James C. Bradford Dissertation Research Fellowship


Amount: $1,000

Closing Date for Applications:  15 March 2019

Send Application Materials To: nasohbradfordfellowship@gmail.com

Announcement of Award: 15 May 2019

The North American Society for Oceanic History is offering one dissertation fellowship in U.S. naval or North American naval and maritime history for 2019.  The fellowship is named in honor of NASOH past-president Dr. James C. Bradford, in recognition of his distinguished contributions to the field of American naval history.

Eligibility: Applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. at the time of application and have an approved dissertation proposal on file at their degree-granting institution.

Topics in all periods of United States and North American naval history, including strategy, tactics, and operations; institutional development and administration; biography, personnel, and social development; exploration, science, and technology and science; and policy and diplomacy. 

Application Documents: Applications should include:

1). A completed and signed application cover sheet (the blank application cover sheet is available

at www.nasoh.org); 

2). Curriculum Vitae; 

3). Copy of approved dissertation proposal;

4). Description of the status of the project (not over 1,000 words);

5). Brief statement of proposed use of the fellowship funds;

6). The names and contact information for the dissertation committee chair and two other individuals asked to submit letters of recommendation.

Submission and Deadline: All application materials and letters of recommendations are due on 15 March 2019 and should be sent by e-mail with pdf attachments to:  nasohbradfordfellowship@gmail.com

Selection:   Applications will be evaluated by a three-person committee of NASOH members and the recipient notified by 15 May 2019.


Bradford Fellowship Application Cover Sheet

Bradford Application cover sheet (docx)