Reinhard Bendix Memorial Fellowship

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This award commemorates the scholarly achievements of the late Reinhard Bendix, Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. The fellowship is given annually to students who show promise of advancing scholarship in the field of political and social theory as well as historic studies of society and politics.  The Reinhard Bendix Memorial Fellowship is designed to carry on his tradition of scholarship into the future by providing financial assistance to graduate students.

The application for the Reinhard Bendix Memorial Fellowship can be found here.    

Please submit only ONE LETTER of recommendation. Ask your recommender to e-mail the recommendation letter directly to iis.grants [at] (subject line: “Recommendation Letter for Last Name, First Name; Bendix/Sharlin/Simpson”).

All UC Berkeley graduate students in good standing who will formally advance to candidacy (will have satisfied all requirements of the Ph.D. except the dissertation) by the Fall of the fellowship term, may apply. Funds will not be available until the student has advanced to candidacy. Students must be registered with Graduate Division for their award term. Students are eligible for support regardless of previous fellowships from other sources. The award amount is at the discretion of the committee. Requests for tuition and fee costs as separate items will not be considered.

While you are welcome to apply for all three graduate fellowships (Bendix, Sharlin, Simpson), the total award amount cannot exceed $15,000.

Details will be announced soon.