October 2009 Archives

  • http://www.hagley.org/library/center/grants.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Up to $1,600/month
  • Deadline: 3/31/2009 Second Deadline: 10/31/2009
  • Details: Hagley’s collections document the interaction between business and the cultural, social, and political dimensions of our society from the late 18th century to the present. The Library offers two to six month fellowships to scholars.
  • Keywords: American history, enterprise, culture, society, politics

NB: Deadlines: March 31, June 30 and October 31

Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF):
Regular Projects

  • http://www.spf.org/e/grants/index.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Nonprofit organizations and Voluntary organizations are eligible to apply for grants. Businesses and individuals are ineligible. Applications are accepted regardless of nationality.
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 10/31/2009
  • Details: The Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) seeks to contribute to the welfare of humanity and the sound development of the international community, and thus to world peace, through activities that foster international interaction and cooperation. SPF provides grants for, and when necessary implements by itself, projects that are intended to help resolve common challenges facing the international community and challenges facing Japan in its relations with other countries, but that are difficult for the state or businesses to undertake. The following areas of interest are eligible for current funding: 1. Efforts to Ensure Peace and Security in the International Community 2. Addressing Positive and Negative Aspects of Globalization 3. Promotion of Mutual Understanding between Priority Regions and Japan
  • Keywords: Asia, Asian Studies, philanthropy, globalization, international, global development, security, Japan, peace, disarmament, amnesty

NB: Deadline note: Continuous. Applications for projects starting in April must be received by October 31. Proposals are accepted at any time.

Ambrose Monell Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.monellvetlesen.org/monell/appguide.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support for tax-exempt institutions.
  • Award: Varies, $2,500-$500,000
  • Deadline: 4/30/2009 Second Deadline: 10/31/2009
  • Details: Voluntarily aiding and contributing to religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational uses and purposes, in New York, elsewhere in the United States and throughout the world.
  • Keywords: Scientific research, museums, performing arts, higher education, social services, political science, mental health, handicapped, public policy

NB: Deadline note: Proposals are reviewed by the Board of Directors twice a year, once in June and once in December. In order to be reviewed in June, proposals should be received by April 30th and to be reviewed in December, by October 31st.

  • http://www.aroomofherown.org/giftfreedom.php
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; 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.
  • Award: $50,000
  • Deadline: 10/31/2009
  • Details: Acceptable genres for this grant are poetry, playwriting, creative nonfiction and fiction.
  • Keywords: Arts, writing, fiction

NB: Deadline note: 10/31/09 is the anticipated deadline for 2010.

  • http://www.kennedy-center.org/education/artsmanagement/internships/home.cfm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; College juniors/seniors, graduate students, and recent college graduates (within two years of graduation).
  • Award: $225/week stipend
  • Deadline: 3/1/2009 Second Deadline: 10/25/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for internships that offer learning opportunities and on-the-job experiences to college students and graduates who are interested in beginning careers in performing arts management and/or arts education. Approximately twenty students are selected each semester to participate in a three to four month long, full-time (37.5 to 40 hours per week) internship.
  • Keywords: Theater, performing arts management, arts education, undergraduate students, graduate students, internship.

NB: Deadline(s): 03/01/2009, 06/15/2009, 10/25/2009 DEADLINE NOTE: The March 1 deadline refers to the Summer 2009 Program (May 26 through August 7). The June 15 deadline refers to the Fall 2009 Program (September 8 through December 11). The October 25 deadline refers to the Winter/Spring 2010 Program (January 19 through May 7).

Ford Foundation:
Knowledge, Creativity and Freedom

  • http://www.fordfound.org/programs/kcf
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Large range, up to $4.5 million, based on recent grants
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Awards support domestic and international projects in the following areas: education, sexuality and religion; and media, arts and culture. Most awards are made to organizations. Deadline(s):
  • Keywords: Education, sexuality, religion, media, arts, culture

NB: Deadline note: no deadline indicated

  • http://www.williams.edu/resources/miller/fellowship.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $45,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Fellowships in the amount of up to $45,000 are available in support of research on Miller's philosophy with attention to his published and unpublished works looking to book-length publication.
  • Keywords: Philosophy, John William Miller, research
  • http://www.williams.edu/resources/miller/fellowship.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $5,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor administers an essay prize to advance the study of the philosophy of John William Miller. A prize of $5,000 is offered for essays of high quality published in a recognized journal on some aspect of Miller's work.
  • Keywords: Philosophy, John William Miller, essay prize

