Apply for 2024 Thomas J. Sargent Dissertation Fellowship by March 25

Applications are open now through March 25 for the 2024 Thomas J. Sargent Dissertation Fellowship program with the San Francisco Fed’s Economic Research Department. The program is open to PhD students at U.S. universities in various economic fields of study who have passed their qualifying exam and are in the process of writing their dissertation; see the full guidelines for applicants on our website.

The six-week summer fellowship offers doctoral candidates the opportunity to meet with Fed research economists and visiting faculty, make progress on their dissertation research, and receive mentorship from senior economists.

Download the call for applications (pdf, 130 kb).

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