Fellowship Opportunities

The Department of History is in the process of developing a line of fellowships of its own to support talented and ambitious graduate students. We expect applications to open in the academic year 2017/18 and will add information to this page as soon as it becomes available. At this stage, the department expects to implement awards and grants of a considerable variety:

Digital-Online Graduate Fellowship Instituted to support the writing of a graduate paper presented in the digital format by majors in the department. Preference shall be given to projects involving the use of collections in the FIU museums. Awarded annually to subsidize the acquisition or reproduction of archival materials, library or archival research trips, and/or the revision and copy editing of outstanding paper drafts.

Darden Pyron American Cultural History Fellowship Instituted to support the writing of an undergraduate or graduate paper by majors in the department. Preference shall be given to projects involving American / Southern History, Queer History, and/or Biography. Awarded annually to subsidize the acquisition or reproduction of archival materials, library or archival research trips, and/or the revision and copy editing of outstanding paper drafts.

Noble David Cook Colonial Atlantic History Fellowship Instituted to support the writing of a graduate paper by majors in the department addressing issues in colonial Atlantic History. Preference shall be given to projects involving demographic history in the Atlantic, the history of Atlantic diseases, and/or Andean Ethnohistory. Awarded annually to subsidize subsidize the acquisition or reproduction of archival materials, library or archival research trips, and/or the revision and copy editing of outstanding paper drafts. For more information, click here.