Graduate Funding Information Service

Dissertation Research


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…


February 10, 2021

American Folklife Center Research Awards

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021 For research in the Library of Congress’s collections on U.S. folklore and worker culture Awards range from $1,000 to $30,000 Restricted to visa and/or payment-eligible applicants, U.S. citizens, and permanent residents The American Folklife Center’s competitive awards provide support for scholars working with ethnographic collection materials at the Library of…


Kosciuszko Foundation Graduate Research & Study in Poland Scholarship

Deadline: March 5, 2021 For American graduate students and university faculty Supporting research and graduate studies in Poland Stipend for living, housing, and some research expenses Restricted to U.S. citizens The Kosciuszko Foundation Graduate / Postgraduate Studies and Research Scholarship supports research at various universities in Poland by American graduate students and university faculty members. …


February 9, 2021

Dan David Prize Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 10, 2021 For doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars Research in history of health and medicine; public health; or molecular medicine Award of $15,000 Open to applicants of any nationality The Dan David Prize awards scholarships to doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, carrying out research in one of the selected fields (history of health and medicine; public health; and…


February 8, 2021

Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Short-Term Fellowships

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021 For doctoral, postdoctoral, and senior researchers In topics related to colonial, early American, and immigrant histories Award includes stipend of $2,000 or $2,500 for one-month research residency The Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Library Company of Philadelphia jointly award approximately 25 one-month fellowships for research in residence in either…


February 5, 2021

Kobe College Corporation – Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellowship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2021 For PhD candidates Research or study in Japan Award of $30,000 Restricted to U.S. citizens The KCC Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellowships Program was established in 1996 to support qualified PhD graduate students for research or study in Japan. The purpose of the fellowship is to support future American educators who will…


February 1, 2021

Phillips Fund for Native American Research

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021 For master’s, PhD, and postdoctoral researchers Conducting research for master’s theses, dissertations, or postdoctoral work Topics in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans Average award of $3,000 The Phillips Fund of the American Philosophical Society provides grants for research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and…


January 28, 2021

Library Company of Philadelphia Dissertation Fellowships

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021 For doctoral students conducting dissertation research Includes research in residence in the Library Company’s collections Stipend of $25,000 The Library Company, founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1731 and located in Center City Philadelphia, holds over half a million rare books and graphics that are capable of supporting research in a…


January 26, 2021

ARDRAW Small Grant Program

Application Deadline: February 26, 2021 For master’s, PhD, and postdoctoral researchers Topics relevant to Social Security work incentives and employment supports One-year, $10,000 stipend Restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents The Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program is a one-year $10,000 stipend program awarded to…


January 22, 2021

The Jacobs Research Funds

Application Deadline: February 15, 2021 For studying indigenous languages and cultures of the peoples of North and South America Priority areas are indigenous languages and cultures of the Pacific Northwest One of the researchers should have a master’s degree or equivalent Grants range from $3,000 to $9,000 In 1971, the Jacobs Research Funds began supporting…



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