The Alpine Fellowship
The Alpine Fellowship is a diverse group of writers, artists, and scholars that advocates a primary role for the humanities in understandings and interpretations of contemporary life and ourselves within it. Its inaugural affiliation with the Draper Program includes scholarship support and an invitation for scholarship recipients to attend this year’s Alpine Fellowship Conference in Venice, Italy.
The Alpine Fellowship supports students who are dedicated to exploring crucial questions of the contemporary age by giving fresh voice to humanities-focused research, writing, and presentation. The ideal candidates have research projects that are outside the constraints of conventional academic disciplinary divisions. Starting in the fall of 2016, one new student and one continuing student will be named Alpine Fellows each year. Alpine Fellows will be chosen by the director of the Draper program and the Draper admissions committee, in partnership with the dean of the Graduate School. Each will receive a scholarship equal to the cost of one four-credit course and will be invited to the annual Alpine Fellowship Conference. This year’s Conference will take place in Venice, Italy, from August 25 to 28.