Q.A. Shaw McKean, Jr. Fellowships in Democratic Capitalism

The School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) invites applications for the  Q.A. Shaw McKean, Jr. Fellowships in Democratic Capitalism. The fellowships will be awarded to outstanding PhD or master's candidates or to visiting or postdoctoral scholars. The  Q.A. Shaw McKean, Jr. Fellowships are supported by a generous gift from Linda Borden McKean. 

Eligibility and Award Details

  • Apply now for the 2015-2016 Fellowships
  • The fellowships provides a research stipend and support in the amount of $5,000 for one year, which can be used for research, travel, and living expenses.
  • Candidates must be enrolled in a master's or PhD program at SMLR, be visiting the School of Management and Labor Relations while enrolled in such a program at another institution, or be a Phd student at another institution or a postdoctoral scholar.
  • The fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year will be awarded to an outstanding scholar studying the topic of democratic capitalism in the United States.
  • PhD candidates, postdoctoral scholars, faculty fellows, or visiting professors in the areas of business/economics/management/labor studies, history, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, public policy, or sociology may apply.

The recipients will be known as the Q.A. Shaw McKean, Jr. Fellows:

  • The fellow will study the idea and/or the practice of democratic capitalism, such as broad-based forms of employee ownership at the level of the nation, a particular industry, a region, or a corporation.
  • The fellowship would permit the scholar to conduct their own work.
  • The fellow may also associate with several faculty and related fellows at Rutgers University who are engaged in this area of research and receive mentoring and support.
  • The fellow will be part of the network facilitated by SMLR at Rutgers University, but is not required to be in residence at Rutgers.

How To Apply

Applications must be received by December 31, 2014 for fellowships beginning July 1, 2015.  Decisions will be announced by March 15th.  For questions, please send an email to qa_shaw_mckeanjr.fellowships@smlr.rutgers.edu or fellowship_program@smlr.rutgers.edu


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Q.A. Shaw McKean, Jr. Fellowships in Democratic Capitalism
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School of Management and Labor Relations
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