NB: Deadline note: no deadline indicated

Bremer (Otto) Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://www.ottobremer.org/gag.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Grants are restricted to private nonprofit or public tax exempt organizations for purposes defined under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Award: Varies, up to $100,000
  • Deadline: Various
  • Details: The sponsor assists people in achieving full economic, civic, and social participation in and for the betterment of their communities. Grants and program-related investments respond to community needs by supporting programs, initiatives, and partnerships that address immediate concerns and/or long-term strategies.
  • Keywords: Community needs, betterment, economic, civic engagement, social participation

NB:

The Center for Khmer Studies (CKS):
Senior Short-Term Research Fellowships

  • http://www.khmerstudies.org/fellowships/senior.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Senior Fellowships are open to scholars in all disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities to pursue further research in Cambodia and Southeast Asia. Short-term awards are available for up to four months. Long-term awards are available for six to nine months. Fellowships for four months or less have some travel restrictions.
  • Award: up to $15,000
  • Deadline: 11/15/2009
  • Details: Sponsor provides support for 6 to 11 months to U.S. scholars holding a Ph.D. or its equivalent. Senior Fellowships are designed to enable scholars in the social sciences and the humanities focusing on Southeast Asia to pursue further research in Cambodia and Southeast Asia. Doctoral candidates can apply for dissertation research.
  • Keywords: khmer studies, Cambodia, research, humanities, social sciences, Asia, Southeast Asia

NB: Applications sent by mail must be sent at least three weeks prior to the deadline date.

  • http://www.acls.org/grants/Default.aspx?id=518
  • Fund Type: Fellowships and Grants. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: 1. Dissertation Fellowships Award: up to $28,000 for ten months plus travel allowance. 2. Postdoctoral Fellowships Award: up to $32,000 for ten months (amount reduced pro-rata for shorter tenure) plus a travel allowance. 3. Translation Grants Award: $20,000 for six months (amount reduced pro-rata for shorter tenure) plus a travel allowance.
  • Deadline: 11/13/2009
  • Details: • Curriculum development; college or secondary level. • Conferences and seminars: organization of small conferences and seminars away from major centers of Chinese studies. • Short research trips for advanced graduate students & scholars at non-research institutions to travel to major libraries and collections in North America & Taiwan. • Specialist or regional newsletters or websites disseminating learning in their fields • Translations of scholarly books and articles. • Collaborative projects in which the grant will facilitate communication and limited travel by scholars working on a common project in Taiwan and North America.
  • Keywords: research, Asia, curriculum, seminars, translation, collaboration
  • http://www.hluce.org/lucearchaelogy.aspx
  • Fund Type: Fellowships and Grants. Residential: . Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: up to $28,000 to $32,000; translation grants, $20,000
  • Deadline: (US applicants); Nov 13, 2009
  • Details: In partnership with the ACLS. Archaeological discoveries in China and other parts of East and Southeast Asia are revolutionizing understanding of the origins and the social, cultural and political development of Asian civilizations. Urgent needs: to interpret sites, artifacts, materials and texts; help train the next generation of scholars; build relationships between North American and Asian specialists; and bring wider visibility and public appreciation to this subject.
  • Keywords: Asia, Asian studies, social sciences, archeology, history, translation
  • http://web.gc.cuny.edu/clags/awards.shtml#duberman
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; This fellowship is awarded to a senior scholar (tenured university professor or advanced independent scholar) from any country doing scholarly research on the lesbian/ gay/ bisexual/ transgender/ queer (LGBTQ) experience.
  • Award: $7,500
  • Deadline: 11/15/2009
  • Keywords: research, arts, humanities, social sciences, glbt, gay, lesbian, transgender, queer

Dumbarton Oaks:
Fellowships and Junior Fellowships

  • http://www.doaks.org/research/info_fellowships.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Junior Fellowships are for degree candidates who at the time of application have fulfilled all preliminary requirements for a Ph.D. (or appropriate final degree) and will be working on a dissertation or final project at Dumbarton Oaks under the direction of a faculty member at their own university.

    Fellowships are for scholars who hold a doctorate (or appropriate final degree) or have established themselves in their field and wish to pursue their own research. Applications will also be accepted from graduate students who expect to have the Ph.D. in hand prior to taking up residence at Dumbarton Oaks.


  • Award: Fellowship awards range from an equivalent of approximately $27,000 for an unmarried Junior Fellow to a maximum of $47,000; lunch on weekdays; and the health insurance contribution from Dumbarton Oaks.

  • Deadline: 11/1/2009

  • Details: Fellowships and Junior Fellowships are normally awarded for the academic year (September 13, 2010 - May 13, 2011). During this time, recipients are expected to be in residence at Dumbarton Oaks and to devote full time to their study projects without undertaking any other major activities. Awards may also be made for a single term (either September 13, 2010 - January 7, 2011 or January 17 - May 13, 2011).

