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Dissertation Fellowships Available from Institute for Citizens and Scholars

The Institute for Citizens & Scholars, formerly the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, has opened the competition for its 2022 Fellowship programs. These programs offer not only support for graduate student and faculty work, but also the opportunity to join a network of over 27,000 Fellows named since 1945-a select group with an impressive collective record of scholarship, teaching, service, and public influence.

The Institute offers the following fellowships for candidates completing dissertations:

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Designed to encourage original and significant study of religious and ethical values in fields across the humanities and social sciences, the 2022 Newcombe Fellowships are available to Ph.D. and Th.D. candidates who expect to complete their dissertation between April and August 2023. Fellows receive $30,000 for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing.

The competition deadline is November 15, 2021.
Questions may be directed to

The WW Dissertation Fellowships in Women’s Studies (

These fellowships support the final year of dissertation writing for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences whose work addresses topics of women and gender in interdisciplinary and original ways. Candidates should expect to complete their dissertation between March and August 2023. Fellows receive $5,000 to be used for expenses connected with completing their dissertations, such as research-related travel, data work/collection, and supplies.

The competition deadline is October 15, 2021.
Questions may be directed to