Applications for the Wigh Fellowship Awards are now accepted. Students from all nations are welcome to apply. The award is purposed to support students participate in one year residential program at Harvard University for learning any course offered by the university. The winning fellows will receive benefit of $50,000. To apply, the application packet must be submitted no later than December 15, 2015.
The Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (WIGH) at Harvard University identifies and supports outstanding scholars whose work responds to the growing interest in the encompassing study of global history. They seek to organize a community of scholars interested in the systematic scrutiny of developments that have unfolded across national, regional, and continental boundaries and who propose to analyze the interconnections—cultural, economic, ecological, political and demographic—among world societies. We encourage applicants from all over the world, and especially from outside Europe and North America, hoping to create a global conversation on global history.
Those are selected will receive an annual stipend valued up to $50,000.
Level and Area of Studies
Residential program in any subject offered by the host institution.
Place of Study
At Harvard University in the United States.
Eligibility and Criteria
The competition for these awards is open only to scholars with a PhD (or comparable professional school degree). If still pursuing the PhD, WIGH Fellows must receive their degree no later than May 2016. There is no limit on time since submission of the candidate’s degree; we are open to candidates at various stages of their careers. They expect that candidates will be able to submit samples of independent work (articles, papers, dissertation chapters) in support of their candidacies on request.
There is no nationality restriction.
The application should be made through the online system at the website and application link below.
15 December 2015.