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October 15, 2021

The Explorers Club Exploration Fund Grant

Application Deadline: November 15, 2021 8:59 P.M. Pacific Time For master’s & PhD students as well as early career scientists conducting fieldwork Awards range $2,500-$5,000 The Explorers Club Exploration Fund Grant 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 14, 2021

Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship Program

Application Deadline: December 1, 2021, 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…


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

Letters of Support due November 11, 2021 Application Deadline: November 15, 2021 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 11, 2021

Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (MFJC) Doctoral Scholarship

Intake form available until October 14, 2021 Application Deadline: November 15, 2021, 2 p.m. Pacific 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…


American Institute of Indian Studies Research Fellowship

Application Deadline: November 15, 2021 The American Institute of Indian Studies Research (AIIS) offers fellowships for scholars, professionals, and artists from all disciplines who wish to conduct research or carry out artistic projects in India. Two of the AIIS fellowships include: Junior Research Fellowships Junior Research Fellowships are available to doctoral candidates at U.S. universities…


October 7, 2021

Doi Doctoral Research Fund for UW College of Education

Application Deadline: November 15, 2021, 11:59 PM Pacific Time PhD students UW College of Education To cover unusual costs not typical of most dissertations The Doi Doctoral Research Fund helps defray unusual costs associated with the completion of especially worthy doctoral dissertations. Applications may be submitted at any time, even after dissertation expenses have been incurred. The…


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…


Graham Foundation Carter Manny Doctoral Awards

Application Deadline: November 15, 2021 For PhD students In architecture Awards of up to $15,000 or $20,000 to support dissertation research or writing Open to students of any nationality The Carter Manny Award supports the completion of outstanding doctoral dissertations on architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The only pre-doctoral award…


October 4, 2021

DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

Application Deadline: November 10, 2021, 2:00pm Pacific Time For PhD candidates in STEM fields in priority research areas Funds to conduct part of research at a Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory Up to $3,000 monthly living stipend and up to $2,000 transportation reimbursement For 3 to 12 consecutive months Restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent…


September 30, 2021

Simpson Center Digital Humanities Summer Fellowships

Application Deadline: November 5, 2021 For UW PhD students  Projects in the humanities that use and/or explore digital cultures Total award of $9,500, including salary and research budget The Digital Humanities Summer Fellowships for Graduate Students support scholars whose projects use digital technologies in innovative and intensive ways and/or explore the historical, social, aesthetic, and cross-cultural…



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