Predoctoral Fellowship Applications: DUE by March 27, 2015

March 9, 2015

International Security Studies at Yale (ISS) invites applications from advanced doctoral candidates for its Smith Richardson Predoctoral Fellowship. The fellowship offers the support and the unique resources of ISS at Yale to ABD scholars within one year of dissertation submission. Applicants will come from the field of security studies, with an emphasis on international, diplomatic, or military history. These fellowships begin each September with a term of one academic  year.

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  • Please submit a vita, a 3-5-page research proposal (describing your work and how the fellowship will be used), transcripts, a short (no more than 50 page) writing sample, and three letters of reference (one should be from the applicant’s dissertation advisor) to: Igor Biryukov, Senior Administrative Assistant, International Security Studies, Yale University, PO Box 208353, New Haven, CT 06520-8353, or via email to
  • Fellows must be in residence in New Haven or its environs during their fellowship year. Eligible candidates will have completed the archival research for their doctoral dissertation, and winners will be expected to use the award to make substantial progress in writing their dissertation. Applications from non-U.S. citizens are welcome, but successful applicants bear final responsibility for all immigration-related issues.
  • Deadline: March 27, 2015