The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies

  • Deadline: 10/15/2024
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: 10
  • Award Amount: $5,000
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  • Phone: 609-452-7007
  • Fax: 609-452-0066
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  • Address: 5 Vaughn Drive Suite 300 Princeton, NJ 08540-6313

The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies is the award whose aim is to encourage original and significant research about women that crosses disciplinary, regional, or cultural boundaries.

Full Description

The Fellowship competition will select ten most deserving applicants who will receive $5,000 to be used for expenses connected with completing their dissertations, such as research-related travel, data work/collection, and supplies.

Who's eligible?

The Woodrow Wilson Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies is a dissertation completion fellowship and previous applicants may not apply.

The eligible applicants for the Women’s Studies Fellowships are Ph.D. candidates at institutions in the United States who will complete their dissertations during the fellowship year.

The Women’s Studies competition is for projects in the humanities and social sciences.

The applicant has to submit a clear, thorough, and compelling description of her work, as well as evidence of an enduring interest in and commitment to women’s issues.

How to Apply

The students interested in applying for this scholarship should meet the eligibility requirements and only then complete Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies application form which requires personal and educational details and the submission of the following components:

  • a submitted online application;
  • the online submission of the required supplemental items as a PDF
  • doctoral transcript; and
  • two letters of recommendation

It is very important to note that Aall submissions must be properly labeled and inquiries may be directed to

You will need to obtain a copy of your doctoral transcript and the transcript may be official or unofficial.

If you are selected as a finalist, you will be required to submit an official transcript.

In the Recommendation Request Section, you will be asked to initiate the recommendation request process and your recommenders will receive an email requesting they submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

You are responsible for ensuring that all the documents have been correctly labeled and submitted prior to the October 15th when the application procedure finishes.

It is strongly recommended that all components be submitted at least one day prior to the application deadline.

Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

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