If you would like to study in Universities of United States, USA and pursue Full Time Research Fellowships Program in Humanities and Related Social Sciences you can avail ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships which is being offered by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
This is a Research Fellowships Program Merit Based Scholarship and students are eligible from USA Student to apply for the same. Only 8 such awards are being offered and the deadline for application is 24-Sep-14.
This Scholarship will Offer you $60,000 in salary replacement for each collaborator as well as up to $20,000 in collaboration funds (which may be used for such purposes as travel, materials, or research assistance) for The fellowships are for a total period of up to 24 months, to be initiated between July 1, 2015 and September 1, 2017.
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Name of Scholarships:ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships
Scholarship is offered by:The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Scholarship Offers:$60,000 in salary replacement for each collaborator as well as up to $20,000 in collaboration funds (which may be used for such purposes as travel, materials, or research assistance)
Duration of Reward / Grant:The fellowships are for a total period of up to 24 months, to be initiated between July 1, 2015 and September 1, 2017.
Education Field:Humanities and Related Social Sciences
Education Level:Research Fellowships Program
Based on:Merit Based
Scholarship is open for:Universities of United States, USA
Students are eligible from:USA Student
Number of Awards / Scholarships:8
Important Dates:Open Date: Not Available
Last Date: 24-Sep-14
Eligibility:A collaborative project is constituted of at least two scholars who are each seeking salary-replacement stipends for six to twelve continuous months of supported research leave to pursue full-time collaborative research during the fellowship tenure.*The Project Coordinator must have an appointment at a U.S.-based institution of higher education; other project members may be at institutions outside the United States or may be independent scholars.*All project collaborators must hold a PhD degree or its equivalent in publications and professional experience at the time of application.
Important Information:1).Intellectual significance of the project, including its ambition and scope, and its potential contribution to scholarship in the humanities.2).Relevance of the research questions being posed, the appropriateness of research methods, the feasibility of the work plan, the appropriateness of the field work to be undertaken, the archival or source materials to be studied, and the research site.3).Qualifications, expertise, and commitment of the project coordinator and collaborator(s).
4).Detail and soundness of the process and product of the collaboration, including dissemination plans.
5).Degree to which the proposed collaboration represents innovative practice in the applicants’ disciplines and sub-fields.
6).Potential for success, including the likelihood that the work proposed will be completed and lead to distinct results within the projected timeframe; where appropriate, the collaborators’ previous record of success; and the size of the proposed budget in relation to anticipated results.
Notes from Scholarships Times Advisory:
To apply for the above scholarship / award / grant you should submit the following documents and should possess the following:
*Completed application form
*Participant Information Sheet, listing all collaborators (identifying project coordinator) and additional project members.
*10-page Proposal (double spaced, in Times New Roman, 11-point font). The proposal should describe the intellectual significance of the research project and explain in detail the process and product of the collaboration. It should make clear the goal of the collaboration, its structure, how credit and acknowledgement would be determined, and how the process and project of collaboration would be mutually informing. Finally, the proposal should explain how collaboration enables research that is intellectually innovative and produces a final outcome that would be more valuable than the sum of individual efforts of the project members.
*Two-page Bibliography that places the project in intellectual context and includes relevant work in all of the disciplines involved in the project.
*Research Plan, including a timeline of the proposed research activities that specifies the location, duration, and names of individuals involved in each stage. This may be in the form of a graphic timeline or narrative description.
*Budget statement, outlining salary replacement and costs of research assistance, travel, and research materials. (See sample budget).
*Publications list for each collaborator (no more than three pages for each collaborator)
*Two reference letters that provide explicit information on the proposed collaborative project and the collaborators.
Once all the information has been received by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the assessment of the submitted documents is complete, you will be informed about your selection in the same.
If you are looking for more information about ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships you are requested to visit the following page:



http://www.acls.org/programs/collaborative/