 2023. Participants must be fully enrolled in the Spring 2023 semester to receive the stipend. Full enrollment for doctoral students is 7 credits or weighed instructions units (WIUs).


Spring 2023 Fellowship Dates:

Fellows are required to participate in workshops on the following dates/times, held in person. These six dates are all Thursdays, 1pm-3pm:


Thursday January 19th

Thursday January 26th

Thursday February 2nd

Thursday February 9th

Thursday February 16th

Thursday February 23rd


*If one of the above dates does not work for you, please apply and note this on your application.

Syllabus Conversion Project:

Fellows will create an OER / zero-cost syllabus to replace an existing syllabus for a course that will be taught in Fall 2023 – or – that was previously offered in a recent semester and is expected to be taught again.


Apply by Wednesday 1/11/23 at 5pm EST  

If you have questions about the Fellowship or application process, please contact us at:


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