Humanities and Social Science One-Year, Fellowship and Postdoctoral Programs

A list of major programs offering funding for Humanities and Social Science One-Year, Fellowship and Postdoctoral Programs for 2009 – 2010 is now available. See specific fellowships for deadlines.


Most proposals for external funding must be submitted through the U of M Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA). Proposals and Proposal Routing Forms (PRF’s) must be received by SPA at least 24 hours prior to the sponsor’s deadline. For information on SPA, see Assistance with SPA processes and PRF’s is available from the CLA Grants Team at

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Humboldt Research Fellowships -- several programs
Award: varies by program
Deadline: varies by program
Various fellowships and awards for research in Germany.

American Berlin Opera Foundation, Inc.
Opera Scholarship Competition
Award: $16,000 and round-trip flight to Berlin or Turin
Deadline: February 12, 2009
Scholarship recipients will travel to Berlin and/or Turin to start his or her training with the Deutsche Oper Berlin or Teatro Regio Torino. During the year, the students receive advanced training and are offered roles in actual productions for which they receive additional compensation. Open to American citizens or permanent residents between the age of 18 and 30 who are beginning their professional singing careers.

American Academy in Rome
Rome Prize
Award: stipend of $12,500 for 6-months or $25,000 for 11-months
Deadline: November 1, 2008 or November 15, 2008 for an additional fee
The Rome Prize is awarded to 15 emerging artists (working in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Design, Historic Preservation and Conservation, Literature, Musical Composition, or Visual Arts) and 15 scholars (working in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and early Modern, or Modern Italian Studies).

American Antiquarian Society (AAS)/ NEH
Long-Term Fellowships
Award: Up to $40,000
Deadline: January 15, 2009
Long-term academic residential research fellowships for use of AAS materials. The library's collections document the life of America's people from the colonial era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Collections include books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, broadsides, manuscripts, music, graphic arts, and local histories.

American Association of University Woman (AAUW)

AAUW Fellowships
Award: varies, up to $30,000
Deadline: November 15, 2008
The sponsor offers a variety of grants and fellowships for female scholars. Please refer to the website for the details.
Award: up to $75,000
Deadline: varies, deadlines in October 2008-January 2009.
ACLS offers fellowships and grants in more than a dozen programs for research in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels. Please refer to the website for the details.

American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Various fellowships and grants
Award: varies by program
Deadline: earliest January 15, 2009. Other deadlines throughout the year depending on program.
The sponsor offers a variety of fellowships and grants in Greek studies and archaeology in Greece. Please refer to the website for the details.

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University
James M. Osborn Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
Award: $45,000 and a residential apartment
Deadline: January 15, 2009
This long-term fellowship, for the academic year 2009-2010, is open to scholars of British history, literature, society or culture in any period from the Middle Ages through the end of the Twentieth Century who will devote the term of the fellowship to research in the Beinecke Library's extensive collection of books, manuscripts, prints, and original art concerning the literature, history, and culture of the British Isles.

Brown University Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women
Postdoctoral research fellowships
Award: $50,000, plus a supplement for health and dental insurance
Deadline: December 10, 2008
Post-docs in qualitative and humanistic research in the humanities, the social sciences, and the life sciences. In 2009-10, the Pembroke Seminar will pursue a multi-disciplinary examination of "Markets and Bodies in Transnational Perspective.� This collective inquiry will raise questions about global flows of people and technology that involve reimagining the body and transforming what it means to be human.

Bush Foundation
Bush Artists Fellowships
Award: up to $48,000
Deadline: November 7, 2008 for Literary Arts and Script Works, November 14, 2008 for Performance-Based Work, Music Composition, and Traditional & Ethnic Performing Arts
This program provides artists with significant financial and professional development support that enables them to further their work and their contribution to their communities.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies, University of Virginia
Postdoctoral Residential Research & Teaching Fellowships
Deadline: December 8, 2008
Award: $90,000 ($45,000/year for two years)
Two-year postdoctoral research and teaching fellowship for scholars whose work focuses on Africa and/or the African Diaspora beginning August 25, 2009. Fellows are required to teach one course per year in the African-American and African Studies program, to be offered in either the Fall or Spring semester.

