CLA Grants, Fellowships,
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Grants & Fellowships Database

This database, developed by the CLA grants team, lists over 400 funding opportunities in fields across the College of Liberal Arts. Please note that the Categories listed below are neither mutually exclusive nor comprehensive. Use a variety of subject matter and funding type keywords to search for opportunities in your area.

Warning: Deadline change. Be sure to check the deadlines of programs on the funders’ websites.

October 19, 2010

The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), CUNY:
The Joan Heller-Diane Bernard Fellowship in Lesbian and Gay Studies

  • http://web.gc.cuny.edu/clags/awards.shtml#heller
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; a junior scholar (graduate student, untenured university professor or independent researcher) or a senior scholar (tenured university professor or advanced independent scholar)
  • Award: $5,000
  • Deadline: 11/15/2009
  • Details: This fellowship supports research into the impact of lesbians and/or gay men on U.S.society and culture. Scholars conducting research on lesbians are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Keywords: lesbian /gay/ bisexual/ transgender/ queer studies, gay and lesbian studies, American culture, culture studies, GLBT

September 22, 2010

Baylor University:
John Dowdy Memorial Congressional Research Endowed Fund

  • http://www.baylor.edu/lib/poage/index.php?id=54460
  • Fund Type: Research Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Primary emphasis will be placed on research proposals centered on the U. S. Congress and its members, but given the wide-ranging subject matter of the archival holdings, proposals of a more regional or local nature will be considered. Congressional organization, policy development, member-constituent relations, campaign studies, and biographical projects are expected. Applicants are urged to be original and innovative in their proposals. The Poage Library directors will evaluate each proposal based upon its merits.
  • Award: While no fixed amount is specified, research grants will be limited in amounts ranging up to $300.00.
  • Deadline: Open
  • Details: Support for work in the Baylor Collections of Political Materials Congressional Archives. Researchers with various academic backgrounds and research interests are invited to apply for these grants to use the BCPM's unique archival holdings.
  • Keywords: travel, political science, library research, American, US congress

July 1, 2010

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation:
New Technology Funding Program

  • http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=251900015
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be jazz artists who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States, or be a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization (or an organizations with an eligible fiscal sponsor) with a history of programming jazz or providing services to jazz artists or jazz organizations.
  • Award: Up to $75,000
  • Deadline: 7/6/2009 Second Deadline: 7/1/2010
  • Details: Grants of up to $75,000 each will be awarded to jazz musicians and nonprofits using technology to develop audience, communications, marketing, distribution channels, and networking for jazz performance. Planning and implementation grants available.
  • Keywords: Music, jazz, artists, audience development, programming, performance, performing arts

NB: Deadline note: Applications in Round I can be submitted for planning or implementation grants. (Deadline: July 6, 2009.) Applications in Round II are for implementation grants only. (Deadline: July 1, 2010.)

June 1, 2010

American Anthropological Association:
Solon T. Kimball Award for Public and Applied Anthropology

  • http://www.aaanet.org/about/Prizes-Awards/Solon-Kimball-Award.cfm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: 6/1/2010
  • Details: This $1,000 award honors exemplary anthropologists for outstanding recent achievements that have contributed to the development of anthropology as an applied science and have had important impacts on public policy.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, social science, exemplary anthropologist, public policy, award

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: This award is presented every other year.

May 28, 2010

National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication:
Improving Interventions for Communications Disorders (R21/R33)

  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-09-057.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: $275,000-$1.5 million depending on award mechanism
  • Deadline: 2/27/2009 Second Deadline: 5/28/2010
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for the development of new efficacious interventions for communication disorders. This FOA seeks milestone-driven innovative applications exploring new or refined approaches designed to develop better diagnostic tools, intervention strategies and treatments. The goal is to develop new or enhanced diagnostic, intervention and treatment paradigms with potential for widespread, cost-effective application in the NIDCD mission areas of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language. This FOA will use the NIH Exploratory/Developmental Phased Innovation Grant award mechanism (R21/R33).
  • Keywords: Communication disorders, disability, diagnosis, intervention, treatment, hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, language

NB: Deadline Notes: The deadlines for receipt of optional letters of intent are: January 27, 2009, September 27, 2009, and May 28, 2010. The deadlines for receipt of full applications are: February 27, 2009, October 27, 2009, June 28, 2010.

May 22, 2010

Matsushita International Foundation:
Research grant

  • http://matsushita-kokusai-z.or.jp/mif-e.htm#ResearchGrants
  • Fund Type: Research Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Subsidies are granted to students in doctoral courses and to researchers within five years of finishing their doctoral courses.
  • Award: Up to 500,000 yen (approx. $5,200)
  • Deadline: 5/22/2010
  • Details: The foundation provides funds to research activities in the areas of humanities and social sciences that pertain to establishing international relationships based on global perspectives, solving various issues existing between Japan and other countries, or proposing various measures to promote mutual understanding.
  • Keywords: Humanities, social sciences, Japan, world culture, peace, international relations

NB: Deadline note: Anticipated deadline. A deadline for the next cycle has not been confirmed.

May 9, 2010

National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities (NEH):
NEH/CNR Fellowships for Research on Italian Cultural Heritage

  • http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/fellowships-italy.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The Fellowships program accepts applications from researchers, teachers, and writers, whether they have an institutional affiliation or not.
  • Award: $50,400 for 12 months (or $4,200/month)
  • Deadline: 5/9/2010
  • Details: NEH and the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) of the government of Italy are cooperating in the support of scholarly research. NEH invites applications for humanities research focusing on Italy's cultural heritage in relation to that of the United States.
  • Keywords: Italy, Italian studies, humanities, heritage

NB: Deadline note: Anticipated deadline. A deadline for the next cycle has not been confirmed.

May 5, 2010

National Endowment for the Humanities / National Foundation on the Arts & Humanities:
Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/97219
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; All applicants must have completed their formal education by the application deadline. While applicants need not have advanced degrees, individuals currently enrolled in a degree-granting program are ineligible to apply. The fellowships are designed for researchers with advanced language skills.
  • Award: $4,200/month for 6-12 months
  • Deadline: 5/5/2010
  • Details: Awards support research on modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan's international relations, and U.S.-Japan relations. Program encourages innovative research that puts these subjects in wider regional and global contexts and is comparative and contemporary. Research should contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public's understanding of issues of concern to Japan and the United States. Disciplines include: anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology.
  • Keywords: Social science research, Japan, Japanese society, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, sociology, anthropology, economics, geography

NB: Deadline note: Anticipated deadline. A deadline for the next cycle has not been confirmed.

National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities / National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH):
Fellowships

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/48068
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The Fellowships program accepts applications from researchers, teachers, and writers, whether they have an institutional affiliation or not.
  • Award: $50,400 for 12 months (or $4,200/month)
  • Deadline: 5/5/2010
  • Details: Fellowships 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, and other scholarly tools.
  • Keywords: Humanities, writing, research, publication

NB: Deadline notes: Anticipated deadline. A deadline for the next cycle has not been confirmed.

May 1, 2010

Medieval Academy of America:
Travel Grants

  • http://www.medievalacademy.org/grants/gradstudent_cara_travel.htm
  • Fund Type: Meeting/Conference/Seminar. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $500 (North America)-$750 (International)
  • Deadline: 11/1/2009 Second Deadline: 5/1/2010
  • Details: The sponsor provides a limited number of travel grants to help independent scholars or currently unaffiliated faculty present their work at professional meetings. Major national and international meetings will be given priority.
  • Keywords: Medieval studies, travel, professional meetings, conferences

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Application deadlines are May 1 for meetings to be held between September 1 and February 28, and November 1 for meetings to be held between March 1 and August 31.

April 30, 2010

Finnish Centre for International Mobility:
Scholarships for Advanced Studies of the Finnish Language at Finnish Universities

  • http://www.studyinfinland.fi/scholarships/ungergraduate_studies/finnish_studies_and_research.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Preference is given to applicants who are working on their Master's thesis.
  • Award: 800 Euros/month
  • Deadline: 10/31/2009 Second Deadline: 4/30/2010
  • Details: The sponsor offers scholarships for advanced studies of the Finnish language at Finnish universities. The scholarships are meant mainly for degree students of Finnish language and literature at universities outside Finland.
  • Keywords: Finnish, Finland, language, literature

NB: Note: the applicant must establish contact with the host university department before applying.

April 15, 2010

International Textile and Apparel Association:
Sara Douglas Fellowship for International Study in Textiles and Apparel

  • http://www.itaaonline.org/template.asp?intPageId=186
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Applicant must be an ITAA member.
  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: 4/15/2010
  • Details: This faculty fellowship is intended to support a project that will develop international linkages and collaborative cross-cultural research and/or teaching in textiles and apparel. For example, this award could support visiting scholars or travel to work on specific collaborative projects. This award may NOT be used to support travel to international meetings.
  • Keywords: Arts, textiles, apparel, international

Kress (Samuel H.) Foundation:
Digital Resources Grants Programs

  • http://www.kressfoundation.org/grants/default.aspx?id=150
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $100,000
  • Deadline: 10/15/2009 Second Deadline: 4/15/2010
  • Details: Funding is provided to support efforts to integrate new technologies into the practice of art history and the creation of important online resources in art history, including both textual and visual resources.
  • Keywords: Arts, art history, technology, online, digital resources

March 31, 2010

Tulane University, Newcomb College Center for Research on Women:
Newcomb Archives Travel-to-Collection Grants

  • http://newcomb.tulane.edu/article/newcomb-archives-travel-to-collection-grants?department_id=nccrow-research-grants
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The grants are available to graduate students for research towards M.A., Ph.D. or other post graduate degrees; faculty members working on research projects; or independent scholars working on nonprofit projects.
  • Award: $600
  • Deadline: 11/30/2009 Second Deadline: 3/31/2010
  • Details: Newcomb Archives awards two Travel-to-Collections Grants to scholars wishing to conduct research in the Newcomb Archives.
  • Keywords: Women, gender, women's studies, research, travel

March 24, 2010

Endangered Language Fund, The:
Request for Proposals

  • http://www.endangeredlanguagefund.org/request.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: . Eligibility: Faculty; Researchers and language activists from any country are eligible to apply. Awards can be made to institutions, but no administrative costs (F&A) are covered.
  • Award: Less than $4000
  • Deadline: April 20
  • Details: The Endangered Language Fund provides grants for language maintenance and linguistic field work. The work most likely to be funded is that which serves both the native community and the field of linguistics. Work which has immediate applicability to one group and more distant application to the other will also be considered. Publishing subventions are a low priority, although they will be considered. Proposals can originate in any country. The language involved must be in danger of disappearing within a generation or two. Endangerment is a continuum, and the location on the continuum is one factor in our funding decisions.

    Eligible expenses include consultant fees, tapes, films, travel, etc. Overhead is not allowed. Grants are normally for a one year period, though extensions may be applied for.


  • Keywords: Linguistics or Philology

March 16, 2010

Fulbright Program:
Various Fellowships & Grants

  • http://www.iie.org/Template.cfm?section=Fulbright1
  • Fund Type: Fellowships and Grants. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Fulbright has a variety of programs for students, faculty, scholars, teachers, administrators, and institutions. Established in 1946, the Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.
  • Keywords: exchange programs, international studies

March 15, 2010

Ford (Gerald R.) Foundation:
Research Travel Grants Program

  • http://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov/library/foundationgrants.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $2,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009 Second Deadline: 3/15/2010
  • Details: The sponsor provides grants of up to $2,000 each in support of research in the holdings of the Gerald R. Ford Library. Library collections focus on Federal policies, U.S. foreign relations, and national politics in the 1960s and 1970s.
  • Keywords: U.S. history, federal policies, foreign relations, national politics, 1960s, 1970s

March 4, 2010

Wenner-Gren Foundation, The:
Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

  • http://www.wennergren.org/programs/programs_show.htm?doc_id=367834&attrib_id=13232
  • Fund Type: Dissertation. Residential: . Eligibility: PhD student
  • Award: 20,000
  • Deadline: May 1 Second Deadline: November 1
  • Details: Dissertation Fieldwork Grants are awarded to aid doctoral or thesis research. The program contributes to the Foundation's overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. The Foundation supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas. There is no preference for any methodology, research location, or subfield. The Foundation particularly welcomes proposals that employ a comparative perspective, can generate innovative approaches or ideas, and/or integrate two or more subfields.
  • Keywords: Anthropology

National Endowment for the Arts:
Literature Fellowships in Creative Writing

  • http://www.arts.gov/grants/apply/Lit/index.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Published creative writers.
  • Award: $25,000
  • Deadline: 3/5/2009 Second Deadline: 3/4/2010
  • Details: Fellowships in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) or poetry are available to published creative writers. Fellowships enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement.

    This program operates on a two-year cycle with fellowships in prose available in FY 2010 and fellowships in poetry available in FY 2011. Individuals may apply only once each year.


  • Keywords: Literature, prose, non-fiction, fiction, poetry, creative writing


NB: Deadline for fiction & creative non-fiction: March 5, 2009
Deadline for poetry: March 4, 2010

Wenner-Gren Foundation, The:
Post- Ph.D Research Grants

  • http://www.wennergren.org/programs/programs_show.htm?doc_id=368389&attrib_id=13233
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: . Eligibility: Post-doctoral
  • Award: $25,000
  • Deadline: May 1 Second Deadline: November 1
  • Details: Post-Ph.D. Research Grants are awarded to individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree to support individual research projects. The program contributes to the Foundation's overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. The Foundation supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas. There is no preference for any methodology, research location, or subfield. The Foundation particularly welcomes proposals that employ a comparative perspective, can generate innovative approaches or ideas, and/or integrate two or more subfields.
  • Keywords: Anthropology

March 2, 2010

US Department of Justice:
WEB Du Bois Fellowship

  • http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?oppId=51898&mode=VIEW
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: . Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: Up to $100,000
  • Deadline: April 16
  • Details: The W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship Program seeks to advance knowledge regarding the confluence of crime, justice, and culture in various societal contexts. The Fellowship places particular emphasis on crime, violence, and the administration of justice in diverse cultural contexts within the United States. Researchers from all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply. Due to the nature of this Fellowship, NIJ strongly encourages applicants with diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Keywords: Courts, sentencing, and corrections Police-community relations Civil Rights Immigration, crime and victimization Trafficking in human beings Transnational crime Ethnographic studies

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR):
ASTR Domestic Exchange Program

  • http://www.astr.org/Awards/DomesticExchangeProgram/tabid/162/Default.aspx
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: . Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: $1500
  • Deadline: April 30
  • Details: Purpose/Objective: To promote exchange among theatre scholars across different academic and community contexts within the U.S. by facilitating reciprocal visits by faculty between two host institutions. The primary aim is to foster long-term relationships to benefit faculty who work in different institutional environments. The exchange would take the form of collaboration on scholarly or creative research. A subsidiary goal is to enrich and diversify ASTR's membership. Faculty participants who are not already members of ASTR will receive an introductory offer of a complementary year of membership. It is expected that a timely report of the project will be made available to the ASTR membership through a Newsletter article. Later scholarly products might include a seminar or plenary presentation at the annual meeting, or an article in Theatre Survey.
  • Keywords: Training/Professional Development Exchange Program

Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University:
Heyek Fund for Scholars

  • http://www.theihs.org/ContentDetails.aspx?id=516
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Graduate Students and Untenured Faculty are welcome to apply.
  • Award: $1000
  • Deadline: Accepted year round
  • Details: The Hayek Fund for Scholars provides awards of up to $1,000 to graduate students and untenured faculty members for career-advancing activities. Eligible career-advancing activities include, but are not limited to: Presentations at academic or professional conferences Travel to academic job interviews on a campus or at professional/academic conferences Travel to archives or libraries for research Participation in career-development or enhancing seminars Distribution of a published article to colleagues in your field Submission of unpublished manuscripts to journals or book publishers
  • Keywords: Conference--Attend Information Dissemination Publication Travel Abroad Travel Domestic Training/Professional Development

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR):
David Keller Travel Grants

  • http://www.astr.org/Default.aspx?tabid=73
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Any untenured scholars with terminal degrees, including independent scholars and tenure-track and adjunct faculty, are eligible.
  • Award: $800
  • Deadline: June 15
  • Details: Each year the American Society for Theatre Research awards up to three grants of $800 each in honor of the late David Mathias Keller (1936-1994), Professor of English, Speech and Theatre at the City University of New York's Kingsborough Community College and a Visiting Professor at Cornell University. Professor Keller -- a director, actor and production manager -- also served as the Treasurer of ASTR for many years. The purpose of the grants is to encourage untenured scholars with terminal degrees to become active members of the Society by helping them to meet the expenses of attending the ASTR annual meeting in November. ASTR conference registration fees will be waived for grant winners.
  • Keywords: Theatre, Travel Domestic, Conference

March 1, 2010

The Bogliasco Foundation:
The Bogliasco Fellowship Program

  • http://www.bfny.org/english/fellowships.cfm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Bogliasco Fellowships are awarded, without regard to nationality, to qualified persons doing advanced creative work or scholarly research in the following disciplines: Archaeology, Architecture, Classics, Dance, Film/Video, History, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Theater, Visual Arts
  • Award:
  • Deadline: February 1 for residencies during the fall-winter semester beginning in September, and May 1, for the winter-spring semester beginning in February
  • Details: pproximately 50 Bogliasco Fellowships are awarded each year. They are scheduled during the two semesters of the traditional academic year. During 2010-2011 the dates are as follows: September 13 to December 17 (fall-winter), and February 9 to May 15 (winter-spring). Fellowships usually have a duration of one month (30-31 days).
  • Keywords: Language or Literature Film or Cinema or Video Visual Arts History Dramatic or Theatre Arts Drama Architecture Archaeology Landscape Architecture or Design Classical or Ancient Language or Literature Dance Philosophy Music Dramatic Language or Literature

Alex C. Walker Foundation:
Investigator Initiated Research Grants

  • http://walker-foundation.org/net/content/page.aspx?s=5534.0.69.5316
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Organizations that apply for grants must have a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status within the United States, but a qualifying US organization may receive funding for projects it undertakes in other parts of the world.
  • Award: $10,000 +
  • Deadline: The application deadlines are April 1 and October 1. Projects of a time sensitive nature are occasionally considered outside the normal grant cycle.
  • Details: The Foundation funds local, national, and international projects as pilot studies or demonstrations for solving economic imbalances that may affect the United States or challenge the global free-enterprise system.
  • Keywords: Sustainable Development, Free Enterprise, Economics, Environmental Economics

William T. Grant Foundation:
Investigator Initiated Grants

  • http://www.wtgrantfoundation.org/funding_opportunities/research_grants/investigator_initiated_grants/investigator_initiated_grants
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement;
  • Award: These grants usually range between $100,000 and $600,000 and cover two to three years of support. Proposals to launch experiments in which settings (e.g., classrooms, schools, youth programs, etc.) are randomly assigned to conditions often have higher awards ranging up to $1.5 million. Projects involving secondary data analysis are at the lower end of the budget range whereas projects involving new data collection and sample recruitment can be at the higher end.
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The foundation supports high-quality research that addresses its current research interests: enhancing our understanding of how youth settings work, how they affect youth development, and how they can be improved; and when, how, and under what conditions research evidence is used in policy and practice that affect youth, and how its use can be improved. Projects must address issues that have compelling relevance for theory, policy, and/or practice affecting the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States; and reflect high standards of evidence and rigorous methods, commensurate with the project's goals.
  • Keywords: Youth Policy, Youth Development or Leadership, Community Services

Harvard University:
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Visiting Fellows

  • http://www.gsas.harvard.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=321&Itemid=330
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral
  • Award: Reduced tuition
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009 Second Deadline: 3/1/2010
  • Details: The sponsor offers Visiting Fellow status to persons holding a doctoral degree (or its equivalent) or those with comparable professional experience at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
  • Keywords: Libreral arts, humanities, sciences, visiting fellow

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The March 1 deadline date is for receipt of applications for a full academic year, or fall term only. The October 1 deadline date is for receipt of applications for the spring term only.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force:
Summer Academy Fellowship

  • http://www.thetaskforce.org/about_us/interns_and_fellows/academy_fellowship
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Summer fellows are paid a net stipend of $500 per week. Organizing fellows work out of our offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, or Minneapolis, MN. Summer organizers are responsible for their own housing and living expenses.
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Details: This is not your average fellowship -- this is your chance to create change. The Summer Academy Fellowship is a paid social justice fellowship that's furiously intense. The program provides the first-hand, real-world experience working for social justice necessary for becoming professional organizers or capacity builders. You'll learn to develop and disseminate a progressive worldview that connects LGBT issues to struggles against racism, classism, ableism, and spiritual oppression; to build relationships with a broad-cross section of other LGBT movement leaders, especially in communities of faith and communities of color, that will endure for the long-term; and to mobilize mass numbers of people for direct action targeted at achieving immediate political gains for the LGBT community.
  • Keywords: Social Change, Transgender, Sexuality, Homosexual Female/Lesbian, Discrimination, Civil/Human Rights, Homosexual Male/Gay

Costume Society of America:
College and University Collection Care Grant

  • http://costumesocietyamerica.com/GrantsAwards/cucollections.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Funding may be used to support the care, conservation, and/or instructional mission of a collection of historic, period, or otherwise informative costume and textiles that are intended for preservation and are used for study by an institution that has a degree program in apparel, textiles, or theatre.
  • Award: $1500
  • Deadline: February 1 of each year
  • Details: The $1500 The College and University Collection Care Grant, first awarded in 2006 is intended to assist with the care, maintenance, preservation, and instructional missions of a college or university collection that is not eligible for a Small Museum Collection Care Grant.
  • Keywords: Fashion/Textiles Design, Dramatic/Theatre Arts

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University:
Oral History Grant

  • http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/oral_history_grant.aspx
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $3000
  • Deadline: April 2, 2010
  • Details: The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America invites scholars who are conducting oral history interviews relevant to the history of women or gender in the United States to apply for support of up to $3,000. This grant stipulates that the interviews take place in accordance with guidelines of the Oral History Association, that consent is obtained from interviewees for their words to be viewed by researchers worldwide, and that true copies or transcripts of the original recording of the oral interviews, as well as copies of the consent forms, be deposited in the Schlesinger Library.
  • Keywords: Oral History, Women's History, Women's Studies, American Studies, Gender Roles

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Ethics Education in Science and Engineering

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08530/nsf08530.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $200,000-$400,000 (approximate)
  • Deadline: 3/1/2010
  • Details: The sponsor considers proposals for research and educational projects to improve ethics education in all of the fields of science and engineering that NSF supports, including in interdisciplinary or inter-institutional contexts. Proposals must focus on improving ethics education for graduate students in those fields, although the proposed programs may benefit advanced undergraduates in addition to graduate students.
  • Keywords: Ethics education, science, engineering

Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass:
Grants Program

  • http://www.contempglass.org/activities/grantguide.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Arts organizations and programs
  • Award: $1,000-$5,000
  • Deadline: 9/1/2009 Second Deadline: 3/1/2010
  • Details: The mission of the sponsor is to further the development and appreciation of art made from glass. Grants are made to arts organizations in support of specific educational purpose, with preference given for grants in which the focus is education of the public (as opposed to education of artists, curators, etc.).
  • Keywords: Art, contemporary glass, arts education, public, outreach

IBM Center for the Business of Government:
Research Stipends

  • http://www.businessofgovernment.org/main/apply/index.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Individuals working in universities, non-profit organizations, and journalism.
  • Award: $20,000
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009 Second Deadline: 3/1/2010
  • Details: The IBM Center for the Business of Government provides grants to stimulate research and improve the effectiveness of government at the federal, state, local, and international levels. Individuals receiving research stipends will be responsible for producing a 30- to 40-page research report in one of the areas presented in the Research Announcement.
  • Keywords: Government, local, state, federal, international, effectiveness, political science, public policy

French American Fund for Contemporary Music:
Project Grant

  • http://www.facecouncil.org/music/music.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 3/1/2010
  • Details: The French American Fund for Contemporary Music supports contemporary music projects-- commissions, residencies, performances, tours, and master classes - that foster cultural exchange between France and the United States. The Fund awards grants to nonprofit institutions celebrating the work of living composers in both countries. Collaborations combining new French and American works are especially encouraged.


