IEHS George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award (Deadline extended)

Hidetaka Hirota's picture
January 15, 2021
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Borderlands, Diplomacy and International Relations, Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

***Deadline extended***

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society is now accepting applications for the 2021 George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award. The award committee invites applications from any Ph.D. candidate who will have completed qualifying exams by 2020, and whose thesis focuses on American immigration, emigration, or ethnic history, broadly defined. The award provides two grants of $1000 each for expenses to be incurred in researching the dissertation.


Applicants must submit (1) a three-page to five-page descriptive proposal in English discussing the significance of the work, the methodology, sources, and collections to be consulted; (2) a proposed budget; (3) a brief curriculum vitae. *In addition, applicants must also arrange for their major advisor to submit a supporting letter.


Application materials and the supporting letter must be received by the committee by Friday, January 15, 2021.


Inquiries and application materials, including the supporting letter, should be submitted via email to


2020 Committee:
Hidetaka Hirota (Chair), Deborah Cohen, Jana Lipman.