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Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Goes By: Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
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The fellowship is designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner.

In addition to topics in religious studies or in ethics (philosophical or religious), dissertations appropriate to the Newcombe Fellowship competition might explore the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values influencing political decisions, the moral codes of other cultures, and religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature. Previous applicants may not apply.

Award Value

Fellowships of $25,000 will be awarded for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing; in addition, Fellows' graduate schools will be asked to waive tuition and/or remit some portion of their fees.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Doctoral
Academic Areas: Social Sciences, Humanities
Areas of Interest: Research, Faith/religion
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Electronic Deadline
Thursday, November 15, 2018
11:59 p.m. EST

Last updated: September 5, 2017