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Abe Fellowship Program

  • Sponsor: Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Last Deadline: September 1, 2012
  • Program requirements: The Abe Fellowship Program encourages international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program fosters the development of a new generation of researchers interested in policy-relevant topics and willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network. Applications are welcome from scholars and nonacademic research professionals.
  • Citizenship: This competition is open to citizens of the United States and Japan as well as to nationals of other countries who can demonstrate strong and serious long-term affiliations with research communities in Japan or the United States.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or the terminal degree in their field, or have attained an equivalent level of professional experience at the time of application.
  • Award: Unspecified. Terms of the fellowship are flexible and are designed to meet the needs of researchers at different stages in their careers. The program provides Abe Fellows with a minimum of 3 and maximum of 12 months of full-time support over a 24-month period. Fellowship tenure must begin between April 1 and December 31 of a given year. Fellowship tenure need not be continuous, but must be concluded within 24 months of initial activation of the fellowship.
  • Website: http://www.ssrc.org/programs/abe-fellowship-program/

 

AERA Research Grants

  • Sponsor: American Educational Research Association (AERA), National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Post-Dissertation: Research Grants
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: Reviewed three times per year. September 19, 2012; January 23, 2013; Anticipated March 2013.
  • Program requirements: AERA invites education-related research proposals using NCES, NSF, and other federal data bases. Research Grants are available for faculty at institutions of higher education, postdoctoral researchers, and other doctoral-level scholars. Applications are encouraged from a variety of disciplines, such as but not limited to, education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics. The research project must include the analysis of data from at least one of the large-scale, nationally or internationally representative data sets supported by NCES, NSF, or other federal agency, such as the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the National Institutes of Health. Additional data sets may be used in conjunction with the obligatory federal data set. If international data sets are used, the study must include U.S. education.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, OR non-U.S. citizens working at a U.S. institution
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have received the doctoral degree by the start date of the grant.  Underrepresented minority researchers are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Award: Approximately 15, $20,000 one-year grants or up to $35,000 for two-year projects.
  • Website: http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAGrantsProgram/ResearchGrants/tabid/12813/Default.aspx

 

University of Michigan Society of Fellows

  • Sponsor: University of Michigan
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: October 2, 2012
  • Program requirements: The Society invites applications from qualified candidates who are at the beginning of their academic careers, having received the Ph.D. or comparable professional or artistic degree between June 1, 2010 and September 1, 2013.  Appointment as Assistant Professor in an affiliated department of the University and a three-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Society of Fellows.
  • Citizenship: Any. 
  • Eligibility: Applications from degree candidates and recipients of the Ph.D. from the University of Michigan will not be considered.
  • Award: 4 three-year fellowships, $52,000 annual stipend.
  • Website: http://societyoffellows.umich.edu

 

IRA Elva Knight Research Grant

  • Sponsor: International Reading Association (IRA)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Research Grants
  • Dissertation: Data Collection, Write-Up
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: November 1, 2012
  • Program requirements: Supports research in reading and literacy.  Projects may be carried out using any research method or approach so long as the focus of the project is on research in reading or literacy.  Activities such as developing new programs or instructional materials are not eligible for funding except to the extent that these activities are necessary procedures for the conduct of research.  Projects should be completed within two years.
  • Citizenship: Not specified.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be current members of the International Reading Association.
  • Award: Up to $8,000
  • Website: http://www.reading.org/resources/awardsandgrants/research_knight.aspx

 

National Academy of Education / Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Sponsor: National Academy of Education (NAEd); Spencer Foundation
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Last Deadline: November 2, 2012
  • Program requirements: The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. This nonresidential postdoctoral fellowship funds proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education. The program also develops the careers of its recipients through professional development activities involving National Academy of Education members.
  • Citizenship: Any.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have received their PhD, EdD, or equivalent research degree between January 1, 2007, and December 31, 2012 (for Nov 2012 deadline).  Applicant should have a demonstrated record of research experience in education.
  • Award: Up to 20 fellowships awarded. Fellows will receive $55,000 for one academic year of research, or $27,500 for each of two contiguous years, working half-time.
  • Website: http://naeducation.org/NAEd_Spencer_Postdoctoral_Fellowship.html

 

Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships

  • Sponsor: Williams College
  • Dissertation: Write-Up
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: November 15, 2012
  • Program requirements: The Gaius Charles Bolin Fellowships at Williams College are designed to promote diversity on college faculties by encouraging students from underrepresented groups to complete a terminal graduate degree and to pursue careers in college teaching. Fellows devote the bulk of the first year to the completion of dissertation work while also teaching one course as a faculty member in one of the College’s academic departments or programs. The second year of residency (ideally with degree in hand) is spent on academic career development while again teaching just one course.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Eligibility: Fellowships are awarded to applicants from underrepresented groups, including ethnic minorities, those who are first-generation college graduates, women in predominately male fields, or disabled scholars.  Applicants must intend to pursue a professorial career in the U.S.  Must have completed all doctoral work except the dissertation by the end of the current academic year.  Only those with degrees granted in 2012, or to be granted in 2013, are eligible to apply.
  • Award: Up to 3 scholars appointed annually.  $36,000 annual stipend, plus health and dental benefits, relocation and housing assistance, academic support including office space and a computer, and an annual allowance of $4,000 for research-related expenses.
  • Website: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/graduate-fellowships-2/graduate-fellowships/

 

AAUW Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships

  • Sponsor: American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Last Deadline: November 15, 2012 (Applications for 2014-15 Academic Year will be available after August 1, 2013)
  • Program requirements: offer one year of funding for women in tenure-track faculty positions in support of their earning tenure and further promotions by enabling them to spend a year pursuing independent research.
    The fellowship year will be July 1, to June 30, 2013.
  • Citizenship: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents as of November 15.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be female. Only applicants holding a doctorate classified as a research degree (e.g., PhD, Ed.D., DBA, DM) or an MFA by November 15, are eligible to apply.
  • Award: $30,000. Limited additional funds may be available when matched by the fellow's institution.
  • Website: http://www.aauw.org/learn/fellowships_grants/american.cfm

 

AAUW Summer / Short-Term Research Publication Grant

  • Sponsor: American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Last Deadline: November 15, 2012
  • Program requirements: Grants provide funds for women college and university faculty and independent researchers to prepare research for publication. The grants are intended for tenure-track, part-time, or temporary faculty or new and established researchers at universities. Time must be available for eight consecutive weeks of final writing, editing, and responding to issues raised in critical reviews.
  • Citizenship: Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States as of November 15.
  • Eligibility: Candidates must be female. Applicants must hold a Ph.D., Ed.D., DBA, MFA, JD, MD, DMD, DVM, DSW, or MPH at the time of application. The grants are for tenure-track, part-time and temporary faculty, as well as new and established researchers at universities. Scholars with strong publication records should seek funding elsewhere.
  • Award: Grants of $6,000 are available for an eight-week grant period. While many recipients, especially full-time faculty members, will use the awards during the summer, recipients may use the funds at any time during the fellowship year.
  • Website: http://www.aauw.org/learn/fellowships_grants/american.cfm

 

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • Sponsor: National Research Council (NRC)
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: November 19, 2012 – EXTENDED to November 24, 2012
  • Program requirements: Focus on achieving excellence in college and university teaching. Awards will be made to individuals who 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 schools and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Applicants are encouraged to choose a host institution other than the institution with which they are affiliated at the time of application. Applicant must present a clearly articulated plan of study or research that will further his or her career in higher education.
  • Citizenship: Citizens or nationals of the U.S. Does not include permanent residents.
  • Eligibility: Applicants awarded a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree no earlier than November 30, 2005 and no later than November 19, 2012 are eligible.
  • Award: $40,000
  • Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047960

 

AERA-AIR Fellows Program

  • Sponsor: American Educational Research Association (AERA), American Institutes for Research (AIR)
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: November 30, 2012
  • Program requirements: This program aims to build the talent pool of highly skilled education researchers experienced in working on large-scale studies in major research environments.  The Fellows program is designed to support early career scholars by providing intensive research and training opportunities to recent doctoral recipients in fields and disciplines related to the scientific study of education and education processes.  Fellows will receive mentoring from a diverse group of highly recognized researchers and practitioners in a variety of substantive areas in education.  Fellows will hone their skills in all aspects of the research process from proposal development through writing and presentations.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have completed their Ph.D./Ed.D. degrees within three years of beginning the fellowship.
  • Award: Up to three fellows, two-year, rotational position in Washington, DC.  $45,000-50,000 annual stipend, benefits package.
  • Website: http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAAIRFellowsProgram/tabid/12808/Default.aspx