  • Keywords: Music, contemporary, French American, France, performance, commissions, residencies, tours, master class

Harriman Institute at Columbia University:
Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • http://www.harrimaninstitute.org/courses/fellows_visiting_scholars.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Postdoctoral; Eligibility is restricted to those applicants who have received the Ph.D. within the three years prior to the fellowship period for which they are applying. Candidates cannot hold a faculty position and must have successfully defended and deposited their dissertations prior to the commencement of the fellowship.
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 3/1/2010
  • Details: The Postdoctoral Fellows Program enables junior scholars who have recently received the Ph.D. to spend a specified term in residence at the Institute (usually a semester or an academic year) without any obligations other than the revision of their dissertation for publication in book form. Evidence of the dissertation’s potential to make a significant contribution to Russian, Soviet or post-Soviet studies weighs most in the Fellowship Committee's selection of fellows.
  • Keywords: Russian studies, Soviet studies, post-Soviet studies

Tinker Foundation:
Institutional Grants

  • http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/tinker/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support for tax-exempt organizations
  • Award: $3,000-$80,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009 Second Deadline: 3/1/2010
  • Details: To be considered for a Tinker Institutional Grant, a proposal must be submitted by an institutional entity and be geographically focused on Latin America, Iberia or Antarctica. Topically, the projects should deal with environmental policy, governance or economic policy. Support may be sought for, but is not limited to, research projects, conferences and workshops. The Foundation encourages collaboration between and among organizations in the United States, Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
  • Keywords: Antarctica, Latin America, Iberia, economics, environment, natural resources, government, public administration, international affairs, foreign policy, Mexico, political science, Portugal, Spain, policy, research

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Applications are considered biannually in mid-June and mid-December. The deadline for receipt of proposals for the winter meeting is September 15, 2009; for the summer meeting is March 1, 2010. The sponsor encourages applicants to submit proposals well in advance of the deadlines, since discussion and consultation may be required prior to the acceptance of a proposal.

February 27, 2010

Ploughshares Fund:
Grants

  • http://www.ploughshares.org/our-impact/grants/apply-grant
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: high: $127,880; low: $3,000
  • Deadline: 7/15/2009 Second Deadline: 2/27/2010
  • Details: The Ploughshares Fund supports organizations and individuals working to stop the spread of weapons and build regional security. Types of support: Conferences/seminars; General/operating support; Grants to individuals; Program development; Seed money; Technical assistance.
  • Keywords: Africa, Asia, Europe, International affairs, arms control, International conflict resolution, peace, security, Japan, Middle East, North Korea, Russia, Southeast Asia, WMD, conflict prevention

NB: Deadline note: board reviews applications three times per year.

February 16, 2010

National Institutes of Health / Department of Health and Human Services:
Decision Making in Cancer: Single-Event Decisions

  • http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-08-064.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: Up to $275,000
  • Deadline: 10/16/2009 Second Deadline: 2/16/2010
  • Details: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite applications for research projects that will enhance understanding of human decision-making processes so that individuals can make more informed and satisfying choices regarding their health. The NCI encourages collaborations between researchers studying the processes of basic judgment and decision-making and researchers conducting cancer control investigations that will elucidate single-event decision-making processes, at the level of either the individual patient or health care provider. These decision-making processes are pertinent to cancer prevention, detection, treatment, survivorship, or end-of-life care. For the purpose of this initiative, a single-event decision is defined as a discrete decision made at a specific point in time.
  • Keywords: Behavioral medicine, decision sciences, health, cancer

February 15, 2010

American Philosophical Society:
Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research

  • http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/10010109/amphilsoc
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Grants will be available to doctoral students. Postdoctoral fellows, master's degree candidates, and undergraduates are not eligible.
  • Award: Up to about $5,000
  • Deadline: 2/15/2010
  • Details: Lewis and Clark Fund encourages exploratory field studies for the collection of specimens and data and to provide the imaginative stimulus that accompanies direct observation. Budgets should be limited to travel and related expenses, including personal field equipment.
  • Keywords: Archeology, anthropology, biology ecology, geography, geology, linguistics, paleontology

Kazanjian (Calvin K.) Economics Foundation, Inc.:
Grants

  • http://www.kazanjian.org/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Only IRS Approved 501(C)(3) organizations are eligible to receive grants from The Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation, Inc.
  • Award: $2,000-$50,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009 Second Deadline: 2/15/2010
  • Details: Support is provided to nonprofit organizations for proposals and projects with national impact having to do with economic education research.
  • Keywords: Economics, economic education

NB: Types of support: Conferences/seminars; Curriculum development; Program development; Seed money.

February 8, 2010

Sainsbury Research Unit:
Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships

  • http://www.sainsbury-institute.org/fellowships/robert-and-lisa-sainsbury-fellowships.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Designed to strengthen academic ties with Japan studies programmes in the United States and Canada, the Institute offers two fellowships on an annual basis to scholars who have either received a PhD from a North American university, or who are currently employed by a North American academic institution or museum. Any area of Japanese culture is eligible, though preference will be given to applications focusing on the history of art, archaeology or architecture, or research with a strong visual component.
  • Award: The award for a full year will total 23,500 pounds sterling (approx. USD $40,000)
  • Deadline: 3/1/2010
  • Keywords: Japanese Language or Literature, Asian Studies, Japan, Asian Art

February 5, 2010

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts:
Grants

  • http://www.grahamfoundation.org/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $20,000-$30,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009 Second Deadline: 2/5/2010
  • Details: We support innovative, thought-provoking investigations in architecture; architectural history, theory, and criticism; design; engineering; landscape architecture; urban planning; urban studies; visual arts; and related fields of inquiry. Our interest also extends to work being done in the fine arts, humanities, and sciences that expands the boundaries of thinking about architecture and space. In an effort to bridge communities and different fields of knowledge, we support a wide range of practitioners (such as architects, scholars, critics, writers, artists, curators, and educators) and organizations (such as non-profit galleries, colleges and universities, publishers, and museums).
  • Keywords: Visual arts, architecture, design, urban studies, galleries, museums

NB: Deadline note: The next grant application deadline for individuals is September 15, 2009. The next grant application deadline for organizations is February 5, 2010.

National Institute of Mental Health / NIH / DHHS:
Women's Mental Health and Sex/Gender Differences Research (R01)

  • http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-09-108.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: 10/5/2009 Second Deadline: 2/5/2010
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for research grant applications on women's mental health and sex/gender differences in mental health across the lifespan, in order to increase the understanding of the significance of sex/gender differences in mental health outcomes and to assess their significance for mental health prevention, treatment, and services.
  • Keywords: Psychology, mental health, women's mental health, social sciences

NB: The deadlines for receipt of standard R01 applications under this announcement are: February 5, June 5, and October 5 annually.

National Institutes of Health / Department of Health and Human Services:
Reducing Mental Illness Stigma and Discrimination

  • http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-040.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: 10/5/2009 Second Deadline: 2/5/2010
  • Details: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and conceived in collaboration with the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will provide funding for partnerships to assess the effectiveness of existing stigma and discrimination reduction programs and approaches, including media-oriented approaches such as public service announcements; develop innovative new programs and approaches; and examine the role of media in perpetuating and changing mental illness stigma and discrimination.
  • Keywords: Discrimination, health care, mental disorders, mental health, social sciences, sociology

February 1, 2010

Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS) / China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC):
AAS CIAC Small Grants

  • http://www.aasianst.org/grants/main.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be AAS members, but there are no citizenship requirements. Junior and independent scholars, adjunct faculty, and dissertation-level graduate students are especially encouraged to apply. Graduate students must include a letter of support from their dissertation advisor, without which the application will not be considered.
  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: Small grants are available to scholars with special interests in China or Inner Asia. Applications are specifically encouraged in the following areas: 1. Curriculum development at the college or secondary level 2. Conferences and seminars: organization of small conferences and seminars away from major centers of Chinese studies; travel expenses for scholars from isolated institutions to speak at major centers; travel expenses for junior faculty from isolated institutions to attend seminars at major centers; and funding for dissertation-level graduate students to attend colloquia, workshops, and seminars related to their fields 3. Short research trips for dissertation-level graduate students, and for scholars at non-research institutions, to travel to major libraries and collections in North America and Taiwan 4. Specialist or regional newsletters or websites disseminating important information to their respective fields 5. Translations of scholarly books and articles 6. 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: Asia, Far East, Asian Studies, Chinese language, literature, curriculum development, translation

Institute of Current World Affairs:
Fellowships

  • http://www.icwa.org/apply.asp
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Candidates must be under 36 years of age. Applicants must have a good command of written and spoken English and must have completed the current phase of their formal education.
  • Award: Sufficient funding to allow fellows and their families to live in good health and reasonable comfort and to fulfill the purposes of the fellowship
  • Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: Fellowships are for self-designed, independent study only. Fellowships are not scholarships and are not awarded to support work toward academic degrees or for research projects or the writing of books. While many fellows go on to pursue political or social causes at home and abroad, the purpose of a fellowship is to learn about other societies, not to change them. Fellows are not permitted to engage in overtly political activities during their fellowship.
  • Keywords: Current world affairs, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Burma, India, Iran, North Africa, Russia, Venezuela, and Southeast Asia, social sciences, humanities, forestry, forest resources

Columbia College Chicago, Center for Black Music Research:
CBMR Travel Grants

  • http://www.colum.edu/CBMR/Library_and_Archives/CBMR_Travel_Grants.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Scholars, musicians, composers and conductors, educators, graduate students, and independent researchers are eligible.
  • Award: up to $1,000
  • Deadline: 9/1/2009 Second Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: The CBMR will award travel grants to assist with transportation costs and daily subsistence expenses for a five-day research residency at the CBMR Library and Archives. The travel grants support research in the study and performance of black music repertoire and help scholars and musicians visit the CBMR Library and Archives to examine and use its archival collection of scores and sound recordings. Recipients will be expected to devote five full days on site at the CBMR and to the research funded by the fellowship.
  • Keywords: Music, performance, scores, sound recordings, library research

National Science Foundation:
Science, Technology, and Society

  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5324&org=NSF&sel_org=NSF&from=fund
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: 8/1/2009 Second Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: S&S considers proposals that examine questions that arise in the interactions of engineering, science, technology, and society. There are four components: Ethics and Values in Science, Engineering and Technology (EVS); History and Philosophy of Science, Engineering and Technology (HPS); Social Studies of Science, Engineering and Technology (SSS); and Studies of Policy, Science, Engineering and Technology (SPS). The components overlap, but are distinguished by the different scientific and scholarly orientations they take to the subject matter, as well as by different focuses within the subject area.
  • Keywords: Ethics, values, science, engineering, technology, policy, society

Association for Asian Studies, the Northeast Asia Council:
Korean Studies Grants

  • http://www.aasianst.org/grants/main.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Varies. Please check individual programs for details.
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009 Second Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: Research Travel within the USA; Short-term Travel to Korea; Research Assistance; Projects that Enhance Teaching About Korea; Workshops and Conferences
  • Keywords: Korean studies, Korea

Association for Asian Studies, the Northeast Asia Council:
Japan Studies Grants

  • http://www.aasianst.org/grants/main.htm#NEAC-JAPAN
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Varies. Please check individual programs for details.
  • Award: varies; up to $5,000
  • Deadline: 10/1/2009 Second Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: Research Travel within the USA; Short-term Travel to Japan for Professional Purposes; Seminars on Teaching About Japan; Projects that Enhance Teaching About Japan; National Conventions and Seminars; Small Conferences on Japanese studies
  • Keywords: Japan, Japanese studies

NB: Deadline note: FEBRUARY 1 for the spring/summer awards and OCTOBER 1 for the fall/winter awards.

General Service Foundation:
Human Rights and Economic Justice

  • http://www.generalservice.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $20,000-$40,000 (based on recent grants)
  • Deadline: 9/1/2009 Second Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: The overarching goal of the Foundation's Human Rights and Economic Justice program support efforts that protect, promote and create good jobs with living wages for workers, including low-wage workers, in the United States and Mexico so that workers on both sides of the border can live and work in dignity.
  • Keywords: Human rights, economic justice, Mexico, United States, globalization, labor rights, political science

Truman (Harry S.) Library Institute:
Dissertation Year Fellowships

  • http://www.trumanlibrary.org/grants/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Applicants should have substantially completed their research and be prepared to devote full time to writing their dissertation.
  • Award: $16,000
  • Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: Grants of $16,000 will be given to support graduate students working 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. One or two dissertation year fellowships will normally be awarded each year.
  • Keywords: Public policy, foreign, Truman years, American history, dissertation

Geological Society of America:
Congressional Science Fellowship

  • http://www.geosociety.org/csf/index.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Prospective candidates should be GSA members with a broad geoscience background and excellent written and oral communication skills. Minimum requirements are a Master's degree with at least five years professional experience or a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
  • Award: $56,000 plus limited allowances for health insurance, relocation, and travel
  • Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: Congressional Science Fellows work as special legislative assistants within the congressional staff system. Fellows select positions to work on varied legislative, oversight, and investigative activities. Postdoctoral scholars may apply.
  • Keywords: Geology, geological engineering, congress, legislature, science

Greenwall Foundation:
Bioethics Grants

  • http://www.greenwall.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support for tax-exempt organizations.
  • Award: Varies by program
  • Deadline: 8/1/2009 Second Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: Through its interdisciplinary program in bioethics, The Foundation provides funding for physicians, lawyers, philosophers, theologians and other professionals to address micro and macro issues in bioethics, providing guidance for those engaged in decision-making at the bedside as well as those responsible for shaping institutional and public policy.
  • Keywords: Bioethics, public policy, law, health, philosophy, theology, science

NB: Proposal deadlines are: February 1 for the spring grant cycle August 1 for the autumn grant cycle

January 31, 2010

University of California, San Diego:
Center for U.S-Mexican Studies Visiting Fellows Program and Postdoctoral Program

  • http://usmex.ucsd.edu/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The majority of Visiting Fellows and Scholars are expected to be at the postdoctoral level. PhD candidates who are ABD and have completed a substantial portion of their dissertations will also be considered. Senior scholars are encouraged to apply.
  • Award: Stipends are commensurate with experience and academic rank.
  • Deadline: 1/31/2010
  • Details: The Center's Visiting Fellows Program is the largest residential fellowship program in the United States for research on Mexico. Each year the program brings together scholars from the social sciences, history, and related fields. The Center's current research interests focus on economic development and social policy. Specific issues include regional divergence and inequality; infrastructure and public goods; local government accountability, corruption, and civil society; social insurance and poverty alleviation.
  • Keywords: Mexico, Mexican history, international relations, social sciences, economic development, government, poverty

NB: Deadline note: Applications will begin to be accepted in September 2009 for the 2010-2011 competition.

January 30, 2010

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America:
Richard Kelly Grant

  • http://www.iesna.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Anyone 35 years or under, studying or working in the art and/or science of illumination, in the United States, Canada or Mexico.
  • Award:
  • Deadline: 1/30/2010
  • Details: The sponsor provides a grant to recognize and encourage creative thought and activity in the use of light. Applicants must demonstrate an accomplishment and a potential to make a contribution in the art or science of illumination.
  • Keywords: Lighting design, architecture, art, theater, illumination

NB: Deadline note: anticipated deadline

January 29, 2010

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS):
Fellowships and Grants

  • http://www.acls.org/grants/default.aspx?id=354
  • Fund Type: Fellowships and Grants. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; *Residence requirements depend on program
  • Award: up to $75,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: ACLS offers fellowships and grants in more than a dozen programs for research in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels. Please refer to the website for the details
  • Keywords: Humanities, social sciences, humanistic approaches

NB: Deadline: varies, deadlines in September 2009-January 2010.

January 26, 2010

Columbia University, The Journalism School:
The Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism

  • http://www.journalism.columbia.edu/cs/ContentServer/jrn/1165270051346/page/1165270092425/JRNSimplePage2.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Journalists with at least 4 years experience
  • Award: $50,000 living stipend and free tuition
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Details: The Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism offers qualified journalists the opportunity to enhance their understanding and knowledge of business, economics and finance in a year-long, full-time program administered by the journalism school. Fellows take courses at Columbia's graduate schools of journalism, business, law and international affairs; participate in off-the-record seminars and dinner meetings with corporate executives, economists and academics; and attend briefings and field trips to New York-based media companies and financial institutions.

    The program is designed to meet the public interest in business and economics news and the demand for trained editors and reporters in the field. In scope and depth, it is considered the most comprehensive business journalism fellowship in the country. Eligible Knight-Bagehot fellows may qualify for a Master of Science degree in journalism upon completion of this rigorous program.

    Conducted during Columbia's academic year from August through May, the fellowship accepts up to 10 fellows each year. Fellows receive free tuition plus a stipend to offset living expenses in New York City. For the 2010 academic year, a stipend of $50,000 will be granted to each fellow. Housing is available in a Columbia-affiliated facility.


