Apply now for winter 2019 Global Dynamics Graduate Research Fellowships

by Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Monday, November 05, 2018 2:00 PM

The 21st Century Global Dynamics Fellowship is open to all UCSB students who have advanced to Ph.D. candidacy with a research emphasis that is aligned with the specific theme(s) announced in the Call for Applications. The current call for Winter 2019 Applications is for ‚Äčeither Global Studies or Gender and Islam.

They are seeking advanced Ph.D. students working at the intersection of human rights and global governance. Ability to work 20 hours a week in Winter 2019 is required. Fellowships provide one academic quarter of in-state tuition/fees plus a stipend of $7,500 to Ph.D. students in the humanities and social sciences. Fellows work under the direction of a Mellichamp Professor, providing support for research in one of the cluster’s four areas of emphasis: gender and Islam, human rights, political economy, and media & culture. Research duties are multi-faceted and will be based on the nature of the professor’s current projects. Fellows must be in residence during the term of the award and log twenty hours of work per week. They must secure approval for any other on-campus employment during the fellowship quarter. In some cases, fellowships may be renewed for an additional quarter. During the award quarter the fellow is also encouraged to plan and submit a 1200-1500 word essay on their research for publication in the online journal global-e.

Application Materials:
1. Cover letter describing the candidate’s background and related interests. 
2. Curriculum vitae. 

Deadline: Application deadline for Winter 2019 Fellowship is Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Please send all required application materials as a single PDF to Victor Faessel by 5:00 p.m. You will receive a confirmation email within three business days; award letters go out within 7 business days of the deadline. 

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Contact: For further information, contact Victor Faessel at or 805-893-4690.