 

AERA-ETS Fellowship Program in Measurement and Education Research

  • Sponsor: American Educational Research Association (AERA), Educational Testing Service (ETS)
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: November 30, 2012
  • Program requirements: The fellowship is designed to provide learning opportunities and practical experience to recent doctoral degree recipients and to early career research scientists in areas such as educational measurement, assessment design, psychometrics, statistical analyses, large-scale evaluations, and other studies directed toward explaining student progress and achievement.
  • Citizenship: Any.
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. or Ed.D. degrees within three years of beginning the fellowship.
  • Award: Up to two fellows will be selected for this rotational research position at ETS’s facilities in Princeton, NJ.  Fellows will receive a $55,000 annual salary, relocation expenses, and ETS employee benefits.
  • Website: http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAETSFellowshipProgram/tabid/12809/Default.aspx

 

AAUW International Fellowships

  • Sponsor: American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, Research Grants
  • Dissertation: Data Collection, Write-Up
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: December 1, 2012
  • Program requirements: International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the U.S. to women.  Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls.
  • Citizenship: Not U.S. resident or permanent resident.
  • Eligibility: Must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by September 30, 2012.
  • Award: $20,000-$30,000.  Up to five are renewable for a second year.
  • Website: http://www.aauw.org/learn/fellowships_grants/international.cfm

 

Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies

  • Sponsor: Freie Universität Berlin
  • Dissertation: Data Collection, Write-Up
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: December 1, 2012
  • Program requirements: The Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies promotes a new generation of young North American scholars with specialized knowledge of modern and contemporary Germany and Europe. The program supports scholars in all social science and humanities disciplines, including historians working on the period since the mid-18th century. Fellowships are awarded for doctoral dissertation research as well as postdoctoral research which leads to completion of a monograph.
  • Citizenship: U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
  • Eligibility: Dissertation fellowship – full-time graduate students at a North American university, all Ph.D. coursework completed, and successfully defended their dissertation proposal by the time the stay in Berlin begins.  Postdoctoral fellowships: Those who have received their doctorates within the past two calendar years.  Applicants should show an appropriate level of training and skill to undertake the proposed research, including evidence of language fluency adequate to complete the project and participate in the seminar at the Freie Universität Berlin, which is conducted in German.
  • Award: Approximately 12 fellows are selected.  The Berlin Program Fellowship stipends are EUR 1,100 per month for those working on a dissertation project, EUR 1,400 per month for postdoctoral research.
  • Website: http://www.fu-berlin.de/en/sites/bprogram/

 

Thomas J. Alexander Fellowship

  • Sponsor: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: December 21, 2012. A call for proposals will be issued twice a year.
  • Program requirements: The programme seeks to develop and support improvements in education quality and equity, particularly in emerging economies, in three ways, namely by: supporting quantitative research to provide evidence-based analysis relating to education policy and practice; strengthening the use of such analysis in policy making; and helping education leaders modify their practices to maximize its impact on student learning.
  • Citizenship:  Any.
  • Eligibility: Fellows will typically come from research institutions, governmental agencies, or professional organizations.  Ideally they will hold a Ph.D., have experience with quantitative research methods and using large-scale surveys, and have had articles published in scientific journals.  Excellent oral and written communication skills in one of the two official languages of the OECD (English or French) and a very good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Award: Fellows will have the opportunity to work at OECD headquarters in Paris with the team of analysts.  They will be expected to spend at least three months and up to a maximum of 12 months in Paris.  Fellows will be expected to produce a publishable research paper or report at the end of their fellowship.
  • Website: http://www.oecd.org/pisa/pisafellowshipsandgrants/

 

Frederick Douglass Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at the University of Rochester

  • Sponsor: Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: December 31, 2012
  • Program requirements: The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies at the University of Rochester brings together scholars working in the humanities and social sciences in the area of Africa and the African Diasporas. Its mission is to further undergraduate and graduate education, faculty research, and intellectual exchange within the University community.  The Postdoctoral Fellowship is awarded to scholars who hold a Ph.D. degree in a field that contributes to African and African-American Studies.
  • Citizenship: Any.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand before the fellowship begins.
  • Award: Annual stipend of $40,000, $3,000 fund for research-related activities.
  • Website: http://www.rochester.edu/College/AAS/fellowships/index.html