  • Keywords: Byzantine studies, Roman, early Christian, western medieval, Slavic, Near Eastern, Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Central America, Andean South America, garden, landscape

Dumbarton Oaks:
Summer Fellowship

  • http://www.doaks.org/research/info_fellowships.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Summer Fellowships are for Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, or Garden and Landscape scholars on any level of advancement beyond the first year of graduate (post-baccalaureate) study.
  • Award: Awards provide a maintenance allowance of $250 per week; housing in a Dumbarton Oaks apartment; lunch on weekdays; health insurance contribution from Dumbarton Oaks; and travel expense reimbursement (not to exceed the lowest available airfare, to a maximum of $1,300) if other travel support cannot be obtained. No housing allowances or dependents' allowances for families are available in the summer.
  • Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: Summer Fellowships are awarded for periods of seven to nine weeks. Fellows may choose from one of three terms: * June 7 - July 30, 2010 (8 weeks) * June 7 - August 6, 2010 (9 weeks) * June 21 - August 6, 2010 (7 weeks)
  • Keywords: Byzantine studies, Roman, early Christian, western medieval, Slavic, Near Eastern, Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Central America, Andean South America, garden, landscape
  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-07-315.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Up to $225,000/ year
  • Deadline: 6/16/2009 Second Deadline: 10/16/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for investigator-initiated research to enhance scientific understanding about the etiology of psychopathology related to violence and trauma, as well as studies to develop and test effective treatments, services, and prevention strategies in this area. Areas of particular interest to the NIMH include interdisciplinary approaches combining multiple levels of inquiry (e.g. psychological, neurobiological, genetic) and scientific tools (e.g., ecological assessment, neuroimaging, microarrays) for psychopathology risk modeling, identification of highly predictive markers of pathology, and improved diagnostics; translation of basic behavioral and neuroscience findings on resiliency and risk for intervention development and testing; and strategies for effective service provision, particularly where non-specialty systems (i.e., primary care) may be required to provide mental health services.
  • Keywords: Violence, trauma, mental health, psychology, genetics, neurobiology, treatment, prevention, services
  • http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-09-020.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; See full program announcement.
  • Award: Varies according to whether award is RO1 (research project; up to $250K/year), R21 (exploratory; $275,000), or RO3 (small research; $100K) grants.
  • Deadline: 2/5/2009 Second Deadline: 10/16/2009
  • Details: Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) solicit collaborative research proposals on drug abuse and addiction that take advantage of special opportunities that exist outside the United States. Special opportunities include access to unusual talent, resources, populations, or environmental conditions in other countries that will speed scientific discovery. Projects must have relevance to the mission of NIDA and, where feasible, should address NIDA's scientific priority areas.
  • Keywords: Research, drug abuse, prevention, treatment, addiction

NB: RO1 Deadlines: Feb 05, 2009, Jun 05, 2009, Oct 05, 2009 R 21 and RO3 Deadlines: Feb 16, 2009, Jun 16, 2009, Oct 16, 2009 RO1 website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-09-020.html R21 website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-09-021.html RO3 website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-09-022.html

  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-250.html
  • Fund Type: Dissertation. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; These awards are available to qualified Predoctoral students in accredited research doctoral programs in the United States (including Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories or possessions).
  • Award: $50,000-$60,000
  • Deadline: 6/16/2009 Second Deadline: 10/16/2009
  • Details: The sponsor offers support for dissertation awards in all areas of research within the Institute's mandate to increase diversity of the research workforce on research on aging and aging-related health conditions. This FOA will use the NIH R36 dissertation award mechanism.
  • Keywords: Dissertation, aging, elderly, health
  • http://www.spssi.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewpage&pageid=730
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Grants available for graduate students and those with a PhD. The applicant must be a member of SPSSI.
  • Award: $1,000-$2,000
  • Deadline: 5/15/2009 Second Deadline: 10/16/2009
  • Details: The SPSSI Committee on Grants-in-Aid (GIA) wishes to support scientific research in social problem areas related to the basic interests and goals of SPSSI and particularly those that are not likely to receive support from traditional sources. The Committee especially encourages proposals involving (a) unique and timely research opportunities, (b) underrepresented institutions, graduate students, and junior scholars, (c) volunteer research teams, and (d) actual, not pilot, projects. The usual grant from SPSSI is for up to $2000 for post-doctoral work and up to $1000 for pre-doctoral work.
  • Keywords: Psychology, social science, human behavior, public policy
  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5369&org=NSF&sel_org=SBE&from=fund
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility.
  • Award:
  • Deadline: 1/15/2009 Second Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: The Sociology Program supports basic research on all forms of human social organization -- societies, institutions, groups and demography -- and processes of individual and institutional change. Research grants and doctoral dissertation grants available
  • Keywords: Sociology, human social organization, societies, institutions, demography, institutional change

