The Department of English is seeking applications for the George and Collice Portnoff Endowed Fellowship in Comparative Literature for 2021/22. Students will be considered in the spring prior to being selected to receive the fellowship in the following academic year. A recipient of the fellowship will be referred to as the Portnoff Fellow in the Department of English at Arizona State University.
In order to be considered students must be full-time master's or doctoral degree students in the Department of English working in two literatures in the original languages, not including English. This award is designated for study in literature.
The award amount can vary from year to year. The award for 2021/22 will be approximately $3,000 and will be disbursed 1/2 in Fall 2021, and half in Spring 2022..
To be considered for the award please upload the following items in one PDF document:
1. A one-page statement describing your academic interests and goals.
2. A copy of your transcripts.
3. A letter of recommendation from a faculty member.
Deadline: February 1
If you have any questions, please contact Sheila Luna.
Photo above: Collice Portnoff, who chaired the Department of English 1957-63, poses with writer Robert Frost (seated) during the poet's 1958 visit to ASU. ASU art professor Harry Wood is presenting Frost with a portrait, while Portnoff and English professor George Zimmerman look on.
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