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January 6, 2020

American Philosophical Society: Library Long-Term Predoctoral Fellowship

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020 The American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia seeks applicants for one-year residential predoctoral fellowships to assist in the completion of doctoral dissertation research. One fellowship will be awarded in the following areas of study: Friends of the APS Fellowship in Early American History (to 1840): Applicants’ research must pertain to topics…


December 26, 2019

Dartmouth College: Provost’s Fellowship Program, Diversity Fellowships

Application Deadline: February 1, 2020, 11:59pm EST 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 scholars, all committed to…


December 20, 2019

Agency for Health Care Research & Quality Grants for Health Services Research Dissertations

Application Deadline: February 1, 2020 The AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36) provides dissertation grants for doctoral candidates. This program supports dissertation research that addresses AHRQ’s mission and priorities and welcomes any areas of health services research as dissertation project topics. Applications for dissertation research grants…


December 13, 2019

Washington Center for Equitable Growth: Academic Grant

Application Deadlines: Letters of Interest for Academic Grants: January 26, 2020, 11: 59pm EST Doctoral/Postdoctoral Grants & Dissertation Scholars Program: February 2, 2020, 11:59pm EST The Washington Center for Equitable Growth seeks to deepen our understanding of whether and how inequality affects economic growth and stability. The academic grants program considers proposals that investigate the…


December 6, 2019

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants in Cultural Anthropology

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020 The primary objective of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) Cultural Anthropology Program is to support basic scientific research on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability. Anthropological research spans a wide gamut, and contemporary cultural anthropology is an arena in which diverse research traditions and methodologies…


November 26, 2019

Leakey Foundation Research Grants

Application Deadline: January 10, 2020 Dr. Louis S. B. Leakey was one of the 20th century’s great anthropologists and a tireless promoter of science education and public outreach. During Dr. Leakey’s travels to the United States in the 1960′s to lecture and raise money for his research, he met a group of enthusiastic individuals who…


November 22, 2019

Boston College African & African Diaspora Studies Program: Dissertation Fellowship

Application Deadline: January 8, 2020, 11:59pm EST Boston College’s African & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) announces its dissertation fellowship competition. Scholars working in any discipline in the Social Sciences or Humanities, with projects focusing on any topic within African and/or African Diaspora Studies, are eligible to apply. We seek applicants pursuing innovative, preferably interdisciplinary,…


November 18, 2019

University of Pennsylvania: Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence through Diversity

Application Deadline: December 16, 2019, 11:59pm EST The University of Pennsylvania is pleased to invite applications for the 2020-21 Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence through Diversity. These awards are designed to provide mentorship and access to Penn’s resources for doctoral students in the humanities or social sciences, enrolled in graduate or professional programs at universities other…


November 8, 2019

Newberry Short-Term Fellowships

Application Deadline: December 15, 2019 The Newberry Library offers short-term research fellowships. Postdoctoral scholars, PhD candidates, and scholars with terminal degrees who live and work outside of the Chicago metropolitan area are eligible. There are two general short-term fellowships: The Newberry Library Short-Term Residential Fellowships for Individual Research are available to scholars who demonstrate a…


October 25, 2019

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grants

Application Deadline: December 1, 2019 The Horowitz Foundation offers small grants to support emerging scholars, promote scholarship with a social policy application, and encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences. Grants are based solely on merit. Each is worth a total of $7,500; $5,000 is awarded initially and $2,500 upon completion of…



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