Applications for the Benjamin H. Stevens Graduate Fellowship Program are now invited. Graduate students enrolled in Ph.D. programs in North America are encouraged to apply. All applicants must have completed all degree requirements except for their dissertation by the time the Fellowship commences.
Benjamin H. Stevens Graduate Fellowship in Regional Science, administered by the North American Regional Science Council of the Regional Science Association International (NARSC-RSAI). This Fellowship, in support of dissertation research in Regional Science, is awarded annually in memory of Dr. Benjamin H. Stevens, an intellectual leader whose selfless devotion to graduate students as teacher, advisor, mentor, and friend had a profound impact on the field. Regional Science is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the theory and method of urban and regional phenomena. Regional Scientists apply theoretical and empirical frameworks and methods of the social and other sciences, as well as develop new ones specifically for regional analysis and policy.
The Fellowship consists of a stipend in the amount of $30,000 (U.S.), paid over a twelve-month period.
Level and Area of Studies
Graduate/PhD degree in Regional Science.
Place of Study
The study will be taken in the United States.
Eligibility and Criteria
Eligible students should have completed all degree requirements except for their dissertation by the time the Fellowship commences. A requirement of the Fellowship is that the recipient have no duties other than dissertation research during the Fellowship, although the recipient may hold other fellowships concurrently. Applications from students working in any area and any North American Ph.D. program are welcome as long as their dissertation research addresses a research question in Regional Science.
North American citizens are invited to apply.