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Applications for 2015–2016 fellowships are now closed. Applicants will be informed of our decisions in April.
Applications for 2016–2017 will be available this fall.
CHF offers several long-term fellowships for scholars studying the history and sociology of the chemical and molecular sciences, technologies, and industries, including those for junior and senior scholars. Long-term fellows are in residence at CHF for the entire academic year (September–May). All long-term fellows are provided with a cubicle, a computer, and a direct telephone line.
There are three kinds of long-term fellowships: one for senior scholars, one for new PhDs, and one for PhD candidates at the dissertation stage.
Applicants for senior fellowships will have had their PhD will have had their PhD for more than five years. Senior fellowship stipends are $60,000 paid in monthly installments.
Applicants for postdoctoral fellowships must have their PhD in hand before the July prior to the start of the fellowship and must have earned that degree within the last five years. Postdoctoral fellowship stipends are $45,000 paid in monthly installments.
Applicants for dissertation fellowships must be graduate students whose PhD dissertations have been accepted by their respective university departments. Dissertation fellowship stipends are $26,000 paid in monthly installments.
“My year as a fellow has been one of the most significant of my scholarly career. It has given me access to important sources, provided me with time and space to think about them, and surrounded me with a strong and challenging scholarly community, ready to refine my thoughts.”