The Princeton Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities and humanities-related social sciences, calls for fellowship applications annually. Each year, the Society of Fellows offers three-year fellowships to three to five early-career scholars to pursue research and teach half-time in their academic host department, the Program in Humanistic Studies, or other university programs. The fellowships also carry with them an appointment as Lecturer in a fellow's academic host department. Fellows receive a competitive salary and benefits, a $5,000 research account, access to certain university grants, a shared office, a computer and other resources. Fellows are expected to be on campus during the academic year in order to attend weekly seminars and participate fully in the intellectual life of the Society.

All fellowships will be awarded to applicants in the disciplines represented in the Society who are at the beginning of their academic career. Selection is based on exceptional scholarly achievement and evidence of unusual promise, range and quality of teaching experience, and potential contributions to an interdisciplinary community. The Society of Fellows seeks a diverse and international pool of applicants, and it especially welcomes those from underrepresented backgrounds.

A call for applications is posted annually in May, application deadline is the first Tuesday of August. Targeted fellowships vary from year to year, but fellowships categories always include open fellowships.

2024 Call for Applications

Information on the 2025-28 fellowships, eligibility criteria, disciplines, application dossier and reference letters is outlined in the following sections of this website, and we recommend that you review these carefully before submitting an application. Application deadline is August 6, 2024 (11:59 ET)


Online Application


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