Spring

 

APA Congressional Fellowship Program

  • Sponsor: American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: January 11, 2013
  • Program requirements: The purpose of this fellowship is to provide psychologists with an invaluable public policy learning experience, to contribute to the more effective use of psychological knowledge in government and to broaden awareness about the value of psychology-government interaction among psychologists and within the federal government.  Fellows spend one year working on the staff of a member of Congress or congressional committee.  Activities may involve drafting legislation, conducting oversight work, assisting with congressional hearings and events, and preparing briefs and speeches.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens.
  • Eligibility: An applicant must be a psychologist, a member of APA, and have a doctorate in psychology or related field by the application deadline.
  • Award: Stipend ranges from $75,000 to $90,000, depending on post-doctoral experience.  Health insurance provided, and professional development and relocation expenses up to $3,750 stipend.
  • Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/congress-fellow.aspx

 

AERA Research Grants

  • Sponsor: American Educational Research Association (AERA), National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Post-Dissertation: Research Grants; Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Deadline: Reviewed three times per year. September 19, 2012; January 23, 2013; Anticipated March 2013
  • Program requirements: AERA invites education-related research proposals using NCES, NSF, and other federal data bases. Research Grants are available for faculty at institutions of higher education, postdoctoral researchers, and other doctoral-level scholars. Applications are encouraged from a variety of disciplines, such as but not limited to, education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics. The research project must include the analysis of data from at least one of the large-scale, nationally or internationally representative data sets supported by NCES, NSF, or other federal agency, such as the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the National Institutes of Health. Additional data sets may be used in conjunction with the obligatory federal data set. If international data sets are used, the study must include U.S. education.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, OR non-U.S. citizens working at a U.S. institution
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have received the doctoral degree by the start date of the grant. Underrepresented minority researchers are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Award: Approximately 15, $20,000 one-year grants or up to $35,000 for two-year projects.
  • Website: http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAGrantsProgram/ResearchGrants/tabid/12813/Default.aspx

 

WARA Post-Doctoral Fellowship Competition

  • Sponsor: West African Research Association (WARA)
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: February 1, 2013 (letters of reference due January 25, 2013)
  • Program requirements: The WARA Post-Doctoral Fellowship funds 2-3 months of research in West Africa for the purpose of: 1) completing or elaborating upon an earlier project; 2) initiating a new research project; or 3) enhancing understanding of a particular topic in order to improve teaching effectiveness or broaden course offerings.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens.
  • Eligibility:  Must hold a Ph.D. and be currently affiliated with an academic institution or work in another related domain.  All applicants must have been affiliated with an institution of higher education or research within the last three years.  It is advisable that applicants be conversant in an African language spoken where they will be conducting language.
  • Award: Round trip travel to a West African country (not to exceed $2,500) and a stipend of up to $3,500.
  • Website: http://www.bu.edu/wara/fellowship/

 

IREX Short-Term Travel Grants (STG)

  • Sponsor: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
  • Post-Dissertation: Dissertation Awards, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: February 6, 2013
  • Program requirements: The Short-Term Travel Grants Program (STG) supports postdoctoral scholars and professionals to conduct independent or collaborative research in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. With its flexible format and quick turnaround time, this program meets an important need for the scholarly and policy communities, and makes a direct impact on the formation of U.S. foreign policy through the support of policy-relevant, “open-source” research on current regional issues of importance to the United States.  STG is designed to allow scholars to conduct short, targeted projects without significantly affecting their teaching and work schedules.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have a graduate degree (Ph.D., MA, MD, MBA, MFA, MPA, MPH, MLIS, MS, JD) at the time of application.  STG applicants may not be pursuing a degree at the time of application.
  • Award: Up to $10,000, based on length of stay as well as cost of living in the location of research.
  • Website: http://www.irex.org/project/short-term-travel-grants-stg

 

Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program **ANTICIPATED**

  • Sponsor: The National Academies
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: information will be available in April 2013
  • Program requirements: The National Academies Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program is an early career educational and training opportunity.  It is designed to engage its Fellows in the analytical process that informs U.S. science and technology policy.  Fellows develop basic skills essential to working or participating in science policy at the federal, state, or local levels.
 Areas of study may include any social/behavioral science, medical/health discipline, physical or biological science, any field of engineering, law/business/public administration, or any relevant interdisciplinary fields.
  • Citizenship: Most, with exceptions. Please visit http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/policyfellows/PGA_044705
  • Eligibility: Graduate and professional school students and those who have completed graduate studies (degree awarded) within the last five years may apply.
  • Award: Fellowship in Washington, D.C., stipend of $8,240 to offset living expenses for period of fellowship.
  • Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/policyfellows/index.htm

 

Research Grant for Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies ** ANTICIPATED **

  • Sponsor: Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Research Grants; International Research
  • Dissertation: Data Collection
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: May 31, annually
  • Program requirements: The content of the research, to be undertaken in Taiwan, should be within the field of Chinese studies. Assistance in liaising with institutions and use of facilities will also be provided to recipients. Grants of between three months and one year in duration will be awarded to successful applicants, with a research paper to be submitted to the CCS upon completion of the research period.
  • Citizenship: Any.
  • Eligibility: This grant is designed for foreign professors, associate professors, assistant professors and doctoral candidates in departments related to Chinese studies at universities around the world, as well as researchers at related foreign academic institutes.
  • Award: Travel subsidies in the form of a round-trip flight are included in the grant, along with a monthly stipend to cover research expenses.
  • Website: http://ccs.ncl.edu.tw/ccs2/ENGLISH/regulation.aspx

 

Paul P. Fidler Research Grant

  • Sponsor: National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
  • Pre-Dissertation: Research Grants
  • Dissertation: Data Collection
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: July 1, 2013
  • Program requirements: The Paul P. Fidler Research Grant is designed to encourage the development and dissemination of knowledge that has the potential to improve the experiences of college students in transition. The grant is named in memory of Dr. Paul P. Fidler, a faculty member at the University of South Carolina, whose pioneering research on student learning and success had a vital impact on work being done to promote the success of all students in transition.
  • Citizenship: Not specified.
  • Eligibility: The Paul P. Fidler Research Grant competition is open to faculty, staff, graduate students who plan to conduct research on issues of college student transitions. Cross-institutional research teams are encouraged to apply for the Paul P. Fidler Research Grant.
  • Award: The Paul P. Fidler Research Grant award includes a $5,000 cash stipend, travel to two national conferences, a presentation at a national conference, and priority consideration for publication.
  • Website: http://sc.edu/fye/research/grant/index.html

 

Kluge Fellowships

  • Sponsor: Library of Congress
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Last Deadline: July 15, 2012
  • Program requirements: The Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to conduct research in the John W. Kluge Center using the Library of Congress collections and resources for a period of up to eleven months. Established in 2000 through an endowment of $60 million from John W. Kluge, the Center is located in the splendid Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. The Kluge Center furnishes attractive work and discussion space for Kluge Chair holders, for distinguished visiting scholars, and for post-doctoral Fellows supported by other private foundation gifts. Residents have easy access to the Library's specialized staff and to the intellectual community of Washington.  The Kluge Center especially encourages humanistic and social science research that makes use of the Library's large and varied collections. Interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multi-lingual research is particularly welcome. Among the collections available to researchers are the world's largest law library and outstanding multi-lingual collections of books and periodicals. Deep special collections of manuscripts, maps, music, films, recorded sound, prints and photographs are also available.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens or foreign nationals.
  • Eligibility: Scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree within the past seven years in the humanities, social sciences, or in a professional field such as architecture or law are eligible.  Degree must be formally awarded by the deadline date.
  • Award: Up to 10 awarded annually. Fellowships are tenable for periods from six to eleven months at a stipend of $4,200 per month for residential research at the Library of Congress.
  • Website: http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kluge.html

 

FSSS Grants-in-Aid Project

  • Sponsor: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS)
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: Continuous.  Proposals may be submitted at any time during the year.
  • Program requirements: The competition is open to all professionals conducting research on human sexuality.  Normally, grants will be made in May and November when the board meets.  The money may be used for either a small project that can be completed with the help of the grant or as part of a larger study that might ultimately be funded from other sources.
  • Citizenship: Not specified.
  • Eligibility:
  • Award: up to $1,000, to be used for any purpose relevant to the conducting of the research.  Funds will not normally be provided for travel to conventions, stipends for principal investigators, or manuscript preparation.  Grants will not normally be made to students for class projects, thesis, or dissertation research.
  • Website: http://fsssonline.org/grants/

