The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans 

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship is highly competitive and awards 30 two-year fellowships of up to $90,000 to accomplished new Americans  to achieve leadership in their chosen fields.  Eligible candidates will be pursing graduate degrees in any professional field or scholarly discipline in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Details of the fellowship at:

http://www.pdsoros.org/competition/

 

CLAGS Spring Fellowships

For more information on how to apply, please visit CLAGS website, or e-mail clagsfellowships@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

 

CLAGS Fellowship Award

An award to be given annually for a graduate student, an academic, or an independent scholar for work on a dissertation, a first book manuscript, or a second book manuscript. The CLAGS Fellowship is open to intellectuals contributing to the field of LGBTQ studies. Intended to give the scholar the most help possible in furthering their work, the fellowship will be able to be used for research, travel, or writing support. Adjudicated by the CLAGS fellowships committee.

Award: $2,000

Application due: June 1, 2015

 

Sylvia Rivera Award in Transgender Studies

This award, which honors the memory of Rivera, a transgender activist, will be given for the best book or article to appear in transgender studies this past year (2014). Applications may be submitted by the author of the work or by nomination (the application requirements are the same for each). Adjudicated by the CLAGS fellowships committee.

Award: $1,000

Application due: June 1, 2015

 

Paul Monette-Roger Horwitz Dissertation Prize

This award, which honors the memories of Monette, a poet and author, and his partner, Horwitz, an attorney, will be given for the best dissertation in LGTBQ Studies, broadly defined, by a PhD candidate within the City University of New York system. The dissertation should have been defended in the previous year. Adjudicated by the CLAGS fellowships committee.

Award: $1,000

Application due: June 1, 2015

 

The André Carrington Graduate Student Paper Award

Each year, CLAGS sponsors a student paper competition open to all graduate students enrolled in the CUNY system. A cash prize is awarded to the best paper written in a CUNY graduate class on any topic related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, or transgender experiences. Papers should be between 15 and 50 pages and of publishable quality.

Award: $250

Application due: June 1, 2015

 

Undergraduate Student Paper Award

Each year, CLAGS sponsors a student paper competition open to all undergraduate students enrolled in the CUNY or SUNY system. A cash prize is awarded to the best paper written in a CUNY or SUNY undergraduate class on any topic related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, or transgender experiences and scholarship. Essays should be between 12 and 30 pages, well thought-out, and fully realized.

Award: $250

Application due: June 1, 2015