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Access & Opportunity

  • The MMUF Travel and Research Grants provide assistance in completing research prior to the start of dissertation writing.
    • Application deadline: March 15, 2019
  • The MMUF Dissertation Grants support doctoral candidates nearing the completion of their dissertations.
    • The 2019 application is closed; Fellows will be announced in February 2019. Please check back in late summer 2019.
  • The Career Enhancement Fellowships create opportunities for junior faculty members to strengthen their tenure dossiers and connect with faculty colleagues who can mentor them through the tenure process.
    • The 2019 application is closed; Fellows will be announced in February 2019. Please check back in late summer 2019.
  • The Career Enhancement Adjunct Faculty Fellowship seeks to increase the presence of MMUF Fellows among tenure-track faculty in core fields of the arts and humanities.
    • The 2019 application is closed; Fellows will be announced in February 2019. Please check back in late summer 2019.
  • For MMUF Fellows, The Mellon Mays Gap Assistance Program (Mellon Mays GAP) helps Mellon Mays Fellows who have recently graduated maintain their graduate school ambitions and progress towards an academic career.
    • Mellon Mays GAP events and track starts happen throughout the year. For more info, email [email protected].

Education

Faculty Development

  • The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award is designed to support junior faculty as they work towards achieving tenure.
    • The 2019 application is closed; Fellows will be announced in April 2019. Please check back in late summer 2019.
  • The Course Hero-Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching aims to shape the next generation of college professors and instructors to be innovative, effective, and inspiring educators.
    • The 2019 application is closed; Fellows will be announced in summer 2019. Please check back in late summer 2019.

Religion & Ethics

  • The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships support the final year of work on Ph.D. dissertations dealing with ethical or religious values in fields across the humanities and social sciences.
    • The 2019 application is closed; Fellows will be announced in spring 2019. The 2020 competition will open in August 2019.

Teaching Fellowships

American History

  • The Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship, developed with the Institute of Play in New York City, offers professional development for middle and high school American history teachers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The program aims to use the power of games, play, and digital tools to transform both teacher practice and student engagement. In the long term, it may also provide a new disciplinary resource for university-based teacher preparation.
    • Please check back for more information in spring 2019.

Women & Gender

  • Since 1974, the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies has been the only national program supporting original, significant, interdisciplinary doctoral dissertations on women’s issues.
    • The 2019 application is closed; Fellows will be announced in spring 2019. The 2020 competition will open in August 2019.

For information about the Foundation’s past programs, click here.

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