Fellowships for Faculty in Business, Education, Law, and the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
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Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, W. F. (Jerusalem), George A. Barton Fellowship - $7K for 5 months to recent PhD recipients 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 - 2 million 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 currently 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 - a stipend in the range of $40K for postdocs and up to $60K for junior faculty to carry out their individual research as well as 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 Association of University Women, International Fellowships - awarded for full-time study or research in the US to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents; several fellowships are also available for study outside the US for members of the International Federation of University Women; masters or professional fellowships at $18K; doctorate 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 Council on Germany (ACG), Richard M. Hunt Fellowship for the Study of German Politics, Society, and Culture - covers costs of pre-approved international and domestic travel and per diem of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany to (but not limited to) postgraduate students in relatively early stages of their careers, including individuals enrolled in PhD programs finishing their dissertation, scholars with an academic affiliation, and those who are independent or have other professional associations; should demonstrate interest in German political, social, and cultural affairs; no prior experience in Germany or knowledge of the language required. Deadline: July 1, 2009.
American Council of Learned Societies
Postdoctoral Fellowships in East European Studies - up to $25K for 6-12 months for research and writing related to Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo/a, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia in any humanities and social science discipline; comparative work considering more than one country or relating southeastern Europe to other parts of the world; 2 types: research fellowships for scholars with area expertise; development fellowships are for scholars with expertise in another region to acquire expertise in southeastern Europe; US citizens or permanent residents who hold a PhD; priority to early career applicants. Deadline: 11 November 2009.
American Council of Learned Societies, ACLS/SSRC/NEH International and Area Studies Fellowships - for scholars who are at least 2 years beyond their PhD for 6–12 month fellowships to pursue research and writing on the societies and cultures of Asia, Africa, the Near and Middle East, Latin America, East Europe and the former Soviet Union. Deadline: 30 September 2009.
American Council of Learned Societies, Fellowships - up to $30K for assistant professors in a broad range of humanities and humanistic social sciences including anthropology, archeology, art history, economics, geography, history, language, psychology, religion, musicology, and literature; must be at least a 3-year lapse since last supported leave. Deadline: 30 September 2009.
American Council of Learned Societies, Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars - $75K for 1 academic year, plus institutional support for an additional period. Intended to support an academic year of residence at any one of the national residential research centers participating in the program. Deadline: 30 September 2009.
American Council of Learned Societies, New York Public Library Fellowships - up to $50K to support residential collaborations at the library's new Center for Scholars & Writers; must be at least 3 years' lapse since last supported research leave. Deadline: 30 September 2009.
American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grants - up to $6K per year; grants made payable to individual applicant and are taxable to the recipient. Deadlines: October 1 and December 1.
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.
Baeck Institute, Leo Baeck Institute/DAAD Fellowship - Research in the Federal Republic of Germany - monthly stipend of up to E975 (depending on level) from July through January; travel is one-time lump sum of E520; no support for family; applicants must be PhD candidates or PhDs who have received the degree in the preceding 2 years; to prepare a scholarly essay or book on the social, communal, and intellectual history of German-speaking Jewry that requires research in Germany. Deadline: 1 November.
Brown University, Pembroke Center for Teaching & Research on Women - $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.
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, CCK Fellowships for Postdoctoral Research - up to $30K to persons who have received their PhD. in the last 2 years. Research should target Chinese cultural heritage, classical studies, Republic of China, Taiwan area studies (including history, archaeology, socioeconomic, political & cultural aspects), China-related comparative studies. Deadline: October 15 annually.
Council of American Overseas Research Centers, Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program for Advanced Multi-Country Research - up to $9K for doctoral candidates and established postdoctoral scholars to conduct research in at least one of the countries that host overseas research centers as well as other countries, unless subject to official security or travel restrictions or warnings.Countries include Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cyprus, Egypt, Gaza Strip, Greece, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Turkey, West Bank, Yemen. Research in Nepal is possible via the Center for South Asia Libraries. Applicants must be US citizens. Deadline: 15 January 2010 postmark.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowships - for a stay of 6-18 months in Germany for research. Monthly stipends are 2450 EUR; special allowances are available for accompanying family members, travel expenses, and German language instruction. Applicants must be highly qualified scholars who hold a PhD (or equivalent) for no more than 12 years. Deadline: continuous.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), DAAD-AICGS Grant - provides funds for research at AICGS in Washington, DC, to assist PhD candidates, recent PhDs and junior faculty members in their research.. Deadlines: 28 February 2010 and 31 August 2010.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Faculty Research Visit Grants - 1-3 months to pursue research in all academic disciplines at universities, libraries, archives, institutes or laboratories in Germany. Deadlines: 15 November 2008 and 15 May 2009.
