Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship (SSRC-IDRF)


Fellowship Information

Description:

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.

Who Should Apply:

The program is open to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences—regardless of citizenship—enrolled in PhD programs in the United States. Applicants to the 2014 IDRF competition must complete all PhD requirements except on-site research by the time the fellowship begins or by December 2014, whichever comes first.

Fellowship Benefits:

The fellowship includes participation in an SSRC-funded interdisciplinary workshop upon the completion of IDRF-funded research.

Program Duration:

9 to 12 months.

Number & Amount Available:

Eighty fellowships are awarded annually. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $20,000.

Citizenship Requirements:
non-USA
non-USA w/greencard
USA
STEM Fields Only:
No

Student Information

Required GPA:
Any
Varies
Academic Level:
Graduate

Deadlines

Initial Deadline:
November 3, 2015
NC State Campus Deadline:

None

National Deadline:
November 3, 2014