Haynes Lindley Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship: Open to Undocumented Doctoral Students in Los Angeles, California



The Haynes Foundation offers up to 8 yearlong awards for PhD social science students to support dissertation research dealing with the Los Angeles region. The student’s dissertation can be related to economic, social, policy, or political issues in the Los Angeles region. Field work, research or writing may be covered.

STIPEND: Stipend of $20,000.

CITIZENSHIP: We contacted their office to ask whether undocumented students can apply and they said “they do not have citizenship requirements.”

DISCIPLINES: Social Sciences. School of Public Affairs. The economic, social, policy or political issues that impact Los Angeles.

ACADEMIC LEVEL: Current Graduate Students. Students Working on Doctoral Dissertation.

If you are a student at UCLA, you must contact Stephanie Dyas (sdyas@support.ucla.edu) as soon as possible.

The deadline to apply is February 15, 2017

For more information, please scroll to the bottom of this page. Or contact the foundation directly at (213) 623-9151 or info@haynesfoundation.org

Rachel is currently pursuing a PhD in Social Sciences and Comparative Education at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. She has worked closely with undocumented youth activists in several states, the Bhutanese refugee community and LGBT community in Oakland, California. Rachel taught in two public high schools in Okinawa, Japan for two years and has worked in the community college and higher education sector for Bunker Hill Community College, MassBay Community College, Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, Achieving the Dream, and Jobs for the Future. She received her Masters in Higher Education from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and her Bachelors in Philosophy from the University of Chicago.


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