Lynn and Maude White Fellowship

The next Lynn and Maude White Fellowship will be offered for the 2018-19 academic year. Please check this page in Fall 2017 for more information.

The Lynn and Maude White Fellowship is awarded every other year to an outstanding UCLA graduate student in Medieval and Renaissance Studies who has advanced to PhD candidacy. Established in 1988 and named for its donors, the Center’s founding director Professor Lynn White and his wife Maude, the fellowship provides a $15,000 stipend to support dissertation research.

Application Procedure

Students interested in applying for the fellowship must submit:

  • a cover letter applying for The Lynn and Maude White Fellowship;
  • a curriculum vitae (CV);
  • a five-page research proposal outlining the applicant’s project;
  • a letter of recommendation from the applicant’s dissertation advisor;
  • three additional letters of recommendation from faculty or scholars familiar with the applicant’s work.

Send the application materials to:

UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Attention: Lynn and Maude White Fellowship Coordinator
302 Royce Hall
10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1485

Application materials may also be submitted by email to Please include “Lynn White Fellowship” on the subject line.