Application Process

The CFD is currently accepting applications for fellowship appointments in academic year 2022-23

Applications must be submitted electronically as described below to Gettysburg College which acts as the application coordinator for the Consortium. All member institutions have direct access to the application database.

Each Consortium member institution will handle the interview and selection process in accordance with its own internal selection processes. Following initial communication between an institution and a candidate, updates regarding the status of the candidate's application may be obtained from the designated person on each campus. The contact person for each campus is posted on the Member Institution Contact List.

Once an applicant has accepted a fellowship at a Consortium member school, their name will be posted on the CFD Fellowship List for the current academic year. Here is the current list of CFD Fellows.

To Apply
Candidates may create an application through Interfolio. Additional Information about fellowship opportunities are available on this site. By submitting names of references, the candidate authorizes the Consortium to request online submission of letters of recommendation from those persons.Letters of reference should be addressed to The Fellowship Search Committee.

All applications are available to CFD Consortia Member Institutions Nationwide.

Applicants seeking fellowships with mentors who are active in particular research fields are encouraged to visit the websites of the member schools to identify potential hosts and collaborators. Applicants may contact potential mentors with whom they wish to work to alert them to their applications accessible on the CFD website.

Applicants must contribute to increasing the diversity of member colleges in one or more of the following ways: Increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, maximizing the educational benefits of diversity and/or increasing the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of students.

Applicants must be able to provide evidence of U.S. citizenship or unconditional permanent residency status at the time of hire.

Postdoctoral applicants should have no more than five years of post terminal degree teaching or relevant experience prior to the start of a fellowship.

Please address all recommendation letters to THE FELLOWSHIP SEARCH COMMITTEE

Direct your questions to:

Suzanne Gockowski
Office of the Provost
Gettysburg College
Campus Box 410
300 N Washington Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325