Apply for an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship

Applications due to CPS by October 16th!

Are you thinking about applying for an IDF Fellowship? CPS can help. We can help you to determine if CPS is a good host site for you and identify prospective mentors. If CPS is not a good fit for your project, we can help you to brainstorm other options. Email CPS Associate Director Lydia Garver ( with inquiries.

Important Dates

IDF Information Session

Friday, October 6, 1:30 - 3 pm on Zoom 

Representatives of several IDF-sponsoring centers will talk about their specific application processes and deadlines, as well as more generally about the IDF experience at their center. There will be a presentation on what makes a strong IDF application, followed by Q&A. A recording will be made available following the session for those unable to attend. Registration is required.

Register for the IDF Information Session

Due Dates

Application materials are due to the Center for Premodern Studies: Monday, October 16.

Please note that other centers may have different application due dates.

IDF Applications are due to the Graduate School: November 10, 2023, at 5 pm Central Time.

Complete applications are submitted to the Graduate School by the applicant’s home department, not the proposed IDF Center. Make sure that your DGS is aware that you are applying for this program. Additional Information for prospective IDF applications is available in the linked Google document CPS IDF Additional Information 2023.

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