Dissertation Fellowship in the Foundation of Language FAQs

What is the maximum amount of a Dissertation Fellowship in the Foundation of Language?

The maximum amount of a Dissertation Fellowship in the Foundation of Language award is $30,000.

Is the Dissertation Fellowship in the Foundation of Language renewable?
No.

How are award recipients chosen?

Dissertation Fellowships in the Foundation of Language are awarded to doctoral degree candidates possessing an excellent academic record, strong letters of recommendation, and high caliber of research and/or published papers.

I am not a US Citizen, am I eligible to receive a Dissertation Fellowship in the Foundation of Language?

Yes. However, award recipients must be pursuing studies at well-accredited and well-established colleges or universities in the United States.

I’m pursuing my doctorate in linguistics. Am I eligible to receive a Dissertation Fellowship in the Foundation of Language?

Perhaps. You are encouraged to discuss a possible application with your department chair.

If I have further questions, how do I contact The William Orr Dingwall Foundation?

Email is the preferred method of contact. You may reach us at nl [at] dingwallfoundation [dot] org .

May I call and speak with someone further about my questions or concerns?

No.

May I stop by and speak with someone at The William Orr Dingwall Foundation?

No.