 

Currently Suspended

Intensive Arabic Language Study Fellowships ** SUSPENDED **

  • Sponsor: American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, International Research
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED (as of 1/16/13)
  • Program requirements: AIYS offers students and scholars the opportunity to obtain intensive Arabic language training in Yemen. 
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens.
  • Eligibility: full-time graduate students in recognized degree programs or who are post-graduate professionals.
  • Award: 10 weeks in Yemen.
  • Website: http://www.aiys.org/fellowships.html

 

IFUW International Fellowships and Grants ** SUSPENDED **

  • Sponsor: International Federation of University Women (IFUW)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, Research Grants, International Research
  • Dissertation: Data Collection
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Deadline: NO FELLOWSHIPS OR FUNDING AVAILABLE BEFORE 2014 (as of 1/16/13)
  • Program requirements: The IFUW offers a limited number of fellowships and grants to women graduates for advanced research, study, and training. The awards are intended to help finance short graduate and postgraduate study, research, and training projects, and to serve as complementary funds for longer programmes. Fellowships are meant to encourage advanced scholarship and original research by university women. Applicants must be well started on the research programme to which the application refers. They are not normally given for a master's or for the first year of a Ph.D. programme.
  • Citizenship: Any.
  • Eligibility: Women graduates and either a member of one of IFUW’s national federations and associations, or, if living in a country where there is not yet a national affiliate, an independent member of IFUW, or an international individual member of IFUW.
  • Award: equivalent of 8,000-10,000 Swiss francs for fellowships, 3,000-6,000 Swiss francs for grants.
  • Website: http://www.ifuw.org/what/fellowships/international/

 

ACMS Research Fellowship ** SUSPENDED **

  • Sponsor: American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS)
  • Pre-Dissertation: International Research
  • Dissertation: Data Collection
  • Post-Dissertation: Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Last Deadline: February 15, 2011 (PROGRAM SUSPENDED as of 1/16/13)
  • Program requirements: The ACMS Research Fellowship Program will annually support up to three fellows to conduct 6- to 12-months of doctoral dissertation or post-doctoral research in Mongolia on topics in the Social Sciences or Humanities.
  • Citizenship: U.S. or Canadian citizens.
  • Eligibility: Must be attending or recently graduated from a university in the U.S. or Canada.  Must be a member of the ACMS to be considered for the program.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have completed required coursework for their programs and will have an accepted dissertation proposal prior to the start of their fellowship program.
  • Award: Up to $27,000 per fellow (up to 3 fellows selected).  Includes travel expenses to and from Mongolia, accommodation and food allowance, and stipend to cover research expenses.
  • Website: http://www.mongoliacenter.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=94&Itemid=132

 

ETS Postdoctoral Fellowship ** SUSPENDED **

  • Sponsor: Educational Testing Service (ETS)
  • Post-Dissertation: Dissertation Awards, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Last Deadline: March 1, 2011 (PROGRAM SUSPENDED as of 1/16/13)
  • Program requirements: Goal to provide research opportunities and increase number of women and minority professionals conducting research in educational measurement and related fields.
  • Citizenship: Not specified.
  • Eligibility: Unknown.
  • Award: up to three fellows, up to two years, renewable after first year.  Stipend and reimbursement of limited relocation expenses.

 

Sylvia Taylor Johnson Minority Fellowship in Educational Measurement ** SUSPENDED **

  • Sponsor: Educational Testing Service (ETS)
  • Post-Dissertation: Dissertation Awards, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Last Deadline: January 1, 2011
  • Program requirements: One fellowship offered to a postdoctoral fellow to conduct independent research under the mentorship of ETS senior researchers. Studies focused on issues concerning the education of minority students are especially encouraged.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have received their doctoral degree within the past ten years.
  • Award: One, for a period of up to two years, renewable after the first year. Compensations include a competitive salary, a $5,000 one-time relocation incentive for round-trip relocation expenses, and employee benefits, vacation, holidays and other paid leave in accordance with ETS policies.