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Information Session - SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship for Graduate Students

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Uris Hall, G08 109 Tower Road

The information session will be led by Daniella Sarnoff, the director of the International Dissertation Research Fellowship Program (IDRF) at the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), and Durba Ghosh, Professor of History.

Graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences are invited to attend this information session. Learn about the SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF), which offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students - regardless of citizenship - who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. Seventy fellowships are awarded annually. Fellowship ammounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $23,000. The fellowship includes participation in an SSRC-funded interdisciplinary workshop upon the completion of IDRF-funded research. The application deadline is November 5, 2019. Click here for more information.

For more information: Elizabeth Edmondson, t. 255-8933,,

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Graduate & Professional Student Assembly (GPSA), Near Eastern Studies, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, LASSP, Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, History, Government, Sociology, German Studies, Labor Economics, Development Sociology, Graduate School, Comparative Muslim Societies Program, East Asia Program, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell Career Services, Latin American Studies Program, Institute for African Development, Global Cornell, Institute for European Studies, South Asia Program, Cornell China Center

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Heike Michelsen

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Daniella Sarnoff, the director of the International Dissertation Research Fellowship Program (IDRF)

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Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

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Wheelchair access available

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Graduate Students enrolled in a PhD program

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