Provost’s Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship Deadline for Applications: Monday, February 6, 2023, 3:00 pm  The Provost’s Office is pleased to announce the following pre-dissertation fellowship competition for doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences.  These summer awards provide $4,000. This fellowship program has two objectives: To allow students to conduct pre-dissertation research and training following… Read More

Early Research Initiative (ERI) Archival Research Grants  Deadline for Applications: Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 3pm The Provost’s Office is pleased to announce the following summer research grant programs to support advanced doctoral student research and travel. The Early Research Initiative Knickerbocker Award for Archival Research in American Studies is designed to support doctoral students whose… Read More

IT Aide Job Description General Characteristics Information Technology (IT) provides and maintains a wide variety of voice, video and data systems to serve the Graduate Center community of students, faculty, staff and members of the public. GC students staffing the position of IT Aide assist with a wide variety of IT maintenance and operational matters, end-user… Read More

The CUNY Humanities Alliance seeks applications from Graduate Center students in any field for a Spring 2023 fellowship.   About the Humanities Alliance The CUNY Humanities Alliance, generously supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, exposes graduate students to the best ways to support humanities education in the community college context, while simultaneously expanding access… Read More

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Program Coordinator, Membership and Events American Studies Association Washington, DC Please take a look and help us spread the word about this new and vital staff position in the ASA’s national office. The position is posted on, which is a prominent site for nonprofit and social impact job ads. Candidates seeking to… Read More

THE CUNY GRADUATE CENTER DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION FOR THE 2023-2024 ACADEMIC YEAR  Applications Due: Tuesday, January 17, 2023, no later than 5:00pm Attached: 2023-24 GC Dissertation Fellowship Application and Guidelines 2023-24 GC Dissertation Fellowship Cover Sheet (word) GUIDELINES Eligibility Requirements Students must be officially advanced to candidacy (level III) before February 14, 2023. Dissertation Fellowships… Read More

IRADAC Fellows Program Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Purpose The IRADAC Fellowship provides institutional and intellectual support for seven Ph.D. candidates at the dissertation writing stage. Organized around an interdisciplinary seminar, the IRADAC Fellowship offers sustained support among scholars working on any area of the African Diaspora. During the academic year, fellows will have the opportunity to take… Read More

Invitation for applications for the IRADAC/Schomburg Digitization Fellowships Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Purpose Students will work closely with staff at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Located in Harlem, the Schomburg Center is recognized as one of the world’s leading research institutions focusing on African American, African Diaspora, and African experience. Throughout the fall semester, fellows… Read More

Grad student ethnographers: Did you present or publish a paper this year? Finish a thesis chapter? Are you working on a semester assignment? Please consider submitting for the inaugural American Studies Association Ethnography Caucus essay prize. The caucus has initiated this prize in order to support and highlight ethnography within the broad field of American… Read More