Center for Comparative Immigration Studies Fellowship Program
Award: $2,250/month for predoctoral fellows, $3,000-$4,000/month for recent postdoctoral fellows (Ph.D. received within the last 6 years)
Deadline: January 15, 2009
These awards are to support advanced research and writing on any aspect of international migration and refugee flows, in any of the social sciences, history, law, and comparative literature. Due to funding constraints, the sponsor will be able to award fellowships for the 2008-09 academic year only to scholars who have a current or former affiliation to a University of California campus (as a graduate student, faculty member, or researcher).

Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame Research Fellowships
Award: varies by level, $16,000 (graduate)-$60,000 (senior scholars)
Deadline(s): varies, January 15, 2009- March 2, 2009
The sponsor provides fellowships to scholars in the philosophy of religion at different levels, from graduate students to distinguished senior scholars.

Cornell University Society for the Humanities
Award: $45,000
Deadline: November 1, 2008
The Society for the Humanities will sponsor three postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships in the humanities, each awarded for the two-year period beginning July 2009. While in residence at Cornell, Mellon Fellows hold department affiliations and have limited teaching duties and the opportunity for scholarly work. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships are available in three areas of specialization: German Studies, Near-Eastern Studies, and History.

Council for International Exchange of Scholars

Fulbright Programs for U.S. Scholars
Award: varies
Deadline: varies
Awards for U.S. citizens who wish to lecture, conduct research, or participate in special Fulbright seminars abroad.

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Faculty Research Visit Grants
Award: €1,840- €2,240 per month
Deadlines: November 15, 2008 and May 15, 2009
DAAD offers grants for one to three months in all academic disciplines to scholars at US and Canadian institutions of higher education to pursue research at universities, libraries, archives, institutes or laboratories in Germany. Grants are awarded for specific research projects and cannot be used for travel only, attendance at conferences or conventions, editorial meetings, lecture tours or extended guest professorships.

Folger Shakespeare Library
Residential Fellowship
Award: up to $50,000
Deadline: November 1, 2008 (long-term) and March 1, 2009 (short-term)
The collection's two great strengths are materials related to the entire early modern age in the West, from about 1450 to the mid-1700s, and materials related to William Shakespeare and the theater, up to the present day. Fellowships are for use of the collection.

Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships
Award: $40,000
Deadline: November 28, 2008
Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. A wide variety of major disciplines and related interdisciplinary fields are accepted. Fellows propose a host institution appropriate for their study.

The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, University of Rochester
Award: $23,000 (pre-doctoral)-$35,000 (post-doctoral)
Deadline: January 31, 2009
Research in African and African-American experience.

The German Historical Institute
Programs for Young Scholars, Fellowships, Awards
Award: varies
Deadline: varies, depending on program
The GHI is an independent institute dedicated to the promotion of historical research in the United States and the Federal Republic of Germany and to the dissemination of historical knowledge. We support and advise American and German historians and political scientists and encourage the cooperation between them.

Getty Grants for Scholars (Villa Getty, Malibu, CA)
Villa Getty Scholar and Villa Visiting Scholar Grants
Award: $40,000
Deadline: November 1, 2006
The Getty Research Institute seeks applications from researchers who are interested in questions bearing upon the display of art and wish to be in residence at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa during the 2009/2010 academic year.

Harvard College Houghton Library
Visiting Fellowships
Award: $3,000 (short-term)- $36,000 (long-term)
Deadline: January 16, 2009
The library's holdings are particularly strong in the following areas: European, English, American, and South American literature, including the country's pre-eminent collection of American literary manuscripts; philosophy; religion; history of science; music; printing and graphic arts; dance; and theatre. Fellows will also have access to collections in Widener Library as well as to other libraries at the University.

Harvard University Kathryn W. and Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
Award $23,000-$43,000 plus family medical insurance
Deadline: December 1, 2008
Offer three categories of fellowships and make a combined total of approximately six awards each year. Fellows combine disciplinary excellence in the humanities or social sciences, or significant work experience, with an area focus in Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and/or the Caucasus.

Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Loeb Fellowship
Award: varies, up to $35,000
Deadline: 01/05/2009
Loeb Fellows are accomplished, mid-career professionals who have been engaged in their field for a minimum of five years, have compiled a record of exemplary work, and have been identified as leaders by their peers. Most applicants have expertise in the disciplines in which the Design School grants degrees - architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning and urban design. Others come from related fields such as journalism, fine arts, nonprofit administration, and public service. Good candidates typically share a passion for improving the quality of the built and natural environment, and a commitment to improving their own skills in pursuit of that goal.

