All Yale Graduate Impact (YGI) Fellowship applications should provide a summary of the proposed work, as agreed upon with the host supervisor, including the nature of activities involved and any specific projects to which the student will contribute. The application should also make a case for the fellowship’s relevance to the student’s intellectual trajectory and research interests. Applications will be reviewed by GSAS and OCS leadership.
- Fellowship start and end dates are flexible. The suggested start date is September 15, 2022 and the suggested end date is December 21, 2022.
- Applications are due no later than 11:59pm on September 4th, 2022.
Application Materials Required
To apply for the YGI Fellowship, students should complete the following two documents and submit them as PDF documents to GSASadministrativedean@yale.edu.
1. YGI Project Summary
Part I: YGI Fellowship Project Summary Form – Fall 2022
Please complete the YGI Fellowship Project Summary Form – Fall 2022. On this form, students are asked to provide a project description explaining the nature of the position and how it supports the student’s academic and professional trajectory. The student should review the form with the host supervisor. Once completed, please download your response as a PDF.
Part II: Host Signature
Please combine the Host Signature Page and the YGI Fellowship Project Summary Form (completed in Part I) as a single PDF file, and your host supervisor’s signature via email, with the single PDF file attached. Copy OCS Fellows Chelsea Xu and Kathryn Wall in your email. The YGI Project Summary is considered complete once we receive the form back from your host supervisor with their signature.
2. GSAS Application for Yale Graduate Impact Fellowship
Please complete the GSAS Application for Yale Graduate Impact Fellowship form. This form requires signatures by the student’s thesis advisor and Director of Graduate Studies.
- Eligibility: Fellows must be currently matriculated, Yale Humanities Ph.D. students in years 2-6* of study and have been admitted to candidacy before the fellowship.
- Term: Fellows work at an external organization under the guidance of the host supervisor for no more than 10 hours per week over a maximum 16 weeks during the 2022 Fall.
- Stipend: Fellows receive a stipend of up to $2900 for the 2022 Fall, depending on the number of weeks and hours agreed upon with the host supervisor.
- International students should consult with your OISS advisor to confirm eligibility. Eligible candidates will be required to apply for Curricular Practical Training (CPT), as per immigration policy. Please reach out to your OISS advisor for application specifics. Also, please note that if you have a TF20 teaching position, you may not be eligible for this fellowship. Under the current policy, international students are not allowed to work for more than 20 hours per week. Please make sure you confirm your particular visa constraints with your OISS advisor.
- Requirements: You will be required to register for the course “GSAS 903c Post-Candidacy Applied Research Experience” if your application is approved. In addition, all fellows will be required to submit a written reflection paper at the end of the fellowship.
- Students registered in absentia are eligible to apply.
* 7th-year students on departmental COVID extensions in Fall 2022 are eligible to apply.