Lynn and Maude White Fellowship

The Lynn and Maude White Fellowship is awarded to an outstanding UCLA graduate student who has advanced to PhD candidacy. The fellowship provides a $20,000 stipend to support dissertation research in any aspect of Medieval or Renaissance Studies.

The student will be expected to engage in full-time dissertation research and writing during the fellowship year. Funding for student fees and other expenses must be provided by the recipient’s academic department or other sources.

The fellowship was established in 1988 and named for its donors, the Center’s founding director Professor Lynn White and his wife Maude.

Applications are due April 15, 2021.

The application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Five-page (single spaced) research proposal describing the project
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty or other scholars familiar with the applicant’s work; one of these letters should be from the applicant’s dissertation advisor

Submit application materials by email to cmrs@humnet.ucla.edu. Letters of recommendation must also be submitted by the recommender to the CMRS email address as well. Please include “Lynn White Fellowship” in the subject line of all application materials.

View the list of recipients of the Lynn and Maude White Fellowship