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Fall

German Chancellor Fellowship for Prospective Leaders

  • Sponsor: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, Research Grants, International Research
  • Dissertation: Data Collection
  • Deadline: October 15, 2012
  • Program requirements: Fellows will have the opportunity to spend one year in Germany to network with prospective leaders from abroad, explore new solutions to the global issues of our times, and carry out a research project of their own choice.  Participants gain insight into the social, cultural, economic, and political situation in Germany.
  • Citizenship: Applicants must be citizens of the U.S.
  • Eligibility: Must have completed their first degree (at least a bachelor’s or comparable degree) less than 12 years prior to the start date of the fellowship, have subsequently gained work experience, and have already shown outstanding leadership potential in their career.
  • Award: up to 10, one-year research stays
  • Website: http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/german-chancellor-fellowship.html

 

Mellon Mays Predoctoral Research Grants

  • Sponsor: Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training; Research Grants; International Research
  • Dissertation: Data Collection; Write-Up
  • Deadline: November 1, 2012
  • Program requirements: Several funding opportunities for Fellows: Graduate Studies Enhancement (GSE) may fund travel, equipment, books, journal subscriptions, software, etc. for $1,500 up to four times; Pre-doctoral Research Development (PRD) Grant may fund small-scale, preliminary research and other activities; Dissertation Completion Grant (DCG) is available after completing the fifth year of graduate school with dissertation completion expected within 12 months. 
  • Citizenship:
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have been selected as Mellon Mays Fellows as undergraduates, and must be enrolled in a doctoral program.
  • Award: $2,500
  • Website: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/mellon-mays-predoctoral-research-grants/

 

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships

  • Sponsor: National Research Council (NRC)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training; Research Grants; International Research
  • Deadline: November 14, 2012 – EXTENDED to November 19, 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.
  • Citizenship: Citizens or nationals of the U.S. Does not include permanent residents.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree students. Applicants must have at least three years remaining as of fall 2013 before they would receive their Ph.D. degree and at least one of the three years is comprised of full-time course work.
  • Award: ~60 fellowships, three-year awards, $20,000 annually.
  • Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047958

 

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) (NSF 12-599)

  • Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships
  • Deadline: Engineering, Computer & Information Sciences & Engineering, Materials Research – November 13, 2012; Mathematical Sciences, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy – November 14, 2012; Social Sciences, Psychology, STEM Education & Learning – November 16, 2012; Life Sciences, Geosciences – November 19, 2012
  • Program requirements: The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in fields within NSF's mission. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents by application deadline.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have completed no more than 12 months of full-time graduate study or its equivalent OR 24 semester hours of part-time study as of August 1, 2012.  This includes all master’s and doctoral programs.
  • Award: 2,000 fellowships will be awarded, pending availability of funds. $30,000 to Fellows and $12,000 allowance to the degree-granting institution.  Three years of funds, to be used over a five-year period.  Anticipated that stipend will increase to $32,000.
  • Website: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=6201&WT.mc_id=USNSF_39&WT.mc_ev=click

 

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI)

  • Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, Research Grants, International Research
  • Deadline: Second Thursday in November, annually. 2012 DEADLINE EXTENDED: December 6, 2012
  • Program requirements: NSF and selected foreign counterpart science and technology agencies sponsor international research institutes for US graduate students in seven East Asia and Pacific locations at times set by the counterpart agencies between June and August each year. These Summer Institutes (EAPSI) operate similarly and the research visits to a particular location take place at the same time. Although applicants apply individually to participate in a Summer Institute, awardees become part of the cohort for each location. Applicants must propose a location, host scientist, and a research project that is appropriate for the host site and duration of the international visit. An EAPSI award provides U.S. graduate students in science, engineering, and education: 1) first-hand research experiences in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan; 2) an introduction to the science, science policy, and scientific infrastructure of the respective location; and 3) an orientation to the society, culture and language. It is expected that EAPSI awards will help students initiate professional relationships to enable future collaboration with foreign counterparts.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a research-oriented Master’s or Ph.D. degree program and be enrolled at a U.S. institution located in the U.S., proposing a research project in fields of science, engineering, and science education.
  • Award: Estimated 200 awards, total fund is $2,400,000, pending availability. Also includes participation in a pre-departure orientation, a summer stipend, and travel expenses to the research site. EAPSI partner agencies pay in-country living expenses during the Summer Institutes.
  • Website: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5284&WT.mc_id=USNSF_39&WT.mc_ev=click

 

