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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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