Career Enhancement Fellowship Opportunity

The Career Enhancement Fellowship Program seeks to increase the presence of minority junior faculty members and other faculty members committed to eradicating racial disparities in core fields in the arts and humanities. The Fellowship, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, supports the Mellon Foundation’s mission to strengthen, promote, and, where necessary, defend the contributions of the humanities and the arts to human flourishing and to the well-being of diverse and democratic societies.

The Fellowship provides each Fellow with a six-month or one-year sabbatical grant; a research, travel, or publication stipend; and participation in an annual conference/retreat. A total of 30 Fellowships are awarded each year.

This opportunity is open to third-year tenure-track faculty.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Programs alumni
  • Minority junior faculty: African Americans, Latinos and Latinas, Native Americans, and Native Alaskans
  • Junior faculty with a demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities, breaking down stereotypes, and promoting cross-racial understanding in their university communities.

You can find more detailed information at http://woodrow.org/fellowships/mellon/career-enhancement/

The 2019 application deadline October 26, 2018. 

Please share this excellent opportunity with any third-year tenure-track faculty you know. If you have any questions, contact Program Associate Ritu Mukherjee (mukherjee@woodrow.org).

Thank you to HELI 2011 alum Dr. Tisha Felder for sharing!

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