USC Shoah Foundation Research Fellowships for PhD Candidates

Award Amount: $4,000

Number of Awards: Three (3)

Deadline: December 15th, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research makes available three research fellowships named as “Greenberg Research Fellowship”, “Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies”, and “Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellowship”. Applications are open to the Ph.D. candidate from any discipline for dissertation research focused on testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources.

Host Institution:

USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, formerly Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides a compelling voice for education and action.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Applicant must Ph.D. candidate from any discipline for dissertation research focused on testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources.
  • The recipient will be required to spend one month in residence at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Instructions for Applying:

An applicant needs to submit the following along with the application:

  • A cover letter (including proposed dates of residency)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proposal abstract (1-3 pages)
  • Writing sample
  • Recommendation letter from your Ph.D. advisor

Submitting Details:

  • To submit an application, all application material must be mail to Cagr-at-usc.edu
  • Each submission will be considered for all three fellowships.

Award Description:

Each fellowship provides $4,000 to the winning applicants.

Detailed Information Link:

http://sfi.usc.edu/news/2017/11/19466-call-applications-2018-2019-research-fellowships-phd-candidates