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Franke Undergraduate Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE: late spring quarter

Exact deadline to be announced in April 2020

Undergraduate Franke Fellowship for Innovative Humanities Scholarship

The Kaplan Humanities Institute offers Franke Undergraduate Fellowships for students who have devised innovative and promising humanities projects for their senior year. For this highly selective capstone experience, Franke Undergraduate Fellows will have the opportunity to enhance their projects by playing a significant role in the interdisciplinary community of the Humanities Institute. They will discuss vital issues and ideas with faculty and graduate students at weekly lunch colloquia; meet renowned scholars and artists; and present their work at the annual Future Directions Forum. 


To be eligible for a Franke Undergraduate Fellowship, a student must be:

Application Instructions and Materials

Undergraduate Franke Fellowship applications are submitted via an Online Application Portal. Please review all application instructions prior to clicking through to the application portal; you will not be able to save an incomplete application. Please note: All application documents must be submitted in PDF format only and should be double-spaced.

In the Application Portal, please complete your Official Contact Information and Academic Information in the fields provided. Please also prepare and upload PDF files of the following Application Documents:

Letter of recommendation

Your application must include a letter of recommendation from the faculty advisor who will supervise your year-long project. There is a field in the application portal where you will submit your faculty reference's name and email; the system will send them an email prompt and link for uploading their letter. (Please tell your recommender that the email prompt will come from the Weinberg Faculty Search portal.)

Important: Recommendations are due one day after the application submission date. We suggest that you give your recommender advance notice so they are ready to submit their letter by this date.


Application Portal

Please prepare PDFs of your application materials and submit them via the online portal. The deadline will be set for late spring quarter, and announced in April 2020.

Please contact Jill Mannor at

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