Fellowship Information for International Applicants | National Humanities Center


Fellowship Information for International Applicants

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The National Humanities Center welcomes fellowship applications from scholars engaged in advanced humanities research regardless of citizenship or national origin. Each year, several scholars from countries other than the United States come to the Center as part of the cohort of Fellows and contribute to the rich intellectual and diverse environment of the fellowship program.

International applicants must meet all the eligibility requirements as discussed on the program page and should consult our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

Fellowship recipients who come from overseas are provided with guidance in securing housing, arranging local transportation, and finding schools to assist in their transition. The Center reimburses round trip travel expenses for the Fellow and those family members who will live with the Fellow during their time in North Carolina.

The stipend amounts awarded are individually determined, according to the needs of the Fellow and the Center’s ability to meet them. The Center seeks to provide half salary with the expectation that the Fellow’s home institution covers the remaining salary.

The Center sponsors J-1 (Research Scholar) visa applications for its Fellows who are not U.S. citizens. For more information, visit J-1 Visa Programs.