  • Keywords: Journalism, Economics, Finance, Business

January 16, 2010

National Science Foundation (NSF), Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE),Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences:
Cultural Anthropology Scholars Awards

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2007/nsf07544/nsf07544.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: $50,000
  • Deadline: 1/16/2010
  • Details: The purpose is to help cultural anthropologists upgrade their methodological skills by learning a specific analytical technique which will improve their research abilities.
  • Keywords: Anthropology

January 15, 2010

Leakey Foundation, L.S.B.:
General Research Grants

  • http://www.leakeyfoundation.org/?option=com_content&view=article&id=11227
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Doctoral students, post doctoral, and senior scientists
  • Award: $3,000-$22,000
  • Deadline: 6/15/2009 Second Deadline: 1/5/2010
  • Details: Inspired by the interpretations of human evolution proposed by Dr. Louis Leakey, one of the past century's great anthropologists, several individuals founded the Leakey Foundation in 1968 to support his fieldwork and scientific priorities. In keeping with Louis's philosophy, we promote a multidisciplinary approach to exploring human origins. General Research Grants are awarded twice annually and constitute the majority of the Foundation's grant program.
  • Keywords: Human origins, anthropology, ecology, environment, archeology, behavior, exploratory research

Literal Latte:
K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Awards

  • http://www.literal-latte.com/contests
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $1,000 (first prize)
  • Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: The sponsor provides an award for the best fiction submission. Unpublished stories, 6,000 words maximum are eligible. All subjects and styles welcome. All entries considered for publication.
  • Keywords: Fiction, literature, writing, award, competition, publication

Smithsonian Institution:
Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

  • http://www.si.edu/ofg/Applications/SIFELL/SIFELLapp.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Fellowships for post- and pre-doctoral scholars, as well as for graduate students.
  • Award: $6,000 - $47,000
  • Deadline: January 15
  • Details: The sponsor offers a variety of fellowships and grants. Please refer to the website for the details. At present, the fields fellowship are available for: Animal behavior, ecology, and environmental science, including an emphasis on the tropics, Anthropology, including archaeology, Astrophysics and astronomy, Earth sciences and paleobiology, Evolutionary and systematic biology, History of science and technology History of art, especially American contemporary, African, and Asian art, twentieth-century American crafts, and decorative arts, Social and cultural history of the United States, Folklife, Materials Research
  • Keywords: Animal behavior, ecology, environmental science, tropics, anthropology, archaeology, astrophysics, astronomy, earth sciences, paleobiology, evolutionary biology, systematic biology, history of science and technology, art history, American contemporary art, African art, Asian art, twentieth-century American crafts, decorative arts, American social and cultural history, folklife, materials research

National Science Foundation:
Law and Social Sciences

  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5422&org=SES&from=home
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/15/2009 Second Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: The Law and Social Science Program at the National Science Foundation supports social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules, institutions, processes, and behaviors. These can include, but are not limited to, research designed to enhance the scientific understanding of the impact of law; human behavior and interactions as these relate to law; the dynamics of legal decision making; and the nature, sources, and consequences of variations and changes in legal institutions.
  • Keywords: Law, institutions, legal decision making

Cummings (Nathan) Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.nathancummings.org/programs/000016.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support for tax-exempt organizations.
  • Award: Varies by program
  • Deadline: 8/15/2009 Second Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: Support is provided in the following areas: arts and culture; ecological innovation; comtemplative practice; health; Jewish life and values; and collaborative initiatives for social and economic justice.
  • Keywords: Arts, culture, ecological innovation, comtemplative practice, health, Jewish life, values, collaborative initiatives, social, economic justice

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Letters of Inquiry are accepted at all times of the year - there are no deadlines. If an applicant's letter of inquiry is chosen for further action, they may be invited to submit a full application.

International Reading Association:
Elva Knight Research Grant

  • http://www.reading.org/association/awards/research_knight.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; All applicants must be members of the International Reading Association.
  • Award: up to $10,000
  • Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: For promising research that addresses significant questions for the discipline of reading/literacy research and practice.
  • Keywords: Literacy, reading, communication, education

NB: Deadline note: Anticipated deadline. Applications available in July, 2009.

Smithsonian Institution, Office of Research Training and Services:
Guggenheim Fellowship, A. Verville Fellowship, and Ramsey Fellowship in Naval Aviation History

  • http://www.nasm.si.edu/getinvolved/fellow/gvrfellowinfo.cfm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Postdoctoral; Graduate students (ABD) may also apply.
  • Award: $20,000-$45,000
  • Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: The Guggenheim, Verville and Ramsey Fellowships are designed to promote research into, and writing about, the history of aviation and space flight. Staff members of the Aeronautics Division currently conduct research into aviation history including such themes as the growth and impact of aeronautics on society, the evolution of aircraft technology, and the development of air transport and military aviation. The Division emphasizes both U.S. and international aspects of aviation history.
  • Keywords: History, aviation, space flight, air transport, military

The British School at Rome:
Abbey Rome Awards for Painters

  • http://www.abbey.org.uk/page4.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; There is no age limit. Abbey Awards are open to citizens of the UK and the US and to painters of other nationalities resident in the UK or US for at least five years.
  • Award: Up to £500/month for Scholars and £700/month for Fellows plus accommodations (approx. $700-$1,000)
  • Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: The Abbey Scholarship offers an emergent painter a full academic year at the British School at Rome, while Abbey Fellowships offer mid-career painters three months at the School.
  • Keywords: Visual arts, painting

U.S Department of State / MacArthur Foundation / Carnegie Foundation:
Jefferson Science Fellows Program

  • http://www7.nationalacademies.org/jefferson/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Faculty; Tenured academic scientists and engineers from U.S. institutions of higher learning are eligible for selection to be Jefferson Science Fellows.
  • Award: $50,000
  • Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: Each Fellow will spend one year at the U.S. Department of State for an on-site assignment in Washington, D.C. that may also involve extended stays at U.S. foreign embassies and/or missions. All JSF assignments will be designed in consultation with regional and/or functional bureaus within the U.S. Department of State. While in general JSF assignments will involve providing up-to-date expertise in the rapidly advancing STE arenas that routinely impact the policy decisions encountered by the U.S. Department of State, each Fellow will also be expected to become conversant with the functional operation of the U.S. Department of State.
  • Keywords: Science, technology, engineering, public policy

January 14, 2010

National Science Foundation Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences (NSF SBE):
Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants in Archeology

  • http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/bcs/arch/suppdiss.jsp
  • Fund Type: Dissertation. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student
  • Award: Up to $20,000
  • Deadline: Any time
  • Details: Target Date: Proposals may be submitted at any time

    Project Budget: To meet expenses associated with doctoral dissertation research. Items normally requested include per diem for time spent away from the home institution, travel funds, supplies and equipment, costs associated with field research and analysis fees. Salary for research at one's home institution is not permitted.


  • Keywords: Archaeology, dissertation, travel

January 12, 2010

Religious Research Association (RRA):
Constant H. Jacquet Research Awards

  • http://rra.hartsem.edu/constant.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Young faculty and graduate students
  • Award: Up to $4000
  • Deadline: April 1, 2010
  • Keywords: Religious studies

Camargo Foundation:
Fellowship

  • http://www.camargofoundation.org/toapply.asp
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; See website for details.
  • Award: $2,500 stipend
  • Deadline: 1/12/2010
  • Details: The Camargo Foundation, located in Cassis, France, is an interdisciplinary and multicultural residential center for scholars pursuing studies in the humanities and social sciences related to French and francophone cultures as well as for composers, writers, and visual artists (painters, sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, video artists, and new media artists) pursuing creative projects.

    The Foundation's campus includes thirteen furnished apartments, a reference library, a music/conference room, an artist's studio with darkroom, a composer's studio, and a studio for either an artist or a composer. Residencies are one semester (either early-September to mid-December or mid-January to the end of May).


  • Keywords: Humanities, social sciences, visual arts, music, film, writing, France, French, Francophone cultures

January 8, 2010

American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE):
ARCE Funded Fellowships

  • http://www.arce.org/fellowships
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; For students enrolled in doctoral programs at North American universities, and for postdoctoral scholars and professionals affiliated with North American universities and research institutions.
  • Award: Monthly stipend commensurate with academic status and round-trip air transportation.
  • Deadline: 1/8/2010
  • Details: The goal of ARCE's fellowship program is to promote a more profound knowledge of Egypt and the Near East through study and research and to aid in the training of American specialists in academic disciplines that require familiarity with Egypt.
  • Keywords: Archaeology, architecture, art, economics, Egypt, history, humanistic social sciences, Islamic, Coptic studies, literature, political science, religion, anthropology

NB: Awarded for periods ranging from 3-12 months, depending on the funding source.

University of Wisconsin Law School:
Law and Society Post-doctoral Fellowship

  • http://law.wisc.edu/ils/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Advanced ABD graduate students may apply, but the PhD must be completed before beginning the fellowship.
  • Award: $21,500 for 9 months plus $5,000 for research and benefits
  • Deadline: 1/8/2010
  • Details: The Institute for Legal Studies of the University of Wisconsin Law School will appoint a post-doctoral fellow for the 2010-11 academic year. We invite applications from scholars who are in the early (pre-tenure) stage of their career or scholars whose careers have been interrupted or delayed. Open to early career scholars in humanities or social science who work in the “law and society” tradition, e.g. anthropologists, economists, historians, political scientists, sociologists.
  • Keywords: Law, society, anthropology, economics, history, political science, sociology

January 4, 2010

Folger Institute:
Grants-in-aid

  • http://www.folger.edu/Content/Folger-Institute/Application-Guidelines-and-Deadlines/Deadlines--2008ndash2009.cfm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Faculty members and graduate students of affiliated universities.
  • Award: varies by program
  • Deadline: 6/5/2009 Second Deadline: 1/4/2010
  • Details: Grants are provided to faculty members and graduate students to take part in the Institute's conferences, seminars, and programs. Consortium grants are offered to reimburse travel and some lodging expenses in support of participation in Institute programs.
  • Keywords: Humanities, literature, theater, research, Shakespeare

NB: Deadlines: 6/5/2009, 9/4/2009, 12/4/2009, and 1/4/2009 for various programs.

January 1, 2010

Yaddo:
Artists in Residence Program

  • http://yaddo.org/yaddo/ApplicationGuidelines.shtml
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Financial aid to artists is based on need. Amount not indicated.
  • Deadline: 8/1/2009 Second Deadline: 1/1/2010
  • Details: The sponsor's residency program supports visits by creative artists, enabling them to work without interruption in a supportive environment. Residencies vary in length from two weeks to two months; the average stay is five weeks. Financial assistance towards travel expenses or renting equipment is available to artists in need. Artists may be of any nationality.
  • Keywords: Literature, visual art, music composition, performance, media, film, video

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The August 1 deadline is for visits requested from late October of the same year through May of the following year. The January 1 deadline is for visits requested from mid-May of the same year through February of the following year.

December 31, 2009

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.

December 24, 2009

Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin Institute for Advanced Study:
Fellowships

  • 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

December 22, 2009

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.

December 17, 2009

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.

December 15, 2009

Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works:
Individual Professional Development and Meeting/Conference Scholarships & Grants

  • 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.

Truman (Harry S.) Library Institute:
Scholar's Award

  • 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

American Sociological Association:
Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline

  • 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

American Musicological Society:
Alvin H. Johnson AMS Dissertation Fellowship

  • 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

December 10, 2009

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.

December 8, 2009

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

Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP):
Education Program: Education Projects in the South and Midwest

  • 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.

Association of American Geographers:
Visiting Geographical Scientist Program

  • 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.

December 7, 2009

Yale, MacMillan Center:
Residential Research Fellowship: Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence

  • 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

Upjohn (W.E.) Institute for Employment Research:
Policy Research Grants and Mini-Grants

  • 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


December 3, 2009

Irish American Cultural Institute (IACI):
Visiting Fellowship in Irish Studies at National University of Ireland-Galway

  • 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.

National Geographic Society:
Young Explorers Grants

  • 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.

December 1, 2009

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:
Standard Research Grants

  • 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

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:
Linked Standard Research Grants

  • 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

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:
Young Investigator Grants

  • 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

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:
Distinguished Investigator Grants

  • 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

Spencer Foundation:
Organizational Learning in Schools, School Systems, and Higher Education Institutions

  • 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.

Spencer Foundation:
Relation Between Education and Social Opportunity

  • 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.

Canadian Embassy:
Canadian Studies Faculty Enrichment Program (Course Development)

  • 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

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History:
Fellowship Programs

  • 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.

MacArthur (John D. and Catherine T.) Foundation :
Program on Global Security and Sustainability

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

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.:
International Collaborative Research Grants

  • 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

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.:
Conference and Workshop Grants

  • 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.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC):
Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories (VF)

  • 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.

Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) - Finland:
CIMO Fellowships

  • 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.

American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies (AISLS):
Fellowship Program

  • 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

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation:
Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

  • 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

American Philosophical Society:
Franklin Research Grants

  • 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.

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities:
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Fellowship

  • 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

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown:
Winter Residency Program

  • 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

Dedalus Foundation, Inc.:
Ph.D. dissertation program

  • 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.

German Studies Association:
Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies

  • 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.

November 30, 2009

Kress (Samuel H.) Foundation:
History of Art Travel Fellowships

  • http://www.kressfoundation.org/fellowships/default.aspx?id=44
  • Fund Type: Dissertation. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Restricted to pre-doctoral candidates in the history of art. Nominees must be U.S. citizens or individuals matriculated at an American university.
  • Award: $3,500-$10,000
  • Deadline: 11/30/2009
  • Details: The sponsor awards fifteen to twenty fellowships to pre-doctoral candidates for travel related to the completion of dissertation research on European art.
  • Keywords: Arts, Eurpoean art history, dissertation research, travel

Kress (Samuel H.) Foundation:
Kress Fellowships in Art History at Foreign Institutions

  • http://www.kressfoundation.org/fellowships/default.aspx?id=42
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Restricted to pre-doctoral candidates in the history of art and related disciplines (such as archaeology, architecture, or classics). Nominees must be U.S. citizens or individuals matriculated at an American university. Dissertation research must focus on European art from antiquity to the early 19th century.
  • Award: $22,500
  • Deadline: 11/30/2009
  • Details: The sponsor awards four fellowships to pre-doctoral candidates studying the history of European art for two-year research appointments at selected foreign institutions. Advanced training in European art history requires direct exposure to the object of study, prolonged access to key information resources such as libraries and photographic archives, the development of professional relationships with colleagues, and immersion in European cultures. These related needs are often best satisfied by prolonged engagement with a European art research center. Kress Fellowships in Art History at Foreign Institutions are intended to provide promising young professionals with the opportunity to experience this kind of engagement.
  • Keywords: European arts, art history, archaeology, architecture, classics, international travel, dissertation research

NB: Selected institutions in Ankara, Cairo, Florence, Jerusalem, Leiden, London, Munich, Nicosia, Paris, Rome, & Zurich.

November 27, 2009

National Italian American Foundation:
Italian Language & Culture Study Grants

  • https://www.niaf.org/grants/2008/2008-user/about.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $500-$2,000
  • Deadline: 5/29/2009 Second Deadline: 11/27/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides a matching grant program open to organizations, individuals, schools, and community groups that wish to launch or expand the teaching of Italian in their local public or private elementary, intermediate, or high schools.
  • Keywords: Italian, language, culture, education, schools

Royal Geographical Society:
Hong Kong Research Grant

  • http://www.rgs.org/OurWork/Grants/Postgraduate+grants
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student
  • Award: Up to £2,500
  • Deadline: 11/27/2009
  • Details: The Society offers a single annual research grant to a PhD student of any nationality who intends to undertake geographical research in the Greater China region. The grant, supported by the Hong Kong branch of The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), may be used to help with travel, equipment, data collection and subsistence in the field.
  • Keywords: Geography, geographical research, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, travel

NB: The researcher should be in the field for more than four weeks and work should be of an applied nature. Preference will be given to individual applicants; and a strong preference will be given to those projects working closely with the host community.

November 25, 2009

US Artists International (NEA):
Cooperative Agreement

  • http://www.arts.gov/grants/apply/RFP/USArtists-International.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: up to $235,000
  • Deadline: January 20, 2010
  • Details: The Arts Endowment plans to award a Cooperative Agreement to a Regional Arts Organization to support USArtists International. This initiative will provide support for: 1) Artists and arts organizations from the United States invited to participate in international festivals or other significant cultural events outside the U.S. that offer exceptional opportunities for career development. 2) Special international exchange opportunities, identified by the Arts Endowment, that arise quickly and require a fast response. Such projects may involve artists and arts organizations from the U.S. or other countries, and may take place in the U.S. or abroad.
  • Keywords: arts,

November 20, 2009

Luce Foundation, Henry:
Asia Responsive Grants

  • http://www.hluce.org/asia.aspx
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Most awards are made to colleges, universities and organizations based in the United States.
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: Continuous
  • Details: Asia Responsive Grants are limited to work in the humanities and social sciences concerned with Northeast and Southeast Asia, typically for longer-term programs or projects that respond to the needs and priorities of the Asian studies field and benefit a wide range of scholars and institutions. Most awards are made to colleges, universities and organizations based in the United States.
  • Keywords: Asian studies, Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, program, projects

NB: Deadline: Requests for funding may be submitted at any time during the year, beginning with a brief letter of inquiry.

Jerome Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://www.jeromefdn.org/IV~Grant_Programs/A~General_Program_Grants/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Large range (recent grants of $8,000-$100,000)
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor provides support to nonprofit, tax-exempt arts organizations that support emerging creative artists who are residents of Minnesota and New York City. Choreographers, film/video and other media artists, composers, literary artists, performance artists, playwrights, multidisciplinary artists, visual artists and arts critics receive assistance through sponsor-funded programs.
  • Keywords: Dance, literature, media arts, multidisciplinary, music, theater, visual art, criticism

NB: THERE ARE NO APPLICATION DEADLINES. Applicants should allow four months for the evaluation of proposals.

National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities:
Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities

  • http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/IATDH.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities may be hosted by colleges, universities, learned societies, centers for advanced study, libraries or other repositories, and cultural or professional organizations. The host site(s) must be appropriate for the project, providing facilities for scholarship and collegial interaction. Projects that will be held more than once and at different locations are permissible. Possible topics and areas to be addressed might include, but are not limited to

    * Text Encoding Initiative, electronic editing, and publishing;
    * e-literature;
    * textual analysis and text mining;
    * immersive and virtual environments in multimedia research;
    * 3-D imaging technology, including laser scanning;
    * creativity, culture, and computing;
    * digital image design;
    * information aesthetics;
    * computer gaming and the humanities;
    * high performance or supercomputing and the humanities; and
    * advanced Geographic Information Systems applications.

    Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities grants may not be used for

    * digitization of collections;
    * support for workshops on routine computer applications (e.g., training in HTML mark-up) from which little new knowledge about techniques or approaches in the digital humanities will emerge;
    * the development and presentation of courses or programs that focus on the skills and knowledge required to preserve, digitize, or catalog humanities collections, such as training in digital scanning;
    * graduate programs in the digital humanities; or
    * programs that are not regional (multistate) or national in scope.


  • Award: Awards normally range from one to three years and from $50,000 to a maximum of $250,000.

  • Deadline: Applications must be received by Grants.gov by February 17, 2010

  • Details: These NEH grants support national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Through these programs, NEH seeks to increase the number of humanities scholars using digital technology in their research and to broadly disseminate knowledge about advanced technology tools and methodologies relevant to the humanities. The projects may be a single opportunity or offered multiple times to different audiences. Institutes may be as short as a few days and held at multiple locations or as long as six weeks at a single site. The duration of a program should allow for full and thorough treatment of the topic.

  • Keywords: e-literature, multimedia research, 3-D imaging technology, information aesthetics, computer gaming and the humanities, high performance or supercomputing and the humanities, advanced Geographic Information Systems applications

Harvard University, Weatherhead Center for International Affair:
Advanced Research Fellowship

  • http://www.wcfia.harvard.edu/us-japan/application/postdoc_application.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; 1. Candidates must hold a doctoral or other terminal degree in a discipline bearing on the Program's research areas. Research projects that focus on Japan or Japan's international role from a comparative, historical, or global perspective are welcome. A knowledge of the Japanese language is not required. 2. Because a major aim of the fellowship is to provide talented researchers based outside Japan with an opportunity to carry on a dialogue with the Japanese scholars, officials, businesspeople, and journalists who join the Program each year, preference will be given to non-Japanese.
  • Award: Depending on need, the stipend amounts to as much as: $44,000, and Harvard University Group Health Plan insurance coverage for one. Although these fellowships are normally reserved for scholars for whom the stipend represents their sole source of support, the Program will consider supplementing other grants.
  • Deadline: January 15
  • Details: We seek applications from outstanding scholars in the social sciences who are conducting research that illuminates Japan's relations with the rest of the world in the broadest sense. Thus, we welcome applicants from anthropology, economics, (modern) history, law, political science, public health, and sociology, among other fields. Scholars may examine domestic issues that bear on Japan's external relations or problems that it shares with other countries, and we encourage projects that compare Japan's experience cross-nationally.

    During their term of appointment, Advanced Research Fellows will be expected to contribute to the teaching program at Harvard, normally by offering one undergraduate course during the fall or spring semester of the academic year. Areas of particular interest include Japanese popular culture; Japanese imperialism/ war memory; gender and politics in East Asia; political economy of Japan; and Japanese Americans in history, culture, politics, and/or society. Broader courses that include, but are not limited to, Japan are especially encouraged.


