Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy Graduate Fellowship Program 2018-2019, USA

Publish Date: Jan 17, 2018

Deadline: Mar 16, 2018

Andrea Mitchell Center Graduate Fellowships 2018-2019

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy will award 3 graduate fellowships during the 2018-2019 academic year to Penn graduate students with approved prospectuses for dissertation topics in any discipline relevant to the study of democracy, its theory or practice, or related topics of citizenship and constitutional government.

The Mitchell Center Graduate Fellowship will provide for the graduate student’s tuition and annual stipend during the 2018-2019 academic year, plus $3500 to support dissertation-related research expenses in the summer of either 2018 or 2019. Recipients will also be compensated for administrative work done for the Program.

Funds are provided through a generous grant from the Mellon Foundation and the Mary and David Boies Family Fund. The recipients are expected to assist in organizing an interdisciplinary Mitchell Center Graduate Student Workshop in which graduate students from Penn and surrounding institutions may present pertinent research. They will also be asked to provide administrative support for the Mtchell Center Faculty Workshop Series and Annual Conference and they will be eligible to participate in these events.

Applicants should send

1)   a CV
2)   a description of their dissertation’s aim, current status, and further research plans 
      (not to exceed five double-spaced pages)
3)   a copy of their transcript
4)   a letter of endorsement from their Dissertation Supervisor.

Please send applications in Word or PDF format to, or mail hard copies to:

Matthew Roth
Mitchell Center Administrator
College Hall 208
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Questions concerning the Mitchell Center Graduate Fellowships should be directed to Matthew Roth at, phone 215-573-4881.

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