John & Elizabeth Phillips Dissertation Year Fellowship

New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 26, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


The purpose of the John and Elizabeth Phillips Dissertation Year Fellowship is to provide doctoral students in the last year of their dissertations who might not otherwise consider careers in a residential secondary school the opportunity to gain experience of such a community while working on their dissertations. This opportunity is for rising scholars and teachers who are historically underrepresented in independent secondary schools. This year, priority consideration will be given to scholars who are researching topics related to race, identity, and culture.

Fellows in the 2021 – 2022 school year will receive a stipend of $23,500, a stipend to cover tuition and fees at their institution, and a stipend to cover health insurance at their institution. The scholar is asked to provide two discrete talks/workshops for Academy students. The scholar may also make themselves available to students interested in and student organizations related to their fields of study.

How to Apply

Applications should include:

  • a current resume
  • a statement of interest (500-750 words) describing the appropriateness of the fellowship to your situation and your sense of what you will contribute to the intellectual life of the Exeter community
  • an approved dissertation prospectus
  • a 15-page writing sample (an article or a seminar paper)
  • a letter of recommendation from the chair of your dissertation committee, confirming your ABD status

Application Deadline:5/15/21

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