Graduate Fellowships

The Center administers a number of programs for graduate students.

Applications are considered once each year. Applications for appointments to be held anytime during a given fiscal year (from 1 July to 30 June) must be received in the preceding fiscal year, by 1 February.

To apply to any of the fellowships listed below, please use the Graduate Fellowship Application.

Fellowship inquires may be directed to Myrna Ortiz at ortiz@humnet.ucla.edu or 310-206-8552.

ASECS/Clark Fellowships

Fellowships jointly sponsored by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Center/Clark are available to postdoctoral scholars and to ABD graduate students with projects in the Restoration or the eighteenth century. Fellowship holders must be members in good standing of ASECS. Awards are for one month of residency.

Stipend: $3,000 for the month of residency.

Browse list of ASECS/Clark Fellows.

Clark Dissertation Fellowships

One or two fellowships are awarded each year to UCLA doctoral candidates whose dissertation involves extensive research in the Clark Library’s holdings. The award is for nine months during the academic year.

Stipend: $18,000 plus fixed graduate fees, excluding nonresident tuition.

Browse list of Clark Dissertation Fellows.

Kanner Fellowship in British Studies

This three-month fellowship, established through the generosity of Penny Kanner, supports research at the Clark Library in any area pertaining to British history and culture. The fellowship is open to both postdoctoral and predoctoral scholars.

Stipend: $9,000 for the three-month tenure.

Browse list of Kanner Fellows.

Predoctoral Fellowships

One-to-three-month fellowships are available to doctoral candidates whose dissertation research involves the area of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century studies or one of the other areas represented in the Clark Library’s collections.

Stipend: $3,000 per month for the one-to-three-month residency.

Browse list of Predoctoral Fellows.