Confucius China Studies Program

The Confucius China Studies Program Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship provides generous funding and support for qualified students who wish to pursue their Ph.D. research in China. Funding awards range from six months to two years. Students from a wide range of academic areas focusing on China are encouraged to apply. Learn more about this award.

Year Name Hometown Discipline


Sheri R. Martin

Topeka, KS

Ph.D., Political Science

Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies

The Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies promotes a new generation of young North American scholars with specialized knowledge of modern and contemporary Germany and Europe. The program supports scholars in all social science and humanities disciplines, including historians working on the period since the mid-18th century. Fellowships are awarded for doctoral dissertation research as well as postdoctoral research which leads to completion of a monograph. Learn more about this award.

Year Name Hometown Field Institution


Briana Smith

Fridley, MN


Freie Universitat, Berlin


John Eicher

Berne, IN


Freie Universitat, Berlin


Matthew Conn

Eagle River, AK


Freie Universitat, Berlin

Bourses Jeanne Marandon Fellowships

This fellowship is sponsored by La Société des Professeurs Français et Francophones d'Amérique (SPFFA). Candidates must be U.S. citizens, be affiliated with an American college or university, become members of the SPFFA at the time of their application and have a sufficient command of spoken and written French to pursue their proposed studies and/or research in France or in Québec. Applications in all disciplines are considered, but applicants in literature, art, music, history, social sciences and communications have priority. Learn more about this award.

Year Name Hometown Field Country Degree Level


Faye Bartram

Minnetonka, MN




Chester Dale Fellowship in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Art History Fellowship

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers fellowships in art history for Ph.D. candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and senior museum professionals. Learn more about this program.

Year Name Field Degree Level Focus Area
2013-14 Erin Peters Art History Pre-dissertation fellowship Egyptology