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Dissertation Research


June 29, 2020

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

Application Deadline: August 1, 2020 The AHRQ 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. The award covers up to $40,000 in direct costs and will fund…


May 21, 2020

SSRC Social Data Dissertation Fellowship

Application Deadline: June 16, 2020, 11:59pm EST Ongoing work at the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) over the past several years, including the 2018 “To Secure Knowledge” report, has identified the importance of access to socially-relevant data in order for researchers to address large issues that inform, empower, and protect the public interest. SSRC invites…


April 30, 2020

DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

Application Deadline EXTENSION: May 20, 2020, 5:00pm ET (original deadline was May 6, 2020) The goal of the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is to prepare graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science mission, by providing graduate thesis research opportunities…


April 29, 2020

CLAGS Fellowship Award

Application Deadline: June 1, 2020, 11:59pm The Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS)  provides a platform for intellectual leadership in addressing issues that affect lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender, and queer individuals and other sexual and gender minorities. As the first university-based LGBTQ research center in the United States, CLAGS nurtures cutting-edge scholarship, organizes events for examining…


April 28, 2020

Litwin Books Award for Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

Application Deadline: June 1, 2020 The purpose of this Litwin Books Award is to encourage and support scholarship in the philosophy of information. The award shall consist of $1,000, given annually to a graduate student who is working on a dissertation on the philosophy of information (broadly construed). The range of philosophical questions relating to information…


April 10, 2020

Catherine Prelinger Award

Application Deadline: May 15, 2020 The CCWH (Coordinating Council of Women’s History) Catherine Prelinger Award is a scholarship of $20,000 which will be awarded to a scholar of excellence. This award, named for Catherine Prelinger, a former CCWH president and nontraditional scholar, is intended to enhance the work of a contemporary scholar whose academic path…


April 9, 2020

SPSSI Psychology Grants-in-Aid Program

Application Deadline: May 15, 2020 The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues’ (SPSSI’s) Committee on Grants-in-Aid (GIA) wishes to support scientific research in social problem areas related to the basic interests and goals of SPSSI and particularly those that are not likely to receive support from traditional sources. The Committee especially encourages proposals…


March 30, 2020

AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program

Application Deadline: May 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…


March 26, 2020

SPSSI Social Issues Dissertation Award

Application Deadline: May 1, 2020 The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) is an organization of social scientists that has historically brought research to bear on a wide array of societal problems. The SPSSI is proud to announce the Social Issues Dissertation Award, established to encourage excellence in socially relevant research. A first prize…


March 18, 2020

Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship

Application Deadline: April 17, 2020 The  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies Fellowship at Yale University is offered annually, and is designed to provide access to Yale resources in LGBT Studies for scholars who live outside the greater New Haven area. Scholars from across the country and around the world are invited to apply for the Yale LGBT Studies…



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