If you will complete your dissertation in 2013-14, and your topic involves "religious and ethical values," you should surely consider applying for this fellowship.
Remember, the Grad Committee looks kindly on students who apply for external grants when we assess proposals for funding from own department's own very limited funds.
Enjoy the holiday week-end.
Cynthia A. Kierner
Professor of History
Director, Ph.D. Program in History
Department of History & Art History
George Mason University
Robinson Hall B, 343
4400 University Drive, MSN 3G1
Fairfax, VA 22030
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