Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2021-22

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Last updated on: 30-Jun-2020
EligibilityPhD holder
RegionUnited States
AwardUSD 65,000 and other awards

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About the Program

The Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University, Cambridge invites applications for one-year Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021-22 in connection with the Center’s Andrew W. Mellon Foundation seminar on the topic of migration and the humanities. The students having a doctoral (PhD) degree can apply for this fellowship. Selected fellows will receive a stipend of USD 65,000 and other benefits.

  • Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2021-22 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Have received a doctorate or terminal degree in or after May 2017
    • Demonstrate that he/she has completed all requirements for a terminal degree by August 1, 2020 (In case, the applicant does not have a doctorate or terminal degree)
    • Stipend of USD 65,000
    • Medical insurance
    • USD 2,500 as additional research support
    • USD 1,500 as moving expenses for those who are not already in residence in Greater Boston
    • Curriculum vitae
    • A statement of the research project (1,000-3,000 words)
    • One chapter or article-length writing sample (no longer than 40 pages)
    • Names and contact information of three referees
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Click on the link.
    Step 2: Click on 'Apply for this job'.
    Step 3: Provide the required information. 
    Step 4: Upload the required documents.
    Step 5: Submit the application form.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 06th November 2020
Deadline for the receipt of the letter of recommendation: 20th December 2020

Selection Criteria

Selections will be based on the research project and writing sample provided with the application form.

Terms and Conditions
  • Fellows are expected to be in residence at Harvard for the term of the fellowship.
  • If awarded a fellowship, the term of appointment for international scholars is September 1, 2021-August 31, 2022.
  • The selection of the fellows will be jointly organized by the Foundation and the Mahindra Humanities Center in a two-step procedure.

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