The George Washington University’s Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Cold War/Post-1945 International History for 2013-2014. Applicants need to have completed archival research for their dissertation in two or more countries and be at the final writing stage of their dissertation at an American university. The Fellow must be in residence at IERES from September 2013 through June 2014 and will be provided with an office and computer. The Fellow will also help the IERES Director administer several workshops that train Ph.D. candidates to conduct archival research. The award will offer support in the amount of $25,000 per year, plus benefits.
Interested applicants should submit an 8-10 page proposal, curriculum vitae, and a letter of recommendation from a member of your dissertation committee. Please also submit a cover letter that clearly addresses your experience with archival research and any previous administrative responsibilities. All applications are reviewed by a GWU faculty panel that rewards clarity of argument and method as well as the originality of the research and the argument.
Deadline for all fellowship applications is *January 15, 2013*.
Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 January, 2013 with the subject line reading “Pre-doctoral Application.” Recommendation letters may be e-mailed or sent to:
Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
ATTN: Pre-doctoral Application
1957 E Street NW, Suite 412
Washington, DC 20052
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