Boren Fellowships

  • Sponsor: Boren Awards for International Study; National Security Education Program (NSEP)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, International Research
  • Deadlines: MSU internal – December 1, 2012; Final application – January 31, 2013
  • Program requirements: Boren Fellowships support adding an international and language component to graduate education through specialized area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Fellowships support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.  The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.  Applicants should identify how their projects, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined.  NSEP draws on a broad definition of national security, recognizing that the scope of national security has expanded to include not only the traditional concerns of protecting and promoting American well-being, but also the challenges of global society, including sustainable development, environmental degradation, global disease and hunger, population growth and migration, and economic competitiveness.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens
  • Eligibility: Graduate students at an accredited U.S. college or university interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Swahili.
  • Award: Up to $30,000.  In exchange for fellowship funding, all Boren Fellows must agree to work in the federal government for a minimum of one year.
  • Website1: http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship
  • Website2: http://www.borenawards.org/institutions/michigan/michigan_state_university_1496
  • Website3: https://nifs.msu.edu

 

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

 

Eurasia Program Fellowships – Pre-Dissertation Awards (PDAs)

  • Sponsor: Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Department of State Bureau of Intelligence & Research
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, Research Grants, International Research
  • Deadline: December 1, 2012
  • Program requirements: Pre-Dissertation Awards (PDAs) enable early stage graduate students to perform initial field assessments of up to 4 weeks for archival exploration, preliminary interviews, and other forms of feasibility studies related to their dissertations. Will provide young scholars the opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge of their proposed field sites, establish contacts within local communities, meet with local scholars, and gain insight into how their dissertation topic resonates with regional intellectual, political and social currents.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Eligibility: Targets graduate students in the first three years of study in a Ph.D. program.  Requires evidence of ethics training.  Recipients will be required to obtain university IRB approval for their project, if necessary.  Funds to be used before applicants defend their dissertation proposals.
  • Award: 6 awards anticipated.
  • Website: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/eurasia-fellowship/

 

TIAA-CREF Ruth Simms Hamilton Graduate Merit Fellowship

  • Sponsor: TIAA-CREF, Michigan State University
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, Research Grants, International Research
  • Dissertation: Data Collection, Write-Up
  • Deadline: December 17, 2012
  • Program requirements: TIAA-CREF established the Ruth Simms Hamilton Research Fellowship at TIAA-CREF in 2005 to honor the memory and life's work of Dr. Ruth Simms Hamilton ("Dr. Hamilton"), a former professor at MSU and member of the TIAA-CREF Board of Trustees. Dr. Hamilton's 35-year-long career at MSU included appointments in the Department of Sociology, the African Studies Center, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the Center for Advanced Study of International Development. She was an early pioneer of research concerning the African Diaspora, the dispersion and settlement of African people after leaving the African continent. Dr. Hamilton was a valued member of the TIAA-CREF Board of Trustees from 1989 to 2003, serving on the Board's Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility Committees from 1990 to 2003, as well as the Board's Executive Committee.
  • Citizenship: Any
  • Eligibility: All MSU graduate students whose dissertation research is related in any way to the African Diaspora.
  • Award: $36,500 for one year.  Funds may be used for travel to support research, present at a conference, support the collection of data, or complete writing of the dissertation.
  • Website: http://grad.msu.edu/fellowships/TIAACREF.aspx

 

Spring

 

AIPS Short Term Fellowships

  • Sponsor: American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, Research Grants, International Research
  • Dissertation: Data Collection
  • Deadline: January 15, 2013
  • Program requirements: Short-term lecture and research fellowships for senior scholars and advanced graduate students lasting one to five months.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens.
  • Eligibility: Enrolled/employed full-time in an institution of higher education in the U.S.
  • Award: International travel expenses and stipends (subject to availability of funds). The amount of the stipends will be comparable to Fulbright Awards. Total fellowship support can range from $3,000 to $25,000. Funds may be used for research on materials relating to the history and culture of Pakistan and must take place in Pakistan at approved locations. Non-refundable processing fee of $30 must be included with the completed application.
  • Website: http://www.pakistanstudies-aips.org/fellowship/short-term

 

SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) program

  • Sponsor: Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training; Research Grants; International Research
  • Deadline: January 31, 2013
  • Program requirements: The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) program supports mid-stage graduate students in formulating effective doctoral dissertation research proposals that contribute to the development of interdisciplinary fields of study in the humanities and social sciences. Intended to help emerging scholars make the transition from learners to producers of knowledge within innovative areas of inquiry, the fellowship creates a space for multidisciplinary faculty mentorship and opens unique opportunities for both interdisciplinary and international network building.
  • Citizenship: Any.
  • Eligibility: Must be enrolled full-time in a doctoral degree-granting program at a U.S. institution.
  • Award: up to 60 awards, $5,000 plus two workshops
  • Website: http://www.ssrc.org/programs/dpdf/

 

