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Two doctoral students selected as Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellows

Two Cornell graduate students have been selected as Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Dissertation Innovation Fellows, which will provide them with a stipend as well as funding for research and other activities to the fellowship year.

Chijioke Onah, a doctoral student in English language and literature, and Nic Vigilante, a doctoral student in music, were two of 45 fellows selected for the inaugural cohort from a pool of nearly 700 applicants.

“As a latecomer to the humanities, this fellowship is an especially heartening gesture of support from one of the world’s leading scholarly organizations,” Vigilante said.

Read more on the Graduate School website.

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