The UC Center for the Humanities provides fellowship opportunities for UC San Diego tenure-track faculty and graduate students. Both fellows programs include a writing seminar aimed at improving participants’ ability to write to a broader cross-disciplinary audience.

The Center for the Humanities Faculty Fellows Program provides recipients with one course release and $ 1,000 in research funds, allowing them to spend time working toward the completion of a major project. The fellowships are sponsored by the Academic Senate Committee on Research Grants-General Campus, the Division of Social Sciences Dean’s Office, and the Center for the Humanities.

The Dissertation Writing Workshop allows recipients to participate in intensive workshopping of one dissertation chapter in a seminar led by Professor Emeritus Stanley Chodorow. Recipients also receive a $ 1,500 research grant. Funding for this program is provided by the Division of Social Sciences Dean’s Office and the Center for the Humanities. Please see the 2015-16 CFP here.

The UC Humanities Research Institute Graduate Fellowship offered two advanced graduate students in the Division of Arts & Humanities a full-year fellowship. Funding for this program was provided by the UC President’s Office in collaboration with the UC Humanities Research Institute. These fellows were invited to participate in the Dissertation Writing Workshop. This opportunity was available from 2011-2015.

The UC President’s Fellowship provided faculty with year-long funding toward the completion of a major project. This opportunity was available from 2011-2014.