December 2009 Archives

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences:
Kuwait Prize

  • http://www.kfas.org/ga_awardsandprizes.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Citizens of Kuwait and other Arab countries.
  • Award: K.D. 30.000 (Thirty Thousand Kuwaiti Dinars) Approx. U.S.$ 100,000 (One Hundred Thousand U.S. Dollars)
  • Deadline: 12/31/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides an award to encourage scientific research on the achievements of Arab Islamic civilization in medicine and related disciplines and on application of the treasure troves of this heritage in accordance with modern approach in the light of Islamic rules relating to the health of the individual and the society and ethics of medical practice.
  • Keywords: Economics, social, applied sciences, arts, letters, Arabic, Islamic, Kuwait

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The prize is awarded every alternate year.

Wilbur Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.wilburfoundation.org/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Tax-exempt organizations.
  • Award:
  • Deadline: 9/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/31/2009
  • Details: The Wilbur Foundation concentrates its funding in the field of humanities, especially history, literature, religion, and philosophy, for projects that are calculated to enhance or preserve the "permanent things" of society.
  • Keywords: Humanities, literature, philosophy, ethics, political science, religion, history

NB: Grant applications will be accepted between September 1st and December 31st of any year.

Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry:
Grant

  • http://www.bynnerfoundation.org/grants/index.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Grant support is provided to non-profit, tax exempt organizations as defined under section 501 (c) (3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.
  • Award: $1,000-$10,000
  • Deadline: 12/31/2009
  • Details: Through a bequest from Witter Bynner in 1972, The Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry perpetuates the art of poetry. The foundation promotes poetry in American culture and encourages grant proposals that expand awareness of the positive effects of poetry on society.
  • Keywords: Poetry, literature, arts

NB: A Letter of Intent is required before a grant application can be approved.

  • http://www.wiko-berlin.de/index.php?id=31&L=1
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Postdoctoral
  • Award: Monthly stipend, housing allowance, and some travel and research expenses
  • Deadline: 12/24/2009
  • Details: The Wissenschaftskolleg actively strives to invite outstanding researchers from all disciplines from all over the world. Our goal every year is to create contexts of work and research constellations that are of the greatest possible use for our community of Fellows. We strive for an interdisciplinary orientation and to welcome the various national traditions of knowledge, as well as for a mixture of generations and the greatest possible proportion of women.
  • Keywords: History, literature, philology, political philosophy, religion, sociology

International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS):
Fellowships

  • http://www.iias.nl/?q=iias-fellowships
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 12/22/2009
  • Details: The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) is a postdoctoral research centre based in Leiden and Amsterdam, the Netherlands.The International Institute for Asian Studies hosts several categories of postdoctoral researchers (fellows). The fellowship program contributes to IIAS' aim of enhancing and sharing expertise, encouraging underdeveloped areas of study, and mediating between national and international Asian Studies scholars and institutes. IIAS fellows are invited to present lectures, participate in seminars and cooperate in the institute's research projects.
  • Keywords: Asian studies, Asia, international affairs

NB: Deadline note: No deadline. Fellowships become available when there are vacancies.

University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies:
Library Travel Grant

  • http://www.latam.ufl.edu/Funding/travel.stm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.
  • Award: $1250
  • Deadline: March 2
  • Details: Six or more travel grants of up to $1250 each will be made to cover travel and lodging expenses. Grantees are expected to remain in Gainesville for at least one week and, following their stay, submit a brief (2-3 pp.) report on how their work at UF Libraries enriched their research project and offer suggestions for possible improvements of the Latin American Collection. Researchers' work at the Latin American Collection may be undertaken at any time during the summer, starting May 15, 2010. All travel must be completed by August 14, 2010. At least one grant will be made to a scholar from a Florida college or university.
  • Keywords: Latin America, Latin American Languages/Literature, Brazil, Caribbean Islands, Humanities

Hearst Foundations:
Grants

  • http://www.hearstfdn.org/fp_home.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support for tax-exempt organizations.
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Hearst Foundations support well-established nonprofit organizations that address important issues within our major areas of interests - education, health, culture, and social service - and that primarily serve large demographic and/or geographic constituencies. Within these areas, the Foundations generally provide endowment, program, and capital grant support.
  • Keywords: Higher education, health, wellness, prevention, arts, culture, social service

NB: The Foundations use an open submission process, and proposals are welcomed throughout the year.

