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Dissertation Completion


January 13, 2022

Harry Frank Guggenheim Emerging Scholar Awards

Application Deadline: February 1, 2022 For PhD students entering the dissertation stage Topics including violence and aggression In the natural and social sciences and allied disciplines 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…


January 5, 2022

Washington Center for Equitable Growth: Academic Grant

Application Deadline: January 26, 2022, 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, $25,000 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 economic growth…


December 17, 2021

Dartmouth College: Provost’s Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs

Application Deadline: Varies by fellowship, January 15 – February 1, 2022 The Provost’s Fellowship (PROF) Program is part of Dartmouth’s ongoing efforts to diversify the professoriate. The PROF program aims to prepare early career scholars for long-term success in higher education. PROF Fellows are part of a multidisciplinary cohort of approximately ten predoctoral and postdoctoral…


November 25, 2021

Boston College African & African Diaspora Studies Program: Dissertation Fellowship

Application Deadline: January 10, 2022, 8:59pm Pacific Time Residential fellowship for PhD candidates in Social Sciences or Humanities Topics within African and/or African Diaspora Studies US Citizens, Permanent Residents, and International Students are encouraged to apply. $30,000 stipend for 9-month residency Boston College’s African & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) announces its dissertation fellowship competition….


November 17, 2021

University of Pennsylvania Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence through Diversity

Application Deadline: January 14, 2022, 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time For PhD students from underrepresented groups in higher education In the humanities or social sciences Stipend of $40,000 & $5,000 research & travel fund Restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents The University of Pennsylvania Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence through Diversity awards are designed to provide…


November 12, 2021

Center for Engaged Scholarship Dissertation Fellowships

Application Deadline: December 15, 2021 For PhD candidates 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…


November 1, 2021

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grants

Application Deadline: December 1, 2021, 8:59 Pacific Time PhD candidates Topics in the social sciences with a social policy application Total award: $7,500 Open to students of any nationality or citizenship status The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy supports projects with a social policy application on either a global or local level. Applications are evaluated…


October 19, 2021

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Application Deadline: December 9, 2021, 2:00 PM Pacific Time For Ph.D. or Sc.D. 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…


October 7, 2021

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Application Deadline: November 15, 2021 For PhD candidates Topics in the humanities and social sciences, concerning ethical or religious values Award of $30,000 for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social…


October 5, 2021

Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies

Application Deadline: November 15, 2021, 6 p.m. Pacific Time For PhD students Topic in humanities or social sciences with significance to Buddhist studies Stipend of $30,000 Students in any location, of any nationality, welcome to apply Scholars from Asian universities and monastic institutions are especially encouraged to apply. The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation…



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