Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph. In addition to topics in religious studies or in ethics philosophical or religiousdissertations appropriate to the Newcombe Fellowship competition might explore the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values influencing political decisions, the moral codes of other cultures, and religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature. Since the first round of competition inmore than 1, Newcombe Fellows have been named.
Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships. Their fields of study include anthropology, English, ethnomusicology, geography, health policy and management, history, philosophy, political science, religious studies, and sociology.
The Newcombe Fellowship fosters the original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences.
Fellows are writing on such topics as the Ferguson Commission and the future of St.
Louis; baroque and enlightenment Catholicism in 18th-century Spain; social welfare in South Africa; grassroots abortion funds; and the role of opacity in contemporary African American literature. See the full list of Fellows below.
Funded by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, the Fellowship was created in and has supported just over 1, doctoral candidates, most of them now noted faculty at domestic and foreign institutions.
For more information on the Newcombe Dissertation Fellowship, please visit http: The Foundation supports its Fellows as the next generation of leaders shaping American society. The Ferguson Commission and the Future of St.The Woodrow Wilson Foundation administers the Newcombe Fellowship competition at the request of and in consultation with the Charlotte W.
Newcombe Foundation, a private foundation created under the will of Philadelphia philanthropist Mrs. Newcombe, who died in In addition to the Newcombe Dissertation Fellowships, the Newcombe Foundation.
Purpose. The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D.
candidates in these fields complete their dissertation . scholarships and outside awards.
Scholarships, grants, and loans are available from a number of denominational, humanitarian, and other agencies. The Wilson Center, chartered by Congress as the living memorial to President Woodrow Wilson, is the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum.
In tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue, the Center informs actionable ideas for Congress, the administration, and the broader policy community. The Woodrow Wilson Foundation has been proud to support more than 22, Fellows who collectively have an impressive record of scholarship, teaching, service, and public influence.
Among them is a select group whose work advances the disciplines in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies The Women's Studies Fellowship application is now closed! Since , the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies has been the only national program supporting original, significant, interdisciplinary doctoral dissertations on women’s issues.