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IMPORTANT: For those applications requiring reference letters, we strongly advise that you contact references in advance of submitting their names, informing them that they will receive a portal-generated email. They must use the information and links contained in that email to submit their letter.
IMPORTANT: You must use the Competition Portal to apply for the Competitions listed below.

Competition Deadlines

  • Graduate Research Travel Awards

    Deadline: Monday, November 11, 2019 11:59pm

    Graduate Research Travel Awards (including Andrew Debicki International Graduate Travel Award and Jim Martin Graduate Travel Award) enable KU humanities graduate students who have completed all required coursework for the PhD to travel for purposes of dissertation research. Ten awards of up to $3000 each are given each year. The money is received in the form of reimbursement for travel expenses. 

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  • Applied Humanities Bootcamp

    Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020 11:59pm The Applied Humanities Boot Camp is designed to provide practical advice, intensive training, hands-on experience, and professional networking opportunities to up to 20 humanities and social sciences graduate students. View Application Instructions...
  • Richard and Jeannette Sias Graduate Fellowship in the Humanities

    Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020 11:59pm Provides two KU humanities graduate students with one semester each of financial support to focus entirely on the dissertation. View Application Instructions...
  • Applied Humanities Summer Fellows

    Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020 11:59pm

    Supports PhD or MA students who demonstrate the ability to make outstanding contributions in their chosen humanities or social science disciplines and are interested in both interdisciplinary studies and community outreach. This program provides $3,000 in fellowship stipends for work at a local or regional non-profit.

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