The Social Science Research Council is currently accepting applications for their Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship. Each year the SSRC offers these fellowships in certain research fields. Each research field is led by tenured professors who serve as research directors, leading a team of graduate students. The fellowship entails two workshops and the availability of up to $5000 in research funds. Research fields for 2008 include: Animal Studies (Janet Browne, Harriet Ritvo) and Critical Studies of Science and Technology Policy (Sheila Jasanoff, Clark Miller). The deadline is February 8th.