NB: Deadline note: Deadlines are 01/15/2009 and 08/15/2009 for Regular Research; 02/15/2009 and 10/15/2009 for Dissertation Research

  • http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/fellowships.shtml
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $1,500
  • Deadline: 4/15/2009 Second Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: The Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship program supports research and provides access to the collections of the Lilly Library for scholars residing outside the Bloomington area. Project proposals should demonstrate that the Lilly Library's resources are integral to proposed research topics.
  • Keywords: British, French, American history, voyages, exploration, European expansion, early printing, church, children's literature, music, film, radio, television, medicine, science, architecture
  • http://www.cckf.org/e-americaRG.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: $15,000
  • Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: Scholars at academic institutions are eligible to apply for research grants. Researchers focusing on the social, cultural, economic or political development of Taiwan over the past few decades are especially encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to collaborative projects with scholars in Taiwan. Research grants are usually given for no more than two years.
  • Keywords: Taiwan, Chinese studies, humanities, social sciences
  • http://www.agiweb.org/gap/interns/internse.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Undergraduates and Masters level students.
  • Award: $5,000 stipend
  • Deadline: 4/15/2009 Second Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: Support is provided to students in the geosciences for a semester-long internship in geoscience and public policy.
  • Keywords: Geology, geoscience, public policy, internship, government affairs

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The deadline for Fall internships is April 15. The deadline for Spring internships is October 15.

Kress (Samuel H.) Foundation:
History of Art Grants Program

  • http://www.kressfoundation.org/grants/default.aspx?id=142
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Grants are awarded to non-profit institutions with 501(c) 3 status, based in the United States, including supporting foundations of European institutions.
  • Award: Up to $100,000
  • Deadline: 7/15/2009 Second Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: Funding is provided to support scholarly publications, art museum exhibitions and catalogues, international conferences and symposia.
  • Keywords: Arts, European art, history, museum exhibitions, conferences, symposia, catalogues, publication, archives

Kress (Samuel H.) Foundation:
Conservation Grants Program

  • http://www.kressfoundation.org/grants/default.aspx?id=138
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Grants are awarded to non-profit institutions with 501(c) 3 status, based in the United States, including supporting foundations of European institutions.
  • Award: Up to $100,000
  • Deadline: 7/15/2009 Second Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: Funding is provided for the professional practice of art conservation, including conservation research, scholarly publications, international conferences and symposia. Deadline(s): 07/15/2009 10/15/2009
  • Keywords: Arts, European art, conservation, archives, documentation, exhibition, publication, meetings, conferences, symposia
  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5410
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: amount not indicated, see website
  • Deadline: 10/15/2009 Second Deadline: 2/15/2010
  • Details: The Geography and Regional Science (GRS) Program sponsors research on the geographic distributions and interactions of human, physical, and biotic systems on the Earth's surface. Investigations are encouraged into the nature, causes, and consequences of human activity and natural environmental processes across a range of scales. Projects on a variety of topics (both domestic and international) qualify for support if they offer promise of contributing to scholarship by enhancing geographical knowledge, concepts, theories, methods, and their application to societal problems and concerns. Support also is provided for projects that explicitly integrate undergraduate and graduate education into the overall research agenda.
  • Keywords: Geography, regional science, environment
  • http://sdcweb.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=44&Itemid=110
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $5,000
  • Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation affiliated with the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces the launch of the SDCF Guest Artist Initiative Program, a new grant program for American colleges and universities to encourage the hiring of professional stage directors and choreographers as guest artists and to provide up to $5000 in matching funds for the guest artist's fee.
  • Keywords: Theater, stage director, choreographer, guest artist
  • http://www.itatti.it/menu3/fellow_tatti.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Postdoctoral; Applicants must have completed all the requirements of the Ph.D., the D. Phil., the dottorato di ricerca, or an equivalent doctorate at the time of application, including submission and examination of the thesis.
  • Award: $50,000 to $55,000
  • Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: For advanced research in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance.
  • Keywords: Italian Renaissance, literature, history, fine arts, music, philosophy, science, ideas

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation:
CCK Scholar Grants

  • http://www.cckf.org/e-americaSS.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Tenured faculty, including full professors and associate professors, may apply.
  • Award: $40,000 or $35,000
  • Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: The Foundation's grants provide support for research on Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Keywords: Chinese Studies, China, humanities, social sciences
  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5410
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/15/2009 Second Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: The Geography and Regional Science (GRS) Program sponsors research on the geographic distributions and interactions of human, physical, and biotic systems on the Earth's surface.
  • Keywords: Geography, regional science, human, physical, biotic systems