  • http://aic.stanford.edu/faic/grants/index.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: up to $1,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009 Second Deadline: 12/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides several scholarships and grants to help defray costs of attending professional development, workshops, meetings, and/or conferences.
  • Keywords: Conservation, history, art, humanities

NB: Deadline note: Deadlines vary by grant/scholarship.

  • http://www.trumanlibrary.org/grants/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Postdoctoral; An applicant's work should be based in part on extensive research at the Truman Library and be intended to result in the publication of a book-length manuscript.
  • Award: Up to $30,000
  • Deadline: 12/15/2009
  • Details: Grants of up to $30,000 are made to post-doctoral scholars engaged in work on some aspect of the life and career of Harry S. Truman or of the public and foreign policy issues which were prominent during the Truman years. The award is intended to free a scholar from teaching or other employment for a substantial period of time.
  • Keywords: Public, foreign policy, Truman years, American history
  • http://www.asanet.org/funding/fad.cfm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Principal investigators (PI) and co-PI(s) must have a PhD or equivalent.
  • Award: up to $7,000
  • Deadline: June 15 Second Deadline: December 15
  • Details: Supported by the ASA through a matching grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the goal of this project is to nurture the development of scientific knowledge by funding small, groundbreaking research initiatives and other important scientific research activities such as conferences. FAD awards provide scholars with "seed money" for innovative research that has the potential for challenging the discipline, stimulating new lines of research, and creating new networks of scientific collaboration. The awards are intended to provide opportunities for substantive and methodological breakthroughs, broaden the dissemination of scientific knowledge, and provide leverage for acquisition of additional research funds.
  • Keywords: Sociology, sociological research, seed grant, conferences
  • http://www.ams-net.org
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Anyone is eligible to apply who is registered in good standing for a doctorate at a North American university and has completed all formal degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of full application.
  • Award: $19,000
  • Deadline: 12/15/2009
  • Details: AHJ AMS 50 Fellowships are awarded solely on the basis of academic merit. Any submission for a doctoral degree in which the emphasis is on musical scholarship will be eligible. Fellows may elect to accept the award on an honorary or partly honorary basis (thus freeing scarce resources for others). The fellowships are intended for full-time study.
  • Keywords: Musicology, music, performing arts, dissertation

Glaser Progress Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://www.glaserprogress.org/application/index.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Eligible applicants are non-profit, tax-exempt organizations.
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Based on the interests of its founder and managing board, the Foundation has chosen to create strategic initiatives and accepts grant proposals in three program areas: how we measure progress; how we ensure diversity of voices in our media; and how we treat animals.
  • Keywords: Measurement, progress, diversity, independent media, animal rights

NB: Deadline note: No deadline.

Joyce Foundation:
Employment Grants

  • http://www.joycefdn.org/Programs/Employment/Guidelines.aspx
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Organizations in the U.S. Midwest
  • Award: Wide range, from $50,000 to over $1 million
  • Deadline: 4/13/2009 Second Deadline: 12/8/2009
  • Details: Support is provided for organizations in the U.S. Midwest for policy analysis and development, research, and advocacy that helps low-wage, low-skilled individuals connect to the labor market, stay employed, and advance to higher-paying jobs. The Foundation does not provide operating support for direct services, such as job training or transitional jobs programs.
  • Keywords: Policy analysis, research, advocacy, labor market, employment, jobs, low-wage, low-skilled workers

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The sponsor recommends that applicants submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a formal proposal. Letters of inquiry are accepted at any time during the year. Formal proposals are due by the following deadlines: 04/13/2009, 08/19/2009, and 12/08/2009.

