Great News! A fully funded scholarship for international candidates is the Jefferson Scholars Foundation National Fellowship 2024–2025. An office, stack access, interlibrary loan rights, and internet access. The chance to present a paper in Hagley’s seminar series. The use of Hagley’s subsidized scholar’s lodgings is all included in the $25,000 fellowship.
Like other National Fellows, the Business and Politics Fellow is matched with a senior scholar in the fellow’s field who will act as a mentor and offer important advice during the year. The Fellow also participates in meetings in the spring and autumn. The Fellow receives guidance on how to reach a wider audience.
About The Jefferson Scholars Foundation National Fellowship 2024:
- Host Country: USA
- Institution(s): Jefferson Scholars Foundation
- Degree Level: Ph.D.
- Fields Available: Business and Politics
- Program Duration: Three academic years
- Deadline: February 1, 2024,
Benefits Of The Jefferson Scholars Foundation National Fellowship 2024:
The National Fellowship from The Jefferson Scholars Foundation offers the following advantages to its recipients:
- The Jefferson Scholars Foundation offers a $25,000 annual stipend to the Fellow.
- An office, access to stacks, interlibrary loan rights, internet use, the chance to present a paper in Hagley’s seminar series, and use of Hagley’s reduced scholar’s lodgings.
For consideration for a National Fellowship from the Jefferson Scholars Foundation, candidates must fulfill the requirements listed below:
- English is a required language.
- All nations in the world are eligible.
- A Ph.D. candidate who anticipates finishing their dissertation by the end of the fellowship year is required to apply. This is not a fellowship for postdoctoral work. Applicants must not be US citizens.
- Two conferences, one in the fall and one in the spring, are necessary for each Fellow to attend. The conferences offer a venue for disseminating research and discoveries to the academic community at the University of Virginia and the Jefferson Scholars Foundation.
- Except for the Jefferson Scholars/Hagley Library Dissertation Fellowship, which necessitates residency at the Hagley Library throughout the academic year, residence at the Jefferson Scholars Foundation is encouraged but not necessary for all Fellows.
- All Fellows, except the Jefferson Scholars/Hagley Library Fellow, will be provided with an additional stipend of $1,500 to cover their travel and housing expenses for the spring and fall conferences.
- No matter where they live, all Fellows are expected to engage with and contribute to the Jefferson Scholars Foundation’s interdisciplinary community.
The following items make up the application, which must adhere to the word or page limits specified:
- The applicant’s profile sheet
- Description of the project (1,200 words). Give a brief description of your dissertation or book, including the thesis (how it advances or modifies previous knowledge, and how or why you chose this particular subject).
- Op-ed or blog post (750 words): a previously published or model op-ed (like those in the New York Times) or a previously published or model blog post (like those on Slate.com) that applies a key discovery from your research to a current public policy issue.
- Reference list (3 pages)
- Biographical sketch (2 pages)
- One chapter from your dissertation, with a one-page introduction that places the chapter in the context of the larger project, or an accepted/published journal article, should make up the writing sample (40 pages at most).
- Two recommendation letters, one of which must be from your adviser. Require recommendation letters as part of the application process or emailed directly to the Selection Board at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the official website to learn more about the National Fellowship offered by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation: