Rear Admiral John D. Hayes Pre-doctoral Fellowship in U.S. Naval History.
Rear Admiral John D. Hayes Pre-doctoral Fellowship in U.S. Naval History. The Naval History and Heritage Command, an official agency of the United States Navy, is offering the following competitive opportunity for funding of research and writing on the U.S. naval history for the academic year 2012-2013. The application deadline is 30 March 2012. All awards are based on merit, regardless of race, color, creed, or sex. Recipients must be U.S. citizens.
Interested persons will find greater detail as well as application procedures and forms on the Naval History and Heritage Commandís website, at http://www.history.navy.mil/prizes/prizes.htm, or by contacting the Senior Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command, 805 Kidder Breese St., SE, Washington, DC 20374-5060.
The fellowship provides financial and scholarly aid for dissertation research and writing. The subject matter of the dissertation supported should significantly enhance knowledge of U.S. naval history. A stipend of $10,000 for the fellowship year (September 2012- June 2013) will be provided in two payments. The successful applicant will be asked to travel twice to NHHC's Washington headquarters, once at the beginning of the fellowship period to meet with command historians, and once at the end of the fellowship period to make a presentation on the progress on the dissertation. A single travel grant of up to $2,500 will be made to finance these two visits. Applicants must be citizens of the United States, not on active duty in the armed forces; be enrolled in a recognized graduate school; have completed requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation by June 30, 2012; and have an approved dissertation topic in the field of U.S. naval history. Current fellows applying for continuation of the fellowship for a second year will be considered on an equal competitive basis with other applicants.
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