Graduate Funding Information Service

Dissertation Research


January 19, 2022

The Jacobs Research Funds

Application Deadline: February 15, 2022 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…


January 17, 2022

Medieval Academy of America Dissertation Grant

Application Deadline: February 15, 2022 For PhD students Researching and writing dissertations in medieval topics $2,000 grant Applicants must be members of the Medieval Academy as of 15 January of the year in which they apply. Medieval Academy dissertation grants support advanced graduate students who are writing Ph.D. dissertations on medieval topics. The $2,000 grants…


January 14, 2022

Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies Research Grants for Graduate Students

Application Deadline: February 7, 2022 For UW graduate students Research topics on work, workers, and their organizations Grants up to $5,000 The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies currently seeks applications from University of Washington graduate students for grants of up to $5,000 for research about work, workers, and their organizations. The purpose of these grants…


January 12, 2022

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Grants for Health Services Research Dissertations

Application Deadlines: February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1 For doctoral candidates Conducting dissertation research in health services Award budget is up to $40,000 in direct costs Restricted to  U.S. citizens and permanent residents The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality provides support to individuals for dissertation research in health services research as…


January 7, 2022

Truman Library Institute: Dissertation Year Fellowships

Application Deadline: February 1, 2022 For doctoral students in dissertation writing stage Topics in Harry S. Truman’s public career or the Truman era Maximum total award of $16,000 Dissertation Year Fellowships are intended to encourage historical scholarship of the public career of Harry S. Truman or the Truman era. This fellowship is intended to free…


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…


December 10, 2021

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants in Cultural Anthropology

Application Deadline: January 15, 2022 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 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…



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