Graduate Funding Information Service

Dissertation Completion


June 10, 2021

American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education: Outstanding Dissertations Competition

Application Deadline: August 2, 2021 For recent Latinx PhD graduates and current PhD students Who will have completed a dissertation in social sciences between December 2019 and August 1, 2021 (dissertation dates confirmed via email; ending date on website is not correct) Award amounts range from $1,000 to $3,000 The American Association of Hispanics in…


June 8, 2021

Princeton University Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowships

Application Deadline: August 3, 2021, 8:59pm EST For recent PhD graduates and current ABD PhD students Who have or will fulfill all PhD requirements between January 1, 2020 and June 15, 2022 In the humanities and humanities-related social sciences Fellowship includes three-year appointments to research and teach at Princeton The Princeton Society of Fellows in…


April 15, 2021

Catherine Prelinger Award

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021 For ABD doctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars With nontraditional professional career tracks Planning a project that will enhance women’s roles in history Award of $20,000 Must be Coordinating Council of Women’s History (CCWH) members The CCWH (Coordinating Council of Women’s History) Catherine Prelinger Award is a scholarship of $20,000 which will…


Ida B. Wells Graduate Student Fellowship

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021 For ABD doctoral students in any department Working on a historical dissertation that interrogates race and gender Award of $1,000 Must be a Coordinating Council for Women in History (CCWH) member The Coordinating Council for Women in History (CCWH), an organization for women in the historical profession, is committed to exploring…


March 22, 2021

Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

Application Deadline: May 1, 2021 For doctoral students For dissertation or thesis research in anthropology Maximum award of $20,000 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…


March 8, 2021

Society for the History of Technology: Kranzberg Fellowship

Application Deadline: April 15, 2021 For doctoral candidates Preparing dissertations relating to the history of technology Awards of $4,000 The Melvin Kranzberg Dissertation Fellowship is presented annually to a doctoral student engaged in the preparation of a dissertation on the history of technology, broadly defined. The $4,000 award is unrestricted and may be used in any…


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…



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