Howard Foundation; Brown University
Howard Foundation Fellowship
Award: $25,000
Deadline: November 10, 2008
For 2009-2010 approximately ten fellowships will be awarded in the fields of History and Philosophy.

Huntington Library
Huntington Library Fellowships
Award: varies, up to $50,000
Deadline: December 15, 2008
The Huntington is an independent research center with holdings in British and American history, literature, art history, and the history of science and medicine. Within these general fields, there are many areas of special strength, including: Middle Ages, Renaissance, Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature, British Drama, Colonial America, American Civil War, Western America, and California. A variety of short-term and long-term fellowships are available. See website for details.

Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science, Princeton
Deadline: November 15, 2008
The theme for the 2009-2010 academic year will be Education, Schools, and the State. Each year it is expected that about one-third of the selected Members will be conducting research around the theme.

Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
Visiting Fellows Program
Award: $20,000-$25,000 per semester, plus housing
Deadline: November 15, 2008
The institute's current research emphases are (1) the practice and theory of local, regional, and global peacebuilding, including the origins of armed conflict as they relate to peacebuilding; (2) the role of global norms, networks, and institutions in the prevention of armed conflict (including projects on economic sanctions, ethics and the use of force, and social movements); (3) the comparative study and analysis of peace processes; (4) the role of religion (especially Christian-Muslim relations) in conflict and peacebuilding.

Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame
Visiting Fellowship
Award: varies
Deadline: November 3, 2008
Supports residential research in the following themes: Democratization and the Quality of Democracy, Growth and Development, Public Policies for Social Justice, Religion and Society, and Social Movements and Organized Civil Society.

Korea Foundation Advanced Research Grant
Award: Stipend amount to be determined on the basis of country, region and institution where the Fellow will conduct his/her research.
Deadline: 01/31/2009
Funds are provided to overseas Korean studies scholars with a PhD who are currently engaged in Korea-related teaching and research activities. Grant duration is six to twelve months, involving full-time effort related to the research and writing activities of the proposed project.

Korea Foundation
Postdoctoral Fellowships
Award: Stipend amount to be determined on the basis of country, region and institution where the Fellow will conduct his/her research.
Deadline: 01/31/2009
Provides promising and highly qualified recent Ph.D. recipients with the opportunity to conduct research at leading universities in the field of Korean studies. Supports research in humanities and social sciences such as: anthropology, archaeology, art history, economics, geography, history, language and literature, linguistics, musicology, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology.

Library Company of Philadelphia
Program in Early American Economy and Society Fellowships
Award: $20,000-$40,000
Deadline: March 2, 2009
Fellowships are designed to promote scholarship in early American economy and society, broadly defined, from its colonial beginnings to roughly the 1850s. Some of the possible topics of research include the history of commerce, finance, technology, manufacturing, agriculture, internal improvements, and political economy. Dissertation-level and post-doctoral fellowships available.

Library Company of Philadelphia/ National Endowment for the Humanities
The National Endowment for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Award: $20,000-$40,000
Deadline: November 3, 2009
Supports research in residence at the Library Company on any subject relevant to its collections, which are capable of supporting research in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to the history of America and the Atlantic world from the 17th through the 19th centuries.

Loeb Classical Library Foundation
Award: $1,000 to $50,000
Deadline: November 1, 2008
The Loeb Classical Library Foundation will award grants to qualified scholars to support research, publication, and other projects in the area of classical studies.

Massachusetts Historical Society
Long-Term Fellowships
Award: $40,000
Deadline: January 15, 2009
The Society will award two long-term grants of six to twelve months, although either fellowship may be divided into two awards of a maximum of five months. The library of the Massachusetts Historical Society serves primarily as a repository for collections of the personal papers of individuals and families who lived in Massachusetts.

Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Fund
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Jewish Studies
Award: $16,000
Deadline: December 12, 2008
The Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Fund for Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Jewish Studies encourages scholarly research, publication, and teaching in the various disciplines of Jewish studies. The Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Jewish Studies are made for one academic year and are given for the final stages of completing a dissertation, typically in the fifth year of study.

