Rovensky Fellowship Committee is organising Fellowship Program for PhD Students in Business or Economic History, Virginia, 2013 2014
Scholarship Program: The John E. Rovensky Fellowships In U.S. Business Or Economic History 2013-2014
Type of Award: Fellowships
Nationality: Fellowships is open for U.S. citizens.
Employer: Rovensky Fellowship Committee is offering fellowship program.
Level of study: Fellowships is open for PhD program.
Subject(s): Fellowships in the field of Business or Economic History.
Duration: Fellowships program duration is one academic year.
Number of awards: Fellowships will provide up to 5 recipients.
Am I eligible? Applicants must be working toward a Ph.D. degree with U.S. business or economic history as the area of major interest. Fellowship recipients must be enrolled in a doctoral program at an accredited college or university in the United States. Preference will be given to applicants who are preparing for a career in teaching and research and who will have completed all graduate course work prior to the fall of 2013
How do I apply? Applicants must send all applications form By Post, Online, or Electronically..
What does it cover? Fellowships awards of $ 10,000 each.
Scholarship Description: John E. Rovensky grew up in Pittsburgh in a family of modest circumstances, entered the banking profession, and moved to New York City. There he became the youngest vice president of the National Bank of Commerce, at the time the second largest bank in New York City. He later served with the Bank of America and National City Bank of New York. At the close of a very successful banking career, Mr. Rovensky became chairman of the executive committee of American Car and Foundry Company (later ACF Industries) and subsequently chairman of the board. Retiring from active business interests in 1954, he still retained a lively interest in economics, public affairs, and the academic profession. He died in 1970.
Application closing date: Completed applications for the fellowship must be received no later than Monday, February 11, 2013.