Sloan (Alfred P.) Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://www.sloan.org/apply
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Support is generally provided to tax-exempt organizations for work in six broad subject matters: Basic Research; Science Education; Public Understanding of Science; Economic Performance and the Quality of Life; Select National Issues; and Civic Initiatives.
  • Keywords: Basic research, science education economic performance, quality of life, national issues, civic initiatives

NB: Deadline Note: Grantseekers interested in obtaining funding from the sponsor are strongly encouraged to first submit a Letter of Inquiry.

Kress (Samuel H.) Foundation:
Responsive Grants

  • http://www.kressfoundation.org/grants/default.aspx?id=152
  • 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:
  • Details: The Responsive Grants program is intended to allow the Foundation to support essential needs of the profession of art history that may not be explicitly addressed in our other program areas.
  • Keywords: Arts, art history

NB: Deadline note: Ongoing

  • http://www.cgp.org/index.php?option=article&task=default&articleid=379&id=6
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $5,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor’s Education program seeks to increase awareness and understanding of Japan through support of education outreach projects including community programs and teacher training addressing the needs of K-12 students, educators and the surrounding community.
  • Keywords: Japan, education, outreach, community programs, teacher training, K-12

NB: Deadline note: No deadline. Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis and applicants will be notified of the decision 1-2 months after formal submission of the proposal.

  • http://www.aag.org/Education/aag/edu_visitingscientist.cfm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; To qualify for the program, at least one-half of the institutions hosting a visiting scientist during the academic year must have active chapters of Gamma Theta Upsilon. The VGSP requires one scientist to visit two or more institutions over a one to three-day period.
  • Award: $600 travel costs plus $100 honorarium for visiting scientist
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for visits by prominent geographers to colleges and universities across the country. Its purpose is to stimulate interest in geography, especially in smaller departments that do not have the resources to bring in well-known speakers.
  • Keywords: Geography, geographers, visiting scientist, guest speaker

NB: Deadline note: no deadline.

  • http://www.yale.edu/macmillan/ocvprogram/fellowships.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: PhD student
  • Award: Academic year stipend of $22,000 plus individual health insurance coverage.
  • Deadline: February 1, 2010
  • Details: This is an interdisciplinary research program, based on the social sciences (including history), which aims to promote innovative research on such questions as the causes of breakdown of order and violent conflict, the material and non-material sources and consequences of conflict, the various forms of political violence (e.g. coups, massacres, revolutions, riots, war, and genocide), the likelihood that some types of group conflict may be more or less prone to escalating into violent conflict, the evolution of national, subnational, or transnational political orders, and the social and political conditions and institutions associated with the emergence and breakdown of order. Under the direction of Professor Stathis Kalyvas, the Program fosters an intellectual community at Yale through the interaction of students, faculty, and visiting scholars interested in questions of order, conflict, and violence, and organizes various activities, including lectures, speaker series, workshops, and conferences.
  • Keywords: social sciences, history, conflict, political violence

Irwin Andrew Porter Foundation:
Regional and International Grant Opportunities

  • http://www.iapfoundation.org/?q=apply/guidelines
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $500 to $30,000
  • Deadline: Phase I applications can be made through out the year and may be updated by the applicant at anytime up until the application deadline (see guidelines section for current deadlines). Those applicants advancing to Phase II must present a full written application within 30 days of being notified of their advancement to Phase II.
  • Details: AP is looking for:

    * Innovation
    * Inspiration
    * Effectiveness
    * Heart
    * Programs that foster connections between communities and individuals
    * Organizations willing to form partnerships with others to accomplish their goals
    * Programs and projects that inspire, require, and enable people to give back to their communities as much, or more, than they have received from the project. We refer to this as the "give and receive".