  • Keywords: Japanese popular culture; Japanese imperialism/ war memory; gender and politics in East Asia; political economy of Japan; and Japanese Americans in history, culture, politics, and/or society

University of Cambridge, Magdalene College:
Research Fellowship

  • http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/reporter/2009-10/weekly/6160/section16.shtml#heading2-62
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Candidates should normally have completed two or three years of research and may have written a Ph.D. dissertation.
  • Award: The current gross stipend (2008-09) for a Research Fellow is £17,950 a year, rising by two annual increments to £20,535 a year. This stipend will be reviewed annually in line with University stipends. A reduced scale of stipend will apply to Research Fellows who are full-time students. A deduction of £1,000 a year will be made if the Fellow is resident in College. The net stipend paid to a Research Fellow will take into account any grant or stipend which the Fellow receives from other sources. A Research Fellow will receive all the privileges associated with an Official Fellowship and, in the case of a Research Fellow who has not yet taken the Ph.D. Degree, the College may pay certain approved University fees.
  • Deadline: End of November
  • Details: The Governing Body of Magdalene College expects to elect two stipendiary Research Fellows with tenure for three years. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview, and the expenses of travel within the UK only will be paid by the College.
  • Keywords: Anglo-Saxon, classics, education, English, linguistics, modern and medieval languages, history, humanities

University of Cambridge, Churchill College, Fitzwilliam College, Murray Edwards College, Selwyn College and Trinity Hall:
Junior Research Fellowship

  • http://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/admissions/fellows/jrfapplications/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Junior Research Fellowships are open to graduates of any university who have recently or are about to complete their doctorates.
  • Award: Stipend and accomodations
  • Deadline: End of November of each year
  • Details: Each college offers fellowships in varying disciplines, including Anglo-Saxon, classics, education, English, linguistics, modern and medieval languages, and music.
  • Keywords: Anglo-Saxon, classics, education, English, linguistics, modern and medieval languages,music

Luce Foundation, Henry:
American Art grants

  • http://www.hluce.org/americanart.aspx
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Varies by grant/program (recent grants up to $300,000)
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The American Art Program focuses on American fine and decorative art, and is committed to scholarship and the overall enhancement of American art history. The program supports exhibitions, publications and research that emphasize an aesthetic approach to American art, specifically scholarly study of painting, sculpture, prints, drawings, decorative arts, photography, and architecture.
  • Keywords: Arts, American art history, exhibitions, publications, museums, painting, sculpture, prints, drawings, decorative, photography, architecture

Cambridge University, Corpus Christi College:
Research Fellowship

  • http://www.corpus.cam.ac.uk/fellowship/research-fellowship
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Early career researcher (not more than 5 years of research experience).
  • Award: £17,500/year stipend, plus housing; more if fellow teaches.
  • Deadline: End of November
  • Details: Applications are invited for one or more stipendiary Research Fellowships tenable for three years. Fields considered this year will be: Classics, Economics, Engineering (Materials or Thermodynamics), Renaissance Studies, and Sustainable Development.
  • Keywords: Classics, Economics, Engineering Renaissance Studies, Sustainable Development

Royal Archaeological Institute:
RAI RESEARCH FUND, TONY CLARK MEMORIAL FUND FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE AND THE BUNNELL LEWIS RESEARCH FUND

  • http://www.royalarchaeolinst.org/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Applications will be considered for archaeological fieldwork, survey, aspects of excavation and post-excavation research; architectural recording and analysis; and artefact and art-historical research. Documentary research per se will NOT be eligible, but can be considered as an element of the other categories. Preference will be given to projects within the British Isles which have significant part-time/amateur involvement.
  • Award:
  • Deadline: January 8 of each year
  • Details: RAI Research Fund. Awards from small three-figure sums up to around £5,000 are available each year. The Tony Clark Memorial Fund. Up to £500 is available each year for scientific elements of archaeological projects. The Bunnell Lewis Research Fund. Up to £750 is available each year for projects which preferably involve the excavation and exploration of Roman sites.
  • Keywords: archaeological fieldwork, survey, aspects of excavation, post-excavation research, architectural recording and analysis, artifact and art-historical research

November 18, 2009

Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) :
Madelyn Moeller Research Fellowship in Southern Material Culture

  • http://www.oldsalem.org/index.php?id=123
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Fellowships are open to academic, museum and independent scholars. Graduate students are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to those whose projects have potential for publication in the Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts.
  • Award: Housing in Winston-Salem and travel funds
  • Deadline:
  • Details: A fellowship is offered by the sponsor and is designed to promote the use of its research center and collection in the interpretation of early southern material culture. The sponsor is the only museum in the nation dedicated to exhibiting and researching the regional decorative arts of the early South.
  • Keywords: American art, early American South, regional decorative arts, material culture, museum research

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: No deadline. Applications are accepted year-round.

Mellon (Andrew W.) Foundation:
Grant Program

  • http://www.mellon.org/grant_programs/programs
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Varies by program
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports grantees within six defined program areas: * Higher Education and Scholarship * Research Universities and Humanistic Scholarship * Scholarly Communications * Research in Information Technology * Museums and Art Conservation * Performing Arts * Conservation and the Environment
  • Keywords: Higher education, humanistic scholarship, research universities, scholarly communications, information technology, museums, art conservation, performing arts, environment

NB: Deadline note: no deadline. Prospective applicants are encouraged not to submit a full proposal but rather to send a short query letter that sets forth the need, nature and amount of their request, along with evidence of suitable classification by the Internal Revenue Service.

November 16, 2009

Association of Performing Arts Presenters:
Cultural Exchange Fund

  • http://www.apapconference.org/cultural-exchange-fund-application-guidelines-final.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Arts Presenters will award travel subsidies to individual presenters, presenting organizations and to groups of presenters traveling to see the work of artists, companies and/or to develop and advance projects with international artists and their collaborators. All applicants must be active members of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters.
  • Award: $2,000 (individual)-$10,000 (group)
  • Deadline: 5/29/2009 Second Deadline: 11/16/2009
  • Details: The Cultural Exchange Fund (CEF) is a travel subsidy program supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to assist U.S. based presenters in building partnerships and collaborations with international touring artists, companies and their collaborators and in seeing the work of artists from around the world in its cultural context.
  • Keywords: Performing arts, touring artists, art companies, international, culture, collaboration

November 15, 2009

Getty Images:
Grants for Editorial Photography

  • http://corporate.gettyimages.com/marketing/grants_editorial/submission.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Professional applicants must be presently engaged as a professional photojournalist. A professional photojournalist, for the purposes of the Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography, is one who derives the majority of his or her income from documenting issues and events through still photography.
  • Award: Cash grant, amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 5/15/2009 Second Deadline: 11/15/2009
  • Details: Support is provided to professional photojournalists for grants for editorial photography.
  • Keywords: Photography, photojournalism, editorial

Hill Monastic Manuscript Library:
Heckman Stipends

  • http://www.hmml.org/research06/opportunities/heckman.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral scholars (those who are within three years of completing a terminal master’s or doctoral degree) are eligible.
  • Award: Up to $2,000
  • Deadline: 4/15/2009 Second Deadline: 11/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides research stipends to undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral scholars to conduct research using materials from the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library. Up to ten stipends of up to $2,000 are available. The stipends may be used to defray the cost of travel, room and board, microfilm reproduction, photo-duplication and other expenses associated with research at HMML. Length of residency may range from two weeks to six months.
  • Keywords: Manuscripts, Middle Ages, Renaissance, theology, history, literature, philosophy, music, research

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The Committee grants awards every six months, on April 15 and November 15, for study occurring between January and June or between July and December.

Bush School of Government and Public Service / Korea Foundation:
Korea Grant

  • http://bush.tamu.edu/scowcroft/grants/korea/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $500-$2,500
  • Deadline: 11/15/2009
  • Details: The Korea Foundation and the Scowcroft Institute invite applications for research grants on East Asia, including Korea. Research must include, but not be limited to, holdings of the George Bush Presidential Library. The grant program, formerly administered by the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation, is made possible through the support of the Korea Foundation.


  • Keywords: East Asia, Korea

November 9, 2009

American Antiquarian Society:
Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowship

  • http://www.americanantiquarian.org/peterson.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: PhD student
  • Award: $1,700 per month or $1,200 per month including housing in the Society's Goddard-Daniels House
  • Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: The sponsor funds short-term fellowships for access to the collections at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts. Eligible applicants must be doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research.
  • Keywords: Culture, American History, American Studies,American Literature

Ford Foundation:
Dissertation Fellowships

  • http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/FordFellowships/index.htm
  • Fund Type: Dissertation. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree candidates studying in an eligible research-based discipline at a U.S. educational institution, and Individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field.
  • Award: $21,000 stipend (one year)
  • Deadline: 11/9/2009
  • Details: Dissertation fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Research Council (NRC) on behalf of the Ford Foundation. The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
  • Keywords: American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art, theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, earth sciences, economics, education, engineering, ethnomusicology, geography, history, international relations, language, linguistics, literature, mathematics, performance study, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, urban planning, women's studies, African American, Native American, interdisciplinary, dissertation

Foundation for Jewish Culture:
Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Fund for Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Jewish Studies

  • http://www.jewishculture.org/?pid=scholarship
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: PhD student; * Be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada; * Have completed all academic requirements for the Ph.D., except dissertation, by the date of application; * Demonstrate significant course work in Jewish studies at the graduate level; * Provide evidence of proficiency in a Jewish language (i.e. Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Aramaic, etc.); * Be in a reasonable position to complete the work of their thesis during their fellowship year ; * Have a proposal or prospectus that has been approved by a thesis committee; * Complete online application in full. Partially completed applications cannot accepted. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that applications are complete by the deadline.
  • Award: $16,000 to $20,000
  • Deadline: 1/6/2010
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for one-year fellowships to graduate students to encourage scholarly research, publication, and teaching in the various disciplines of Jewish Studies. Eligible applicants are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree except the dissertation.
  • Keywords: Jewish Studies

Fondation des Etats-Unis:
Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship

  • http://www.feusa.org/en/culture/harriet-hale-woolley-scholarship
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; * Applicants must possess American citizenship. * Applicants must be between 21 and 35 years of age. * Applicants must have graduated with high academic standing from an American college, university or professional school of recognized standing. Preference is given to mature students who have already done some graduate study. * Applicants must show evidence of high-level artistic or musical accomplishment. * Applicants must have good moral character, personality and adaptability. They must also be in good physical health and emotional stability. * Applicants must submit a completed application dossier. Incomplete dossiers will not be accepted.
  • Award: 8,500 € and a residential artist atelier or music studio at the Fondation des Etats-Unis
  • Deadline: 1/31/2010
  • Details: The Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship is a private grant awarded annually to up to four graduate and post-graduate American students in the visual fine arts (painting, graphic design, print-making, sculpture, photography) and music (composition, instrumental or vocal performance). The scholarship is not intended for research in art history, or musicology, nor for dance or theatre.
  • Keywords: Visual Arts, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Music, Music Composition, Music Education, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Art Education

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study:
Lorentz Fellowships

  • http://www.nias.knaw.nl/en/fellowships/lorentz_fellowships/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: . Eligibility: Faculty, post doc
  • Award: The value of the stipend will never be higher than 50% of the gross salary paid to a researcher of equivalent rank at a Dutch university with a maximum of € 4300 per month.
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The program was launched to promote interdisciplinary research that bridges the gap between the humanities and/or the social sciences on the one hand and the natural sciences on the other. Lorentz Fellowships are awarded by the sponsor to scholars whose research projects cross the boundaries of the humanities, the social sciences and the natural sciences.
  • Keywords: Netherlands, Humanities, General/Other Social Sciences--Humanistic Emphasis, Natural Sciences

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study:
Fellowship Programme

  • http://www.nias.knaw.nl/en/fellowships/regular_fellowships/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: € 2000 to € 4300 per month
  • Deadline: The deadline for scholars from outside the Netherlands is 1 March 2010. For scholars from the Netherlands the deadline is 1 July 2010.
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for prominent researchers and senior scholars in the humanities and social sciences who have already made a contribution to scholarship and who are able to continue their research and to advance knowledge in their particular fields during their stay at NIAS.
  • Keywords: Netherlands, Humanities, General/Other Social Sciences--Humanistic Emphasis

Ford Foundation:
Postdoctoral Fellowships for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching

  • http://www7.nationalacademies.org/fordfellowships/fordpost.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Postdoctoral; Individuals awarded a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree no earlier than November 30, 2002 and no later than November 9, 2009 in an eligible research-based field from a U.S. educational institution.
  • Award: $40,000
  • Deadline: 11/9/2009
  • Details: Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. A wide variety of major disciplines and related interdisciplinary fields are accepted. Fellows propose a host institution appropriate for their study.
  • Keywords: American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art, theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, earth sciences, economics, education, engineering, ethnomusicology, geography, history, international relations, language, linguistics, literature, mathematics, performance study, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, urban planning, women's studies, African American, Native American, interdisciplinary

November 8, 2009

Open Society Institute:
Middle East/North Africa Initiative

  • http://www.soros.org/initiatives/mena/news/mena_20090304
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor provides funding to support organizations and their projects to foster the areas of freedom of expression, access to information, women's rights, development of the rule of law, local governance, and educational reforms in the Middle East. Preference is given to local organizations on the ground in the region or initiatives that partner local and foreign organizations' expertise.
  • Keywords: Middle East, human rights, governance, free media, information access, youth engagement, civil society

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: No deadline. Applicants should send a proposal outline to the sponsor. If the proposal outline is reviewed favorably, the sponsor will request a more detailed proposal.

November 4, 2009

The South Asian Studies Council of The MacMillan Center, Yale University :
Post Doctoral Fellowships in South Asian Studies

  • http://h-net.org/jobs/display_job.php?jobID=39534
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to modern and contemporary South Asia, in the humanities or social sciences; have in-depth knowledge of at least one SA-related language and fluency in English; and must have completed the PhD by the time of appointment.
  • Award: Annual salary of $50,000 and health coverage.
  • Deadline: We will accept applications immediately with review beginning on January 5, 2010 and continuing until the selections are final.
  • Details: The post-doctoral fellow will teach one course in each of two terms related to his/her interests, pursue his/her own research, and participate in the activities of the South Asian Studies Council.
  • Keywords: Asia, Southern; Asian Studies

Society of Antiquaries of London:
William Lambarde Memorial Fund

  • http://www.sal.org.uk/grants/williamlambarde/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: The Fund has a total of about £2,000 each year to award, the maximum grant being £500.
  • Deadline: Applications (twelve copies) must be submitted by the Friday in the first full week of January in the year of application for consideration in March at which time grants will be available for successful applicants.
  • Details: The income is to be applied for 'the provision of a travelling scholarship or travelling scholarships in archaeology or otherwise for the promotion of antiquarian studies.' Applications are considered by the Research Committee. In making their decisions the committee will be putting weight on the reasons for the application, its viability (practical and financial) and its eventual contribution to scholarship. Preference will be given to those who have not already received a grant from this Fund. Awards will not normally be made to support work for a university degree.
  • Keywords: Ancient or Classical History, Archaeology

Feminist Review Trust:
Grant

  • http://www.feminist-review-trust.com/guidelines.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Feminist Review Trust focuses on projects that would not be funded by other sources. They do not support coursework, summer salary or post doc work.
  • Award: The trustees would not normally agree to an individual award of more than £10,000.
  • Deadline: Jan 31, 2010, May 31, 2010, Sep 30, 2010
  • Details: The Feminist Review Trust has four objectives: - To advance the education of the public in the subject of gender by carrying out research or assisting the research and study into social, economic, and legal position of women in society and to disseminate the results of such research and study - To alleviate poverty and hardship by promoting and advancing good health and education among women in any part of the world - To promote equality of opportunity between women and men in any part of the world - To undertake other charitable purposes

    Examples of the types of project the trust might support are as follows:
    - Hard to fund projects
    - Pump priming activities
    - Interventionist projects which support feminist values
    - Training and development projects in relevant areas
    - One-off events
    - Dissemination
    - Core funding
    - Other projects


  • Keywords: Women's Health, Women's Studies

Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (AABS):
Research Grants for Emerging Scholars

  • http://depts.washington.edu/aabs/grants-research.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: . Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants must have received PhD no earlier than January 1, 2005.
  • Award: Up to $4000.00
  • Deadline: December 15, 2009
  • Details: Proposals will be evaluated according to the scholarly potential of the applicant, and the quality and scholarly importance of the proposed work, especially to the development of Baltic Studies. Funds may be used for travel, duplication, materials, equipment, or other needs as specified.
  • Keywords: Arts and Humanities, Baltic States, General Humanities Topics, Social Science - Humanistic Emphasis, Social Sciences

November 3, 2009

Dartmouth College, Leslie Center for the Humanities :
Short-Term Visiting Fellowships

  • http://www.dartmouth.edu/~lhc/events/2010/institute2010externalfel.html
  • Fund Type: . Residential: . Eligibility:
  • Award:
  • Deadline: Dec 1, 2009
  • Details: The Leslie Center is offering five, short-term visiting fellowships to participate in a Humanities Institute devoted to the study of the Mark Lansburgh collection of Plains Indian art, which was acquired by Dartmouth College in 2007. Preference will be given to scholars in early stages of their careers. Send letters application, CV, and a two-page description of a research project to be pursued during the Institute, to the Institute director: COLIN.CALLOWAY@DARTMOUTH.EDU by December 1, 2009.
  • Keywords: Plains Indian, art

Humanities Center at Harvard (HCH):
Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~humcentr/fellowships/postdoctoral.shtml
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants must have received the PhD after May 2007. Applicants without the Ph.D. must receive the Ph.D. in or before June 2010.
  • Award: $59,000 (stipend + moving expenses, medical insurance, research funds)
  • Deadline: Dec 1, 2009(postmark)
  • Details: Fellowships support projects committed to interdisciplinarity and internationalism. All fields within the humanities and the allied social sciences.
  • Keywords: humanities, social sciences, residential, international, interdisciplinary

Harvard University, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies :
An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~fairbank/anwang.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Candidates must be able to provide evidence of successful completion of their PhD degree by June 1, 2009, and may not be more than five years beyond receipt of the PhD. Harvard University PhD recipients are not eligible for this fellowship.
  • Award: $45,000
  • Deadline: Feb 1, 2010
  • Details: Fellowships support research in Chinese studies.
  • Keywords: Chinese history, contemporary China, fellowship

Institute of International Education (IIE):
The Inter-American Foundation's (IAF) Grassroots Development Fellowship Program

  • http://www.iie.org/Website/WPreview.cfm?WID=187
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: PhD student; PhD student and citizen of the US or an Independent Latin American or Caribbean country (except Cuba).
  • Award: $21,000
  • Deadline: Dec 31, 2009
  • Details: Dissertation field work in the Caribbean, Latin America, and United States related to the social sciences, physical sciences, technical fields, and the professions as related to grassroots development issues.
  • Keywords: Research, social sciences, fieldwork

British Association for American Studies (BAAS):
Eccles Centre Visiting Professorships, Fellowships, and Postgraduate Awards

  • http://www.baas.ac.uk/awards/eccles.asp
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: £500 to £6000
  • Deadline: Jan 29, 2010
  • Details: Applicants are invited to apply for one of several awards being offered in 2009-2010 to help support scholars who need to visit London to use the British Library's collections relating to North America.

    The available awards are:

    Visiting Professor Award. Support for three months research at the British Library by a senior scholar from North America;

    Postdoctoral Eccles Centre Visiting European Fellowship, supports at least one month of research at the British Library by a researcher normally resident outside the UK in a country that has membership in the European Association for American Studies (EAAS); and

    European Postgraduate Award. Supports research visits to the British Library by a researcher normally resident outside the UK in a country that has membership in the EAAS.


