Dissertation Fieldwork Fellowship for International Studies

The UCLA International Institute announces a series of Fieldwork Fellowships open to UCLA doctoral students in good standing whose research focuses on one or more aspects of international or regional studies.

The UCLA International Institute announces a series of International Dissertation Fieldwork Fellowships open to UCLA advanced doctoral students in good standing whose research focuses on one or more aspects of international or regional studies.

These awards are targeted for research abroad. Applicants must have completed all coursework for the Ph.D. degree and must be advanced to candidacy prior to undertaking field research. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply; there are no citizenship restrictions.

Long-term awards of six months to one year each (maximum award: $15,000) and short-term awards of up to three months each (maximum award: $5,000) are available. Award amounts will vary, according to the project and proposed budget, with the precise award amounts to be determined by the Fellowship Selection Committee. We anticipate granting up to two long-term awards and up to six short-term awards.

Applicants’ dissertation research topics must have theoretical or comparative significance and may include one or more regional foci. Students in the social sciences, humanities, and professional schools are eligible to apply.

Application Procedures
• Applications must be submitted online no later than March 14, 2016.
• Letters of recommendation must be received no later than April 4, 2016.
• Online application form will be available on February 10, 2016.

Apply Online here:  http://ucla.in/1PAcgP4

Applications must include:
• a curriculum vitae (PDF) with clear indication of ABD status
• a short abstract of the dissertation (2 - 3 pages; no word count limit)
• a specific plan for proposed field research (200 words)
• an itemized budget for the entire project
• two references (to be submitted online)

For more info please contact:
German Esparza
gesparza@international.ucla.edu