  • Keywords: multi-disciplinary

  • http://www.upjohninst.org/grantann.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; The Mini-Grants are reserved for untenured junior faculty within six years of earning their PhD.
  • Award: $5,000 - $10,000
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Details: The Upjohn Institute announces a call for applications for Policy Research Grants and Mini-Grants. Policy Research Grants are open to any interested researcher, while Mini-Grants are restricted to nontenured faculty members. Any proposal related to employment issues will be considered, but the Institute encourages research relevant to labor market issues of the recent/ongoing recession and recovery. A conference on these issues will be held at the Institute in Fall 2010, and successful grantees may be invited to participate. Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following areas:

    * vulnerable groups, such as immigrants, older workers, and youths
    * "jobless recovery": causes and consequences
    * structural change and the cycle
    * sectoral adjustments: autos, fi nance, real estate, etc.
    * entrepreneurship, self-employment, and job creation
    * workforce programs: challenges and opportunities
    * UI extension and consequences
    * finance and labor markets
    * housing, migration, and regional adjustments
    * state and local budgets and employment
    * executive compensation


  • http://www.iaci-usa.org/fellowship.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $13,000 plus transatlantic travel.
  • Deadline: December 31
  • Details: The sponsor provides funding for fellowships of four months or more at the National University Ireland-Galway, for scholars normally resident in the United States whose work deals with any aspect of Irish Studies.
  • Keywords: Irish studies

NB: Applications are accepted at anytime. The deadline is December 31st of the year preceding the desired Fellowship year.

  • http://www.nationalgeographic.com/yeg/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be between 18 and 25.
  • Award: $2,000 to $5,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Young Explorers Grants (YEG) offer opportunities to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic's existing grant programs, including - the Committee for Research and Exploration (CRE); - the Expeditions Council (EC); and - the Conservation Trust (CT).
  • Keywords: Anthropology; Archaeology; Astronomy; Biological Sciences; Conservation Biology; Environmental Conservation; Environmental Sciences; Geography; Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Technology; Oceanography; Paleontology

NB: The Young Explorers Grants Program accepts pre-applications throughout the year.

National Geographic Society:
Grants

  • http://www.nationalgeographic.com/research/grant_application.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Applicants are expected to have advanced degrees (Ph.D. or equivalent) and be associated with an educational organization or institution. Independent researchers or those pursuing a Ph.D.-level degree may apply, but awards to non-Ph.D. applicants are rare. As a general rule, all applicants are expected to have published a minimum of three articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Award: $15,000-$20,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The National Geographic Society awards grants for scientific field research and exploration through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must have both a geographical dimension and relevance to other scientific fields and be of broad scientific interest. In addition the committee is emphasizing multidisciplinary projects that address environmental issues (e.g., loss of biodiversity and habitat, effects of human-population pressures).
  • Keywords: Anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, biology, botany, geography, geology, oceanography, paleontology, zoology, multidisciplinary projects, environmental issues

NB: No deadline indicated.

  • http://www.afsp.org/index.cfm?page_id=0535FDA2-FA7D-AAE8-D7A9A6BCFFE3574B
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Investigators at any academic rank and from all academic disciplines are eligible to apply. Although prior research on suicide is not required, applicants are expected to show evidence of prior research or research training in a related field.
  • Award: Up to $75,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: Standard Research Grants support studies that aim to increase understanding of the causes of suicide and factors related to suicide risk, or to test treatments and other interventions designed to prevent suicide. Both basic science and applied research projects will be considered, providing the study has an essential focus on suicide or suicide prevention.
  • Keywords: Suicide prevention, psychiatry, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, health services administration
  • http://www.afsp.org/index.cfm?page_id=0535FDA2-FA7D-AAE8-D7A9A6BCFFE3574B
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Investigators at any academic rank and from all academic disciplines are eligible to apply. Although prior research on suicide is not required, applicants are expected to show evidence of prior research or research training in a related field.
  • Award: Up to $225,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: Linked Standard Research Grants support studies that aim to increase understanding of the causes of suicide and factors related to suicide risk, or to test treatments and other interventions designed to prevent suicide. Both basic science and applied research projects will be considered, providing the study has an essential focus on suicide or suicide prevention. The grants are awarded to investigators to support research on suicide from a variety of disciplines, including psychiatry, medicine, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, nursing, health services administration, and many others. The grants are not intended to support the development or implementation of prevention programs, educational programs, treatments, or other interventions that do not have a significant research component. These grants are intended to fund new directions and initiatives in suicide research rather than to supplement the applicant's existing research and their junior investigators.
  • Keywords: Suicide prevention, psychiatry, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, health services administration

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:
Pilot Grants

  • http://www.afsp.org/index.cfm?page_id=0535FDA2-FA7D-AAE8-D7A9A6BCFFE3574B
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $30,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: All AFSP research grants are designed to support research on suicide from a variety of disciplines, including psychiatry, medicine, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, nursing, health services administration, and many others. Grants are not intended to support the development or implementation of prevention programs, educational programs, treatments, or other interventions that do not have a significant research component. The specific purpose of the Pilot Grant is to provide seed money for projects that show promise in opening up new areas of suicide research.
  • Keywords: Suicide prevention, psychiatry, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, health services administration
  • http://www.afsp.org/index.cfm?page_id=0535FDA2-FA7D-AAE8-D7A9A6BCFFE3574B
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants must be investigators with an academic rank no higher than assistant professor. This grant is designed for investigators who have completed doctoral studies, although high quality applications from predoctoral applicants will be considered.
  • Award: $75,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: AFSP research grants support studies that aim to increase understanding of the causes of suicide and factors related to suicide risk, or to test treatments and other interventions designed to prevent suicide. An additional purpose of the Young Investigator Grant is to assist new researchers to obtain the advice, guidance and supervision of an established mentor in a selected area of suicide research.
  • Keywords: Suicide prevention, psychiatry, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, health services administration
  • http://www.afsp.org/index.cfm?page_id=0535FDA2-FA7D-AAE8-D7A9A6BCFFE3574B
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; The grants are awarded to investigators with an academic rank of associate or full professor and an established record of research and publication in the area of suicide. The grants are awarded to individuals affiliated with not-for-profit institutions or organizations in the USA and abroad.
  • Award: $100,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: AFSP research grants support studies that aim to increase understanding of the causes of suicide and factors related to suicide risk, or to test treatments and other interventions designed to prevent suicide. Investigators from all academic disciplines are eligible to apply, and both basic science and applied research projects will be considered, providing the study has an essential focus on suicide or suicide prevention. AFSP grants are awarded for one or two-year periods.
  • Keywords: Suicide prevention, psychiatry, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, health services administration

ASCAP Foundation:
Young Jazz Composer Awards

  • http://www.ascap.com/about/support.html#youngjazz
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States who have not reached their 30th birthday by December 31, 2009.
  • Award: Amount not specified ($25,000 shared among many awardees)
  • Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: The ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Awards are granted annually to encourage talented young jazz composers. Applicants must submit a completed application form; the notated score of one composition; biographical information listing prior music studies, background and experience. Applicants must also submit a cassette or CD of the composition submitted, if available. This program was initiated in 2002 with support from the Joseph and Rosalie Meyer Fund.
  • Keywords: Music, jazz, composition, composers
  • http://www.spencer.org/content.cfm/organizational-learning
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Wide range, $5,000-$400,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Spencer Foundation provides funding for research projects that study education in the United States and abroad. The foundation funds research grants that range in size from smaller grants that can be completed within a year, to larger, multi-year endeavors. Sustained improvement in educational performance requires continuous learning within and among schools, education systems, and higher education institutions. The foundation is interested in advancing understanding of ways to strengthen the capacity of schools and education systems as learning organizations.

NB: Deadline note: Continuous. Initial proposals are accepted at any time.

  • http://www.spencer.org/content.cfm/education-and-social-opportunity
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Wide range: $5,000-$400,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Spencer Foundation provides funding for research projects that study education in the United States and abroad. The foundation funds research grants that range in size from smaller grants that can be completed within a year, to larger, multi-year endeavors. The foundation seeks to shed light on the role education plays in reducing economic and social inequalities - as well as, sometimes, reinforcing them - and to find ways to more fully realize education's potential to promote more equal opportunity.
  • Keywords: Education, educational improvement, psychology, research, social sciences

NB: Deadline note: No deadline. Applications accepted on a continuous basis.

