Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships

Information Regarding Upcoming Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships

The search for the 2024-2026 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows has ended.  Details regarding the areas of study and application schedule for the 2025-2027 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships will be posted in the summer of 2024.

Program Details

With the generous support of the Mellon Foundation, Dartmouth will be accepting applications for two postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities from Fall 2024 to the end of Spring 2026. These fellowships foster the academic careers of scholars who have recently received their Ph.D. degrees by permitting them to pursue their research while gaining mentored experience as teachers and members of the departments and/or programs in which they are housed. The program also benefits Dartmouth by complementing existing curricula with underrepresented fields.

For the current cycle of applications, we seek candidates for placement in the following departments:

The application period for 2024-26 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows closed on September 18, 2023. 

Applications will be evaluated by the Leslie Center's Advisory Committee, in consultation with the appropriate Associate Deans of the Faculty for the Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, and International & Interdisciplinary Studies.



  • September 18, 2023: Application period for 2024-26 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships closes in Interfolio at midnight EST.
  • September 2023 through March 2024: Evaluations
  • March 2024: All candidates notified by email of the results of their candidacy.