SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship 2013 Fields Announced!

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship provides mentoring and summer research funds for site-specific preliminary dissertation work for students in the humanities and social sciences. The application for this year is now open, with a deadline of January 31, 2013. Early- to mid-stage students are encouraged to apply if their dissertation topics fit within the scope of one of this year’s specific research fields: Critical Approaches to Human RightsGlobal Commodity StudiesMobility, Empowerment and Precarity in African Migration (International Field), Postcolonial Identities and Decolonial Struggles: Creolization and Colored Cosmopolitanism (International Field), and Public Finance and Society: The New Historical Fiscal Sociology. For more information, Rutgers students can visit the SSRC Funder Profile on the GradFund Knowledgebase, or schedule an individual appointment for help with the application. If you are planning to apply for this competitive award, we strongly encourage you begin your application now, rather than during or after the holidays!

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