  • http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/washington/studies-etudes/index.aspx?lang=eng&menu_id=355&menu=L
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty members at U.S. universities.
  • Award: $6,000
  • Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: Support is provided to develop or update courses with substantial Canadian content that will be offered as part of faculty's regular teaching load.
  • Keywords: Canada, Canadian studies, U.S. relations, international affairs, curriculum, course development
  • http://www.gilderlehrman.org/historians/fellowship1.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; See details.
  • Award: $1,500-$4,000 stipend
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History promotes the study and love of American history. The sponsor invites applications for short-term fellowships in several categories: Research Fellowships for post-doctoral scholars at every faculty rank, Dissertation Fellowships for doctoral candidates who have completed exams and begun dissertation reading and writing, and Research Fellowships for journalists and independent scholars.
  • Keywords: Social sciences, American history, Revolutionary, Antebellum, Civil War, Reconstruction

NB: Fellowships range in duration from a week to two months.

NB: No deadline. Proposals accepted on a continuous basis.

  • http://www.wennergren.org/programs/programs_show.htm?doc_id=368683&attrib_id=13233
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Proposals must involve collaboration between two or more researchers of different nationalities who are working in different countries. Each researcher must hold a doctorate or equivalent qualification in anthropology or a related discipline.
  • Award: Up to $35,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: This grant supports international research collaborations between two or more qualified scholars, where the principal investigators bring different and complementary perspectives, knowledge, or skills to the project. Supplemental funds are also available to provide essential training for academic research participants in ICRG-funded projects (co-applicants, students, as well as other professional colleagues). By encouraging international collaborations, the grant contributes to the development of an international anthropology that values and incorporates different national perspectives and resources.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, international collaboration, research, training
  • http://www.wennergren.org/programs/programs_show.htm?doc_id=370402&attrib_id=13235
  • Fund Type: Meeting/Conference/Seminar. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; The application must be made by a professional anthropologist who is the primary organizer of the proposed conference or workshop.
  • Award: up to $15,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: Conference and Workshop Grants are for amounts up to $15,000. In accordance with the mission of the Foundation, priority is given to events that foster the creation of an international community of research scholars in anthropology and advance significant and innovative anthropological research.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, sociology, history, archaeology, conference, workshop

NB: Deadline note: the June 1 deadline is for conferences and workshops to be held no earlier than January of the following year. The December 1 deadline is for conferences and workshops to be held no earlier than July of the following year.Decisions will be announced within 4-6 months of the deadline.

  • http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PD-NP/Laboratories-Laboratoires/index_eng.asp
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; You must have received a doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering from a recognized university within the past five years. Your application will be accepted if you are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized university; however, you must expect to complete all requirements for your degree (including the thesis defence) within six months of submitting your application.
  • Award: $43,724/year
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories (VF) Program provides promising emerging scientists and engineers with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions. Fellowships are awarded for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second and third year, at the discretion of the government department concerned.
  • Keywords: Natural sciences, engineering, Canada, research

NB: Deadline note: There are no deadlines for application to this program; applications are processed and reviewed as they are received.

  • http://finland.cimo.fi/scholarships/postgraduate_studies_and_research/cimo_fellowships.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: PhD student; The CIMO Fellowships programme is open to young researchers (after Master-level but not post-doctorate) from all countries and from all academic fields.
  • Award: 800-1,200 euros/month (approx. $1,100- $1,700/month)
  • Deadline:
  • Details: CIMO Fellowship program supports young researchers to travel to Finnish universities. The objective is to encourage academic mobility to Finland and to promote international cooperation in research and teaching. The award period is 3-12 months.
  • Keywords: Finland, travel, young researchers, research

NB: Deadline note: No deadline. Applications accepted on a continuous basis.