NB: Deadline(s): 08/15/2009, 10/15/2009, 01/15/2010, 02/15/2010

  • http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Postdoctoral; Untenured scholars in the humanities who received or will receive their Ph.D. between December 2001 and December 2009.
  • Award: $46,500 plus health insurance
  • Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: Five (5) one-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships are available for the 2010-2011 academic year for untenured scholars in the humanities who received or will receive their Ph.D. between December 2001 and December 2009. The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms.
  • Keywords: Humanities
  • http://www.amscan.org/public.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Awards are given to non-profit organizations only. Proof of non-profit status (as a 501(c)(3) or equivalent) is required.
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline: 1/30/2009 Second Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: The American-Scandinavian Foundation promotes the cultures of the Nordic countries in the United States and American culture in the Nordic countries by encouraging programs that will enhance public appreciation of culture, art, and thought.
  • Keywords: Nordic countries, Scandinavia, culture, art, Scandianvian thought

NB: Application deadlines 4 times per year: 1/30, 3/15, 8/15, and 10/15.

  • http://shc.stanford.edu/fellowships/external_fac.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants must have a PhD and will normally be at least three years beyond receipt of the degree at the start of the fellowship year (i.e., will have received the PhD in or before September 2006 for the 2009-2010 fellowship). Junior fellowships are for scholars who will be at least three and no more than ten years beyond receipt of the Ph.D. by the start of their prospective fellowship year. Senior fellowships are for established scholars who are more than ten years beyond receipt of the PhD. Fellows are required to live within a ten-mile radius of Stanford University and to be in residence during Autumn, Winter, and Spring Quarters.
  • Award: Stipends of up to $60,000 and a housing and moving allowance of up to $15,000
  • Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: Fellowships are awarded to support research projects in the humanities; creative arts projects are not eligible. The Humanities Center seeks candidates whose research is likely to contribute to intellectual exchange among a diverse group of scholars within the disciplines of the humanities.
  • Keywords: history; philosophy; humanities; languages; literature; linguistics; archeology; ethics; religion; social sciences

NB:

Asian Cultural Center:
Grants

  • http://www.asianculturalcouncil.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Asian individuals in the visual and performing arts seeking grant assistance to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue creative activity in the United States are eligible to apply. Americans seeking aid to undertake activities in Asia are also eligible to apply.
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: The Asian Cultural Council (ACC) supports cultural exchanges between Asia and the United States in the performing and visual arts, primarily by providing individual fellowship grants to artists, scholars, students, and specialists from Asia for study, research, travel, and creative work in the U.S. Its geographic purview covers an extended area of Asia ranging from Afghanistan eastward through Japan.
  • Keywords: Visual arts, performing arts, Asian studies, Asia

NB: Individuals and institutions wishing to inquire about the possibility of grant support should send a brief description of the activity for which assistance is being sought to the Council. If the proposed activity falls within the ACC's guidelines, application materials requesting more detailed information will be provided by the ACC, and applicants will be informed as to when their proposals can be presented to the trustees of the Council for formal review.

  • http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/fellowships.shtml
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Candidates range from doctoral research students to senior scholars.
  • Award: up to $40,000
  • Deadline: 4/15/2009 Second Deadline: 10/15/2009
  • Details: Mendel Fellowships are intended to support research by scholars from around the world in areas of particular interest to the Mendels, including: the history of the Spanish Colonial Empire; Latin American independence movements; European expansion in the Americas; voyages, travels and exploration; geography, navigation and cartography; German literature and history; and music, including sheet music. The amount of the stipend is based on the length of stay, which may range from one week to a full academic year. The fellowship is intended to cover travel to the Lilly Library and living expenses while in residence.
  • Keywords: History, Spanish Colonial Empire, Latin American independence movements, European expansion, voyages, travels, exploration, geography, navigation, cartography, German literature, music, library research
  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2004/nsf04035/nsf04035.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $20,000
  • Deadline: 10/6/2009
  • Details: The sponsor supports planning visits to assess foreign facilities, equipment, or subjects of research, and to have detailed discussions with prospective foreign partners to finalize plans for cooperative research. Visits typically range from seven to fourteen days.
  • Keywords: Planning visits, meetings, foreign partners, international collaboration, cooperative research

NB: Deadline note: No deadline. Proposals accepted at any time.

