The Clements Center
These residential fellowships are for senior or junior scholars
from any field of the humanities or social sciences who are
doing research on Southwestern America of the U.S. - Mexico
borderlands. The fellowships are designed to provide
time for the scholars to bring book-length manuscripts to
The William P.
Clements, Jr. Department of History at Southern Methodist
University, in conjunction with the Clements Center for
Southwest Studies, offers an innovative Ph.D. Program. The
program is built around three fields: a major field in American
history, a second in the history of the Southwest and Mexico,
and a third in global and comparative history.
Students Research Grants
The Clements Center awards research grants to SMU graduate
students to travel and conduct work that focuses on Southwest
topics, including U.S. - Mexico borderlands, at sites beyond
SMU. Interdisciplinary in nature, these grants are open to
studies in the humanities and social studies.
Clements Center-DeGolyer Library Research
The Clements Center offers research
grants to applicants who live outside the greater Dallas-Fort
Worth area to encourage a broader and more intensive use of the
special collections at DeGolyer Library.
The SMU-in-Taos program at Fort
Burgwin is proud to offer SMU students and alumni a variety of
unique courses at our historic campus in Northern New Mexico.
Clements Dissertation Fellowship
The Clements Center offers multiple levels of support for the
Ph.D. students including a new Dissertation Fellowship which
includes a living allowance and travel/research fund.
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