Graduate Student Fellowships

Graduate Student Fellowships

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Opportunities

2020-2021 Graduate Student Fellows
2019-20 Interdisciplinary Graduate Students 

2021-2022 Graduate Student Fellowships

The Pembroke Center invites graduate students to participate as Fellows in the 2021-2022 Pembroke Seminar "Color." Graduate student fellows will receive a stipend of $1,000 for two semesters of participation. Applications are due by 4:00 pm on Monday, March 15, 2021.

The Pembroke Seminar is an interdisciplinary research seminar meeting weekly throughout the academic year. Graduate Fellowships provide an enhanced context for advanced doctoral students, including the opportunity for presentation of work and benefits or critique from an exciting group of Pembroke Center Faculty Fellows, Postdoctoral Fellows and distinguished Visiting Fellows. The Pembroke Research Seminar meets on Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm.

2021-2022 Seminar topic:

Seminar Co-Directors:
Leslie Bostrom
, Professor and Chair, Department of Visual Art
Evelyn Lincoln, Professor and Chair, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Professor of Italian Studies

There are two ways graduate students may participate in the Pembroke Seminar:

Apply for participation as a Graduate Student Fellow

Graduate students who have research interests related to the upcoming Pembroke Seminar topic may submit a proposal. Up to three students will be selected. Each Graduate Student Fellow will receive a research stipend of $1,000 for two semesters of participation. Graduate Student Fellows may also receive course credit (mandatory S/NC) by registering for GNSS2010O (Fall), and GNSS2020O (Spring). 

Request permission to take the Pembroke Research Seminar for course credit

A limited number of graduate students may participate in the Pembroke Seminar for course credit (mandatory S/NC). There is no stipend in this category and instructor permission is required. Graduate students with permission should register for GNSS2010O (Fall), GNSS2020O (Spring).

For 2021-22 Graduate Student Fellowship consideration, please submit the following materials via UFunds:

  • A three-page, double spaced description of your research project, including a brief representative bibliography
  • A brief letter of support from your dissertataion director or other faculty member who knows your work

Materials should be submitted via UFunds.

The deadline for submission  of materials is 4:00 pm on Monday, March 15, 2021.
Call 863-2643, or email [email protected] with questions.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Fellowships

Brown University's interdisciplinary opportunities support advanced graduate students. These opportunities provide an enhanced context for advanced doctoral students, allowing them to participate actively in the activities of interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes at Brown.

The Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women is able to host up to three fellows. The contact person for this program is Pembroke Center Director, Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg, or Associate Director, Jeremy Lehnen.

The Pembroke Center invites applications for up to three 5th or 6th-year graduate fellowships. Up to two of the fellowships will entail a teaching assistantship in the Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies course (GNSS 0120) in the Spring semester. Students would be on fellowship in the Fall term. An additional fellowship will be a proctorship for the journal differences, which will be a half-time commitment spread over two semesters. Successful applicants are welcome to participate in the Pembroke Research Seminar and other Center activities.

Students interested in the Interdisciplinary Opportunities Program should contact the Graduate School for additional information.