CLAGS Paul Monette-Roger Horwitz Dissertation Prize​

The deadline for this award is extended to June 1st 2022.

This award, which honors the memories of Monette, a poet and author, and his partner, Horwitz, an attorney, will be given for the best dissertation in LGTBQ Studies, broadly defined, by a PhD candidate within the City University of New York system.

*Dissertations defended form Spring 2021- Spring 2022 will be accepted.*



  1. A cover letter stating your name, address, contact information (mailing address, email address, and phone number), school/campus affiliation, and project description.
  2. One full copy of the dissertation.
  3. One full copy of the abstract.

Applications may be submitted directly through email or through file-transfer sites such as WeTransfer. Please send all submissions/file transfers to Print copies will not be accepted.

To see former winners of this prize please go to the Fellowships Page on our website.