AERA Institute on Statistical Analysis for Education Policy

  • Sponsor: American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Pre-Dissertation/Dissertation/Post-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training
  • Deadline: January 31, 2013
  • Program requirements: The Institute’s goal is to build the capacity of the U.S. education research community to use large-scale national and international data sets such as those form the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NSF, and other federal agencies for basic, policy, and applied research.  Hands-on training is provided in the application of large-scale data sets, with special emphasis on using these data sets for policy-related research in education. In 2013, the Institute will focus on research questions related to mathematics education and equity.
  • Citizenship: Any.
  • Eligibility: Advanced graduate students and recent doctorates are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Award: A select group of scholars will be chosen to participate in the Institute.  Those selected for participation will receive support covering the Institute’s fees, transportation, housing, and meals for the dates of the Institute, which is scheduled for May 20-23, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
  • Website: http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAGrantsProgram/InstituteofStatisticalAnalysis/tabid/10906/Default.aspx

 

WARA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Competition

  • Sponsor: West African Research Association (WARA)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, Research Grants, International Research
  • Deadline: February 1, 2013
  • Program requirements: The WARA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship funds 2-3 months of research in West Africa for the purpose of: 1) preparing a doctoral research proposal; or 2) carrying out research related to the completion of another terminal degree program.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens.
  • Eligibility: Currently enrolled in graduate programs at institutions of higher education in the U.S.  It is advisable that applicants be conversant in an African language spoken where they will be conducting language.  Priority will be given to applicants who are at the pre-dissertation stage, that is, who will be returning to their institution to complete course work and exams, before beginning their fieldwork.
  • 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/files/2010/07/WARA-Pre-Doc-2013.pdf

 

Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowships

  • Sponsor: Council for European Studies at Columbia University (CES)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, Research Grants, International Research
  • Dissertation: Data Collection
  • Deadline: February 1, 2013
  • Program requirements: CES Pre-Dissertation Fellowships fund two months’ travel to Europe to conduct the exploratory phase of a projected dissertation project in the social sciences or humanities which will require a subsequent stay in Europe.  The program is intended to facilitate the transition from coursework to fieldwork, and to enable students to make rapid progress in refining their initial ideas into a feasible, interesting, and fundable doctoral project.  Recipients are expected to use CES support to lay such research groundwork as determining the availability of archival materials, scouting possible field sites, testing research design, securing ties with relevant European scholars or institutions.  Typically, they submit applications for dissertation research funding soon after completing CES-funded preliminary research.
  • Citizenship: Not specified.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a doctoral program at a university that is a member of the Council for European Studies Academic Consortium; possess any language skills required to carry out the proposed research; have completed the majority of doctoral coursework; have not yet begun substantial dissertation research in Europe.
  • Award: $4,000 stipend, opportunity to publish in Perspectives on Europe, a bi-yearly journal of the Council for European Studies, and other professional development activities.
  • Website: http://councilforeuropeanstudies.org/grants-and-awards/pre-dissertation-research

 

Graduate Fellowship Program for American Scholars

  • Sponsor: Kobe College Corporation – Japan Education Exchange
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, International Research
  • Dissertation: Data Collection
  • Deadline: February 15, 2013
  • Program requirements: The KCC Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellowships Program was established in 1996 to support qualified graduate students for research or study in Japan. The purpose of the fellowship is to support future American educators who will teach more effectively about Japan. Travel grants must be used in the year they are awarded and are intended to cover the cost of travel both to and from, and within Japan. There are no restrictions as to research topic, place of study in Japan, gender or age of the applicant. The travel grant may not be used for language training. Preference will be given to applicants who are already proficient in research level Japanese language. Research interests may include (but are not limited to) the arts, culture, education, language, history, journalism or business. Preference will be given to applicants to have not previously studied or lived in Japan.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students who have passed their qualifying exams, been advanced to candidacy at their universities, and at the dissertation stage.
  • Award: Up to five travel grants for a maximum of $2000 each
  • Website: http://www.kccjee.org/pages/program_pages/gradfellowshippage.htm

 

U.S.-Mongolia Field Research Fellowship Program

  • Sponsor: American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, Research Grants, International Research
  • Dissertation: Data Collection
  • Deadline: February 15, 2013
  • Program requirements: The ACMS U.S.-Mongolia Field Research Fellowship supports short-term field research projects in Mongolia by students, university and college faculty, and other researchers between May and October each year.  Joint applications submitted by a student and a post-doctoral scholar or faculty member are highly encouraged.  The goal of the program is to assist as many researchers as possible to participate in a field research experience in Mongolia.
  • Citizenship: U.S. citizens
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a university or college.  Students graduating in Spring 2013 are eligible for the program.  Must be a current member of the ACMS to be considered.
  • Award: Up to $4,000, approximately 4-8 awards for students, post-docs, and/or faculty.  Applicants are encouraged to apply for funding from other sources in addition to the USMFRF program to support their work.  Demonstrations of other applications or receipt of other sources of support will be viewed favorably by the review committee.
  • Website: http://www.mongoliacenter.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=35&Itemid=68

