Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships 2020

Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified candidates for the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships 2020. The full application details for the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships can be accessed below.

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships is open for International Students The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Any University. The deadline for the scholarship is 1st Feb (Annual).

ten or more dissertation fellowships are awarded each year to graduate students who would complete the writing of a dissertation within the award year.

These fellowships of $20,000 each are designed to contribute to the support of the doctoral candidate to enable him or her to complete the thesis in a timely manner and are only appropriate for students approaching the final year of their Ph.D. work.

This fellowship is not for support of doctoral research. Applications are evaluated in comparison with each other and not in competition with the postdoctoral research grant proposals. Applicants may be citizens of any country and studying at colleges or universities in any country.

Questions that interest the foundation concern violence and aggression in relation to social change, intergroup conflict, war, terrorism, crime, and family relationships, among other subjects. Dissertations with no relevance to understanding human violence and aggression will not be supported. Priority will also be given to areas and methodologies not receiving adequate attention and support from other funding sources.

Degree Level:

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships is available to undertake PhD level programs.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Eligible Nationalities:

Students from any country around the world are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Benefits:

These fellowships of US$20,000 each are designed to contribute to the support of the doctoral candidate to enable him or her to complete the thesis in a timely manner and are only appropriate for students approaching the final year of their PhD work.

Awards ordinarily commence on 1 September but other starting dates (after 1 July) may be requested if the nature of the project makes this appropriate.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants may be citizens of any country and studying at colleges or universities in any country. They must be graduate students who will complete the writing of a dissertation within the award year.

Dissertations eligible for the grants are those relating to issues that interest the foundation, namely, those concerning violence and aggression in relation to social change, inter group conflict, war, terrorism, crime, and family relationships, among other subjects. Dissertations with no relevance to understanding human violence and aggression will not be supported. Priority will also be given to areas and methodologies not receiving adequate attention and support from other funding sources.

These grants are made to PhD candidates who are entering the dissertation stage of graduate school. Usually, this means that fieldwork or other research is complete and writing has begun. If analysis and writing are not far enough along for an applicant to be confident that he will complete the dissertation within the year, he should not apply. In some disciplines, particularly experimental fields, research and writing can reasonably be expected to be completed within the same year, and in those cases, it is appropriate to apply.

Application Procedure:

The application will be available beginning 1 October each year, for grants to be awarded the following year. Applications are to be submitted online. Applications for dissertation fellowships must be received by 1 February each year, for a decision in June of that year. Applications are reviewed during the spring and final decisions are made by the Board of Directors at its meeting in June.

Recipients of the dissertation fellowship must submit a copy of the dissertation, approved and accepted by their institution, within 6 months after the end of the award year. Any papers, books, articles, or other publications based on the research should also be sent to the foundation.

How to Apply

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