Applying for the Pollard Fellowship


January 31, 2022: Applications due
February 28, 2022: Decisions announced
Late April, 2022: An initial two-hour Zoom session (day and time TBD)
May, 2022: Four one-hour Zoom seminar sessions (days and times TBD)
June 26 – July 1, 2022: Residency and research at Seattle Pacific University
January, 2023: Research papers due
February, 2023: Announcement of winning paper
Spring, 2023: Winning paper presentation


Applications for the Pollard Fellowship open in the autumn. The application deadline is January 31. To receive detailed application instructions, please contact


Prospective scholars will be asked to submit:

  • Cover page 
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) 
  • Three short essays (additional instructions will be provided) 

One space will be reserved for a scholar who is local to the Seattle area. The four remaining spaces will be open to all qualified applicants, regardless of location.