Fellowship Information

 Department of Black Studies Dissertation Fellowship


Each academic year, the Department of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for two dissertation scholar fellowships. Applicants must be advanced to candidacy at an accredited university. International applicants are welcome to apply. We seek Dissertation Scholars working in Interdisciplinary, Social Science, Humanities, and STEM disciplines whose research focus is specifically situated within Black Studies.

The fellowship begins fall quarter of the academic year and scholars are required to be in residence the entire fellowship period, during which time scholars are expected to complete their dissertation. The fellowship grant is $42,000. Dissertation scholars will teach one undergraduate course and present one public lecture. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

Questions may be directed to theresarodriguez@ucsb.edu.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application are submitted through the UC Recruit system.