Graduate school endowed fellowships for 2010-11 that have been awarded to AMST grad students in the past include the Harold Leonard Memorial Fellowship in Film Study and the Mark and Judy Yudof Fellowship in Science Policy & Ethics. Applications for these fellowships (they do not require departmental nomination) are due directly to the Graduate School Fellowship Office by noon, Dec. 1, 2009.
Graduate School Endowed Fellowships for 2010-11
Harold Leonard Memorial Fellowship in Film Study: Open to graduate students proposing a year of well-defined research or study in film history, criticism, theory, or aesthetics. Up to three awards. Stipend: $22,000, plus tuition. http://www.grad.umn.edu/fellowships/Instructions/Leonard.html
Mark and Judy Yudof Fellowship in Science Policy & Ethics: Open to graduate students (master's or Ph.D.) pursuing interdisciplinary work whose content is focused in the areas of science policy and ethics. One award. Stipend: $22,000, plus tuition. http://www.grad.umn.edu/fellowships/Instructions/Yudof.html
Additional Fellowships for which American Studies graduate students may be eligible, including the Thesis Research Grant, can be found at the Graduate Fellowship website: http://www.grad.umn.edu/fellowships/