McKnight Foundation/ IFP Minnesota
Filmmakers and Screenwriters Fellowships
Award: $25,000
Deadline: Estimated February 2, 2009 based on 2008 deadline. Website indicates 2009 guidelines and application deadlines will be available in fall 2008.
With funding from the McKnight Foundation IFP MN annually selects four individuals based on merit to receive a $25,000 fellowship. Two are specifically for filmmakers and two for screenwriters.

McKnight Foundation/ MacPhail Center for Music

McKnight Artist Fellowships for Performing Musicians
Award: $24,000
Deadline: Final auditions May 9, 2009. Applications available Oct./Nov. 2008.
Fellowships support outstanding solo musicians or small ensembles.

McKnight Foundation/ Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD)
Visual Artists Fellowship
Award: $25,000
Deadline: March 2009
Fellowship program awards $25,000 annually to four Fellows, allowing each the freedom to pursue his or her own work over a 12-month period. Awards are often used for studio space, materials, travel or research, or simply to provide free, focused time to formulate ideas and make art.

McKnight Foundation/ Minnesota Center for Photography
Photographers Fellowship
Award: $25,000
Deadline: 2009/2010 applications will open in January 2009
The MCP/McKnight Artist Fellowships for Photographers support mid-career artists residing in Minnesota who use photography as a primary means of creative, personal expression. The fellowships enable four artists to study, reflect, experiment, and explore over a twelve-month period with the support and assistance from MCP and the McKnight Foundation.

McKnight Foundation/ Northern Clay Center
Ceramic Artists Fellowship
Award: $25,000
Deadline: late April 2009
The Fellowships are intended to significantly advance the work of Minnesota ceramic artists whose work is of exceptional artistic merit, who have already proven their abilities, and are at a career stage that is beyond emerging. Two grants of $25,000 each will be awarded annually. Awards may be used for, but are not limited to, supplementing living or travel costs, purchasing materials and equipment, experimenting with new materials and techniques, and collaborating with other artists.

McKnight Foundation/ The Playwrights' Center
Playwrights/ Theater Artists Fellowships
Award: $25,000
Deadline: Notification of intent to apply encouraged by October 31, 2008, Final Application Deadline: April 10, 2009 (postmarked)
Awarded to Minnesota theater artists. Fellowships recognize outstanding work by professional artists whose skill and talent contribute to theatrical productions.

Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame
A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medieval Studies
Award: $40,000
Deadline: January 15, 2009
The fellowship will permit an outstanding young scholar in any field of medieval studies to continue his or her research while in residence at Notre Dame's Medieval Institute during the academic year 2009-2010. Mellon scholars must hold a regular appointment at a U.S. institution and plan to return to their institution following their fellowship year. Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand as of the application date and must not be more than five years beyond the Ph.D.

National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER)
Title VIII National Research Competition
Award: $40,000 to $70,000
Deadline: February 13, 2009
From broad, cross-cultural analyses to more focused studies of particular problems, NCEEER supports research projects that facilitate a mutually beneficial exchange of information between scholars and policy-makers and contribute to a better understanding of current developments and future prospects in the post-communist countries of Europe and Eurasia.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
NEH Collaborative Research Awards
Award: $25,000 to $100,000
Deadline: November 5, 2008
Collaborative Research Grants support original research undertaken by a team of two or more scholars or research coordinated by an individual scholar that, because of its scope or complexity, requires additional staff and resources beyond the individual's salary.

National Gallery of Art
Fellowship Program
Award: varies by program, up to $50,000
Deadline: varies by program, March 21, 2009, September 21, 2009
Various fellowships are available for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts.

National Science Foundation Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Award: varies
Deadline: November 3, 2008
The Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) and the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) offer Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowships and related supporting activities in an effort to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in selected areas of science in the U.S. These fellowships support training and research in science, technology, engineering and mathemetics (STEM) fields in a host institution only in the areas of biology and social, behavioral, and economic sciences within the purview of NSF.

New America Foundation
Bernard L. Schwartz Fellows Program
Award: $25,000-$45,000 for regular fellow, $75,000 for senior fellows
Deadline: none, accepted on a rolling basis
The New America Foundation provides economic, professional, and intellectual support to exceptionally promising young writers, thinkers, and analysts who wish to establish themselves as leading voices in the national policy debate.

Newberry Library
Newberry Library Fellowships in the Humanities
Award: up to $40,000, varies by program
Deadlines: January 12, 2009 for long-term fellowships and March 2, 2009 for most short-term fellowships.
Short and long-term fellowships, post-doctoral programs in areas relevant to the library’s collections (history/culture of western Europe from the Middle Ages to the mid-twentieth century and the Americas from the time of the first contact between Europe).