Harvard University, Davis Center for Russian Studies, Postdoctoral Fellowships- $33,500 stipend plus basic family medical insurance for 1 academic year or 1 semester; must have completed PhD not earlier than September 2000; for recent PhDs whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the humanities or social sciences with a focus on Russia, Eastern Europe, or Central Asia. Deadline: 3 December 2009.
Harvard University, Korea Institute, Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships - non-Korean scholars who received the PhD in a subject related to Korea within 5 years but do not hold a regular faculty position; well-designed projects from initial research to revision for publication in the humanities and social sciences related to Korea. Deadline: 15 November 2009.
Harvard University, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japanese Studies - $44K stipend and health insurance for 10 months beginning September 1 to give recent PhDs of exceptional promise in humanistic or social science Japanese studies the opportunity to turn their dissertations into publishable manuscripts; residence in the Cambridge or Boston area and participation in institute activities required. Deadline: 4 January 2010.
Humboldt Foundation, Humboldt Research Fellowships - awards of monthly stipend plus other expenses to highly qualified, early-stage researchers, who hold doctorates, to carry out research projects of their own choice in Germany. applications may be submitted for long-term research stays of 6-12 months. Deadline: Continuous.
Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology, and Society, Fellowships- 940 EUR/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.
Institut Français de Washington, Fellowships - $1500 for at least 2 months; must be in the final stage of dissertation or have held PhD no more than 6 years or research in France in art, economics, history, history of science, linguistics, literature, and social sciences. Deadline: 15 January annually.
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, Long-term Invitation Fellowship Program- allows researchers employed at designated Japanese research institutions to invite researchers from other countries to Japan to participate in cooperative activities in all fields of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences for 2-10 months; candidates must have held a PhD for over 6 years or be full, associate, or assistant professors or research associates; includes round-trip air ticket, monthly maintenance allowance of 369,000 yen, domestic research travel allowance of 100,000 yen, research expenses of 40,000 yen and overseas travel accident and sickness insurance coverage; the host receives a cooperation allowance of 50,000 yen; applications must be submitted by the Japanese host through the head of their university or institution; foreign scientists wishing to participate are advised to establish contact with a Japanese or foreign-resident researcher in their field and ask them to submit an application. Deadline: 4 September 2009; 12 May 2010.
Library of Congress, Kluge Center Fellowships - $4K per 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: post-marked by July 15.
McDonnell Foundation, Bridging Brain, Mind, & Behavior - 21st Century Scientists Awards - up to $450K in direct costs for 3-6 years, applications from early career scientists encouraged as well a collaborative projects. Focuses on neural and cognitive analysis in studies of human behavior and higher cognitive functions. Deadline: Guidelines will be available in November 2009.
National Institutes of Health Career Transition Award - support for an individual postdoctoral fellow in transition to a faculty position. The following nstitutes participate in this program, click on the institute name to view guidelines, deadlines, etc.: NCI; NHLBI; NIAID.
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, archaeology, 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.
National Science Foundation, Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program - $400K for 5 years; prestigious award for new faculty; teacher/scholars selected for creative plans integrating research and education within context of institution's mission. Deadlines: mid-July.
National Science Foundation, Office of International Science and Engineering, International Research Fellowship Program - up to $60K for research and travel available to scholars within 2 years of their PhD; open to all fields supported by NSF. Deadline: 14 September 2010.
Office of Naval Research, Young Investigator Program (YIP) - $100K per year for 3 years with possibility of greater support for equipment or for additional collaborative research with Navy lab to young academic scientists who promise creative research and teaching in ONR areas of interest. Deadline: TBD.
Pew Charitable Trusts, Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences - $60K per year for 4 years; designed to support young investigators of outstanding promise in the basic and clinical sciences relevant to the advancement of human health. Must be assistant professor or independent researcher for no more than 3 years total (including employment at other institutions). One nominee per university. Deadline: 2 November 2009.
