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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowships Program Dissertation Completion Fellowships


To assist graduates in the last year of their PhD dissertation writing.


Open to a PhD candidate in a humanities or social science department in an American University. Applicant should not be in the degree programme for more than 6 years and the successful candidates cannot hold this fellowship after the 7th year.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

1 year

Award Value

US$25,000, plus funds for research costs of up to $3,000 and for university fees of up to $5,000.

Application procedure

Applicants can apply online (external linkPlease see the website for further website external link.

Closing date

November 9th


The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Study Level

  • Doctorate

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is a private non-profit federation of 68 national scholarly organizations. The mission of the ACLS, as set forth in its Constitution is the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies.

Contact Details

  • 212 697 1505
  • 212 949 8058
  • 633 3rd Avenue
    8th Floor between 40th & 41st Streets
    New York
    10017 6795
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) by using the links below.


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