Ohio State University, Mershon Center for International Security Studies
Postdoctoral Fellowships
Deadline: January 30, 2009
The post-doctoral fellowship is a one-year fellowship in residence at the Mershon Center for scholars who received their doctoral degree within the past five years. The scholar’s work must relate to one or more of the Mershon Center’s three areas of focus:
• The use of force and diplomacy.
• The ideas, identities, and decisional processes that affect security.
• The institutions that manage violent conflict.

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Award: $45,000 plus benefits
Deadline: November 1, 2008
The award carries a year's support to revise the applicant's first book manuscript and the Institute's commitment to publish the resulting study. The Institute's scope encompasses the history and cultures of North America's indigenous and immigrant peoples during the colonial, Revolutionary, and early national periods of the United States and the related histories of Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, the British Isles, Europe, and Africa, from the sixteenth century to approximately 1815.

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
NEH Postdoctoral Fellowships 2009–2011
Award: $40,000 stipend
Deadline: November 1, 2008
Two-year postdoctoral fellowship in any area of early American studies, to begin July 1, 2009. A principal criterion for selection is that the candidate's dissertation or other manuscript have significant potential as a distinguished, book-length contribution to scholarship. The Institute's scope encompasses the history and cultures of North America's indigenous and immigrant peoples during the colonial, Revolutionary, and early national periods of the United States and the related histories of Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, the British Isles, Europe, and Africa, from the sixteenth century to approximately 1815.

Oregon State University Center for the Humanities
Fellowships in the Humanities
Award: $12,000-$18,000 per semester
Deadline: December 12, 2008
This fellowship program is primarily concerned with offering research opportunities both for members of humanities departments as traditionally defined and for other scholars seriously interested in humanistic issues.

Phi Beta Kappa Society
Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship for Greek Studies
Award: $20,000
Deadline: January 15, 2009
Candidates must be unmarried women between the ages of 25 and 35. They must hold a doctorate or have fulfilled all the requirements for a doctorate except the dissertation, and they must be planning to devote full-time work to research during the fellowship year that begins September 1, 2009.

Princeton University Center for Human Values
Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellowships
Award: up to one-half of academic year salaries
Deadline: November 10, 2008
These fellowships will be awarded to outstanding scholars and teachers interested in devoting a year in residence at Princeton writing about ethics and human values. Applicants typically have a doctorate or a professional postgraduate degree and cannot be in the process of writing a dissertation.

Princeton University, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies
Award: stipend will match the combined salary and benefits at the Member's home institution at the time of application.
Deadline: November 1, 2008
To be considered, assistant professors must be working on projects in areas represented in the School of Historical Studies, and should preferably have gone beyond revising the dissertation. The School is interested in all fields of historical research, but is concerned principally with the history of Western, Near Eastern and Far Eastern civilizations, with particular emphasis upon Greek and Roman civilization, the history of Europe (medieval, early modern, and modern), the Islamic world, East Asian studies, the history of art, the history of science, and modern international relations.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Fellowship Program
Award: up to $70,000 for one year
Deadline: December 1, 2008 for natural sciences and mathematics. The deadlines for cluster applications and for individual applications in the creative arts, humanities, and social sciences have passed, but applications will be available Spring 2009.
Radcliffe Institute fellowships are designed to support scholars, scientists, artists, and writers of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishment who wish to pursue work in academic and professional fields and in the creative arts.

A Room of Her Own Foundation
Gift of Freedom Award
Award: $50,000
Deadline: must be postmarked on or before October 31, 2008
The 2009 Literary Gift of Freedom Award will be given to an American woman writer who is a U.S. citizen and will be living in the U.S. during the grant period. Because the award is quite substantial, the application process is extensive. Acceptable genres for this grant are poetry, playwriting, creative nonfiction, and fiction.

Rutgers University Center for Cultural Analysis
External Fellowships
Award: $40,000
Deadline: January 9, 2009
The Rutgers University Center for Cultural Analysis (CCA), an interdisciplinary research center, announces a competition for visiting postdoctoral fellowships for 2009-2010 on the topic Evidence and Explanation in the Arts and Sciences.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library
Scholars-in-Residence Program
Award: $30,000 for six months and $60,000 for twelve months
Deadline: December 1, 2008
THE SCHOMBURG CENTER residency program assists scholars and professionals whose research on the black experience can benefit from extended access to the Center's resources. Fellowships funded by the Center will allow recipients to spend six months or a year in residence with access to resources at the Schomburg Center and other research units of The New York Public Library.