Waste Management:
Grants Program

  • http://www.wm.com/WM/community/Giving.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The Waste Management Charitable Contributions program provides support to organizations that have been approved by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) charity and public organizations where any donations requested will be used exclusively for public purposes.
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor focuses its giving on the following priority areas: environment, environmental education and community.
  • Keywords: Environment, environmental education, community

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Applications are accepted year round and are reviewed on a continuous basis. Expect about a two-month review time.

  • http://www.arnova.org/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Books must have been published within the three calendar years preceding the current year. Entries must be published by a university press or commercial publishing house. Submissions from scholars representing any discipline are welcome. In addition, submissions are encouraged from young scholars, practitioners working in collaboration with university-based researchers, and scholars working on multi-disciplinary approaches.
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Virginia Hodgkinson Research Prize is given annually to the best book on philanthropy and the nonprofit sector that informs policy and practice.

    Deadline(s):


  • Keywords: Book award, publication, nonprofit sector, philanthropy, policy, practice


NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Deadline for current year will be posted in spring/early summer.

  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-09-014.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement.
  • Award: size and duration of each award will vary
  • Deadline: 2/5/2009 Second Deadline: 6/5/2009
  • Details: The sponsor invites R01 research grant applications that will inform interventions addressing the cultural and structural factors that produce high rates of unintended pregnancy across the reproductive age span, especially in low-income populations in the United States. These interventions can operate at a wide range of levels, from clinical interventions to interventions that influence cultural, economic, social, structural, and/or policy factors contributing to unintended pregnancy. Deadline(s): 02/05/2009, 06/05/2009, 10/05/2009, etc.
  • Keywords: Unintended pregnancy, prevention, intervention, clinical, policy, social factors, pregnancy rates, low-income

NB: PA-09-014. FOA will use the NIH Research Project (R01) award mechanism. Also offered as an R21. Standard deadlines apply: 2/5/09, 6/5/09, 10/5/09

  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-09-137.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 6/5/2009 Second Deadline: 10/5/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support to expand basic and translational research on the processes and mechanisms involved in the experience, expression and regulation of emotion. This program will use the NIH R01 award mechanism.
  • Keywords: Emotion, experience, regulation, expression, psychology, social science, behavior, interpersonal relationships, communication, decision making

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: This program will expire on May 8, 2012.

  • http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/publishing.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Individuals Nonprofit organizations or institutions with IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt status Colleges, universities, and other academic institutions State or local government agencies Federally-acknowledged or state-recognized Native American tribes or groups
  • Award: $20,000 - $250,000
  • Deadline: 6/5/2009 Second Deadline: 10/5/2009
  • Details: The Commission seeks proposals to publish historical records of national significance. Projects may focus on the papers of major figures from American life or cover broad historical movements in politics, military, business, reform movements, the arts, and other aspects of the national experience. Grants are awarded for collecting, describing, preserving, compiling, editing, and publishing documentary source materials.
  • Keywords: History, publication, historical records, documents, preservation, editing, compilation, documentary

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: This funding category has two application deadlines:

Colonial and Early National Period:
Draft (optional): April 1, 2009
Final Deadline: June 5, 2009

New Republic through the Modern Era:
Draft (optional): August 1, 2009
Final Deadline: October 5, 2009

Resist, Inc.:
Grants Program

  • http://www.resistinc.org/grants/grantprograms.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $3,000
  • Deadline: 1/30/2009 Second Deadline: 10/2/2009
  • Details: The sponsor funds small-budget groups who struggle towards a broad vision of social justice, while continuing to oppose political and institutional oppression.
  • Keywords: Social justice, activism, community organizing, oppression, resistance

NB: Deadline(s): 01/30/2009, 04/03/2009, 06/05/2009, 07/31/2009, 10/02/2009

American Composers Forum:
Common Ground Grant Program

  • http://www.composersforum.org/opportunities_detail.cfm?oid=7921&referrer=opportunities%2Ecfm%3F
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Common Ground is open to Indigenous makers of new music: composers, performers, groups, sound artists, songwriters, etc. Native Artists must be a documented affiliate of a United States and/or Canadian Tribe/Indigenous Community.
  • Award: $500-$7,500
  • Deadline: 4/1/2009 Second Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor seeks applications from Indigenous makers of new music from the U.S. and Canada for its program to support "creation, performance, and audience/community building" activities involving Native musical artists. Grants are designed to give an immediate financial boost to composers, performers, and other makers of new music at a time when this help would have a significant career-enhancing effect.
  • Keywords: Music, indigenous musicians, musical artists, performance, composition

