Graduate Funding Information Service

Dissertation Completion


March 1, 2021

Fahs-Beck Doctoral Dissertation Grant

Application Deadline: April 1, 2021, 2pm Pacific Time PhD students Dissertation research and/or writing Topics in well-being in the United States and/or Canada Awards up to $7,000 Grants of up to $7,000 are available to help support dissertation expenses of doctoral students in accredited doctoral programs in the United States and Canada whose studies have…


February 26, 2021

Doi Doctoral Student Research Fund for UW College of Education Dissertations

Application Deadline: April 1, 2021 PhD students in the UW College of Education To help with unusual dissertation costs Former Dean James Doi established the Doi Research Fund to help defray unusual costs associated with the completion of especially worthy doctoral student dissertations in the College of Education. It was the intent of Dean Doi…


February 22, 2021

ACSUS Enders Graduate Fellowship in Canada-US Relations

Application Deadline: March 31, 2021 For U.S. graduate students Thesis and dissertation topics relating to Canada-U.S. relations Award of $3,500 Restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) award encouraged in depth inclusion of Canadian content in comparative research/projects that have policy relevance for Canada-U.S. relations…


January 14, 2021

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

Application Deadline: February 1, 2021 For PhD students entering the dissertation stage Topics including violence and aggression Award of $25,000 These fellowships of $25,000 each are designed to contribute to the support of the doctoral candidate to enable him or her to complete the thesis in a timely manner and are available only to students…


January 7, 2021

American Philosophical Society: Library Long-Term Predoctoral Fellowship

Application Deadline: January 29, 2021 For predoctoral students Topics relating to early American history (to 1840) Stipend of $25,000, over 12 months The American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia seeks applicants for one-year residential predoctoral fellowships to assist in the completion of doctoral dissertation research. One fellowship will be awarded. Applicants’ research must pertain to…


January 6, 2021

Washington Center for Equitable Growth: Academic Grant

Letter of Inquiry Due February 7, 2021, 8:59 Pacific Time For researchers affiliated with a U.S. university In topics on inequality’s effect on economic growth and stability Awards range, $15,000 to $100,000 Award length ranges from one to three years The Washington Center for Equitable Growth seeks to deepen our understanding of how inequality affects…


November 16, 2020

Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships in European Studies

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021 For doctoral candidates (ABD) by start of fellowship In humanities fields in European studies $27,500 stipend Restricted to U.S. citizens and green card holders The Council for European Studies (CES) invites eligible graduate students in the humanities to apply for the 2021-22 Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships in European Studies. Each fellowship includes a…


October 29, 2020

Center for Engaged Scholarship Dissertation Fellowships

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020 For PhD students In social sciences, history, or interdisciplinary programs related to social sciences Stipend of $25,000 for a 9 month period Open to DACA recipients, undocumented students, international students, and U.S. citizens & permanent residents The Center for Engaged Scholarship is accepting applications from Ph.D students enrolled in a program…


October 23, 2020

University of Pennsylvania Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence through Diversity

Application Deadline: December 11, 2020, 8:59 Pacific Time For PhD students from underrepresented groups in higher education In the humanities or social sciences Stipend of $37,000 Restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents The University of Pennsylvania Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence through Diversity awards are designed to provide mentorship and access to Penn’s resources for…


October 21, 2020

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Application Deadline: December 10, 2020, 2:00 PM Pacific Time For PhD candidates In natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, humanities, and arts DACA recipients, U.S. citizens, and permanent residents eligible One-year stipend: $28,000 The Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy…



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