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Yale Club of San Francisco Summer Research Grant


The Yale Club of San Francisco provides a grant of up to $3,500 to be awarded on a competitive basis to a qualified student in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences who will be engaged in full-time dissertation research and writing during the summer months.

Application Information:

Applicants must register for this competition using the Yale Grants & Fellowships database and upload the following application materials directly to the database in advance of the submission deadline.


  • Application form
  • A two- to three-page description of specific research and writing to be performed during the tenure of the fellowship (Please note that a dissertation prospectus is not an acceptable substitute.)
  • An itemized budget for utilization of the award funds

In addition, the applicant will need to indicate the name and e-mail address of their Yale faculty advisor who will provide a letter of reference. Students should post this information to the database at least three weeks in advance of the submission deadline to allow the faculty adequate time to provide references.

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Special Eligibility Requirements:

Students must have been enrolled in a Ph.D. program in the Humanities or Social Sciences for no more than six years and have completed all requirements for the degree except the dissertation by the application deadline. Applicants must propose research to be performed in the San Francisco Bay area (as defined by the Association of Yale Alumni).

Selection is at the sole discretion of the board of the Yale Club of San Francisco.

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact

Field of Study

Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences

Application Deadline

April 1 at 1 pm (EST)