How to Apply

For more information
Email Patricia Baehler, IGS Scholarship coordinator, at

Submit applications
Hella Mears Graduate Fellowships 2020
Award Committee
214 Social Sciences
267 - 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455

To apply, submit the following documents:

  • Application form
  • Letter of interest, maximum two pages (include information on your scholarly background, career goals, and how this summer support will advance your research agenda; also include statement that no other summer stipend is available).
  • Detailed project description, including research project title (up to 3 pages, single-spaced, 12-point font; also include information on the current status of the project, and whether or not it is to form the basis of your dissertation)
  • Current CV
  • Graduate transcript
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation from U of M faculty (recommenders may submit letters electronically)

Applications will be reviewed by a committee of CGES-affiliated faculty from across the disciplines. Award decisions will be announced at the end of April 2020.