ICGC Fellowships: Mellon Scholar Fellowship and Scholar Fellowships in USA and Southern Africa

The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC), University of Minnesota and Andrew W. Mellon are now inviting applications for ICGC Fellowship. Students from all nationas are welcome to apply. He or she must be pursuing must be graduate student at the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota. The winning candidates will receive benefit of maximum $20,000. Expires in 48 days!

Fellowship Description
The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC), University of Minnesota and Andrew W. Mellon proudly offer a number of  international fellowships for graduate students who are clearly committed to the interdisciplinary study of the global south in the context of global change.

There are two types of award are now available, which are; Mellon Scholar Fellowship and Mellon Scholar Fellowship. The ICGC Scholar Fellowships support students at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and ICGC-Mellon Scholar Fellowships support graduate students whose research interests emphasize humanistic and interpretive social science perspectives. Additionally, ICGC-Mellon Scholars are expected to conduct their dissertation research in Southern Africa. Nominations are encouraged from exceptionally capable students especially but not only from the global south and U.S. communities of color.

Value and Tenure
Awards vary in amount, duration, and format, with up to $20,000 in the first year of study. Transportation costs to Minnesota are not covered. Those are tenable for maximum four years.

Level and Area of Studies
Graduate degree in interdisciplinary study of the global south in the context of global change.

Place of Study
In the USA and Southern Africa.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, all interested students must be satisfying the criteria as follow:

  • Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree
  • Have applied to a graduate or professional degree program at the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota as follows: students entering doctoral programs in the Colleges of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences; Biological Sciences; Liberal Arts; Education and Human Development; or the School of Public Health or the Humphrey School of Public Affairs or students entering master’s programs in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs or the School of Public Health
  • Receive a nomination for these fellowships by the department or college in which they will be enrolled
  • Gain admittance to a graduate degree program.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Please download and complete the application form from the link below.

Submission Deadline
28 January 2019.

Website and Application Link