  • Keywords: Research, Travel, fellowship, American Studies

American Antiquarian Society (AAS):
AAS-American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowships

  • http://www.americanantiquarian.org/acafellowship.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; A short-term fellowship holder must be an ABD graduate student or postdoctoral, holding the Ph.D. or equivalent degree at the time of the application. A long-term fellowship holder must be a scholar with PhD or advanced graduate student working on the dissertation.
  • Award: Short-term: $1,200 and $1,700/month and Long-term: $35,000, $40,000, or $75,000/year, depending on fellowship.
  • Deadline: Jan 13, 2010; Oct 15, 2010 (anticipated)
  • Details: Short-Term (1-3 months) AND Long-Term (up to 12 months) Visiting Academic Research Fellowships
  • Keywords: Research, History, American History

November 2, 2009

Ford Foundation:
Predoctoral Fellowships For Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching

  • http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/FordFellowships/index.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Individuals enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a U.S. educational institution. All citizens or nationals* of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation (must have become a U.S. citizen by November 9, 2009).
  • Award: $20,000 annual stipend
  • Deadline: 11/2/2009
  • Details: Predoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Research Council (NRC) on behalf of the Ford Foundation. The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
  • Keywords: American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art, theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, earth sciences, economics, education, engineering, ethnomusicology, geography, history, international relations, language, linguistics, literature, mathematics, performance study, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, urban planning, women's studies, African American, Native American, interdisciplinary

Institute for Political History:
Hugh Davis Graham Award

  • http://www.politicalhistory.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Doctoral students, junior scholars, and senior scholars will be eligible for support from this fund. Preference will be given to doctoral students and nontenured faculty.
  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: 11/2/2009
  • Details: This fund will provide research stipends for graduate students and established scholars doing archival research in policy and political history.
  • Keywords: Political science, Twentieth-Century American history, policy, politics, development, archival research

Canadian Embassy:
Canadian Studies Research Grant Program

  • http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/washington/studies-etudes/index.aspx?lang=eng&menu_id=355&menu=L
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Faculty members at accredited four-year U.S. colleges and universities and scholars at American research institutions. Recent Ph.D. recipients who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States are also eligible to apply.
  • Award: Up to $20,000
  • Deadline: 11/2/2009
  • Details: The Research Grant Program promotes research that contributes to a better knowledge and understanding of Canada, its relationship with the United States, and its international affairs. The grant is designed to assist individual scholars, or a team of scholars, in writing an article-length manuscript of publishable quality and reporting their findings in a scholarly publication and at scholarly conferences, thus contributing to the development of expertise on Canada in the United States. We welcome efforts to integrate the research findings into the applicant's teaching load.
  • Keywords: Canada, Canadian studies, U.S. relations, international affairs

National Science Foundation Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences:
Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2006/nsf06586/nsf06586.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Postdoctoral
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 11/2/2009
  • Details: For training and research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields in a host institution only in the areas of biology and social, behavioral, and economic sciences.
  • Keywords: Social sciences, minority education, humanities

November 1, 2009

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation:
Gilder Lehrman Short-Term Residential Fellowships

  • http://research.history.org/Fellowships.cfm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Fellowships are open to doctoral candidates, scholars, and independent researchers.
  • Award: $2,000/month
  • Deadline: 4/1/2009 Second Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is pleased to invite applications for short-term residential fellowships at the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library. The Library supports research on British America, the American Revolution, and Early Republic, and has particular strengths in areas relating to eighteenth-century Williamsburg and Virginia, the colonial Chesapeake, African American studies, decorative arts and material culture through 1830, archaeology, architectural history, and historical preservation.
  • Keywords: British America, American history, revolutionary era, early republic, eighteenth-century Williamsburg, Virginia, colonial Chesapeake, African American studies, decorative arts, material culture, archaeology, architectural history, historical preservation

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation:
Robert M. & Annetta J. Coffelt and Robert M. Coffelt, Jr. Fellowships

  • http://research.history.org/Fellowships.cfm
  • Fund Type: Fellowships. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; American and foreign nationals engaged in doctoral, post-doctoral, or independent research are eligible to apply.
  • Award: $2,000/month
  • Deadline: 4/1/2009 Second Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: The Fellowship is open to doctoral candidates and junior scholars working on topics related to the American Revolution, Early Republic, or ideas and philosophies of America's founding fathers.
  • Keywords: British America, American history, revolutionary era, early republic, eighteenth-century Williamsburg, Virginia, colonial Chesapeake, African American studies, decorative arts, material culture, archaeology, architectural history, historical preservation

American Museum of Natural History:
Collection Study Grants

  • http://research.amnh.org/grants/grantsprog.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Pre-doctoral and recent postdoctoral students.
  • Award: up to $1,500
  • Deadline: May 1 , March 15 and Feb 15 Each Year Second Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: Maximum grants of $1,500 enable pre-doctoral and recent postdoctoral investigators to study any of the scientific collections at the American Museum Awards partially support travel and subsistence while in residence.
  • Keywords: Natural history museum, anthropology, zoology, paleontology, physical sciences, research

International Center for Jefferson Studies:
Travel Grants

  • http://www.monticello.org/research/fellowships/travelgrants.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: not indicated
  • Deadline: 4/1/2009 Second Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: Travel grants are available on a limited basis for scholars and teachers wishing to make short-term visits to Monticello to pursue research or educational projects related to Jefferson.
  • Keywords: Thomas Jefferson, American history, presidency, travel, library research

School for Advanced Research (SAR):
Katrin H. Lamon Fellowship

  • http://sarweb.org/index.php?resident_scholars
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: PhD student; Native American scholar, either pre- or post-doctoral, working in either the humanities or the sciences.
  • Award: $40,000
  • Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: The School for Advanced Research (SAR) awards approximately six Resident Scholar Fellowships each year to scholars who have completed their research and analysis and who need time to think and write about topics important to the understanding of humankind. Resident scholars may approach their research from anthropology or from related fields such as history, sociology, art, and philosophy. Both humanistically and scientifically oriented scholars are encouraged to apply.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, history, sociology, art, philosophy, Native American

American Psychological Foundation:
Counseling Psychology Endowment Fund

  • http://www.apa.org/apf/counseling.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be members of APA Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) and members of educational institutions or a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations or affiliated with such an organization.
  • Award: Up to $5,000
  • Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for nonprofit for scientific, literary, or educational purposes to enhance the science and practice of counseling psychology.
  • Keywords: Counseling psychology, science, practice, program, models

Duke (Doris) Charitable Foundation:
Fund for National Projects

  • http://www.ddcf.org/page.asp?pageId=700
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Single nonprofit organizations and consortia are both eligible to apply.
  • Award: $60,000-$200,000
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides funding to support projects that strengthen the national infrastructure of the dance, jazz, presenting and/or theatre fields.
  • Keywords: Performing arts, dance, jazz, theater

Women's Studio Workshop:
Special Ceramics Fellowships

  • http://wsworkshop.org/_art_opp/artopp_fellow_clay.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Women ceramics artists.
  • Award: Potters who will make 50 glazed bowls or 100 bisque bowls will receive a 50% discount off the fellowship fee (i.e. the bowls plus $200 will cover a two-week residency).
  • Deadline: 3/15/2009 Second Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor offers special fellowships ranging from three to six weeks to female clay artists who make bowls for the annual WSW Chili Bowl Fiesta. At Chili Bowl Fiesta, one of our local fundraising events, community members choose from over 800 handmade bowls and tumblers filled with piping hot chili or drink.
  • Keywords: Arts, ceramics, potters, women artisits

Archaeological Institute of America (AIA):
Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship

  • http://www.archaeological.org/webinfo.php?page=10007
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada, or be actively pursuing an advance degree at a North American College or University.
  • Award: $5,000
  • Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: To support an individual project of a scholarly nature, related to Aegean Bronze Age Archaeology. Preference will be given to candidates whose project requires travel to the Mediterranean for the purpose stated above.
  • Keywords: Archaeology, field research, Aegean Bronze Age, Mediterranean, travel

Wenner-Gren Foundation:
Individual Research Grants Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

  • http://www.wennergren.org/programs/programs_show.htm?doc_id=367834&attrib_id=13232
  • Fund Type: Dissertation. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student
  • Award: Up to $20,000
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: Awards of up to $20,000 each support doctoral dissertation or thesis research in all branches of anthropology. Eligible applicants may be of any nationality and must be enrolled for a doctoral degree.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, fieldwork, dissertation

Wenner-Gren Foundation:
Individual Research Grants Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • http://www.wennergren.org/programs/programs_show.htm?doc_id=368531&attrib_id=13233
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Scholars with a Ph.D. in hand for no more than ten years (from the application deadline) are eligible to apply.
  • Award: Up to $40,000
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: Support of up to $40,000 is provided for the write-up of already completed research. The fellowship is awarded to scholars in the earlier stages of their careers, when they frequently lack the time and resources to develop their research for publication. Applicants are individual scholars within ten years of receipt of the doctorate.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, research publication

Wenner-Gren Foundation:
Individual Research Grants Post-Ph.D. Grants

  • http://www.wennergren.org/programs/programs_show.htm?doc_id=368389&attrib_id=13233
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Post-doctoral and PhD students close to earning the doctorate.
  • Award: Up to $25,000
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: Post-Ph.D. Research Grants are awarded to individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree to support individual research projects. The program contributes to the Foundation's overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. The Foundation supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, human origins, anthropological theory,

Institute for Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies:
Mellon Fellowships for Assistant Professors

  • http://www.hs.ias.edu/mellon.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Faculty; To be eligible, scholars must have held the title "Assistant Professor" at an institution of higher learning in the United States or Canada for at least two and not more than four years at the proposed time of arrival at the Institute and must be able to return to their institution after the fellowship.
  • Award: Stipend will match the combined salary and benefits at the Member's home institution at the time of application.
  • Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: THE SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES at the Institute for Advanced Study, with the support of the Andrew Mellon Foundation, has established a program of one year memberships for assistant professors at universities and colleges in the United States and Canada to support promising young scholars who have embarked on professional careers. While at the Institute they will be expected to engage exclusively in scholarly research and writing.

    To be considered, assistant professors must be working on projects in areas represented in the School of Historical Studies, and should preferably have gone beyond revising the dissertation. The School is interested in all fields of historical research, but is concerned principally with the history of Western, Near Eastern and Far Eastern civilizations, with particular emphasis upon Greek and Roman civilization, the history of Europe (medieval, early modern, and modern), the Islamic world, East Asian studies, the history of art, the history of science, and modern international relations.


  • Keywords: History, European, medieval, modern, Near Eastern, Far Eastern, Greek, Roman civilization, Islamic world, East Asian studies, art, science, international relations

Dumbarton Oaks:
Fellowship

  • http://www.doaks.org/research
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; For doctoral candidates, as well as postdoctoral scholars and faculty.
  • Award: $22,110 to $43,400
  • Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: Dumbarton Oaks offers residential fellowships in three areas of study: Byzantine Studies (including related aspects of late Roman, early Christian, Western medieval, Slavic, and Near Eastern studies), Pre-Columbian Studies (of Mexico, Central America, and Andean South America), and Garden and Landscape Studies.


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

Archaeological Institute of America:
Archaeology of Portugal Fellowship

  • http://www.archaeological.org/webinfo.php?page=10007
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Portuguese, American, and other international scholars are invited to apply.
  • Award: $4,000 to $10,000
  • Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: To support projects pertaining to the archaeology of Portugal. These include, but are not limited to, research projects, colloquia, symposia, publication, and travel for research or to academic meetings for the purpose of presenting papers on the archaeology of Portugal.
  • Keywords: Archaeology, research, travel, Portugal, Portuguese

School of American Research:
Resident Scholars Program

  • http://www.sarweb.org/scholars/description.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Postdoctoral; Scholars who have completed their research and analysis and who need time to think and write about topics important to the understanding of humankind.
  • Award: $40,000
  • Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: Resident scholars may approach their research from the perspective of anthropology or from anthropologically informed perspectives in such fields as history, sociology, art, law, and philosophy. Both humanistically and scientifically oriented scholars are encouraged to apply.
  • Keywords: Humanities, social sciences, history, sociology, art, law, philosophy, anthropology

Bradley Foundation:
Bradley Foundation Grant

  • http://www.bradleyfdn.org/grantmaking_policies.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Award grants only to organizations and institutions exempt from federal taxation.
  • Award: Wide range, $10,000-$3,000,000, based on 2008 grants
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: Bradley Foundation’s current program interests: Improve education; Promote economic growth and prosperity; Revitalize civil society; Strengthen private initiative; Defend and advance freedom; Intellectual infrastructure; and Legacy in Milwaukee.
  • Keywords: Education, economics, public policy, citizenship, civil society, private initiative, defense, freedom, intellectual infrastructure

NB: To be considered, full proposals should be submitted by February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1.

Weill (Kurt) Foundation for Music:
Grants

  • http://www.kwf.org/pages/guidelin.html
  • Fund Type: Grants. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Varies by grant/program. See website for details.
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline: 11/1/2009
  • Details: The foundation solicits proposals from individuals and non-profit organizations for funding of projects related to the perpetuation of Kurt Weill's artistic legacy. Grants are awarded in the following categories: Research and Travel, Dissertation Fellowships, Publication Assistance, Educational Outreach, College/University Performance, Professional Performance, and Broadcasts.
  • Keywords: Music, composition, education, recording, performance, publication, broadcasts, Kurt Weill

October 31, 2009

Hagley Museum and Library Foundation, Center for History of Business, Technology, and Society:
Henry Belin Du Pont Fellowship

  • 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.

A Room of Her Own Foundation:
Gift of Freedom Award

  • 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.

October 25, 2009

Kennedy (John F.) Center for the Performing Arts:
Arts Management Internships

  • 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).

October 24, 2009

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

Williams College:
John William Miller Fellowship Fund--Research Fellowship

  • 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

Williams College:
John William Miller Fellowship Fund--Essay Prize

  • 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

October 23, 2009

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.

Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS):
China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC) AAS CIAC Grants

  • 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

Luce Foundation / ACLS:
Luce Initiative on East and Southeast Asian Archaeology and Early History

  • 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

October 21, 2009

The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), CUNY:
The Martin Duberman Fellowship

  • 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

October 16, 2009

National Institute of Mental Health / NIH / DHHS:
Mental Health Consequences Of Violence And Trauma (R34)

  • 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

National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):
International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research

  • 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

National Institute on Aging / NIH / DHHS:
Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (R36)

  • 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

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI):
Grants-in-Aid Program

  • 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

October 15, 2009

National Science Foundation (NSF), Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences:
Sociology Program

  • 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

Indiana University, Lilly Library:
Everett Helm Visiting Fellowships

  • 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

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange:
Research Grants

  • 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

American Geological Institute:
AGI/AAPG Semester Internships in Geoscience and Public Policy

  • 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

National Science Foundation (NSF):
Geography and Regional Science (GRS) Program

  • 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

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation :
Guest Artist Initiative Program

  • 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

Harvard University, Center for Italian Renaissance Studies:
Villa I Tatti Fellowship

  • 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

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Geography and Regional Science

  • 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

University of Pennsylvania Humanities Forum:
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • 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

American-Scandinavian Foundation:
Public Project Proposal

  • 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.

Stanford Humanities Center:
External Faculty Fellowships

  • 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.

Indiana University, Lilly Library:
Mendel Fellowships

  • 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

October 6, 2009

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / NSF:
Planning Visits

  • 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.

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action:
Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Prize

  • 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.

October 5, 2009

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development / NIH / DHHS:
Contextual Approaches to Prevention of Unintended Pregnancy

  • 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

National Institute of Mental Health / NIH / DHHS:
Basic and Translational Research in Emotion (R01)

  • 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.

National Historical Publications & Records Commission:
Publishing Historical Records

  • 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

October 2, 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

October 1, 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

W. F. Albright Institute of Archaelogical Research:
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship

  • 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.

British Schools and Universities Foundation:
Marshall Scholarship

  • 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

French American Cultural Exchange (FACE):
Tournées Festival Grants

  • 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

National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities / National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH):
Summer Stipends

  • 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.

Smallwood Foundation, Memorial University:
Research Grants

  • 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

American Music Center (AMC):
Composer Assistance Program

  • 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

Dedalus Foundation, Inc.:
Senior Fellowship Program

  • 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.

Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars :
Fellowships

  • 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.

Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations:
Michael J. Hogan Fellowship

  • 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

Truman (Harry S.) Library Institute:
Research Grants Program

  • 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

Walker (Alex C.) Educational and Charitable Foundation:
Grants

  • 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

September 30, 2009

Malevich Society:
Research Grants

  • http://www.malevichsociety.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The sponsor seeks to advance knowledge about the Russian artist Kazimir Malevich. The sponsor welcomes applications from outstanding scholars of any nationality proposing projects that increase the understanding of Malevich and his work, or that augment historical, biographical and artistic information about Malevich and/or his artistic legacy.
  • Keywords: Kazimir Malevich, Modernism, Russian art

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration:
Knowledge Dissemination Conference Grants

  • http://www.samhsa.gov/Grants/2008/OA_08_002cmhs.aspx
  • Fund Type: Meeting/Conference/Seminar. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $50,000
  • Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support to disseminate knowledge about practices within the mental health services and substance abuse prevention and treatment fields and to integrate that knowledge into real-world practice and effectively and efficiently as possible.
  • Keywords: Mental health, substance abuse, treatment, knowledge dissemination, conference

Captain Planet Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://captainplanetfdn.org/default.aspx?pid=3&tab=apply
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: $250 - $2,500
  • Deadline: 12/31/2008 Second Deadline: 09/30/2009
  • Details: The sponsor's mission is to fund and support hands-on environmental projects for children and youth. In order to be considered for funding, proposals must: • Promote understanding of environmental issues • Focus on hands-on involvement • Involve children and young adults 6-18 (elementary through high school)
  • Keywords: Environment, environmental education, children, youth, hands-on

NB: Deadline(s): 12/31/2008, 03/31/2009, 06/30/2009, & 09/30/2009

Directorate for Education and Human Resources / NSF:
Communicating Research to Public Audiences

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2003/nsf03509/nsf03509.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; The PI must have an active NSF research award; a letter of support from the cognizant Program Officer for the research award is required.
  • Award: Up to $75,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor provides grants of up to $75,000 to support projects that communicate to public audiences the process and results of current research that is being supported by any NSF directorate through informal science education activities, such as media presentations, exhibits, or youth-based activities.
  • Keywords: Communications, media, public audiences, research, exhibits, science education, STEM

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: A formal request for a supplement may be submitted at any time, but at least six months prior to the anticipated starting date.

Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging:
Academic Research Grant Program

  • http://www.borchardcenter.org/argp_rfp.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Open to all interested and qualified legal, health sciences, social sciences, and gerontology scholars and professionals.
  • Award: $20,000
  • Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The sponsor recognizes the need for further research and scholarship about new or improved public policies, laws and/or programs that will enhance the quality of life for the elderly (including those who are poor or otherwise isolated by lack of education, language, culture, disability, or other barriers).
  • Keywords: Aging, elderly, gerontology, law, public policy, social sciences, health

International Communication Foundation:
Korean Literature Translation Fellowship Program

  • http://exam.ybmsisa.com/icf/icfe02_1.asp
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Applicants must have native-speaker level English skills and be engaged in M.A. or Ph.D. studies in Korean literature, English literature, comparative literature, or creative writing in an academic institution, whether in Korea or in an English-speaking country, or have received admission for such studies. Korean nationals with foreign residency status who otherwise meet the requirements are urged to apply.
  • Award: The stipend for the domestic program is two million Korean won per month. The stipend for the overseas program is a quarterly stipend of U.S.$5,000. The term is for one year and is renewable.
  • Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The International Communication Foundation (ICF) is a non-profit Seoul-based private foundation, established in 1982. The ICF sponsors the Korean Literature Translation Fellowship Program. The program is designed to provide prospective translators with financial assistance for studying at Korean universities or at their home institutions to develop their skills as translators of Korean literature.
  • Keywords: Korean language, translation

Feminist Review Trust:
Grants Programme

  • http://www.feminist-review-trust.com/guidelines.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applications are open to men and women of any nationality
  • Award: up to £10,000
  • Deadline: 2/28/2009 Second Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The Feminist Review Trust exists to fund research and other scholarly activity on all aspects of gender. The Trust has four objectives: 1) To advance the education of the public in the subject of gender by carrying out research and/or assisting the research and study into the social, economic and legal position of women in society and to disseminate the results of such research and study; 2) To alleviate poverty and hardship by promoting and advancing good health and education among women in any part of the world; 3) To promote equality of opportunity between women and men in any part of the world; 4) To undertake other charitable purposes.
  • Keywords: Women's studies, gender, equality

NB: Deadline(s): 02/28/2009, 05/31/2009 & 09/30/2009

European University Institute:
Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowships

  • http://www.iue.it/Servac/Postdoctoral/SeniorFellowships/ConditionsAward.shtml
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: € 3,000/month
  • Deadline: 3/30/2009 Second Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The fellowship provides established academics with an opportunity to carry out research in one of its four departments. The four departments are as follows: Department of Economics; Department of History and Civilization; Department of Law; and Department of Political and Social Sciences.
  • Keywords: Social sciences, economics, political science, law, history

September 28, 2009

Moore (Henry) Foundation:
Grants Programme

  • http://www.henry-moore-fdn.co.uk
  • Fund Type: Fellowships and Grants. Residential: . Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Depends on program.
  • Award: Depends on program. Up to £60,000.
  • Deadline: 12/1/2008 Second Deadline: 9/28/2009
  • Details: The sponsor aims to advance the education of the public by the promotion of their appreciation of the fine arts and in particular the works of Henry Moore. Support is concentrated on sculpture, drawing and printmaking. Various grants and fellowships are available.
  • Keywords: Art, fine arts, sculpture, drawing, printmaking

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The sponsor's grants committee meets four times per year. Applications must be received before: 1 December 2008 for the 28 January 2009 meeting; 18 March 2009 for the 22 April 2009 meeting; 1 June 2009 for the 1 July 2009 meeting; and 28 September 2009 for the 28 October 2009 meeting.

September 25, 2009

National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS:
NIMH Research Education Grants (R25)

  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-079.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Up to $250,000 annually (direct costs)
  • Deadline: 9/25/2009 Second Deadline: 1/7/2010
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for Research Education Grants to foster the development of mental health researchers through creative and innovative educational programs. The NIMH encourages educational programs that will attract, train, and advance the career development of scientists committed to research careers relevant to the mission of the NIMH. These programs may be designed as institutional, regional or national programs. This program will use the NIH Research Education (R25) grant mechanism.
  • Keywords: Mental health, career development, educational programs, professional development

NB: Deadline(s): 01/07/2009, 09/25/2009, 01/07/2010 DEADLINE NOTE: Optional letters of intent should be submitted thirty days prior to the application receipt date.

September 21, 2009

National Gallery of Art, Center for the Advanced Study in the Visual Arts:
Fellowships

  • http://www.nga.gov/resources/casvaflws.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility.
  • Award: varies by program, up to $50,000
  • Deadline: 3/21/2009 Second Deadline: 9/21/2009
  • Details: Various fellowships are available for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. See website for more details.

NB: Deadline: varies by program, March 21, 2009-September 21, 2009

National Gallery of Art, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA):
Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships

  • http://www.nga.gov/resources/casvavissen.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Visiting senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the PhD for five years or more or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment at the time of application.
  • Award: $6,000-$8,000/ 2 month fellowship plus housing in apartments near the Gallery
  • Deadline: 3/21/2009 Second Deadline: 9/21/2009
  • Details: Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. They have access to the notable resources represented by the collections, the library, and the photographic archives of the National Gallery of Art, as well as to the Library of Congress and other specialized research libraries and collections in the Washington area.
  • Keywords: Visual arts, art history, theory, criticism, painting, sculpture, architecture, urbanism, prints, drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design

Travelers' Tales:
Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing

  • http://www.besttravelwriting.com
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $500-$1,000
  • Deadline: 9/21/2009
  • Details: The sponsor's program is intended to honor excellence in travel writing. The program provides cash awards to writers whose work inspires others to explore.
  • Keywords: Travel writing, literature, award

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Entries are accepted year-round. The current competition closes September 21, 2009.