 

Mathematica Policy Research Summer Fellowships *UPDATED*

  • Sponsor: Mathematica Policy Research (MPR)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training
  • Deadline: March 15, 2013
  • Program requirements: To promote careers in social policy research, particularly for scholars who might otherwise be drawn to government or academe, Mathematica launched its summer fellowship program in 1992. The program supports independent, self-directed research on economic or social problems that affect minority groups and individuals with disabilities. To pursue independent research on a policy issue of relevance to the economic and social problems of minority groups and individuals with disabilities. To expose students to social policy research in a nonacademic environment.  Fellowships will be held in Princeton, NJ, Ann Arbor, MI, Cambridge, MA, Chicago IL, Oakland, CA, and Washington, DC., approximately June 1 to August 31.
  • Citizenship: Any.
  • Eligibility: Students enrolled in a master's or Ph.D. program in public policy or a social science. Qualified minority students and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Award: Up to five summer fellowships with a stipend of $10,000 for full participation plus $500 toward project-related expenses.
  • Website: http://www.mathematica-mpr.com/employment/summerfellow.asp

 

National Data Institute: Using Federal Data to Support Research on Science, Engineering, and Postsecondary Education (formerly National Summer Data Policy Institute – NSDPI) *ANTICIPATED*

  • Sponsor: Association for Institutional Research (AIR), with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training
  • Deadline: anticipated March 2013
  • Program requirements: The Institute aims to achieve four major objectives: Stimulate interest in using national data to address research questions in institutional research, science and engineering, and postsecondary education; Instruct participants in the methods of using national data to conduct analyses, with primary emphasis on the new web-based data analysis systems developed by NSF and NCES; Enhance understanding about methodological and technological issues relevant to large-scale national data collection; and Foster collaboration between participants and NSF and NCES staff to improve future data collection and analysis
  • Citizenship: not specified
  • Eligibility: Faculty and graduate students with research interests in science, engineering, or postsecondary education. All participants must have basic knowledge of statistical methods and experience using statistical software packages (e.g., SPSS, SAS, STATA). Funding from NSF and NCES is only available for individuals from U.S. postsecondary education institutions.  In addition, one or two individuals from non-U.S. institutions may be accepted each year contingent on availability of AIR funding.
  • Award: Hotel, meals, and instructional costs are provided for selected fellows. U.S. travel is covered in full; international travel is covered up to $700.
  • Website: http://www.airweb.org/EducationAndEvents/FaceToFaceLearning/Pages/NationalDataInstitute.aspx

 

Byron Hanke Fellowship

  • Sponsor: Foundation for Community Association Research
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training
  • Dissertation: Data Collection, Write-Up
  • Deadline: May 1, 2013
  • Program requirements: The Byron Hanke Fellowship is available to graduate students working on topics related to community associations. Community associations govern common-interest communities of any kind—condominiums, cooperatives, townhouse developments, planned unit developments, and other developments where homeowners support an association with mandatory financial assessments, and are subject to use and aesthetic restrictions.
  • Citizenship:
  • Eligibility: Hanke Fellowship applicants must be enrolled in an accredited master's, doctoral, or law program in the United States of America or Canada. Students of all disciplines are welcome to apply for the Hanke Fellowship, provided their studies relate to community associations generally and to the topic of the candidate's proposed community associations research project.
  • Award: $2,000 to $4,000
  • Website: http://www.cairf.org/scholarships/hanke.aspx

 

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

 

Fellowship for Korean Language Training ** ANTICIPATED **

  • Sponsor: Korea Foundation (KF)
  • Pre-Dissertation: Fellowships & Training, International Research
  • Deadline: July 31, annually
  • Program requirements: This fellowship is awarded to researchers and graduate students studying Korean Studies subjects and other persons professionally engaged in Korea-related activities who wish to have an opportunity to take a language immersion program and learn Korean in a systematic manner at a university in Korea.
  • Citizenship: Not specified.
  • Eligibility: Persons who are engaged in Korea-related research within the context of humanities or social science studies or persons who are professionally involved in Korea-related activities and who also correspond to one of the following profiles: MA or PhD candidates: Graduate students pursuing a Korea-related degree as a major or minor; University faculties and researchers: Professors, lecturers and researchers who are teaching Korea-related courses or Korean language courses, or who are conducting Korea-related research at a university or research institution. Applicants are expected to have a basic understanding of the Korean language and a certain level of command of it (priority consideration is given to applicants with an intermediate level of proficiency).
  • Award: Up to 40 per year, supporting 6 months of language immersion program at a university in Korea, with a possibility of extending three to six additional months.
  • Website: http://www.kf.or.kr/eng/01_sks/sks_fel_sfa01.asp

 

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/