Frederick Douglass Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at the University of Rochester

The University of Rochester's Postdoctoral Fellowship is awarded to scholars who hold a Ph.D. degree in a field that contributes to African and African-American Studies. It carries an annual stipend of $40,000 and a $3,000 fund for research-related activities. The Fellow will participate in the intellectual life of the Institute, pursue his/her own scholarship, and teach one course in his or her area of specialization.Submission materials: -A completed FDI fellowship postdoctoral application form available on the website-A curriculum vitae-A 3-5 page description of the research the applicant plans to carry out during the fellowship year, plus a description of the undergraduate course the applicant would like to teach-A sample of published or unpublished writing on a topic related to the proposal-Three letters of recommendation (to be sent directly to FDI at the address indicated on the website) that comment upon the value and feasibility of the work proposedApplicants for the academic year must have their PhD in hand before the fellowship begins in September.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $43,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes