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November 18, 2020

American Research Center in Egypt Fellowships

Application Deadline: January 18, 2021 For doctoral candidates and postdoctoral and professional scholars Research to be conducted in Egypt A range of stipends and travel costs available Eligibility varies by specific award The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) offers funded fellowships and a research associate program for a wide range of scholars looking to conduct…


November 11, 2020

Leakey Foundation Research Grants

Winter Application Deadline: January 10, 2021  Summer Deadline: July 15, 2021 For PhD candidates (ABD) & established scientists Performing research in human origins Grants range $3,000-$15,000 for doctoral students Open to students of all nationalities and citizenship statuses The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to…


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 20, 2020

The Explorers Club Student Grants

Application Deadline: December 4, 2:00 P.M. Pacific Time For master’s, PhD, & postdoctoral researchers Many disciplines reliant on field work, including natural sciences and anthropology Awards range $500-$5,000 The Explorers Club is proud of its history and also looks toward the future by recognizing the importance of new ideas and avenues of exploration. The Club…


October 19, 2020

Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship Program

Application Deadline: December 1, 2020, 8:59 PM Pacific Time For PhD and postdoctoral researchers Topics in Japanese studies in social sciences, humanities, or comparative research Award amount has a wide range, depending on researcher career level and duration The Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship Program provides support to scholars and researchers in the field by…


October 13, 2020

Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies

Application Deadline: December 1, 2020 For PhD students and postdoctoral scholars Topics in social science and humanities, regarding modern & contemporary Germany & Europe Ranges 1400 EUR-1600 EUR per month The Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies offers up to one year of research support at the Freie Universität Berlin and is open…


October 7, 2020

Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (MFJC) Doctoral Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 16, 2020, 5 p.m. Eastern Time For PhD students Dissertation topics in Jewish studies The purpose of the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (MFJC) Doctoral Scholarship program is to help train qualified individuals for careers in Jewish scholarship and research. Eligibility Any graduate student specializing in a Jewish field who is officially…


October 6, 2020

American Educational Research Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program

Application Deadline: November 16, 2020 For PhD students Research topics in education For members of racial and ethnic groups historically underrepresented in higher education $25,000 stipend Restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents The AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research seeks proposals from advanced graduate students who are from racial and ethnic groups that are underrepresented in…


American Philosophical Society Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research

Letters of Support due November 12, 2020 Application Deadline: November 16, 2020 For PhD students In disciplines with large dependence on field studies Grant amount depends on travel cost, usually several hundred dollars, up to $5,000 The Lewis and Clark Fund encourages exploratory field studies for the collection of specimens and data and to provide…


October 5, 2020

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

Application Deadline: November 16, 2020, 9 p.m. Eastern 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 The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies provide stipends to PhD candidates for full time…



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