***Fellowship applications for 2013–2014 are now closed.***
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.
A combined graduate fellowship application form can be found here:
Our current graduate fellowships include:
Clark Dissertation Fellowships
One or two fellowships are awarded each year to UCLA doctoral candidates whose dissertation involves extensive research in the Library's holdings. The award is for one academic year in residence at the Clark.
Stipend: $18,000 plus fixed graduate fees, excluding nonresident tuition.
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's collections.
Stipend: $7,500 for the three-month residency.
Fellowships jointly sponsored by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Clark Library 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: $2,500 for the month of residency.
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: $7,500 for the three-month tenure.
Graduate Student Research Assistantships (UCLA students)
The Center offers financial support in the form of research assistantships to several UCLA graduate students every year. Research assistants participate in research projects of core faculty members and take part in Center/Clark activities. The stipend depends upon the student's academic level and previous experience at UCLA.
Graduate Travel Grants (UCLA students)
Graduate students at UCLA may apply to the Center for travel support for participation in professional conferences related to Seventeenth- & Eighteenth-Century Studies and Oscar Wilde. Please apply in advance of travel.
Stipend: up to $500 for domestic travel; up to $1,000 for foreign travel.
Please send inquiries about travel grants to: email@example.com
Clark Summer Institute
To support our fellows in residency at the Clark we offer the Clark Summer Institute. Each year a professor from UCLA leads this interdisciplinary research group based at the Clark. Each Summer Institute focuses on new developments in the field and shared works-in-progress. Attending the Summer Institute is encouraged but is not a requirement of the fellowship.
This coming summer’s Institute is: