Young Investigator Awards for Faculty in the Arts, Humanities, and Divinity
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Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, W.F. (Jerusalem), Barton Fellowship - $7K for 5 months to recent PhDs in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, including archeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology and religion, or related disciplines from prehistory through the early Islamic period; research period should be continuous, without frequent trips outside the country. Deadline: 1 October 2009.
Academy of Korean Studies, Junior Fellowship - 900K won/month, free accommodation, and access to academy facilities to non-Korean PhDs at the assistant professor level or below with less than 5 years’ research experience engaged in Korea-related teaching and research in the humanities and social sciences. Deadline: 31 October 2009.
American Academy of Arts and Science, Visiting Scholars - $40K for postdocs and up to $60K for junior faculty to carry out individual research and to collaborate with academy fellows on shared scholarly or policy-related interests during one year in residence; to create a national network and assist the scholars in their research and professional development; areas: science and global security; social policy and US institutions; humanities and culture; and education. Deadline: 16 October 2009.
American Antiquarian Society
American Association of University Women, International Fellowships - for full-time study or research in the US to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents; several fellowships for study outside the US for members of the International Federation of University Women; masters or professional fellowships at $18K; PhD fellowships at $20K; postdoctoral fellowships at $30K; must have completed at least a bachelors degree from a US college or university by September 1, 2009. Deadline: 1 December 2009.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellowship in the History of American Obstetrics and Gynecology - $10K for 1 month working full-time on the project in the ACOG history library in the Washington DC area with access to other national, historical, and medical collections in the area; results must be disseminated through publication or presentation at a professional meeting. Deadline: 1 October (fellowship currently suspended).
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
American Council on Germany (ACG), Richard M. Hunt Fellowship for the Study of German Politics, Society, and Culture - travel costs and $150/day for up to 28 days in Germany to PhDs in the relatively early career stages; should demonstrate interest in German political, social, and cultural affairs; no prior experience in Germany or knowledge of the language required. Deadline: 1 July 2009.
American Philosophical Society
American Research Center in Egypt, Fellowships - 3-12-month US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs fellowships for postdoctoral scholars; 4-12-month National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships for postdoctoral scholars; fields of study: archeology, architecture, art, economics, Egyptology, history, humanistic social sciences, Islamic studies, literature, political science, religious studies. Deadline: 15 January 2010.
American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Fellowships - $8,840 stipend plus room, board, and fees for September to June to PhD candidates and recent PhDs focusing on Late Antiquity, Byzantine Studies, and Modern Greek Studies; must demonstrate need to work in the Gennadius Library. Deadlines: 15 January 2010.
Association of Theological Schools
Baeck Institute, Leo Baeck Institute/DAAD Fellowship - for research in New York or Germany; up to €975/month (depending on level) from July through January; travel is one-time lump sum of €520; no support for family; applicants must be PhD candidates or received the PhD in the preceding 2 years; to prepare a scholarly essay or book on the social, communal, and intellectual history of German-speaking Jewry. Deadline: 1 November.
BMI Foundation, Woody Guthrie Fellowship - up to $2,500 for 1-6 months in residence to support scholarly use of the Woody Guthrie Archives in New York City; disciplines include US musicology; historical musicology; ethnomusicology; cultural studies, social sciences, humanities, and US history. Deadline: 2 January 2010.
British Academy, Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust Fund - up to £7.5K for personal research and £1K for travel costs; aimed at recent postdoctoral scholars and is applicable to all humanities fields. Deadline: To be announced.
Brown Library, Fellowships - for residential research on the colonial history of the Americas, north and south, including all aspects of European, African, and Native American involvement; short-term fellowships = $2K/month for 2-4 months, open to citizens of any country and pre- and postdoctoral scholars; long-term fellowships = $4K/month for 5-9 months, open only to US citizens or residents. Deadline: 10 January 2010.
Brown University, Pembroke Center for Teaching & Research on Women, Postdoctoral Fellowships in Residence - $35K a year for residential fellowship; applicants may not hold a tenured position in a US college or university; preference to third-world and minority scholars; the Center has an annual research focus. Deadline: 10 December 2009.
Catholic University of America, Catholic Biblical Association of America, Young Scholars Fellowship - $20K stipend plus travel to/from the institution chosen; to active or associate CBA members who have recently finished the PhD and taught for not more than 6 years to continue their studies at another center of learning or to do research for publication. Deadline: 1 December.
Center for Hellenic Studies, Junior Fellowships - up to $34K, housing in DC for fellows and their families, health insurance, other benefits; up to $1K for professional travel and other research expenses; for outstanding Hellenists not more than 10 years postdoctorate; from September to May or 1 semester. Deadline: 23 October 2009.
Chemical Heritage Foundation, Price Fellowship in Polymer History - $20K + travel allowance for September to May in residence at the foundation, using the Othmer Library of Chemical History and other resources to pursue research in the history of the chemical sciences and technologies; preference to candidates whose projects deal with polymer history. Deadline: 15 February 2010.
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, Junior Scholar Grants - up to $30K to postdoctoral scholars and assistant professors without tenure who have taught for no more than 6 years; research should target Chinese cultural heritage; Republic of China; Taiwan area studies, including history, archeology, sociology, economy, politics, and culture; China-related comparative studies. Deadline: 15 October annually.
Columbia University, Center for Comparative Literature and Society, Postdoctoral Fellowship - $25K stipend, full fringe benefits, $1K for travel, and $2K for innovative course planning for one semester of broad, experimental, cross-disciplinary, and cross-regional research in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines; topic: importance of language learning and/or translation to produce an informed global scholarship and practice. Deadline: 31 January 2009.
Columbia University; Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Fellowship - up to $55K + $5K to support research, teaching in the core curriculum, attending Society of Fellows lectures and events and core curriculum training meetings; must have received PhD between 1/1/06 and 7/1/10. Deadline: 5 October 2009.
Cornell University, Society for the Humanities
Council of American Overseas Research Centers, Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program for Advanced Multi-Country Research - up to $9K to US doctoral candidates and PhD scholars in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences who wish to conduct research of regional or transregional significance in at least one of the following countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cyprus, Egypt, Gaza Strip, Greece, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Turkey, West Bank, Yemen; must be US citizens. Deadline: 15 January 2010.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, Getty Trust, Postdoctoral Fellowships - $30K stipend for 1 year in residence; for scholars whose PhDs in art history have been or will be conferred within the last 6 years; PhDs in other fields must demonstrate their work will make substantial and original contribution to art history. Deadline: 1 November 2010.
Greenwall Foundation, Faculty Scholars in Bioethics - 3 years of support, eachrequiring a 50% time commitment; to outstanding junior faculty holding at least a 60% appointment at a university or nonprofit to carry out original research that will help resolve important policy and moral dilemmas at the intersection of ethics and the life sciences; institutions may submit 1 application. Deadlines: 20 November 2009, preliminary proposals; February, invited full proposals.
Humboldt Foundation, Humboldt Research Fellowships - monthly stipend plus other expenses to highly qualified researchers who received the PhD within the last 4 years to carry out projects of their own choice in Germany. Deadline: continuous.
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, Fellowships - support for 9-12 months for scholarship in a field appropriate to the Huntington's holdings in British and American history, literature, art history, history of science, and medicine. Deadline: 15 December 2009.
Institut Français d' Amérique, Fellowships - $1500 for at least 2 months; must be in the final stage of dissertation or have held PhD no more than 3 years for research in France in art, economics, history, history of science, linguistics, literature, and social sciences. Deadline: 15 January annually.
Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology, and Society, Fellowships - $40K/month for up to 9 months at the institute in Graz, Austria, for projects investigating gender, technology, and environment; new genetics and modern biotechnology; technology studies and sustainability; information and communication technologies in any discipline. Deadline: 31 December 2009.
Institute for Aegean Prehistory, Postdoctoral Fellowship -$24K + up to $4K for travel for 1 year to scholars of the Aegean bronze age/early iron age who received the PhD within the past 5 years. Deadline: 15 November 2009.
Institute of International Education, Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Deadlines vary.
International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), Individual Advanced Research Opportunities - travel, visas, emergency evacuation insurance, and a monthly allowance for housing and living expenses to support in-country research on contemporary political, economic, historical, or cultural developments relevant to US foreign policy;. Deadline: 17 November 2009.
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS),
Journal of the History of Philosophy, Kristeller-Popkin Travel Fellowships - $2K to help younger scholars travel to libraries and archives for research on topics in the history of philosophy; must have completed thePhD no more than 6 years prior to award. Deadline: 1 December annually.
Lady Davis Fellowship Trust, Postdoctoral Research Fellowships - ILS5,404/month for fellows who have held the PhD for less than 2 years; ILS5,971/month for those who have held it for over 2 years + rental allowance of up to $250 and travel to and from Israel for 9-12 months in residence at Hebrew University; applicants must have received their PhD no earlier than 1 October 2004 and must be recommended by an academic sponsor at the level of lecturer or above on staff at the university. Deadline: Temporarily suspended postdoctoral fellowships for academic year 2010-2011.
Lehrman Institute of American History, Research Fellowships - stipends of $1,500-$4K for 1 week-2 months to work in one of 5 archives: the Gilder Lehrman Collection on deposit at the New-York Historical Society, the Library of the New-York Historical Society, the Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the New York Public Library Humanities and Social Sciences Library, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Deadlines: 1 May or 1 December 1 annually.
Library of Congress, Kluge Center Fellowships - $4K/ month for 6-11 months of residential research at the Library of Congress; must have received PhD within the past 7 years in the humanities, social sciences or law. Deadline: 15 July 2009.
Massachusetts Historical Society, Long-term Research Fellowships - 2 6-12-month awards of up to $40K + housing allowance of up to $500/month for humanities research in residence. Deadline: 15 January 2010.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fellowship Programs, Chester Dale Fellowships - $40K for senior fellows and $30K for predoctoral fellows with up to $3K for travel for 3-12 months residential research in the fine arts of the Western world; must be under 40 years old. Deadline: 6 November 2009.
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Institutes of Health (NIH), DeWitt Stetten, Jr., Museum of Medical Research, Memorial Fellowship in the History of Biomedical Science and Technology - annual stipend from ~$30K- $37K, based on experience, for 6-12 months in residence to junior scholars in history, history of science, history of medicine, and history of technology, although candidates in other disciplines will not be automatically excluded. Deadline: 1 December 2009.
National Research Council, Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships - 20 1-year awards of $40K and an employing institution allowance of $1,500 to Alaska Natives (Eskimo or Aleut), Black or African Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native Americans, Native Pacific Islanders (Polynesian or Micronesian), and Puerto Ricans for research in American studies, anthropology, archeology, art and theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, earth sciences, economics, education, engineering, ethnomusicology, geography, history, international relations, language, life sciences, linguistics, literature, mathematics, performance study, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, urban planning, women’s studies, interdisciplinary ethnic studies programs, area studies, peace studies, and social justice. Deadline: 9 November 2009.
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - $45K and benefits, office facilities, and some travel funds for conferences and research; candidate's manuscript must have significant potential for publication as a distinguished, book-length contribution to scholarship; must submit completed manuscript; may not have previously published a scholarly book or have a book under contract, must have met all requirements for the doctorate at least 12 months prior; a year's support to revise the first book manuscript and the institute's commitment to publish it; area encompasses all aspects of the lives of North America's indigenous and immigrant peoples during colonial, revolutionary, and early national periods in the US and the related histories of Canada, Caribbean, Latin America, the British Isles, Europe, and Africa, from the 16th century to approximately 1815. Deadline: 1 November 20089
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Fellowships for Humanists and Social Scientists - up to $70K for 1 year with additional funds for project expenses and relocation to scholars in any field who were awarded a PhD or appropriate terminal degree at least 2 years prior to appointment; must have published at least 2 articles or monographs; priority to projects that draw on the resources of the Institute's Schlesinger Library on the history of women in America. Deadline: To be determined.
