ACLS Public Fellows Program

Application deadline:   March 24, 2016

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications for the sixth competition of the Public Fellows program. This year, the program will place up to 21 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring. Fellows receive a stipend of $65,000 per year, with individual health insurance and up to $3,000 to be used toward professional development activities over the course of the fellowship term.

Eligible applicants:

  1. Possess US citizenship or permanent resident status;
  2. Have a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences conferred between January 1, 2013 and June 12, 2016;
  3. Have defended and deposited their dissertations no later than the application deadline of March 24, 2016; and
  4. Not have applied to any other ACLS fellowship programs in the 2015-16 competition year (excluding the ACLS Digital Extension Grant program).

For complete information about this opportunity, see: http://www.acls.org/programs/publicfellowscomp/

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