Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program

October 4, 2017

Chancellors, Provosts, and Deans:

The University has been invited to recommend two candidates for consideration for the Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program in support of the social sciences and the humanities, one junior and one senior faculty member. Up to thirty-five fellowships of $200,000 each will provide scholars with the ability to take a year’s sabbatical to focus on research.

To nominate a candidate, please send a letter of nomination, a three- to five-page prospectus describing the candidate’s project, including a work plan, approximate time frame, estimate of budgetary requirements, anticipated financial support from Rutgers, and an up-to-date c.v. Please see the attached pages for the full instructions and criteria, as well as a list of possible topics of research. Nomination materials should be submitted by October 20, 2017, to Dr. Angela Mullis ( of my office, who will be coordinating this process.

Given the innovative research undertaken by our faculty, I am confident that the candidates we nominate will be regarded highly by the selection committee. Your assistance in helping to identify the best candidates is greatly appreciated.

Barbara A. Lee
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs