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Graduate Fellowship Programs

Advanced Graduate Scholar Award
Graduate Associate Fellowship
Digital Scholars Program


Advanced Graduate Scholar Award

Deadline for Spring 2018 is October 16, 2017

Advanced Graduate Scholar Awards provide financial support to resident doctoral students pursuing research in the humanities or humanistic social sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and the Tyler School of Arts. Awardees receive a stipend to work full-time on the dissertation for one semester. The award also includes health benefits, one tuition credit, and $500 in research funding. Recipients must attend and participate in person in the bi-weekly CHAT Fellows Seminar, where they present part of their dissertation for discussion and critique.

Eligibility

Applicants must be CLA or Tyler Ph.D. students in good standing who have completed all course and exam requirements for the degree and will be elevated to candidacy by the start of the fellowship term (see Graduate School Policies and Procedures 02.27.13). Recipients must complete the degree no later than one year following the academic year of the award. Recipients must be able to attend and participate in person in the bi-weekly CHAT Fellows Seminar in order to remain eligible for the award. Failure to attend the Seminars in person may result in a loss of the award at the discretion of the CHAT Director. Awards made for Fall continue through the Spring term. Awards for Spring are for that semester only. Previous recipients of the Graduate School Senior Doctoral Fellowship, the Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Grant, or the CLA Advanced Graduate Scholar Award are ineligible.

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Associate Graduate Scholar Award

Deadline for 2018-19 is April 9, 2018

Associate Graduate Scholar Awards provide research support to resident doctoral students pursuing research in the humanities or humanistic social sciences. Awardees receive $1,000 in research funding. Recipients must attend and participate in person in the bi-weekly CHAT Fellows Seminar, where they present part of their dissertation for discussion and critique. Discussions are lively and focus on methodological issues. The research award funds standard research expenses, including travel to conferences or archives, membership fees in professional associations, and book and equipment purchases.

Eligibility

This fellowship is available to Temple Ph.D. students in good standing who have completed all course and exam requirements for the degree and will be elevated to candidacy by the start of the fellowship term (see Graduate School Policies and Procedures 02.27.13). Recipients must be able to attend and participate in person in the bi-weekly CHAT Fellows Seminar in order to remain eligible for the award. Failure to attend the Seminars in person may result in a loss of the award at the discretion of the CHAT Director. Associates remain eligible for all other CHAT Fellowships during the award year and may apply for them at any time. Students may only receive the Graduate Associate Fellowship once.

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Digital Scholars Program

CHAT/Temple Libraries Digital Scholars Program

Deadline for 2017-18 is September 18, 2017

The Digital Scholars Program helps graduate students at Temple to learn about digital research methods and to develop their own project. Successful applicants meet bi-weekly to learn about digital research techniques and develop their own projects in conversation with faculty, librarians, and other graduate students. At the end of the year, all participants will present their projects to the DH community at Temple. All students also participate in an international online collective and receive a $500 scholarship.

The online program is organized by HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory), the leading digital center for faculty, students, and librarians in the digital humanities. HASTAC gives students the opportunity to join a collective of students working together on digital humanities projects. CHAT will sponsor all program participants. For complete information about the HASTAC Program, see http://hastac.org/scholars/about.

Eligibility

Applicants must be an M.A., M.S., M.F.A., or Ph.D. student in good standing at Temple University. Students in all schools, colleges, and departments are encouraged to apply.

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