September 18, 2009

American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation:
S. Edmund Berger Prize in Excellence in Scientific and Technical Translation

  • http://www.afti.org/award_berger.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: . Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; ATA member.
  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: 9/18/2009
  • Details: This prize of $1,000 is offered to recognize excellence in scientific and technical translation by an ATA member.
  • Keywords: Translation, scientific, technical, award

Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research / NIH / DHHS:
Behavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities (R01)

  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-07-379.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/20/2009 Second Deadline: 9/18/2009
  • Details: The sponsors provide support for behavioral and social science research on the causes and solutions to health and disabilities disparities in the U. S. population. Health disparities between, on the one hand, racial/ethnic populations, lower socioeconomic classes, and rural residents and, on the other hand, the overall U.S. population are major public health concerns. Emphasis is placed on research in and among three broad areas of action: a) Public policy, b) health care, and c) disease/disability prevention. Particular attention is given to reducing “health gaps” among groups. Proposals that utilize an interdisciplinary approach, investigate multiple levels of analysis, incorporate a life-course perspective, and/or employ innovative methods such as system science or community-based participatory research are particularly encouraged.
  • Keywords: Social science, behavioral research, health disparities, disabilities, U.S. healthcare system, public policy

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The deadline for receipt of optional letters of intent is August 20, 2009. The deadline for receipt of full applications is September 18, 2009.

September 16, 2009

Fitch (James Marston) Charitable Foundation:
Mid-Career Grant Program

  • http://fitchfoundation.org/Grants_Qualifications_Fitch.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be mid-career professionals with at least 10 years experience in historic preservation or related fields, including architecture, landscape architecture, architectural conservation, urban design, environmental planning, archaeology, architectural history, and the decorative arts.
  • Award: Up to $25,000
  • Deadline: 9/16/2009
  • Details: Support is provided to mid-career professionals for research in the following fields: historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, architectural conservation, urban design, environmental planning, architectural history, and the decorative arts.
  • Keywords: Historic preservation, architecture, landscape, conservation, urban design, environmental planning, architectural history, decorative arts

September 15, 2009

Kaplan (J.M.) Fund:
Furthermore Grants in Publishing

  • http://www.furthermore.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be 501(c)3 organizations
  • Award: $500-$15,000
  • Deadline: 3/15/2009 Second Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The Furthermore program is interested in nonfiction book publishing about the city; natural and historic resources; art, architecture, and design; cultural history; and civil liberties and other public issues of the day. Support is provided for writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and printing and binding.
  • Keywords: Art, city, natural resources, architecture, design, cultural history, civil liberties, writing, research, editing, indexing, photography, illustration, printing, binding, publication

American Musicological Society:
Subventions for Publications (Individuals and Publishers)

  • http://www.ams-net.org/subvention.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Individual authors or editors, or their sponsoring organizations, societies, or departments; publishers
  • Award: $2,500
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support to help individual authors or editors, or their sponsoring organizations, societies, or departments with expenses in the publication of works of musical scholarship, including books, articles, special issues of journals and works in non-print media.
  • Keywords: Musicology, arts, music, publication

Yale University, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art:
Publication Grant

  • http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/support.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: £5,000-£10,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: For costs incurred by authors on books, catalogues of exhibitions or permanent collections of British fine and decorative arts and architecture.
  • Keywords: British art, decorative arts, architecture, publication, author support

NB: The Centre's remit does not cover contemporary fine arts, archaeology, the current practice of architecture or the performing arts.

Yale University, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art:
Educational Programme Grants

  • http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/support.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: up to $8,000
  • Deadline: 1/15/2009 Second Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: Educational programmes eligible for awards include lectures, conferences, symposia and seminars for scholars or provided at a scholarly level for the general public.
  • Keywords: British art, lecture, symposia, seminars, conferences

NB: The Centre's remit does not cover contemporary fine arts, archaeology, the current practice of architecture or the performing arts.

National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities / National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH):
Fellowships at Digital Humanities Centers (FDHC)

  • http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=n1YWK6FFGmsBhhTt1YZ1B1CWSrsNhYFsK4QHmRN374xQ94KrPnyS!1215949849?oppId=48020&flag2006=false&mode=VIEW
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Each application will include one digital humanities center and one individual scholar.
  • Award: Up to $100,800 ($50,400 for the fellow's stipend and $50,400 for the direct and indirect costs of administering the fellowship)
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: NEH Fellowships at Digital Humanities Centers (FDHC) support collaboration between digital centers and individual scholars. An award provides funding for both a stipend for the fellow and a portion of the center's costs for hosting a fellow. Awards are for periods of six to twelve months of continuous full-time research.
  • Keywords: Digital humanities

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences/NSF:
Documenting Endangered Languages

  • http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?oppId=47547&flag2006=false&mode=VIEW
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $12,500-$500,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsors support projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages.
  • Keywords: Endangered human languages, language studies, documentation

Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works:
Small Meeting and Workshop Development Grants

  • http://aic.stanford.edu/faic/grants/index.html
  • Fund Type: Meeting/Conference/Seminar. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $1,000-$2,500
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides grants to help defray costs to develop and hold small meetings and workshops
  • Keywords: Conservation, history, art, humanities

Literal Latte:
Essay Award

  • http://www.literal-latte.com/contests
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $1,000 (first place)
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides an award for the best essay submission. Unpublished essays, 6,000 words maximum are eligible. All subjects and styles welcome. All entries considered for publication.
  • Keywords: Essay, literature, nonfiction, writing, award, competition, publication

Claremont Graduate University:
Kate Tufts Discovery Award

  • http://www.cgu.edu/pages/6056.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The work submitted must be a first book published between September 15, 2008 and September 15, 2009. Work must be original poetry written originally in English by a poet who is a citizen or legal resident alien of the United States.
  • Award: $10,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: Support is provided for a first book by a poet of genuine promise.
  • Keywords: Poetry, poet, writing, book, publication, award

Claremont Graduate University:
Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

  • http://www.cgu.edu/pages/6056.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The work submitted must be a book published between September 15, 2008 and September 15, 2009. Work must be original poetry written originally in English by a poet who is a citizen or legal resident alien of the United States.
  • Award: $100,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: Support is provided to an emerging poet who is past the very beginning but has not yet reached the acknowledged pinnacle of his or her career. The Kingsley Tufts award the world’s largest monetary prize for a single collection of poetry.
  • Keywords: Poetry, poet, writing, book, publication, award

Sloan (Alfred P.) Foundation:
Research Fellowships

  • http://sloan.org/programs/fellowship_brochure.shtml
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Applicants must be no more than six years from completion of the most recent Ph.D. or equivalent, unless they have held a faculty appointment for less than two years or unless one of the following special circumstances apply: military service, a change of field, or child rearing.
  • Award: $50,000 for two-year period
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year Fellowships are awarded yearly to 118 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.
  • Keywords: Chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, economics, neuroscience, computational, evolutionary molecular biology, interdisciplinary fields

NB: Funds are awarded directly to the Fellow's institution and may be used by the Fellow for such purposes as equipment, technical assistance, professional travel, trainee support, or any other activity directly related to the Fellow's research.

Rothschild (Judith) Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.judithrothschildfdn.org/guidelines.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicant organizations should be primarily tax exempt, publicly supported nonprofit institutions, such as, but not limited to, museums, public galleries, art schools, and academic institutions. In certain cases, the foundation will also consider making grants to the estates of qualifying deceased artists, and to independent curators, scholars, and historians who have a direct recognized relationship to the artist's work.
  • Award: up to $35,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The grant program is dedicated to ensuring that the work of under-recognized, deceased artists has meaningful opportunities for public viewing and critical reassessment. Grants are made to present, preserve, or interpret work of the highest artistic merit by lesser known American artists who have died after September 12, 1976.
  • Keywords: Museums, exhibition, art, visual arts, painting, photography, sculpture, under-recognized artists

Guggenheim (John Simon) Memorial Foundation:
Fellowships to Assist Research and Artistic Creation

  • http://www.gf.org/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; For those who as writers, scholars, or scientists have a significant record of publication, or as artists, playwrights, filmmakers, photographers, composers, or the like, have a significant record of exhibition or performance of their work.
  • Award: Varies, $40,000 average
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The Fellowships are awarded to men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. The Foundation consults with distinguished scholars and artists regarding the accomplishments and promise of the applicants and presents this evidence to the Committee of Selection.
  • Keywords: Creative arts, natural sciences, social science, humanities

Yale University, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art:
Research Support Grants

  • http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/support.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to £3,000
  • Deadline: 1/15/2009 Second Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: Research support grants for travel, subsistence, and other research costs such as photography, are offered to scholars already engaged in research involving the study of British art or architecture. Grants may be used to visit collections, libraries, archives or historic sites within the United Kingdom or abroad. They are not awarded to assist with conference attendance.
  • Keywords: British art, architecture, travel, research support, United Kingdom

NB: The Centre's remit does not cover contemporary fine arts, archaeology, the current practice of architecture or the performing arts.

September 11, 2009

Psychology Without Borders:
Mission Awards--Request for Proposals

  • http://psychologybeyondborders.com/MA2010application.aspx
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be affiliated with a university or non-profit organization.
  • Award: $5,000 - $15,000
  • Deadline: 9/11/2009
  • Details: Psychology Beyond Borders' Mission consists of five key areas: 1. Research to contribute to the body of knowledge about what psychosocial strategies heal (or harm) in prevention, preparedness and response to large scale disaster, armed conflict or terror attacks.

    2. Psychosocial service delivery, including partnerships with response teams in communities impacted by large-scale traumatic events.

    3. Education programs to raise awareness about the psychosocial impacts of disaster, armed conflict or terror attacks and build community competencies in best practice methods of preparedness and intervention.

    4. Public policy recommendations to assist in community preparedness, response and recovery associated with large scale traumatic events.

    5. Building a network to enhance international collaboration, knowledge sharing and systems for prevention, preparedness and response to disaster, armed conflict or terror attacks.


  • Keywords: Psychology, disaster, conflict, terrorism, psychosocial service delivery, research, education, public policy, prevention, preparedness

Longview Foundation for Education in World Affairs and International Understanding, Inc.:
Grants

  • http://www.longviewfdn.org/page.php?lev=page&no=3
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $15,000-$30,000
  • Deadline: 6/12/2009 Second Deadline: 9/11/2009
  • Details: To foster greater awareness of world affairs and international understanding within American schools at the K-12 grade level.
  • Keywords: International understanding, global affairs, teacher preparation, education

September 9, 2009

Center for Inquiry:
Visiting Research Fellowships

  • http://www.centerforinquiry.net/research/more_information/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: Stipend (amount not indicated) and accomodations
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor awards visiting research fellowships and scholarships in the areas of the borderlands of science; religion, ethics, and society; medicine and mental health. All relevant disciplines are welcome.

    Visiting fellows take up residence for at least one semester, receiving a courtesy appointment in the appropriate department at State University of New York at Buffalo, a stipend, and accommodations in the Center's guest residence.


  • Keywords: Science, religion, ethics, society, medicine, mental health


NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Arcus Foundation:
Gay and Lesbian Fund Grants Program

  • http://www.arcusfoundation.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Wide range, $5,000-$1,000,000 (based on 2008 grants)
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor provides support to advance social justice inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity and race.
  • Keywords: Social justice, GLBT, sexual orientation, race, gender identity

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Letters of inquiry and full proposals are accepted on a rolling basis.

Fordham (Thomas B.) Foundation:
Research Internships

  • http://www.edexcellence.net/detail/opportunity.cfm?page_id=134&opportunity_id=1&id=134
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Stipend, amount not indicated
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor, based in Washington, D.C., provides internships throughout the year in the area of the reform of K-12 education.
  • Keywords: Education, reform, accountability, assessments, standards, school choice, teacher quality, pedagogy

NB: Deadline note: rolling deadline

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism / NIH / DHHS:
RFP--Mechanisms of Behavior Change Initiation (MOBCI) for Drinking

  • https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=6704d66b79fc62e843201cd58224ac91&tab=core&_cview=1
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated.
  • Deadline:
  • Details: NIAAA is soliciting proposals for new, high risk approaches to traditionally intractable alcohol-related problems through the development of mechanism-based strategies that induce maladaptive drinkers to initiate and sustain a change from maladaptive drinking behaviors towards more healthful drinking behaviors. NIAAA is looking for opportunities that will result in entirely new or quantum improvements in both the theory and methodologies used to understand how to induce sustainable, positive change in maladaptive drinkers.
  • Keywords: Addiction, alcoholism, maladaptive drinking, behavior change, psychology, interpersonal factors, theory, social ecology

NB: This is a pre-solicititation.

Scripps Howard Foundation:
Journalism Grants

  • http://foundation.scripps.com/foundation/programs/grantguidelines.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Journalism Fund makes grants in support of journalism education, First Amendment causes, mid-career development, research, readership development, consumer education on media issues, an international free press, professional organizations, workforce development, quality journalism teaching, diversity, ethics, and other media-related programs.
  • Keywords: journalism education, mid-career development, content improvement, public forums, conferences, workshops, and programs addressing First Amendment causes, diversity in the workforce, legal issues, and international press freedom.

NB: No deadline. Accepted year-round.

September 4, 2009

National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC):
Publication Subventions

  • http://archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/subvention.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Only those non-profit presses publishing works by Publishing Historical Records projects that have been supported or endorsed by the NHPRC are eligible for support.
  • Award: $10,000
  • Deadline: 9/4/2009
  • Details: The Commission offers Publication Subventions to non-profit presses to publish volumes of NHPRC-sponsored or endorsed historical documentary editions.
  • Keywords: Publication, historical documents, history

Searle Freedom Trust:
Grants Program

  • http://www.searlefreedomtrust.org/applicationguidelines.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Nonprofit status required
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 9/4/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides funding for new media grants to foster research and encourage public policies that promote individual freedom and economic liberty.
  • Keywords: Domestic public policy, freedom economic liberty, tax, budget, regulatory practices, welfare, education, environment, legal reform

Folger Institute:
ASECS/Folger Institute Fellowship

  • http://www.folger.edu/Content/Folger-Institute/Application-Guidelines-and-Deadlines/ASECSFolger-Institute-Fellowship.cfm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Eligible applicants are ABD graduate students or postdoctoral scholars conducting research in the period 1660 to 1815. ASECS/Folger Institute Fellowship recipients must be members in good standing of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: 9/4/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for a $2,000 award for studies in the period of 1660 to 1815. Preference is given to those candidates who are applying for a Folger Institute seminar, but the fellowship may also support independent research at the Folger Shakespeare Library.
  • Keywords: Humanities, literature, theater, history, eighteenth-century studies, research

September 2, 2009

United States Department of Defense (DOD) / Department of the Air Force (USAF):
Collective Behavior and Socio-Cultural Modeling

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/103309
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Academic Institution, Commercial, Ph.D./M.D./Other Professional, or Small Business
  • Award: $100,000 per year for three years (average)
  • Deadline: 9/2/2009
  • Details: The Air Force is interested in developing a basic research foundation for using computational and modeling approaches to study behavior of group and communities. This program seeks fundamental understanding of the interactions between demographic groups both to create understanding for technology developments for enhanced cooperation, such as operational decision making with coalition partners, and to explain and predict outcomes between competing factions within geographic regions.
  • Keywords: Group, community, collective behavior, socio-cultural modeling, computation, cooperation, competition, coalitions

NB: No deadline: applications accepted continuously

United States Department of Defense (DOD) / Department of the Air Force (USAF):
Mathematical Modeling of Cognition and Decision

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/115241
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Academic Institution, Commercial, Ph.D./M.D./Other Professional, or Small Business
  • Award: $100,000 per year for three years (average)
  • Deadline: 9/2/2009
  • Details: This program supports research on high-order cognitive processes that are responsible for human performance on complex problem solving and decision making tasks. The overall objective is to understand these processes by developing and empirically testing mathematical or computational models of human attention, memory, categorization, reasoning, problem solving, learning and motivation, and decision making. The study of these topics in conditions that involve risk and uncertainty, high workloads, sustained operations, stress, or fatigue is encouraged.
  • Keywords: Cognition, cognitive processes, problem solving, decision making, mathematics, mathematical modeling

NB: No deadline: applications accepted continuously

September 1, 2009

Axe-Houghton Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/axehoughton/guide.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $2,000-$6,000
  • Deadline: 9/1/2009
  • Details: Support is provided to tax-exempt organizations for projects which foster and encourage an appreciation of the English language, with major emphasis on the spoken language. Priority is given to projects for the improvement of speech and its uses in public affairs, education, theater, poetry, debate, and the oral interpretation of literature.
  • Keywords: English, spoken language, speech, theater, poetry, debate, oral interpretation

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Proposals should be submitted between May 1 and September 1.

University of Notre Dame/ John Templeton Foundation :
Science of Generosity Initiative

  • http://generosityresearch.nd.edu/request-for-proposals
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $250,000-$500,000
  • Deadline: 4/1/2009 Second Deadline: 9/1/2009
  • Details: The aim of the Science of Generosity initiative is to stimulate scientific research on the practice of generosity in human life and society. The initiative is particularly focused on improving the understanding of three key aspects of generosity: the sources, origins, and causes of generosity; the variety of manifestations and expressions of generosity; and the consequences of generosity for both the givers and receivers involved.
  • Keywords: Generosity, philanthropy, social science

NB: Deadlines are for letters of inquiry.

Sundance Institute:
Sundance Screenwriters Lab

  • http://www.sundance.org/press_subgen.html?articleID=8&colorCode=green
  • Fund Type: Meeting/Conference/Seminar. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 9/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor supports a five-day writer's workshops that takes place in January and June. The program offers emerging artists the opportunity to work intensively on their feature film scripts with the support of established screenwriters.
  • Keywords: Film, screenwriting, screenwriters, emerging artists, workshop

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The application deadline for U.S. filmmakers is May 1 and the application deadline for international filmmakers is September 1.

Social Science Research Council:
Abe Fellowship (US-Japan)

  • http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or the terminal degree in their field, or have attained an equivalent level of professional experience. Applications from researchers in professions other than academia are encouraged.
  • Award: 3-12 months "full-time support"
  • Deadline: 9/1/2009
  • Details: Applicants are invited to submit proposals for research in the social sciences and related disciplines relevant to any one or any combination of the three themes below. 1) Traditional and non-traditional approaches to security and diplomacy 2) Global and regional economic issues 3) The role of civil society
  • Keywords: Japan, Japanese studies, social sciences, humanities, policy, civil society, diplomacy, security, global economics

White House Historical Association (WHHA):
White House History Fellowships

  • http://www.whitehousehistory.org/08/subs/08_g.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Preference is given to those undertaking dissertation research or post-doctoral research with plans for publication, but all proposals, including graduate-level research and independent projects, will be considered.
  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: 3/1/2009 Second Deadline: 9/1/2009
  • Details: The Association wishes to encourage new scholarship on the history of the White House. For the research grants program, the Association will consider projects that make use of textual and non-textual records pertinent to the president, first family and subordinates while the president lives in the White House. The focus of the research should be the White House, including life and work there, as well the physical structure.
  • Keywords: American history, architecture, presidency, White House

August 31, 2009

Amado (Maurice) Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://www.mauriceamadofdn.org/app.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Grants are made only to qualified tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations. The Foundation does not make grants directly to individuals.
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/31/2009
  • Details: The Foundation has a special interest in integrating information about the religious life and culture of Sephardic Jews whose ancestors originated in the Iberian Peninsula into the education of all American Jews, with a special emphasis on reaching leaders, both present and future, of American Jewry.
  • Keywords: Religion, Jewish culture, Sephardic Jews, leadership, education

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies:
DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program

  • http://www.aicgs.org/fellows/opps/daad.aspx
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be German or American citizens
  • Award: Up to $4,725/month
  • Deadline: 2/28/2009 Second Deadline: 8/31/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides a fellowship designed to bring scholars and specialists working on Germany, Europe, and/or transatlantic relations to AICGS for research stays of two months each.
  • Keywords: German, Germany, Europe, international study, transatlantic relations

August 27, 2009

Wolfson College:
Smuts Visiting Fellowship in Commonwealth Studies

  • http://www.wolfson.cam.ac.uk/membership/smuts/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants should be members of staff of another University or similar institution outside the UK. They should hold a PhD or, if not, be working at a post-doctoral level.
  • Award: Up to £39,920 for 9 months
  • Deadline: 8/27/2009
  • Details: The sponsor invites applications for one or two Smuts Visiting Fellowships in Commonwealth Studies in association with a visiting fellowship at Wolfson College to be held during the academic year 2010-2011. Fellowships are available for research in the field of Commonwealth Studies.
  • Keywords: Commonwealth studies, archaeology, anthropology, economics, history, human geography, law, literature, oriental studies, sociology, politics, social psychology

August 23, 2009

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research:
Historical Archives Program

NB: There is no fixed deadline for the Historical Archives Program. Inquiries and applications will be reviewed as they are received; however, please allow one to two months from submission of a formal application for a decision to be made.

August 20, 2009

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) / National Foundation on the Arts & Humanities:
Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions

  • http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/fpiri.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Funding for institutions to host fellowships.
  • Award: $138,000-$618,750 for 1-4 years (based on recent grants awarded)
  • Deadline: 8/20/2009
  • Details: Grants for Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) support fellowships at institutions devoted to advanced study and research in the humanities.

    Many additional fellowships in the humanities are available through NEH. See website for details.


  • Keywords: Humanities, institutional fellowship programs, research

August 18, 2009

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Decision, Risk and Management Sciences

  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5423
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/18/2009 Second Deadline: 1/18/2010
  • Details: This program supports scientific research directed at increasing the understanding and effectiveness of decision-making by individual, groups, organizations and society.
  • Keywords: Decision-making, management sciences, individual decisions, groups, organizations, society

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Economics

  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5437
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/18/2009 Second Deadline: 1/18/2010
  • Details: The sponsor supports research designed to improve the understanding of the processes and institutions of the US economy and of the world system of which it is a part.
  • Keywords: Economics, U.S. economy, world system, economic institutions

August 16, 2009

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Methodology, Measurement and Statistics--Research on Survey and Statistical Methodology

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08561/nsf08561.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/16/2009 Second Deadline: 1/16/2010
  • Details: The sponsor is seeking proposals that study any aspect of survey methodology, but priority will be given to basic research proposals that are interdisciplinary in nature, have broad implications for the field in general, and have the greatest potential for creating fundamental knowledge of value to the Federal Statistical System. The Program encourages proposals where participating scientists are also advancing knowledge in their respective disciplines.
  • Keywords: Survey methodology, measurement, statistics, interdisciplinary research

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics--Mid-Career Research Fellowships

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08561/nsf08561.htm#pgm_desc_txt
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: $60,000/ one year plus some research expenses
  • Deadline: 8/16/2009 Second Deadline: 1/16/2010
  • Details: The sponsor supports mid-career research fellowships in the social, behavioral, economic, and statistical sciences. The primary goal of the fellowships is to facilitate the development of innovative methods and models for understanding complex social and behavioral science phenomena. A secondary goal is to facilitate interactions across the social, behavioral, economic, statistical, and other relevant sciences.
  • Keywords: Social, behavioral, economic, statistical sciences, mid-career, research

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Cultural Anthropology Scholars Awards--Methodological Training for Cultural Anthropologists

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2007/nsf07544/nsf07544.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: $50,000
  • Deadline: 8/16/2009
  • Details: The National Science Foundation announces an opportunity for methodological training by cultural anthropologists who are active researchers. The purpose is to help cultural anthropologists upgrade their methodological skills by learning a specific analytical technique which will improve their research abilities.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, cultural anthropologists, methodological training

August 15, 2009

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / NSF:
Cultural Anthropology

  • http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=1258
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/15/2009 Second Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: The Cultural Anthropology Program supports basic scientific research about the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability.
  • Keywords: Cultural anthropology, social science, human social cultural variability

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: January 15 and August 15 are the deadlines for Senior Research Proposals, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant Proposals, most Workshop proposals and proposals for Training Programs. January 16 and August 16 are the deadlines for Faculty Scholars proposals.

American Musicological Society:
Noah Greenberg Award

  • http://www.ams-net.org/awards/greenberg.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: 8/15/2009
  • Details: An award is available as a grant-in-aid to stimulate active cooperation between scholars and performers by recognizing and fostering outstanding contributions to historical performing practices.
  • Keywords: Music, musicology, historical performance

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Political Science

  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5418
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/15/2009 Second Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: The Political Science Program supports scientific research that advances knowledge and understanding of citizenship, government, and politics.
  • Keywords: Political science, citizenship, government, politics

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Law and Social Science

  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5422
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/15/2009 Second Deadline: 1/15/2010
  • Details: The Law and Social Science Program supports social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules, institutions, processes, and behaviors.
  • Keywords: Law, social science, sociology, systems, rules, institutions, behaviors

Sociological Initiatives Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://comm-org.wisc.edu/sif/page.php?3
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The Sociological Initiatives Foundation does not make grants directly to individuals for any purposes. SIF also welcomes applications from academic institutions and other qualified organizations wishing to sponsor research projects by individual scholars or practitioners.
  • Award: $10,000 to $20,000
  • Deadline: 8/15/2009 Second Deadline: 11/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor supports projects that address institutional rather than individual or behavioral change and/or research and initiatives that provide insight into sociological and linguistic issues that may be useful to specific groups and/or communities.
  • Keywords: Sociology, linguistics, social issues, policy issues, community capacity, literacy, multilingualism, behavioral change

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Applicants should submit a brief concept application that summarizes their proposal. The deadline for the receipt of a concept letter is August 15, 2009. Applicants who are invited to submit full proposals will be notified well in advance of the full proposal deadline of November 15, 2009.

August 11, 2009

National Science Foundation (NSF):
High-Risk Research in Anthropology

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08523/nsf08523.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: $25,000
  • Deadline: 8/11/2009
  • Details: Anthropological research may be conducted under unusual circumstances, often in distant locations. As a result the ability to conduct potentially important research may hinge on factors that are impossible to assess from a distance and some projects with potentially great payoffs may face difficulties in securing funding. This program gives small awards that provide investigators with the opportunity to assess the feasibility of an anthropological research project. The information gathered may then be used as the basis for preparing a more fully developed research program. Projects which face severe time constraints because of transient phenomena or access to materials may also be considered.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, anthropological research, archeology, high-risk, exploratory

NB: No deadline indicated.

Open Society Institute:
Information Program

  • http://www.soros.org/initiatives/information/about
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/11/2009
  • Details: The Information Program has two aims. First, to enhance the ability to access, exchange, and produce knowledge and information for key open society constituencies and disadvantaged groups, especially in the poorer parts of the world. Second, to use new tools and techniques to empower civil society as a force for open society in national, regional and global arenas.

    The sponsor provides funding for projects within three main focus areas: Access to Knowledge; Civil Society Communication; and Open Information Policy.


  • Keywords: Information access, disadvantaged groups, empowerment, civil society, policy


NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Applicants must first submit a grant proposal outline. Outlines may be submitted at any time.

Oak Foundation:
Grants Programme

  • http://www.oakfnd.org/guidelines.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Over $25,000
  • Deadline: 8/11/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support to nonprofit organizations to address issues of global social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged.
  • Keywords: Environment, international human rights, women, children, child abuse, housing, homelessness, learning differences

NB: No deadline. The Foundation will respond within two months to enquiries, informing the applicant whether there is sufficient interest to pursue the proposal.

August 4, 2009

National Science Foundation (NSF), Directorate for Education and Human Resources:
Institutional Transformation Catalyst--ADVANCE

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2009/nsf09504/nsf09504.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Institutional grants.
  • Award: Approximately $200,000 for two-year awards
  • Deadline: 8/4/2009 Second Deadline: 11/12/2009
  • Details: IT-Catalyst awards are designed to support institutional self-assessment activities, such as basic data collection and analysis and policy review, in order to identify specific issues in the recruitment, retention and promotion of women faculty in STEM academics within their institution of higher education.
  • Keywords: Institutional self-assessment, analysis, policy review, STEM, women faculty, higher education

NB: Deadline note: Letters of Intent are due on August 4, 2009. Full Proposals are due on November 12, 2009.

August 3, 2009

University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS):
Small Grants (SG), Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP)

  • http://www.hrelp.org/grants/apply/index.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants are normally expected to have experience in language documentation work, field work, and/or a suitable academic background. However, as the purpose of small grants is to encourage innovation, any individual or group with a keen interest in documenting an endangered language is eligible to apply.
  • Award: Up to £10,000
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 8/3/2009
  • Details: Small grants are available to support a variety of documentation activities for endangered languages. Small grants can be used for a range of purposes, such as to carry out fieldwork, develop a pilot project, complete a project already begun, or other documentation related goals.

    The key objectives of ELDP are: to support the documentation of as many endangered languages as possible; to encourage fieldwork on endangered languages, especially by scholars at an early stage in their academic career with skills in language documentation; to create a repository of language resources for the linguistic, social sciences, and the language communities.


  • Keywords: Endangered languages, language documentation, linguistics, fieldwork

University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS):
Individual Graduate Scholarship (IGS), Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP)

  • http://www.hrelp.org/grants/apply/index.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants are normally expected to have experience in language documentation work, field work, and/or a suitable academic background. However, as the purpose of small grants is to encourage innovation, any individual or group with a keen interest in documenting an endangered language is eligible to apply.
  • Award: Field trip costs and stipend (amount not indicated)
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 8/3/2009
  • Details: IGS applications are invited from individuals seeking scholarship funding for up to 3 years. The key objectives of ELDP are: to support the documentation of as many endangered languages as possible; to encourage fieldwork on endangered languages, especially by scholars at an early stage in their academic career with skills in language documentation; to create a repository of language resources for the linguistic, social sciences, and the language communities.
  • Keywords: Endangered languages, language documentation, linguistics, fieldwork

Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project, University of London:
Grants

  • http://www.hrelp.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Varies by program
  • Award: Varies by program. £10,000-£150,000.
  • Deadline: 8/3/2009
  • Details: The Endangered Language Documentation Programme (ELDP) offers research grants, fellowships, and scholarships to support documentation of the world's endangered languages in collaboration with language communities.
  • Keywords: Endangered languages, applied linguistics, culture, social anthropology, philology

August 1, 2009

Southern Jewish Historical Society:
Project Completion Grant

  • http://www.jewishsouth.org/grants_new.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: A total of $6000 will be divided among funded applications.
  • Deadline: 8/1/2009
  • Details: Grants are intended to facilitate the completion of projects relevant to Jewish history in the Southern United States.
  • Keywords: Jewish history, culture, South, Southern United States

National Science Foundation (NSF), Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences:
Science, Technology, and Society

  • http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?oppId=17315&flag2006=true&mode=VIEW
  • Fund Type: Fellowships and Grants. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Eligibility depends on grant program. See website for details..
  • Award: up to $180,000
  • Deadline: 2/1/2009 Second Deadline: 8/1/2009
  • Details: STS considers proposals that examine historical, philosophical, and sociological questions that arise in connection with science, engineering, and technology, and their respective interactions with society.
  • Keywords: Science, engineering, technology, society

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force:
Law Fellows

  • http://www.thetaskforce.org/about_us/interns_and_fellows/legal_interns
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls and LL.M candidates are eligible..
  • Award: Modest stipend for summer fellows
  • Deadline: 1/31/2009 Second Deadline: 8/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides full- or part-time law fellowships in their Washington, DC office. Applicants should possess a strong academic record, excellent interpersonal, legal research and writing skills, and an interest in LGBT policy and/or nonprofit lawyering.
  • Keywords: Law, nonprofit law, legislature, LGBT policy, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, civil rights

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: 1/31 deadline is for summer fellowships. For Fall semester fellows, applications should be mailed,faxed, or emailed in August or September.

ASCAP Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://www.ascapfoundation.org/grants.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $2,500 (average grant)
  • Deadline: 8/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support to 501(c)(3) organizations engaged in educational programs for aspiring songwriters and composers.
  • Keywords: Music, education, songwriters, composers

American Composers Forum:
Jerome Composers Commissioning Program

  • http://www.composersforum.org/opportunities_detail.cfm?oid=3798&referrer=opportunities%2Ecfm%3F
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $8,000
  • Deadline: 8/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor supports the creation of new musical works by emerging composers, composer/performers, improvisers and sound artists by underwriting the composers' commissioning fees. Composers apply to the program in conjunction with a performing organization (a soloist or a group). Alternatively, composer-performer-improvisers may apply in conjunction with a venue or presenting organization. The sponsor welcomes applicants working in all musical genres, including jazz, experimental, classical, improvised, sound-art and international styles, and seeks to expand new-music culture beyond the usual settings.
  • Keywords: Music, composition, composers, performers, sound arts, jazz, experimental, classical, improvised international

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Perception, Action and Cognition (SBE--BCS)

  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5686
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/1/2009 Second Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: Supports research on perception, action and cognition including the development of these capacities. Emphasis is on research strongly grounded in theory. Research topics include vision, audition, haptics, attention, memory, reasoning, written and spoken discourse, motor control, and developmental issues in all topic areas.
  • Keywords: Perception, action, cognition, psychology, vision, memory, reasoning, discourse, developmental issues, theory

American Academy of Religion:
Individual Research Grants

  • http://www.aarweb.org/Programs/Grants/default.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be current AAR members who have been in good standing for the previous three years.
  • Award: $500-$5,000
  • Deadline: 8/1/2009
  • Details: These grants provide support for important aspects of research such as travel to archives and libraries, research assistance, field work, and released time.
  • Keywords: Religion, religious studies

Guggenheim (Harry Frank) Foundation:
Research Grants

  • http://www.hfg.org/rg/guidelines.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility.
  • Award: $15,000 to 30,000
  • Deadline: 8/1/2009
  • Details: The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (HFG) welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence, aggression, and dominance. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence, aggression, and dominance in the modern world.
  • Keywords: control of violence, aggression, dominance, social sciences, humanities

Japan-United States Friendship Commission (JUSFC):
Grants

  • http://www.jusfc.gov/howtoapplyforagrant.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Any non-profit organization in the United States or Japan that deals with Japanese studies, the study of the United States, public affairs or the arts may apply. Individuals may not apply for support directly to the Commission except for the Creative Artist Exchange Fellowship Program.
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline: 3/1/2009 Second Deadline: 8/1/2009
  • Details: Requests for grant support are considered by the Commission under the following four areas: * Japanese Studies in the United States * Public Affairs/Education * The Study of the United States in Japan * The Arts
  • Keywords: Japanese Studies, Japan, public affairs, arts

July 31, 2009

Henkel (Gerda) Foundation / Gerda Henkel Stiftung:
Research Scholarships

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/104875
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; The foundation generally only accepts applications for research project grants from individuals holding a Ph.D. and working in universities, other research institutes or comparable institutions.
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: Research scholarships can be applied for directly by Ph.D. holders for larger-scale research work or in connection with a research project. The foundation's funding activities concentrate basically on German and foreign academia in the fields of historical humanities. Research projects in the following fields are supported in particular: - History - Prehistory and early history - Archaeology - Art history - History of Islam - Legal history
  • Keywords: History, archaeology, art, law, Islam, Germany

Korea Foundation:
Fellowship for Field Research

  • http://www.kf.or.kr/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Eligible applicants include doctoral candidates who have completed all academic requirements except their dissertation, university professors and lecturers, and professional researchers who are currently engaged in Korea-related research or courses at universities or research institutes. Applicants with a specific research purpose such as the writing of their dissertations or publication of books are preferred.
  • Award: 1,700,000-2,700,000 Korean won depending on education level
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: Support is provided for scholars who are university professors and instructors, doctoral candidates, professional researchers at research institutes and other qualified professionals who want to conduct field research on relevant subjects in Korea. Duration is from three to twelve months. Fellows receive a monthly stipend and round-trip international airfare.
  • Keywords: Humanities, social sciences, culture, arts, Korean studies, Korea language

NB: Candidates must possess adequate proficiency in Korean or English to conduct their research project and prepare required reports.

Monash University:
Fellowships Program

  • http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/mu/monash-fellowships.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants will normally have not less than two and not more than eight years of post-doctoral experience. Applicants must demonstrate excellent research outcomes at international level and the capacity to build collaborations across industry and/or research institutions and/or disciplines thus enabling the successful Monash Fellows to apply for externally funded national competitive fellowships.
  • Award: Up to AUD $165,000 (approx. $130,000 U.S.)salary per annum and a research support grant of up to AUD $50,000 (approx. $40,000 U.S.) per annum, for 5 years.
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: The principal aims of the Monash Fellowships Program are to: attract internationally competitive researchers, including outstanding young overseas researchers; provide the best possible research environment in which to undertake research of national and international significance; support and provide access to first-class research infrastructure; and develop and sustain national and international collaborations.
  • Keywords: Area studies, arts, humanities, business, management, education, energy, health, medicine, law, mathematics, technology, social sciences, Australia, international, research

College Art Association:
CAA Awards for Distinction

  • http://www.collegeart.org/awards
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Varies by award
  • Award: Varies by award
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: With these annual awards, CAA seeks to honor individual artists, art historians, authors, curators, and critics whose accomplishments transcend their individual disciplines and contribute to the profession as a whole and to the world at large. For more information about a particular award, see website.
  • Keywords: Arts, art history, criticism, book prize, teaching, feminist, theory, publication, award

European Cultural Foundation:
Artistic Project Grants

  • http://www.eurocult.org/we-support-cultural-cooperation/grants/#artisticgrants
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Cultural organisations AND individual artists
  • Award: €30 000 - €60 000
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: These grants are provided to support outstanding artistic projects which show vision in illuminating the issues of diversity in Europe. Artistic uniqueness and European relevance of projects are vital.
  • Keywords: Art, artists, Europe, Eurpoean, diversity

East-West Center:
Visiting Fellowships

  • http://www.eastwestcenter.org/research/visiting-fellow-programs/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent. Applicants must be citizens or legal permanent residents of an Asian or Pacific country or of the United States.
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: East-West Center Visiting Fellowships program enables scholars to undertake research and publication during the academic year 2009-2010 in collaboration with EWC staff on an independent research project related to one of the four Research Program Study areas: Politics, Governance and Security; Economics; Population and Health; and Environmental Change, Vulnerability and Governance OR One of the following research themes: * An Interdisciplinary Framework for Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Risk Assessment * Sustainable Energy Strategy in China and Sino-U.S. Cooperation on Energy and Climate Control * Assessing Risk from Vegetation Fires * Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in the Asia-Pacific Region * China’s Capitalist Transition * Deepening Democracy in South Asia-Issues and Trends * Understanding the Spatial Dimension of Asian Demography * Very Low Fertility in East Asia
  • Keywords: Political science, public policy research, governance, international development, economics, population studies, environmental change, international security, health, poverty, Asia, the Pacific

NB: Fellowships are typically awarded for between two and five months and must be undertaken during the period October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010. Visiting Fellowships are carried out at the EWC in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

Korea Foundation:
Fellowship

  • http://www.kf.or.kr/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Graduate students who are majoring or minoring in Korea-related subjects for master's or doctoral degrees; Faculty members and researchers engaged in teaching or research activities at universities or research institutes; or Professionals with cultural/artistic organizations related with Korea (e.g., museum curators, librarians, government officials in charge of Korean affairs, etc.)
  • Award: Up to 1,100,000 Won plus 300,000 Won settling allowance
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: Fellowship for Korean Language Training is designed to enhance competency in Korean language among overseas Korean Studies scholars, graduate students and professionals in Korea-related fields, by providing an opportunity to undertake intensive language training in a Korean language program at the leading universities in Korea.
  • Keywords: Korea, Korean language, East Asian studies

NB: Applicants must have a basic knowledge of and an ability to communicate in the Korean language (intermediate level preferred).

July 28, 2009

Wenner-Gren Foundation:
International Symposium Program

  • http://www.wennergren.org/programs/programs_show.htm?doc_id=368542&attrib_id=13230
  • Fund Type: Meeting/Conference/Seminar. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Full costs of symposia
  • Deadline: 7/28/2009
  • Details: Support is provided for conferences intended for topics of broad significance for anthropology. These symposia involve a small group of invited scholars who meet for intensive discussion and debate. Wenner-Gren International Symposia take place twice a year, usually in early March and mid-September. Organizers choose the location from a list of suggested sites provided by the Foundation. The Foundation pays all costs related to the symposium and actively manages it, including sending out invitations and making travel arrangements. The Foundation also works with the symposium organizers and with Berg Publishers to produce the published results of the symposium in the Wenner-Gren International Symposium Series.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, conference, symposia, international

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Proposals for symposia should be received by the Foundation no less than two years before the proposed date for the symposium.

Carnegie Corporation of New York:
National Program

  • http://www.carnegie.org/sub/program/national_program.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Wide range. $50,000-$1,200,000 awarded in last grant cycle to Universities.
  • Deadline: 7/28/2009
  • Details: This program aims to contribute to a robust democracy fueled by increased educational opportunity, improved institutions of learning, increased civic participation, and immigrant integration. Grantmaking activities will include support of demonstration programs, promising innovations and capacity-building in selected institutions as well as research, communications, policy analysis and advocacy.
  • Keywords: Education, student achievement, school reform, social sciences, civic participation, immigrant integration, democracy, demonstration project, research, policy analysis, research, advocacy, capacity-building

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Requests for funding are accepted at all times of the year.

July 23, 2009

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program (SBE)

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08557/nsf08557.htm#cont
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; See website for additional eligibility details.
  • Award: $400,000 for a five-year period
  • Deadline: 7/23/2009
  • Details: The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the sponsor's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. Such activities should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research. Each year the sponsor selects nominees for the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from among the most meritorious new CAREER awardees.
  • Keywords: Career development, research, teacher-scholars, junior faculty

July 21, 2009

International Furniture and Design Association Education Foundation:
Barbara Brock Memorial Grant

  • http://www.ifdaef.org/grants.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; IFDA members selected to speak at an event.
  • Award: $1,500
  • Deadline: 7/21/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides an award of $1,500 to go towards the travel expenses for two IFDA experts to speak at various industry venues, such as; Market Weeks, First Fridays, trade events, educational seminars and home shows.
  • Keywords: Design, furniture, speaking, travel

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Applications are accepted throughout the year, but applicants should allow at least thirty days for review and approval prior to the program start date.

