Grants, Fellowships & CFPs

Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund Dissertation Completion Awards 2015-16

Event Date: Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Sponsored by: Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund

Only Graduate Students are eligible for this grant, fellowship, or residency.

The Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund provides dissertation write-up grants to PhD candidates in the humanities. Grants are awarded to bring about the completion of the dissertation. Grants are available only to applicants who are in financial need as determined by the Trustees upon review of the applications.

Lewis Fellows are awarded a stipend up to $27,000 plus coverage of some registration/tuition fees. Eligibility is limited to PhD candidates at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University who are completing a dissertation whose focus is humanistic.

To complete an application, please visit

Application materials:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Full project description (in no more than 1,000 words) including a summary of work completed to date and an estimate of time required to complete the dissertation
  • Research budget for the grant period (12 months) specifying all probable costs by category such as registration fees, books, rent, food, transportation
  • Three letters of recommendation including one from the dissertation director and two from other recognized scholars.

For more information please contact: Monica Wheeler Executive Secretary to the Trustees Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund PO Box 20424 Stanford CA 94309-0424 T: 408 293-9952

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