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Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program for Recent PhDs in Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences

Modified: March 9, 2017

ACLS invites applications for the seventh competition of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program. This year, the program will place up to 22 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year term staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the non-profit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring. Fellows receive a stipend of $67,500 per year, with individual health insurance and up to $3000 to be used toward professional development activities. For more information and to apply, visit the ACLS website.

Applicants must:

  1. possess US citizenship or permanent resident status;
  2. have a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences (see note on eligible fields below) conferred between September 1, 2013 and June 18, 2017; and
  3. defend and file/deposit their completed dissertations no later than April 6, 2017, and be prepared to verify this with official university documentation during the review and selection process.
Job Opportunities, Professional Development