Meaghan Brown, a Ph.D. student in FSU’s interdisciplinary History of Text Technologies (HoTT) program, is one of just 15 students nationwide to win a $25,000 Mellon Dissertation Fellowship for Research in Original Sources.
The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. Eighty fellowships are awarded annually. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $20,000. The fellowship includes participation in an SSRC-funded interdisciplinary workshop upon the completion of IDRF-funded research.
Mellon Humanities Dissertation Fellowship:Irene Backus
Winnie Wong: Copies, fakes and counterfeits in popular culture and contemporary art. (Title: "After the Copy: China, Dafen Village, and the Hand-painted Art Product (1979-)". Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship 2008, CLIR Mellon Dissertation Fellowship in the Humanities in Original Sources 2008.
The application deadline for this program has now passed. CLIR's 2016 Mellon Dissertation Fellowship awards will be announced on April 1, 2016. Comments: A grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in combination with matching funds from individual donors provides endowment support for dissertation-year fellowships in the Division of the Social Sciences. Up to eight fellowships may be awarded in academic year 2012-2013. In accord with conditions set by the Mellon Foundation, this program is designed to increase completion rates and promote reductions in time-to-degree in the humanistic social sciences: Anthropology; Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science; Comparative Human Development; History; Political Science; Social Thought; and Sociology. Mellon dissertation fellowships will provide tuition, fees, and University Basic student health insurance plus an academic-year stipend of $20,000.