American Composers Forum:
Encore Grants Program

  • http://www.composersforum.org/programs_detail.cfm?oid=10956§ion=
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $500-$2,000
  • Deadline: 4/1/2009 Second Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: Awards support rehearsal and performance costs, so that performers may connect with a composer whose work they have not previously performed. Performers and composers apply jointly.
  • Keywords: Music, performance, composition
  • http://www.aiar.org/fellowships.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Open to post-doctoral scholars who are U.S. citizens (or alien residents for at least three years).
  • Award: $20,000 - $40,000
  • Deadline: October 1
  • Details: Fellowships are open to those in Near Eastern studies from prehistory through the early Islamic period, including the fields of archaeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology and religion and related disciplines. The research period should be continuous, without frequent trips outside the country.
  • Keywords: archaeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology, religion, Near Eastern Studies

NB: Please see the website for additional awards from the organization.

  • http://www.marshallscholarship.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Open only to United States citizens who (at the time they take up their Scholarship) hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States with a minimum GPA of 3.7.
  • Award: University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides scholarships to young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. At least forty Scholars are selected each year to study either at graduate or occasionally undergraduate level at an UK institution. Each scholarship is held for two years.
  • Keywords: British Universities, United Kingdom, travel, scholarship, humanities, science, social sciences

Tinker Foundation:
Field Research Grants

  • http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/tinker/field.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Graduate students
  • Award: $10,000-$15,000
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides graduate students with travel funds (international and domestic) to Latin America, Spain and Portugal to: acquire a comprehensive knowledge of language and culture, familiarize themselves with information sources relevant to their studies; conduct pilot studies and preliminary investigations, and develop contacts with scholars and institutions in their fields.
  • Keywords: Latin America, Iberia, Spain, Portugal, language, culture, travel

Harvard University:
Harvard-Newcomen Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • http://www.hbs.edu/businesshistory/fellowships.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Ph.D. in history, economics, or a related discipline within the past ten years.
  • Award: $60,000
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: The purpose of the fellowship is to enable scholars to improve their professional acquaintance with business and economic history, to increase their skills as they relate to this field, and to engage in research that will benefit from the resources of the Harvard Business School and the Boston-area scholarly community.
  • Keywords: Business history, economics

Isherwood (Christopher) Foundation:
Grants for Fiction Writers

  • http://isherwoodfoundation.org/index2.php?option=com_content&do_pdf=1&id=12
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Grants will be awarded to writers who have published at least one book of fiction, either a novel or a collection of stories. The novel or story collection must have been published at the time of application. All applicants must be American citizens.
  • Award: $4,000
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for writers who have published at least one book of fiction, either a novel or a collection of stories. The grants are intended to enable writers to set aside time for writing.
  • Keywords: Literature, fiction, writing, writers, novel, short story, publication
  • http://www.facecouncil.org/tournees/index.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Up to $2,300
  • Deadline: 6/30/2009 Second Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: We would like to invite you to apply for a grant from The Tournées Festival, a program of FACE, designed to help bring contemporary French cinema to your college or university campus. The Tournées Festival was conceived to encourage schools to begin their own self-sustaining French film festivals. Since its inception, the program has partnered with hundreds of universities and made it possible for more than 300,000 students to discover French-language films.
  • Keywords: Film festival, contemporary French cinema, media arts, University, college campuses
  • http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/stipends.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The Summer Stipends program accepts applications from researchers, teachers, and writers, whether they have an institutional affiliation or not.
  • Award: $6,000 for 2 months
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to scholars and general audiences in the humanities. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly tools. Summer Stipends support full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two months. Summer Stipends support projects at any stage of development. Summer Stipends are awarded to individual scholars.
  • Keywords: Humanities

Dumbarton Oaks:
Project Grants

  • http://www.doaks.org/research/info_project_grants.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Project grants are limited to applicants holding a doctorate or the equivalent.
  • Award: $3,000-$10,000
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: Support is provided for projects in Byzantine studies, Pre-Columbian Studies, and Garden and Landscape Studies. The normal range of awards is $3,000 to $10,000. Support is generally for archaeological research, as well as for the recovery, recording, and analysis of materials that would otherwise be lost. Applicants must hold a doctorate or the equivalent.
  • Keywords: Byzantine studies, Roman, early Christian, western medieval, Slavic, Near Eastern, Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Central America, Andean South America, garden, landscape

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Before applying, applicants must contact the appropriate Director of Studies no later than October 1, 2009, to determine if the project is within the purview of Dumbarton Oaks. Applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2009.

  • www.mun.ca/smallwood
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants may be professional scholars holding academic appointments or students possessing the appropriate training or experience required to complete the project, using appropriate methodology.
  • Award: Up to $3,500
  • Deadline: 3/1/2009 Second Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: J.R. Smallwood Foundation funds are used specifically "for the promotion and support of research in Newfoundland Studies in the areas of the Humanities and Social Sciences, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the award of fellowships and research grants."

