FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Can the research proposal be an extension of one's dissertation research or must it be new research?
A: The focus of your proposal need not derive from your dissertation research.
Q: The application requires 3 referees; must the 3 references be the people sending in your recommendation letters or three different individuals?
A: The same three individuals completing your recommendations should be listed as your three references. Only three letters are required.
Q: Must the working bibliography be annotated?
A: A bibliography of scholarship informing your project. It need not be annotated.
Q: To whom should I direct my cover letter?
A: Cover letters and recommendation letters may be directed to: CGWI Fellowship Search Committee
Q: Are recommendation writers permitted to upload PDF letters with electronic signatures?
A: Yes, recommendations may be electronically signed and emailed in PDF form to firstname.lastname@example.org for pre-doctoral applicants. Letters may also be mailed.
Q: Are only electronic copies of application materials allowed?
A: Only electronic application materials will be accepted.
Q: Is the fellowship applicable for Ph.D. graduate students in the sciences?
A: The fellowship is restricted to scholars in the humanities and social sciences.
Q: Is the Fellowship program open to foreign candidates?
A: Yes. The Fellowship does consider and accept foreign Ph.D. applicants.
Q: Am I eligible for a post-doctoral fellowship?
A: There are two conditions for eligibility for the post-doctoral fellowship:
1) Post-doctoral applicants must have been awarded their Ph.D. no earlier than 2014.
2) Post-doctoral fellows must have Ph.D in-hand by the July prior to the fellowship start date, which is July 15, 2019 for the current application period