Award Opportunities

Fellowships

The Department of Politics is pleased to announce the awarding of the following four fellowships in 2014-2015:

Summer Research.

Constitutional Issues Research Fellowship

Graduate School and Advanced Study Fellowships.

The fellowships are awarded to students who hold or are candidates for a degree from Mount Holyoke, with majors in Politics or International Relations. Former applicants, including recipients, may reapply.

To apply, submit the following materials to Patricia Ware (pware@mtholyoke.edu) in a single email:

  • Proposed plan of study (2 pages max)
  • Applicant’s cv or resume
  • Official transcript of undergraduate and, where appropriate, graduate study
  • Please also arrange two letters of recommendation to be sent to Ms. Ware by the deadline.

DEADLINE: MARCH 13th

Ruth C. Lawson Fellowships in International Politics

The Ruth C. Lawson Fellowship was established in 1976 by colleagues, students, and friends of Miss Lawson.

  • Up to three fellowships of up to $10,000 for advanced study in international politics. The number of fellowships—and amount—may vary, depending on the applicant pool.

Ellen Deborah Ellis Fellowship in International Relations

The Ellen Deborah Ellis Fellowship in International Relations was established in 1944 by students and friends of Miss Ellis.

  • One fellowship of $4, 000, preferably for graduate study in international relations.

Donald G. Morgan Fellowship in Law

The Donald G. Morgan Fellowship was established in 1976 by colleagues, students, and friends of Mr. Morgan.

  • One fellowship of $1,500, preferably for attending law school.

In the event that no award is made for law school in a given year, an award may be made for graduate study in political science involving a special interest in the theory, development, values, and adaptability of the U.S. Constitution.