    Research Grants (up to $3,500 each) are available to students, faculty members or non-affiliated scholars from within Memorial University of Newfoundland or elsewhere to help defray the costs of such items as travel, subsistence, research assistance and materials and supplies for carrying out an approved research project.


  • Keywords: Newfoundland, Labrador, social sciences, humanities

  • http://www.amc.net/grants.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; American composers who are members in good standing of the American Music Center at the time of application may apply. Only individuals are eligible to receive funding through this program. Performers, presenters, and ensembles are not eligible to apply.
  • Award: $5,000
  • Deadline: 1/5/2009 Second Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: From 1962 to 2003, the Copying Assistance Program provided over $2 million in support to more than 1,200 American composers for the expenses of copying and reproducing parts for premiere performances. As of May 12, 2003, the program has been renamed the Composer Assistance Program to reflect the recent changes that will expand the scope of the program, including support for preparation of electronic material, copyright acquisition fees, and other expenses.
  • Keywords: Music, composers, performance, recording

NB: There are three rounds annually. Completed applications, signed and submitted by the composer, must be postmarked (not meter-stamped) by the following deadline dates: February 1 May 1 October 1

  • http://dedalusfoundation.org/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants need not be affiliated with educational institutions or museums; they may not, however, be candidates for a degree. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  • Award: up to $30,000
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: The Dedalus Foundation invites applications to its program of grants in support of art historians, critics, and curators pursuing projects related to the study of modern art and modernism.
  • Keywords: Art history, criticism, modern art, modernism

NB: Deadline is approximate, based on previous years. The online application for next year's fellowship will be available April 1, 2009.

Ucross Foundation:
Residency Program

  • http://www.ucrossfoundation.org/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Room, board and studio space
  • Deadline: 3/1/2009 Second Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: The Ucross Foundation fosters fresh and innovative thinking in the visual arts, literature, and music by providing residencies, work space, and uninterrupted time to individual artists, writers and composers. The Foundation looks for Residents whose work reflects a depth of individual creative exploration and the potential for significant future accomplishments.
  • Keywords: Visual arts, humanities, natural sciences, writing, music, interdisciplinary art, choreography, dance, performance, film, video

NB: Deadline note: March 1 for Fall session, October 1 for Spring session.

  • http://www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=fellowships.welcome
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Academic candidates holding a Ph.D. (Ph.D. must be received by the application deadline) and demonstrating scholarly achievement by publications beyond their doctoral dissertations.
  • Award: $26,000-$85,000 (the maximum possible). Stipends include round trip travel.
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: Residential fellowships for projects in the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Primary themes are: 1. governance, including such issues as the key features of the development of democratic institutions, democratic society, civil society, and citizen participation; 2. the U.S. role in the world and issues of partnership and leadership—military, political, and economic dimensions; and 3. key long-term future challenges confronting the United States and the world.
  • Keywords: Social sciences, humanities, international relations, political science

NB: For most academic candidates, a book or monograph is required.

  • http://www.shafr.org/members/fellowships-grants/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants must be graduate students researching some aspect of U.S. foreign relations history. Membership in SHAFR is not required.
  • Award: $4,000
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: The Hogan Fellowship of $4,000 is intended to promote research in foreign language sources by graduate students. The fellowship is intended to defray the costs of studying foreign languages needed for research.
  • Keywords: Foreign policy, international relations, American history
  • http://www.trumanlibrary.org/grants/index.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
  • Award: up to $2,500
  • Deadline: 4/1/2009 Second Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: Research grants of up to $2,500 provide support to enable graduate students and postdoctoral scholars the opportunity to conduct research and use the archival facilities at the Truman Library Institute, Independence, MO. Grants are intended to cover round-trip travel and other expenses while grantees work at the Library for one to three weeks.
  • Keywords: American studies, history, public policy, foreign policy, Truman years
  • http://walker-foundation.org/net/content/item.aspx?s=5534.0.69.5316
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support for tax-exempt organizations
  • Award: Wide range, $2,000-$100,000
  • Deadline: 4/1/2009 Second Deadline: 10/1/2009
  • Details: The Foundation awards grants to: (1) investigate the causes of economic imbalances; (2) investigate the effect of the monetary system in fostering a sustainable economy. (3) investigate causes tending to destroy or impair the free-market system; (4) explore and develop free-market solutions and (5) disseminate information on the results and findings.
  • Keywords: Economics, environment, ecological, free-market system, economic imbalances, sustainability

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