Jane Eliza Procter Visiting Fellowships

Four visiting fellowships per year, consisting of full tuition and stipend, are available to young British and French scholars, one upon recommendation by the University of Cambridge, England; one upon recommendation by the University of Oxford, England; and two upon recommendation made by the École Normale Supérieure (E.N.S.), Paris, France. The fellowship funds can be used to support nondegree visiting pre-doctoral scholars for one year's duration. 


The fellowships are not restricted to study in any specific department or program. However, candidates must hold a degree in distinctively liberal studies and be in reasonably good health, possessing high character, excellent education and exceptional scholarly promise. Students must be nominated before they can apply.

Application Submission Dates As early as six months, but no later than three months prior to your intended start date (See chart.)
Program Length One academic year
Application Fee None

Application Requirements

  • Statement of Purpose - brief statement describing your proposed plan of study

  • Resume or curriculum vitae    

  • Transcript from every college or university from which you have earned or expect to earn a degree

  • 3 Letters of recommendation - recommenders will submit letters through Slate

  • Copy of your current passport (name page only) - international applicants only

Visa Information

(International applicants only)

All international nondegree students must arrive in the U.S. with a valid F-1 or J-1 student visa. The Davis International Center will assist with the visa eligibility documents (I-20 for F-1 students or DS-2019 for J-1 students) after admission is offered.

Applicants who require additional accessibility assistance may contact [email protected].

The application for fall 2025 admission will open in February 2025.