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Marquette University - Mitchem Dissertation Completion Fellowships for Underrepresented Students

Deadline: Anticipated 1/2020 ( Previous deadline 1/7/2019 )

Residential fellowships aim to increase the presence of currently underrepresented racial and cultural groups in the U.S. professoriate by providing support for doctoral candidates as they complete their dissertations. Fellows teach one course in their area of specialization. Applications are invited from the following academic areas: Anthropology, Communication Studies, Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Educational Policy and Leadership, English, History, Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Philosophy, Political Science/International Relations, Psychology, Social Work/Welfare, Sociology, or Theology. The fellowship offers support for one year.

Applicant must:

  • Be a US citizen.
  • Have not earned a doctoral degree at any time or in any field.
  • Have completed all other requirements for the PhD and are at the dissertation writing stage.
  • Belong to a racial-cultural group historically underrepresented in the U.S. professoriate. African-American, Native-American, and Hispanic-American candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Award Amount:

  • $36,520 stipend and fringe benefits.
  • Research and travel fund.
  • Marquette University will provide library privileges, office space, access to computer and clerical support.

Dr. William C. Welburn
Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
Marquette University
Tel: 414-288-8028



Categories: Annual stipend of at least $10,000; Social Sciences; Sciences/Engineering/Math; Humanities; US Citizens, Nationals, or Permanent Residents; Dissertation Write-Up; Fellowship/Grant; Underrepresented Students

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