Graduate Dissertation Fellowships

Details about the 2021-2022 application process will be posted in December 2020.

The Center for the Humanities at Tufts Dean’s Dissertation Awards provide support in the dissertation research of two doctoral students working in the humanities and the arts within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Graduate students nominated by the following departments eligible are: Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, English, and History. Each fellowship offers a stipend. Nominations and applications must be submitted via email by departments. 

For more information, please email the program administrator, Courtney McDermott at

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