A selection committee representing humanities departments and programs will review and rank the applications on the basis of the following criteria:
- The evidence of intellectual distinction
- The quality and precision of the dissertation proposal
- The applicant's timely progress toward the degree
- The likelihood of completing the degree within the tenure of the fellowship
- In the case of Geballe applicants, the likelihood of the applicant contributing to, as well as benefiting from, the programs of the Humanities Center
- In the case of Lieberman fellowships, the applicant's promise as a scholar, teacher, and leader in the academic community
For more information on the Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellowships, contact Robert Barrick
, the Humanities Center fellowship administrator, 723.3054.
For more information on the Whiting, Mellon Foundation, and G.J. Lieberman fellowships, contact Ayodele Thomas
, the Assistant Dean for Graduate & Undergraduate Studies and Diversity Programs, 724.3712.