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African & African Diaspora Studies Dissertation Fellowship

Boston College’s African & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS)

Boston College’s African & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) announces its dissertation fellowship competition. Scholars working in any discipline in the Social Sciences or Humanities, with projects focusing on any topic within African and/or African Diaspora Studies, are eligible to apply. We seek applicants pursuing innovative, preferably interdisciplinary, projects in dialogue with critical issues and trends within the field.

This 2021/2022 fellowship includes a $30,000 stipend; access to highly subsidized health insurance through Boston College; a $1,500 research budget; a $3,000 moving expense allotment, and a fully equipped, shared office. The fellow must remain in residence for the 9-month academic year, deliver one public lecture, and teach one seminar course. The fellow will also be compensated for teaching the course with a taxable service stipend.

Eligible applicants must be currently enrolled in a PhD Program and be ABD ("All but dissertation") by the start of the fellowship year. US Citizens, Permanent Residents and International Students are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 6 January 2021