How to Apply

The 2020-2021 Application will be available mid-August 2019

Complete the on-line application (available mid-August 2019).  Please note:

  • You may, but need not, include a short personal statement containing information you would like the committee to consider.  Do not submit a cover letter.

Upload the following:

  • A curriculum vitae, including a list of publications
  • A description of the research project that you plan to pursue at Princeton. This statement may be up to 2,000 words and should include the contribution of your project to the literature on the subject and your qualifications to pursue the topic, including your past work.
  • The name and email address of the two individuals who you have asked to provide letters of recommendation (no more than two).  They will be notified by email and provided with a link to upload the letter through the online application system.  Your reviewers should submit these letters by Wednesday, November 20.
  • OPTIONAL:  If you would like to teach one course in the undergraduate or graduate programs, you should submit a brief description of the course including objectives, student audience, content and organization, and student assignments. The decision on teaching, which rests with the Dean of Faculty, will be made following fellowship selection.  You will be asked for a more detailed description and syllabus prior to final approval. 

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