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2022-2023 Call for Nominations


The Kenneth & Dorothy Hill Fellowship provides support for doctoral graduate students whose work centrally entails research in the Special Collections at the UC San Diego Library. This year's awardee will receive a stipend of $12,000.


  • Eligible doctoral students may come from the Humanities, Social Sciences, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Biomedical Sciences, and Neurosciences.
  • Award recipient must meet all eligibility requirements for fellowship funding at the time of the award disbursement.


  • Departments/programs may nominate up to two (2) eligible doctoral students via this Google Form (Single Sign-On is required) and upload all required supporting documents as .pdf files at the end of the Google form. 
  • If nominating more than one student, please submit a separate Google Nomination Form for each nominee.
  • Note: Before nominating any student, the department/program should have the student contact Lynda Claassen to confirm their eligibility and use of the materials available at the Mandeville Special Collections Library.
  • Nomination supporting materials to include:
    • Nominee's statement of proposed research demonstrates that a significant portion of the research will be in the Mandeville Special Collections Library.
    • Two signed letters of recommendation from faculty.
  • Emailed nominations will NOT be accepted.

If you have any questions please send an email to which will create a ticket in the Services & Support portal.


Nominations are due by Wednesday, May 25th, 2022.

Past Recipients

Year of AwardRecipient NameAcademic Home Department
2020-21Saribel Morales-RiveraHistory
2018-19Kevan MaloneHistory
2016-17Mychal OdomHistory
2014-15Jordan HaugAnthropology
2012-13Philip ClementsHistory
2010-11Matthew ShindellHistory

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