Fellowships & Funding
The Center is proud to provide various fellowships, competitions and research opportunities for our graduate students and faculty, as well as graduate teaching opportunities. Please refer to each individual page for more information on eligibility and the application process. Feel free to contact us should you have any further questions or need help with your application.
New Funding Opportunity -- CSGS Grants for Research in the Social Sciences
The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce its competition for the CSGS Grants for Research on Gender and Sexuality in the Social Sciences.
University of Chicago Ph.D. students in Social Sciences Division departments are eligible.
The CSGS Research Grant supports doctoral students in the Social Sciences who require funding for such research expenses as travel, lodging, photocopying costs, recording costs, and similar expenses. All research projects must have a significant gender and/or sexuality studies component. Under normal circumstances, research costs should be incurred within three consecutive quarters of the award.
The maximum amount of a grant will be $500. Up to four grants will be awarded in 2013.
The application materials include:
- CSGS Social Sciences Research Grant Application Form
- Brief dissertation description
- Project proposal
- Project budget
Please email these materials in pdf form to Sarah Tuohey at firstname.lastname@example.org, by 12:00 pm on March 11, 2013. Please address any questions to her at that email address or by calling her at 773-702-2365.Research Grant Application Form
Faculty Fellowships — Faculty Fellowships and the Faculty Seminar are intended to enable University of Chicago faculty to be actively involved with the Center in mutually productive ways as we seek to build an intellectual community of scholars working on gender and sexuality across disciplines. Learn more.
Graduate Student Fellowships — CSGS offers several fellowships throughout the year. There are different criteria and awards associated with each. Applications are available to download. Learn more.
Graduate Teaching — Applications for these positions are accepted from all interested Ph.D. students in all divisions and professional schools. Learn more.
Essay Prize — The Ruth Murray Prize ($500) is awarded for the best essay written by a University of Chicago undergraduate in the area of feminist criticism or women's, gender or sexuality studies. Learn more.