How to Apply

Applications are accepted in the various fields of humanities, social sciences, sciences, interdisciplinary programs, engineering, business, and medicine. We are particularly interested in scholars whose research is innovative and transcends traditional disciplinary divides.


Applicants for the 2024 – 2027 Society Fellowships must have completed a Ph.D. no earlier than January 1, 2022, and must have their degree in hand by June 30, 2024.

Selection criteria include exceptional and innovative research, ability to transcend disciplinary boundaries, and potential to contribute to an interdisciplinary community of scholars. Dartmouth is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with fellows, faculty, students, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college graduates.

Application and process

Applications are accepted through Interfolio and must be received on or before Monday, September 11, 2023, 11:59 PM EDT. 

A complete application packet consists of the following:

  1. Interfolio Society of Fellows application cover sheet.
  2. Personal statement (1,500 words). Outline your scholarly agenda, including: completed research (including dissertation), plans for the three-year fellowship (including new research beyond the dissertation), and any other information related to your professional goals.
  3. Fellowship statement (750 words). Describe the work of at least two faculty who might serve as mentors, summarize your teaching interests, explain why you wish to be part of a multidisciplinary cohort and how your research, teaching, service, and/or life experiences have prepared you to advance Dartmouth's commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  4. Curriculum vitae.
  5. Three confidential letters of recommendation.
  6. Relevant transcripts from graduate studies.

Incomplete or late dossiers will not be reviewed. Applications are evaluated by the Society's Faculty Fellows.