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Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Humanities @ University of Pennsylvania [Stipend Rs. 44 Lakh]: Apply by Oct 15

About the fellowship

The Wolf Humanities Center awards five one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured.

Which stream of education

The fellowship is for junior scholars in humanities.


For the 2019-20 academic year, the topic will be ‘Kinship’.

  • The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms.
  • Scholars who received or will receive their PhD between December 2010 and December 2018 are eligible to apply.
  • The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree, and applicants must be humanists or those in such allied fields as anthropology or history of science.
  • Fellowship Stipend: $56,225
  • Research Fund: $3,000
How to apply

The detailed procedure to apply is given on this page.


The last date to apply for the fellowship is 15 October 2018.

  • Phone: 215-746-5940
  • Email:
For further information about the fellowship, visit the official website



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