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, 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: TBD.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.
Sigma Delta Epsilon/Graduate Women in Science, Inc., Fellowships - for female faculty engaged in early-stage academic research in all natural sciences, including: physical, environmental, mathematical, computer, life sciences, anthropology, psychology, and statistics. The applicant must also be a member of SDE/GWIS. Deadline: 10 January 2010.
Sloan Foundation, Research Fellowships - $50K for 2 years to tenure-track faculty no more than 6 years removed from completing PhD. Awards in chemistry, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, physics, related fields in the biological sciences, and related interdisciplinary fields. Deadline for nominations by department chairs: 15 September.
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: 1 September.
Social Science Research Council, JSPS Fellowship Program - for promising and highly qualified recent PhDs to conduct research in Japan; provides roundtrip international airfare for fellows originating in the US; insurance coverage for accidents and illness; monthly stipend of ¥392,000; settling-in allowance of ¥200,000; eligibility for up to an additional ¥1,500,000 annually for research expenses for stays of 12-24 months; domestic research travel allowance of ¥58,500 for stays of 12+ months, ¥117,000 for stays of 18+ months. Deadline: 1 December.
Stanford University, Stanford Humanities Center, External Faculty Fellowships- up to $25K 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 California, Berkeley; S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup Fellowships in Natural Resource Economics and Political Economy - 1-year, nonrenewable fellowship of up to $54,192 for persons receiving PhD in last 5 years; 1-year, renewable fellowship of up to $54,192 for persons receiving PhD in last 10 years support advanced research at UC-Berkeley in the areas of agricultural and natural resource economics, economics and economic development, business, energy studies, environmental engineering, environmental sciences, forestry, geography, law, natural resource management, public health, and public policy. Preference to proposals whose orientation is broadly institutional or historical and conceptually and theoretically innovative. Proposals with a primarily statistical or econometric orientation are not eligible Deadline: 11 December 2009.
University of Louisville, Center for Asian Democracy, Visiting Fellows- $40K stipend to recent PhDs and senior scholars on sabbatical leave whose work is related to democracy and democratization in Asia; may teach one course per year in their area of expertise and present their research in a public forum. Deadline: 8 November 2008.
University of Michigan, Center for Afro-American and Asian Studies, DuBois-Mandela-Rodney Postdoctoral Fellowship - up to $45K a year in residence for applicants no more than 5 years beyond their degree. Deadline: 30 December 2009.
Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, W.E., Mini-Grants - $5K to untenured junior faculty within 6 years of earning their PhD to conduct policy-relevant research on employment issues. Deadline: 27 February 2009.
USDA, CSREES, National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program, Agricultural Research Enhancement Awards, New Investigator Awards - research awards for new investigators (those beginning research career without extensive research publication record, and less than 5 years' postgraduate, career-track research experience). The new investigator may not have received competitively awarded Federal research funds beyond pre- or postdoctoral research awards. Deadlines: vary by program.
US-Israel Binational Science Foundation, Start-Up Grant Program - up to $45K for 2-year program to support 1st investigative efforts in a variety of fields for 18 months; final 6 months must have home institution support. Applicants must be within 7 years of receiving their PhD. Deadline: November annually.
Vienna Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen), Junior Fellowships - Stipendien fur DoktorandInnen und Post-Docs - gives promising young scholars in humanities and social sciences an opportunity to pursue research in Vienna under the guidance of IWM's Permanent and Visiting Fellows; projects should be thematically related to IWM's fields of research or policy-oriented projects: Robert Bosch Junior Visiting Fellowships are awarded in cooperation with IWM's partner institutions in Bucharest, Bratislava, Prague, and Warsaw; Jan Patocka Junior Visiting Fellowships enable young scholars to conduct research on the philosophy of Patocka and related fields. Deadlines vary.
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Richard Carley Hunt Postdoctoral Fellow - up to $40K for scholars within 10 years of receiving their PhD; projects should be affiliated with human development. Deadline: 1 November, 1 May, annually.
Wesleyan University, Center for the Humanities, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cultural Studies - $40K to scholars in any field of the humanities or humanistic social sciences who received PhD after June 2003 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. Deadline: Available in November 2009.
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.5,403
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