The deadline for submission has passed for the 2017 Sibley Fellowship for Greek Studies. 


The annual Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship is awarded alternately in the fields of Greek and French. The award may be used for the study of Greek language, literature, history, or archaeology, or the study of French language or literature. The 2017 Sibley Fellowship will be for Greek studies. Established in 1934 by Isabelle Stone (ΦΒΚ, Wellesley College) in honor of her mother, Mary Isabel Sibley, the fellowship is designed to future generations of women the rewarding experience of studying and living abroad, which Miss Stone did in Greece during her studies. The fellowship carries a stipend of $20,000. toolkit


Eligibility Requirements: 

Candidates must be unmarried women 25 to 35 years of age who have demonstrated their ability to carry on original research. They must hold a doctorate or have fulfilled all the requirements for a doctorate except the dissertation, and they must be planning to devote full-time work to research during the fellowship year. The award is not restricted to members of Phi Beta Kappa or to U.S. citizens.

Fellowship Information: 

The fellowship carries a stipend of $20,000, which will be paid in two installments (the first on July 1 of the award year and the second on the next January 1) unless the Fellowship Committee orders the stipend withheld because the fellow has disregarded the purpose of the award as stated by the donor.

Periodic progress reports from the fellow will be welcomed, and it is the hope of the Fellowship Committee that the results of the year of research will be published in some form. 


Application Process: 

The application deadline has passed for the 2017 Sibley Fellowship for Greek Studies, and the 2018 French cycle will start on October 1, 2017.   

Before applying, interested candidates should thoroughly read the program summary and eligibility requirements

Completed application forms and recommendation and transcript forms should be send electronically to Jen Horneman

Please direct questions about the award or the nomination process to Jen Horneman via email or at 202-745-3287.

The fellowship carries a stipend of $20,000. The stipend will be paid in two installments, the first on July 1 of the award year and the second on the next January 1, unless the Fellowship Committee orders the stipend withheld because the fellow has disregarded the purpose of the award as stated by the donor.
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