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Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences Benefits

Program Description

The Woodrow Wilson Center awards approximately 20 to 25 residential fellowships annually to individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges or provide the historical and/or cultural framework to illuminate policy issues of contemporary importance.

General Program Requirements

To be eligible for this program, you must be:
  • Citizens or permanent residents from any country (foreign nationals must be able to hold a valid passport and obtain a J1 Visa)
  • Men and women with outstanding capabilities and experience from a wide variety of backgrounds (including government, the corporate world, professions, and academia)
  • Academic candidates holding a Ph.D. (Ph.D. must be received by the application deadline of October 1)
  • Academic candidates demonstrating scholarly achievement by publications beyond their doctoral dissertations
  • Practitioners or policymakers with an equivalent level of professional achievement
  • English proficiency as the Center is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas among its fellows

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

You may get an application online by visiting:
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/fellowship-application

Program Contact Information

For more information about the program, please visit:
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/fellowships-grants