  • http://www.aisls.org/fellowship-directions.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; U.S. citizens. Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent academic degree or show that they will hold such a degree before taking up the fellowship.
  • Award: $2,700/month for 2-9 months, round-trip airfare (up to $2,000), and a limited budget for research expenses
  • Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: AISLS fellowships support two to nine months of research in Sri Lanka by US citizens who already hold a PhD or the equivalent at the time they begin their fellowship tenure. Both scholars with little or no experience in Sri Lanka as well as specialists are encouraged to apply.
  • Keywords: Sri Lanka, social sciences, humanities, history, culture, society
  • http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/771.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: . Eligibility: Post-doctoral; 1. Doctorate or comparable academic degree (Ph.D., C.Sc. or equivalent), completed less than four years prior to the date of application. Candidates who have nearly completed their doctoral degrees are eligible to apply provided that they submit the manuscript of their dissertation or publications containing the results of their dissertation. 2. Academic publications reviewed according to international standards and printed in journals and/or by publishing houses. 3. Confirmation that research facilities are available and a detailed expert's report by an academic host at a research institution in Germany. 4. Expert references from the doctoral supervisor and other academics qualified to comment on the applicant's eligibility, preferably including reviewers not working at the applicant's own institute. 5. Language skills: scholars in the humanities or social sciences and physicians must have a good knowledge of German if it is necessary to carry out the project successfully; otherwise a good knowledge of English; scientists and engineers must have a good knowledge of German or English.
  • Award: Stipend of €2,250 per month, plus a mobility lump sum and a contribution towards health and liability insurance. Research costs allowance; intensive language course for the fellow and his/her marital partner; return travel expenses if costs are not borne by a third party; family allowances for visits by family members; research stay at a research institute in another European country if necessary to ensure the success of the research.
  • Deadline: Continuous
  • Details: A Humboldt Research Fellowship enables recipients to carry out a long-term research project (6-24 months) in cooperation with an academic host at a research institution in Germany. The fellowship can be divided up into as many as three stays within three years.
  • Keywords: Research, residential, Germany, humanities, social sciences, sciences
  • http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/franklin.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants are expected to have a doctorate or to have published work of doctoral character and quality. The Society is particularly interested in supporting the work of young scholars who have recently received their PhDs.
  • Award: Up to $6,000
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses.
  • Keywords: Humanities, social sciences, philosophy

NB: Deadline note: October 1, 2009, for a January 2010 decision for work in February through December; December 1, 2009, for a March 2010 decision for work in April through December.

  • http://www.virginiafoundation.org/research/fellowships/index.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants need not have advanced degrees, but VFH generally does not support work toward a degree. Postdoctoral applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for projects other than dissertation revisions.
  • Award: $15,000 per semester
  • Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: The VFH Fellowship program offers time, space, and resources to scholars applying the tools of history, philosophy, ethics, cultural studies, and literary criticism to matters of public concern.
  • Keywords: Humanities, history, philosophy, ethics, cultural studies, literature, criticism, public affairs
  • http://www.fawc.org/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $650/month stipend plus living accommodations and studio space
  • Deadline: 2/1/2009 Second Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: The Fine Arts Work Center offers a unique residency for writers and visual artists in the crucial early stages of their careers.
  • Keywords: Writing, visual arts, fiction, poetry, painting, sculpture, photography, installation, printmaking

NB: Deadline note: 2/1 deadline is for Visual Arts and 12/1 deadline is for Writing Fellowships

  • http://dedalusfoundation.org/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student
  • Award: $20,000
  • Deadline: 12/1/2009
  • Details: The Dedalus Foundation Dissertation Fellowship is awarded annually to a Ph.D. Candidate at an American university who is working on a dissertation related to modern art and modernism. Applications are solicited annually from doctoral art history programs throughout the country, with each program nominating one candidate.
  • Keywords: Modern arts, modernism, art history, dissertation

NB: Note: Applications must be made by university departments.

  • http://userpage.fu-berlin.de/~bprogram/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. and Canada at the dissertation or postdoctoral level are eligible to apply.
  • Award: EUR 1,100 - 1,400/month, plus travel
  • Deadline: December 1
  • Details: Support is provided to encourage the comparative and interdisciplinary study of the economic, political and social aspect of modern and contemporary German and European affairs.
  • Keywords: German studies, Germany, anthropology, economics, political science, culture, European history

NB: Awards are for a minimum of ten and a maximum of twelve months.

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