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The American Anthropological Association invites minority doctoral candidates in anthropology to apply for a dissertation writing fellowship of $10,000. The annual Dissertation Fellowship for Historically Underrepresented Persons in Anthropology (formerly the Minority Dissertation Award) is intended to encourage members of racialized minorities to complete doctoral degrees in anthropology, thereby increasing diversity in the discipline and/or promoting research on issues of concern among minority populations. Dissertation topics in all areas of the discipline are welcome. Doctoral students who require financial assistance to complete the write-up phase of the dissertation are urged to apply.
A nonrenewable dissertation fellowship of $10,000 will be provided annually to one anthropology graduate student. In addition, the fellowship award winner will receive paid registration to the annual meeting and reimbursement travel to the annual meeting from the Yolanda T. Moses Minority Travel Fund.
An applicant must be:
*Students of any sub-field or specialty in anthropology will receive equal consideration
Award recipients are expected to serve on the selection committee for the following two years.
Submission Deadline: March 2022
Information on how to apply will be available this winter.