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Fellowships

The Clayman Institute offers fellowships to Stanford faculty who are members of the Academic Council and members of the Medical Center Line, postdoctoral scholars, and Stanford doctoral students in the writing stage of their dissertations. In addition, the Institute awards an essay prize and research money to Stanford graduate students.

All fellowship and prize recipients will contribute to the Clayman Institute's thematic focus, "Beyond the Stalled Revolution: Reinvigorating Gender Equality in the Twenty-first Century."

Faculty Research Fellowships

The Clayman Institute's Faculty Research Fellowship program fosters intellectual and social innovation through interdisciplinary gender studies for affiliated Stanford faculty. Our fellowship program brings together an intellectually diverse group of Stanford scholars to provide new insights into the barriers to women's advancement and to propose workable solutions to advance gender equality.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The Clayman Institute offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship that focuses on the Institute's current theme, "Beyond the Stalled Revolution: Reinvigorating Gender Equality in the Twenty-first Century."

Recent PhDs in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences whose research centers feminist, women’s, or gender studies are eligible. 

Graduate Dissertation Fellowships

The Clayman Institute’s Graduate Dissertation Fellowships (GDF) are awarded to outstanding Stanford doctoral students who are engaged in research on women and/or gender. 

The fellowships provide financial support for top gender scholars as they complete their dissertations, while encouraging interdisciplinary connections for their research. 

Feminist Writing Fellowships

The Feminist Writing Fellowship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students, will offer eight months of in-house journalistic training and editorial guidance.

Graduate Voice and Influence Program Fellowships

The graduate Voice and Influence Program (gVIP) aims to empower the voices of women graduate students so that they have more influence at Stanford, within their disciplines, and at their future institutions.