Are you interested in obtaining a fully funded Ph.D. in the Humanities with an emphasis on African American/Africana Studies? Are you looking for graduate training that emphasizes public scholarship, community outreach, collections based research, and digital humanities? The African American Public Humanities Initiative (AAPHI) provides fully funded graduate fellowships for Ph.D students in History, English, and Art History in a five-year, 12month, cohort based program.

Graduate student Simone Austin

Departmental Deadlines for Graduate Applications:

Dept. of Art History       January 2, 2019
Dept. of English            January 1, 2019
Dept. of History            January 5, 2019

Applications are made through the UD SLATE portal.  Please be sure to indicate your interest in African American Public Humanities.
Full details on the admission process can be found HERE

Benefits of the AAPHI Scholars Program:

  • Tuition remission and yearly stipends of $25,000/year for five years
  • Professional Development funding of $5,000 per academic year to attend conferences and training
  • Summer research/internships funding of $4,500 per academic year
  • An internationally recognized faculty engaged in innovative research in digital scholarship, public humanities, and material culture studies.
  • UD’s campus is located mid-way between NYC and DC, close to Philadelphia and about an hour from Baltimore. In other words, it sits in the middle of one of the most important cultural hubs in the world

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