Rhodes University, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences - ~ZAR125K/year with an additional ZAR10K for project costs or transport of the candidate to Grahamstown for a minimum of one year with possible renewal for a further year. Deadline: 31 July 2009.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Scholar-in-Residence - up to $60K for 6-12 months at the center to encourage research and writing on the history, literature, and cultures of the peoples of Africa and the African diaspora; to promote and facilitate interaction among the participants; to facilitate dissemination of findings through lectures, publications, and the colloquium and seminar series; projects in the social sciences, science and technology, education and religion are eligible if they use a humanistic approach and contribute to humanistic knowledge. Deadline: 1 December 2009.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Fellowships in American Art - $40K + research and travel allowance for up to 1 year to scholars whose research topic matches the museum’s interest in the art and visual culture of the US; only one application for all awards; applicants will automatically be considered in all relevant award categories. Deadline: 16 January 2010.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Lemelson Center Fellows – up to 10 weeks’ residence and a prorated stipend support creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in US society, including historical research and documentation projects resulting in publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, and multimedia products; access to artifact and archival collections and the expertise of research staff. Deadline: 15 January 2010.
Social Science Research Council, Abe Fellowships - 3-12 months of full-time support over a 24-month period to citizens of the US and Japan as well as nationals of other countries who can demonstrate strong and serious long-term affiliations with research communities in Japan or the US; must hold a PhD or the terminal degree in their field or an equivalent level of professional experience for research in the social sciences or the humanities relevant to global problems common to industrial and industrializing societies and that pertain to US-Japan relations; areas: technology and society; consumption, labor and markets; human security; civil society; bioethics; social policy; transnational economic relations; sustainable development and global environment; foreign policy and international relations; and the domestic political process, among others; researchers in professions other than academia are encouraged to apply. Deadline: .
Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), Brooke Hindle Postdoctoral Fellowship - $10K; must hold PhD in the history of technology or related field awarded on or after August 1, 2002; other awards may be held in conjunction with the fellowship and it may be used for any purpose connected with research or writing on the history of technology for a period of not less than 4 months. Deadline: 15 April annually.
Stanford University, Stanford Humanities Center External Faculty Fellowships - up to $40K for scholars at least 3 years beyond receipt of their PhD by the start of their prospective fellowship year. Fellows remain in residence from September to June. Deadline: 15 October 2009.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Fellowships - up to $3K/month for 3-9 months in residence to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust from scholars in fields including, among others, history, political science, literature, Jewish studies, philosophy, religion, psychology, comparative genocide studies and law. Deadline: 24 November 2009
University of Notre Dame, Medieval Institute, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medieval Studies - $40K; must hold regular appointment at US institution and plan to return following their fellowship year; no more than 5 years beyond PhD; permits outstanding young scholar in any field of medieval studies to continue research in residence. Deadline: 15 January 2010.
University of Pennsylvania, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships - up to $46,500 plus health insurance to faculty who received PhD between 12/00 and 12/08; must teach 1 freshman seminar and be in residence for a year; research should relate to annual topic of Penn Humanities Forum. Deadline: 15 October annually.
Wesleyan University, Center for the Humanities, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cultural Studies - $40K to scholars in any field of the humanities or humanistic social sciences who received PhD after June 2005 to further their own work in a cross-disciplinary setting; teach a one-semester undergraduate course; participate in the collegial life of the Center, and give 1 public lecture; annual themes. Deadline: 4 January 2010.
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Fellowships - $26,200- $85,000 stipend, 75% of health insurance, and travel expenses. Residencies to individuals with outstanding proposals on national and international issues, especially those fostering communication between the world of ideas and public affairs. Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges or provide the historical or cultural framework to illumine policy issues of contemporary importance.Primary themes are 1. governance, including the key features of the development of democratic institutions, democratic society, civil society, and citizen participation; 2. the US role in the world and issues of partnership and leadership - military, political, and economic dimensions; and 3. key long-term future challenges confronting the US and the world. Deadline: 1 October.
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