July 15, 2009

National Science Foundation (NSF), Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences:
Linguistics (SBE-BCS)

  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5408
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement.
  • Award: not specified
  • Deadline: 1/15/2009 Second Deadline: 7/15/2009
  • Details: Supports scientific research of all types that focus on human language as an object of investigation. The program supports research on the syntactic, semantic, phonetic, and phonological properties of individual languages and of language in general; the psychological processes involved in the use of language; the development of linguistic capacities in children; social and cultural factors in language use, variation, and change; the acoustics of speech and the physiological and psychological processes involved in the production and perception of speech; and the biological bases of language in the brain.
  • Keywords: Linguistics, language, speech

Parapsychology Foundation:
Eileen J. Garrett Scholarship

  • http://www.parapsychology.org/dynamic/040200.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Undergraduate or graduate student
  • Award: $3,000
  • Deadline: 7/15/2009
  • Details: A $3,000 scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student wishing to pursue the academic study of the science of parapsychology. Applicants must demonstrate a previous interest in parapsychology.
  • Keywords: Psychology, parapsychology, psychic phenomena, scholarship, undergraduate, graduate

National Endowment for the Humanities / National Foundation on the Arts & Humanities:
Preservation and Access: Humanities Collections and Resources

  • http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/Collections_and_resources.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $100,000-$350,000
  • Deadline: 7/15/2009
  • Details: Support is provided for projects that preserve and create intellectual access to such collections as books, journals, newspapers, manuscript and archival materials, maps, still and moving images, sound recordings, art, and objects of material culture.
  • Keywords: Preservation, access, humanities, collections, archival materials, art, material culture

Literal Latte:
Poetry Award

  • http://www.literal-latte.com/contests
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $1,000 (first prize)
  • Deadline: 7/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides an award for the best poetry submission. Unpublished poems, 2,000 words maximum are eligible. All subjects and styles welcome. All entries considered for publication.
  • Keywords: Poetry, poem, literature, writing, award, competition, publication

July 14, 2009

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Cognitive Neuroscience Grants

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2006/nsf06557/nsf06557.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $125,000-$330,000 (approximate)
  • Deadline: 7/14/2009 Second Deadline: 1/14/2010
  • Details: The sponsor seeks highly innovative and interdisciplinary proposals aimed at advancing a rigorous understanding of how the human brain supports thought, perception, affect, action, social processes, and other aspects of cognition and behavior, including how such processes develop and change in the brain and through time.
  • Keywords: Neuroscience, cognition, human brain, thought, perception, affect, action, social processes, behavior

Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences / National Science Foundation (NSF):
Decision Making Under Uncertainty Collaborative Groups (DMUU)

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2009/nsf09544/nsf09544.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $900,000-$1,500,000 annually for up to five years
  • Deadline: 7/14/2009
  • Details: The Decision Making Under Uncertainty (DMUU) collaborative groups competition offers awards to support teams of researchers who will advance fundamental understanding of decision making under uncertainty for climate change and related long-term environmental risks. The focus of these collaborative groups will be to generate fundamental new knowledge as well as information and tools that decision makers will find useful to help them incorporate climate change and related long-term environmental risks in their decision making. The focus of these collaborative groups should be to provide new knowledge about how public officials, firms in the private sector, other groups, and/or individuals can incorporate existing knowledge about climate change and related long-term environmental risks into their decisions.
  • Keywords: Environment, climate change, environmental risks, decision making, uncertainty

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) / National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):
Economic Studies of Health Insurance Coverage on Drug Abuse Treatment Availability, Access, Costs, and Quality (R01)

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/118306
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $2,500,000
  • Deadline: 7/14/2009
  • Details: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits research project grant (R01) applications from institutions or organizations that propose to conduct rigorous, theory-driven research on the effects of recent legislative and regulatory changes affecting insurance coverage for drug abuse treatment services.
  • Keywords: Economics, health care, insurance, drug abuse

Bureau of Justice Statistics / Department of Justice:
Methodological Research to Support the Redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey: Screening Questions

  • http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=47619
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 7/14/2009
  • Details: The sponsor is seeking proposals for Methodological Research to Support the Redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). The purpose of this project is to analyze the current and pre-redesign crime screening questions.
  • Keywords: Survey, crime screening, questionnaire research, statistics

July 13, 2009

Wisconsin Historical Society:
Alice E. Smith Fellowship

  • http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/whspress/fellowships.asp
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Professional and nonprofessional writers, academics, and independent scholars are invited to apply.
  • Award: $1,000-$2,000
  • Deadline: 7/13/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for research and writing for publication of books by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. The Wisconsin Historical Society Press publishes books dealing with Wisconsin history and culture.
  • Keywords: History, culture, Wisconsin, publication, research, writing, books

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Applications may be submitted throughout the year, but are evaluated during the first week of January, April, July, and October.

Boeing Company:
Contributions Program

  • http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/aboutus/community/corp_cash_grants.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; U.S.-based IRS 501(c)(3) qualified charitable or educational organization or an accredited K-12 educational institution
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor support projects and programs that align with one or more of five focus areas and corresponding objectives. The focus areas for corporate giving are: education (consisting of early learning and primary and secondary education); arts and culture; health and human services; civic; and environment.
  • Keywords: Education, arts, culture, health, human services, civic, environment

NB: No deadline indicated. Contact local corporate representative for details.

July 10, 2009

Department of State:
Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes

  • http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-12416.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $10,000,000
  • Deadline: 7/10/2009
  • Details: The sponsor announces an open competition for two or more assistance awards for the 2010 Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes, which provide foreign language instruction overseas for American undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Keywords: Foreign language instruction, summer institutes, international, Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Indic, Persian, Turkic

July 9, 2009

Grant (William T.) Foundation:
Scholars Program

  • http://www.wtgrantfoundation.org/info-url_nocat3042/info-url_nocat_show.htm?doc_id=76878&attrib_id=4398
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must have received their terminal degree within seven years of submitting their application. In many scholarly disciplines, this translates to a maximum of seven years following the award of the doctoral degree and includes time spent as a post-doctoral fellow. In medicine, the seven-year maximum is dated from the completion of the first residency. The award may not be used as a post-doctoral fellowship.
  • Award: $350,000 over five years
  • Deadline: 7/9/2009
  • Details: The Foundation supports research to understand and improve the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States. First, we fund studies that enhance our understanding of how settings work, how they affect youth development, and how they can be improved. Second, we are interested in studies that improve our understanding of how and under what conditions research is used to influence policies and practices that affect youth settings.
  • Keywords: youth studies, youth policy, youth settings

July 7, 2009

Sundance Institute:
Sundance Documentary Fund

  • http://www.sundance.org/press_subgen.html?articleID=4&colorCode=green
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $20,000
  • Deadline: 7/7/2009
  • Details: This program makes grants in support of U.S. and international documentary films for cinematic feature documentaries that focus on contemporary human rights and social justice issues.
  • Keywords: Film, documentary, human rights, freedom, expression, social justice, civil liberties

July 5, 2009

George Mason University, Institute for Humane Studies (IHS):
Hayek Fund for Scholars

  • http://www.theihs.org/grants_and_contest/id.712/default.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Graduate students and untenured faculty members
  • Award: Up to $1,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Hayek Fund for Scholars makes strategic awards for career-enhancing activities such as presentations at academic or professional conferences, travel to academic job interviews (on campus or at professional or academic conferences), travel to and research at archives or libraries, participation in career development or enhancing seminars, distribution of a published article to colleagues in his or her field, and submission of unpublished manuscripts to journals or book publishers.
  • Keywords: Area studies, arts, humanities, business, education, law, social sciences

NB: Applications are accepted year-round. Please note: we do not accept applications for attendance at a conference only.

Foundation for Middle East Peace:
Grants Program

  • http://www.fmep.org/about/grant_program.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $1,000 to $50,000 in the past
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Foundation awards grants to organizations and activities that contribute significantly to a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. For example, grants have supported educational, humanitarian, public affairs, civil rights, and Palestinian-Israeli reconciliation activities, as well as small-scale economic projects that meet the needs of victims of the current conflict.
  • Keywords: International peace, security, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, international relations

NB: Grant applications are evaluated on a continuous rolling basis.

The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, Inc. :
Grants

  • http://www.mapplethorpe.org/foundation-guidelines.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Museums and other public institutions
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Foundation will support museums and other public institutions by assisting in the creation or expansion of photography departments. The Foundation’s emphasis is on permanence, which is to say, the acquisition of photographs or the support for study and exhibition facilities. Support is also available for important exhibitions which ideally will be accompanied by quality catalogues, books, or other documents to insure their place as reference resources for the future documentation of photography as a fine art.
  • Keywords: Photography, art, visual arts

NB: No formal applications forms are currently being utilized. If your project falls within the context of the Foundation’s Guidelines, please condense your description of any project to only a few pages. If the Board finds the project potentially interesting, you will be contacted and very likely asked for additional information concerning, for example, physical facilities, (where applicable), other financial resources obtained or being sought, full descriptions and qualifications of personnel involved including other similar or dissimilar projects for which they were responsible, and complete budget information.

Philippe Foundation, Inc.:
Grants

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/cgi-bin/getRec?id=3732
  • Fund Type: Grants. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; The Philippe Foundation awards grants to doctors and scientists interested in exchange programs between France and the United States.
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Philippe Foundation is a small organization specializing in the exchange of scientists and doctors between the United States and France for research related endeavors. The grants are designed to encourage and facilitate Franco-American exchanges, but cannot provide the primary source of support.
  • Keywords: Social sciences, humanities, arts, France

NB: Deadline note: Continuous. Applications must be sent at least one month before the end of the quarter to be included in the next session. They will be examined at the end of each of the following quarters: March, June, September, and December. Applications may be written in either English or French.

Infinity Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.infinityfoundation.com/callforgrantproposals.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Infinity Foundation is calling for project proposals to do research and/or develop educational materials, whose objective would be to improve the authenticity of portrayal of Indic traditions in the educational system. These projects would result in one or more of the following: books, curriculum development, articles, conferences, CD-ROMs, digital slide shows, Internet presentations, and audio/video materials.
  • Keywords: Philosophy, history, religion, science, art, sociology, India, South Asia, Indic languages, Indian studies

NB: No deadline.

The Christopher Reynolds Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.creynolds.org/guide.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $2,000-$140,000 (based on 2007 grants made)
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Since 1995, the Foundation has been steadily increasing its support of work that focuses on: 1) U.S. relations with Cuba; and 2) needs in Cuba as defined by Cubans themselves Types of support: Conferences/seminars; Continuing support; Exchange programs; General/operating support; Technical assistance.
  • Keywords: Cuba, Cuban-US relations, international relations, political science

NB: Deadline note: Applications are due 30 days prior to board meetings (quarterly)

Earthwatch Institute:
Grants

  • http://www.earthwatch.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Earthwatch supports doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, or researchers with equivalent scholarship or commensurate life experience. The Research Program welcomes proposals from advanced scholars and professionals of any nationality.
  • Award: $17,000-$51,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: For field research projects focused on climate change, oceans, sustainable resource management, and sustainable cultures . A project usually involves 30 to 60 total volunteers per field season, with 5 to 12 volunteers each on 4 to 5 teams. Each team typically spends 8 to 15 days in the field. Earthwatch grants cover the cost of maintaining volunteers and principal research staff in the field. The grants may also assist with other project expenses, but cannot be used for PI salaries, capital equipment, or overhead costs.

    Earthwatch supports research projects that plan to run for three years or more. However, funding priorities are reviewed on an annual basis and renewal of funding is not guaranteed and it is contingent on an evaluation of the project's accomplishments against the goals outlined in the proposal, the quality of the volunteer experience, and the financial viability of the project.


  • Keywords: Biology, physical, social sciences, cultural studies, field research, climate change, oceans, resource management, sustainable cultures


NB: No deadline indicated

JEHT Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.jehtfoundation.org/application/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support for tax-exempt organizations.
  • Award: Wide range, from small grants up to over $4 million
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Areas of interest: Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, International Justice, and Fair and Participatory Elections.
  • Keywords: Civil rights, International affairs, social, criminal, juvenile justice, reform, elections, international, accountability

NB: The Foundation's staff reviews grant requests on an ongoing basis, and funding decisions are made throughout the year.

The Sendzimir Foundation, Inc.:
Grants

  • http://www.sendzimir.org.pl/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support to tax-exempt organizations.
  • Award: up to $ 20,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Sendzimir Foundation seeks to support inquiry, communication and practice that deepens understanding of and helps to improve the interactions between Poland's environment and society. The Foundation supports efforts to study and protect the Polish environment and to help Polish society to become one that values and protects ecological balance for future generations; and promotes human well-being by fostering communities' capacity to sustain their integrity in the face of an uncertain social and environmental future. The Sendzimir Foundation's Areas of Interest: * Ecology * Adaptive management * Community development (Agenda 21) * Industrial Ecology * Environmental literacy in schools and universities
  • Keywords: Poland, Polish society, ecology, environment, adaptive management, community development, industrial ecology, Eastern Europe, environmental literacy, sustainable development

NB: No deadline indicated.

Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, Inc.:
Grants

  • http://www.schalkenbach.org/How-to-apply.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The foundation seeks individuals to carry out projects that are related to our mission. We are particularly interested in research and policy-related projects that will reveal new connections between the principles of Henry George and intellectual debates and policy issues.
  • Keywords: History, sociology, urban planning, development studies, philosophy, jurisprudence, political theory, economics, property tax issues, natural resources, fiscal policy, poverty, international development, Henry George

NB: No deadline

Poverty and Race Research Action Council:
Grants

  • http://www.prrac.org/grants_apply.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $10,000 maximum
  • Deadline:
  • Details: PRRAC's Small Grants Program for Research/Advocacy funds social science research tied directly to ongoing advocacy projects. Our purpose is to support, encourage, and disseminate action-oriented research; to make connections between and among those who engage in action, advocacy, organizing and research; and to build public awareness about the various dimensions of and challenges faced by those at the intersections of race and poverty.
  • Keywords: Civil rights, race, intergroup relations, poverty studies.

NB: No deadline

The Pioneer Fund, Inc.:
Grants

  • http://www.pioneerfund.org/Apply.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Typically grants to Universities.
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Pioneer fund has focused its resources on supporting cutting-edge research in: * Behavioral Genetics * Cognitive Ability * Social Demography * Group Differences – Sex, Social Class, and Race
  • Keywords: Higher education, psychology, cognitive ability, social sciences, behavioral genetics, social demography, group differences, sex, class, race

NB: No deadline indicated.

O'Shaughnessy (I.A.) Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.iaoshaughnessyfdn.org/guidelines.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support to tax-exempt institutions.
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Foundation is currently interested in making Board Grants to: Support high quality education that prepares students in disadvantaged communities for educational and life success. We fund organizations that: • provide support networks • remove impediments to student success • are broadly supported by the community • have a record of demonstrated success
  • Keywords: Education, human services, youth, children, disadvantaged communities, student success, support networks

NB: No deadline. Types of support: Annual campaigns; Building/renovation; Capital campaigns; Continuing support; Endowments; Equipment; General/operating support; Matching/challenge support; Program development; Research; Scholarship funds.

C.S. Fund/ Warsh/Mott Legacy :
Grants

  • http://www.csfund.org/guidelines.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support for tax-exempt institutions.
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The CS Fund and Warsh/Mott Legacy are private foundations which are linked by common issue interests and boards of directors. CSF and WML are dedicated to preserving biodiversity, defending democracy, preventing the commodification of life, and protecting human and environmental health.
  • Keywords: Economic globalization, food sovereignty, emerging technologies, civil liberties, human rights, biodiversity, democracy, environmental health

NB: Letters of Inquiry accepted; no deadline.

Overbrook Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.overbrook.org/apply/apply.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applications must be sponsored by a nonprofit institution as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Tax Code.
  • Award: $25,000-50,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Overbrook Foundation strives to improve the lives of people by supporting projects that protect human and civil rights, advance the self-sufficiency and well being of individuals and their communities, and conserve the natural environment. Generally speaking, the Foundation's domestic programs support policy development, advocacy, coalition building, research, legal and other strategies likely to impact large classes of people or shape issues important to the Foundation's mission.
  • Keywords: Civil rights, liberties, self-sufficiency, environment, policy development, advocacy, coalition building, research, communities

NB: A Letter of inquiry, no more than 2 pages in length, must be submitted to begin the process. Letters are accepted throughout the year. Inquiries by e-mail are preferred; you may apply by sending your inquiry to apply@overbrookfoundation.org.

Delmas (Gladys Krieble) Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.delmas.org/index.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Varies. $2,000-$50,000 (based on 2005 grants)
  • Deadline:
  • Details: To encourage an intellectual interest in the city, Gladys Krieble Delmas established The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation in 1976 and inaugurated programs of annual grants for United States and Commonwealth scholars studying Venetian history and civilization. With contributions from the estates of Jean Paul Delmas in 1988 and Gladys Krieble Delmas in 1991, the Foundation, in addition to continuing the program for scholars in Venice, now recognizes and supports the major interests of the donors' lives: the humanities, research libraries, and the performing arts in New York City.
  • Keywords: Humanities, performing arts, artistic creativity, research libraries, humanistic inquiry, Venetian scholarship, cultural heritage

NB: Organizations seeking funding, within the scope of the program guidelines, should send a letter of inquiry (should not exceed 2 pages) to the Foundation Administrator. A copy of the IRS determination letter should be included.

Brown University, John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage

  • http://www.brown.edu/Research/JNBC/about_the_jnbc.php
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; open to academics, staff at cultural organizations, and independent scholars
  • Award: Stipend of up to $1,500 per month, a place to work, access to Brown University libraries, and participation in a community of interested faculty, students, and public humanists.
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The John Nicholas Brown Center offers several kinds of fellowships to encourage thoughtful reflection on issues of concern to the public humanities and to connect cultural organizations and the public. Three categories of fellowships provide stipends, office space, and access to Brown University resources, a fourth provides funding for a student in the public mumanities M.A. program; and a fifth, support for attendance at the New England Museums Association.
  • Keywords: Public humanities, cultural heritage, history, library research

NB: Applications are accepted and reviewed year round.

University of Michigan, Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS):
Academic Sharing Program

  • http://www.umich-cseas.org/outreach/sharing.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Faculty; The program is open to U.S. citizen faculty (college faculty, community college faculty, and K-12 teachers)
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Academic Sharing Program at the center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) is open to faculty who do not have the resources available to them comparable to the University of Michigan library for papers, books, and classroom material and information.
  • Keywords: Asian studies, Southeast Asia

NB: There is no specific deadline to apply for funds.

January 15, 2009

American Antiquarian Society:
AAS - National Endowment for the Humanities Long-Term Fellowships

  • http://www.americanantiquarian.org/nehfellowship.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: . Eligibility: Post-doctoral; NEH fellowships are for persons who have already completed their formal professional training. Degree candidates and persons seeking support for work in pursuit of a degree may not hold AAS-NEH fellowships. Foreign nationals who have been residents in the United States for at least three years immediately preceding the application deadline for the fellowship are eligible. Mid-career scholars are encouraged to apply.
  • Award: Up to $50,400
  • Deadline: January 15
  • Details: AAS-NEH fellows are expected to be in regular and continuous residence at the Society. They must devote full time to their study and may not accept teaching assignments or undertake any other major activities during the tenure of their award. Fellows may hold other major fellowships or grants during fellowship tenure, in addition to sabbaticals and supplemental grants from their own institutions. Other NEH-funded grants may be held serially, but not concurrently.

November 1, 2008

American Academy in Rome:
Rome Prize

  • http://www.aarome.org/apply-to-the-rome-prize.php
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants for all Rome Prize fellowships, except those applying for the NEH post-doctoral fellowship, must be United States citizens at the time of application. * U.S. citizens and those foreign nationals who have lived in the U.S. for the three years immediately preceding the application deadline may apply for the NEH post-doctoral fellowships. * Graduate students in the humanities may apply only for pre-doctoral fellowships. * Previous winners of the Rome Prize are not eligible to re-apply. * Undergraduate students are not eligible for Rome Prize fellowships.
  • Award: $13,000 - $26,000 plus housing, meals, and office
  • Deadline: November 1 Second Deadline: See website for details
  • Details: The Rome Prize is awarded to 15 emerging artists (working in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Design, Historic Preservation and Conservation, Literature, Musical Composition, or Visual Arts) and 15 scholars (working in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and early Modern, or Modern Italian Studies).
  • Keywords: Architecture, Design, Historic Preservation, Conservation, Literature, Musical Composition, Visual Arts, Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, early Modern, Modern Italian Studies

October 15, 2008

American Antiquarian Society:
Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship

  • http://www.americanantiquarian.org/post-diss.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Postdoctoral
  • Award: $35,000
  • Deadline: October 15
  • Details: Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are eligible to apply for a special year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society to revise their dissertation for publication. Any topic relevant to the Society's library collections and programmatic scope--that is, American history and culture through 1876--is eligible.
  • Keywords: American art; art history and appreciation; music history and appreciation; history; cultural history; literature; American studies; political science