CLAGS Fellowship Award

CLAGS Fellowship Award

Deadline: June 1

An endowed fellowship named for CLAGS founder and first executive director, Martin Duberman, this fellowship is awarded to a senior scholar (tenured university professor or advanced independent scholar) from any country doing scholarly research on the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer (LGBTQ) experience.

University affiliation is not necessary.  All applicants must be able to show a prior contribution to the field of LGBTQ studies. The award is adjudicated by the fellowships committee of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies.  The winner of the fellowship may be asked to participate in CLAGS’s Colloquium Series the following academic year to present her/his research project. Award: $7,500

Submissions Guidelines:

Please make sure to read our General Application Guidelines above in addition to these guidelines for the Martin Duberman award.

Applications must include the following:

1. A cover letter with your contact information (address, phone number, and e-mail), the title of your project, the names of your recommenders, and the fellowship(s) you are applying for (Duberman, Heller-Bernard, or both).

2. A proposal of 5-10 pages, double-spaced, on the subject of your research.

3. Evidence (book excerpt, article, etc.) that you have made a prior contribution to the field of LGTBQ studies. Please limit submissions to two excerpts/articles/papers/research summaries. A list of publications may be submitted also.

4. A curriculum vita.

5. Two letters of recommendation.
If you are applying for both the Duberman and Heller-Bernard fellowships, please have your recommenders note that in their letters.

We prefer that items 1 through 4 above be submitted electronically by email. Paper submissions of these items will not be penalized, but must include six (6) copies of each item.

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