Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2017. Deadline for Graduate Dissertation Fellowship is October 20, 2017. The Gipson Institute expects to award one fellowship annually to a PhD candidate enrolled at Lehigh University for dissertation research and writing in any field of eighteenth-century studies. The fellowship is for one academic year and includes a stipend of approximately $21,200.
The Gipson Institute also funds faculty and student:
- Research grants
- Conference travel
- Curriculum grants
Recent projects funded by the Gipson Institute include research on the suffering in English women's literature during the Romantic Era; the rise of evangelicalism in the American South; crime and punishment in eighteenth century Pennsylvania; gender politics in coming-of-age novels in the Atlantic World; art and politics in the Trans-Atlantic world; and the impact of legal codes and culture on slavery in the French Caribbean.