Application Information

No grants are made directly to individual students.

Newcombe Fellowships are awarded annually following a rigorous national selection process. Eligibility for Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships is limited to students enrolled in doctoral programs in the humanities and social sciences at graduate schools in the United States. Awards are for twelve months of dissertation writing.The 2016 Newcombe Application is now closed. The application will open again in August 2016 for 2017-18. Fellows for 2016 have been announced. Click here for the list.

To be eligible for selection, the graduate scholar must be preparing a dissertation in which ethical or religious values are a central concern. According to the Institute for Citizens & Scholars Foundation, “…dissertations appropriate to the Newcombe Fellowship competition might explore the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values influencing political decision, the moral codes of other cultures, and religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature.”

For fellowship applications contact:

Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
The Institute for Citizens & Scholars
P.O. Box 5281
Princeton, NJ 08543-5281

(609) 452-7007