School of American Research, Santa Fe, NM
Resident Scholars Program
Award: $40,000
Deadline: November 1, 2008
Fellowships are available for either Ph.D. candidates or scholars with doctorates whose work is either humanistic or scientific in nature. In addition, two fellowships are available for Native American scholars working in the humanities, arts, or the sciences.

Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program
Award: $6,000 - $47,000
Deadline: January 15, 2009
The sponsor offers a variety of fellowships and grants. Please refer to the website for the details.

Social Science Research Council
Award: varies
Deadline: varies with program
Most programs target the social sciences, but many are also open to applicants from the humanities, the natural sciences, and relevant professional and practitioner communities. Most support from the Council goes to pre-dissertation, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowships, offered through annual, peer-reviewed competitions.

Social Science Research Council JSPS Fellowship Program
Fellowship Program for U.S. researchers
Award: For Ph.D. holders: ÂĄ364,000, For non-Ph.D. holders: ÂĄ200,000, Settling-in allowance of ÂĄ200,000 and round-trip air ticket.
Deadline: December 1, 2008
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship Program for U.S. researchers provides promising and highly qualified recent PhDs and ABDs (please see eligibility) with opportunities to conduct research in Japan.

UCLA Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies
Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowships
Award: $37,500 for academic year
Deadline: February 1, 2009
This year’s resident fellowship program will focus on the theme: Cultures Of Communication, Theologies Of Media In Early Modern Europe And Beyond. Scholars who have received a Ph.D. in the last six years and are engaged in research pertaining to the announced theme are eligible to apply.

UCLA Institute of American Cultures
Postdoctoral Fellowship/Visiting Scholar Program in Ethnic Studies
Award: $32,000-$35,0000 plus up to $4,000 research support
Deadline: varies by program, January 16, 2009-April 24, 2009
Awards to postdoctoral fellows/visiting scholars to support research on African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Chicanas/os.

University of Connecticut Humanities Institute
Faculty Residential Fellowship
Award: $40,000
Deadline: January 15, 2009
Faculty Residential Fellowships are opportunities for individuals to pursue advanced work in the humanities.

University of Utah Tanner Humanities Center
Obert C. and Grace A. Tanner Visiting Fellowship
Award: $42,000
Deadline: December 1, 2008
Projects in any of the following fields are eligible for support: anthropology and archaeology, communication, history, philosophy, religious studies, ethnic/gender/cultural studies, jurisprudence, history/theory/criticism of the arts, languages and linguistics, literature, creative writing, historical or philosophical issues in the social and natural sciences, or the professions.

Vanderbilt University Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities
William S. Vaughn Visiting Fellowship
Award: $50,000 plus $2,000 moving expenses
Deadline: January 19, 2009
The Warren Center will host a year-long interdisciplinary faculty seminar entitled “Immigration and the American Experience� to explore immigration and its influence on identities, cultures, nationhood, and urban politics. The seminar meets weekly and will allow the visiting fellow ample time to pursue a major research project.

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.
Post-Ph.D. Programs
Award: up to $25,000
Deadline: November 1, 2009 and May 1, 2009
Awarded to individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree to support individual research projects. Applicants must be engaged in research that contributes to anthropological knowledge. Applicants of any nationality or country of residence may apply.

Wesleyan's Center for Humanities
Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Award: $45,000
Deadline: November 3, 2008
Scholars who have received their Ph.D. degree after June 2005 in any field of inquiry in the humanities or humanistic social sciences—broadly conceived—are invited to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship. The Theme for 2009-2010 will be “War�, please visit the website for a complete description of the theme.

Winterthur/ NEH
Winterthur Fellowships
Award: $40,000
Deadline: January 15, 2009
The sponsor offers a variety of fellowships and grants. For research in the areas of material culture, architecture, decorative arts, design, consumer culture, garden and landscape studies, Shaker studies, travel and tourism, the Atlantic World, childhood, sentimental literary culture, and many other areas of social and cultural history. Please refer to the website for details.

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