Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships 2018


Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin offers Research Fellowships 2018 to postdoctoralor independent scholars for projects that require the on-site use of the Center’s substantial collections


For its 2018–19 Fellowship Program, the Ransom Center will award 10 dissertation fellowships and up to 50 postdoctoral fellowships. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history


Also See : Scholarships 2019


Scholarship Details

One- To Three-Month Fellowships – USD 4,000 Per Month

Travel Stipends – USD 2,500

Dissertation Fellowships – USD 2,500



Eligibility Criteria

Applicant of any nationality can apply

PhD scholars are eligible to apply

Scholars with substantial record of professional achievement, shown on their CVs, can also apply

Dissertation fellowships are open to doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research by the time of application



Applicant can apply online at https://www.hrc.utexas.edu/research/fellowships/application/

To begin your application for a 2018–19 fellowship, create a fellowship account. Upon successful creation of your account, you will receive a fellowship account number, which you must use to submit your proposal, and which your referee(s) must use to submit the required letter(s) of recommendation

A complete application consists of a three-page proposal and one or two letters of recommendation must be uploaded to the Ransom Center’s online application system as PDF files by the application deadline. Please note that information cannot be revised once submitted

Previous applicants for Ransom Center fellowships must create a new account for 2018–2019, as accounts from previous applications cannot be reused

Questions about the fellowship program or application instructions should be directed to [email protected]


Important Date


Last Date to submit the online Application: 15th November 2017


Decisions will be announced by email on 31st March 2018


For more information visit the website: https://www.hrc.utexas.edu/research/fellowships/application/


Contact Address

Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin P.O. Drawer 7219 Austin, Texas 78713-7219 Fax: 512-471-9646 [email protected], Website www.hrc.utexas.edu