Senior Faculty Awards and Fellowships in the Arts, Humanities, and Divinity
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Academy of Korean Studies, Senior Fellowship - 1.2M won/ month, free accommodation, and full access to the academy's facilities to non-Korean PhDs at the associate professor level or above or who have completed 5 years of research and are currently engaged in Korea-related teaching and research. Deadline: 5 November 2010.
American Antiquarian Society, Fellowships for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers - 3 awards of $1,200 + travel for 4 weeks in residence to creative and performing artists, writers, filmmakers, journalists, and others who aim to produce imaginative, nonformulaic works dealing with pre-20th-century US history. Deadline: 5 October 2010.
American Council of Learned Societies
American Philosophical Society, Sabbatical Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences - to midcareer faculty who have been granted a sabbatical/research leave, but for whom financial support from the home institution is available for only part of the year; must not have had a financially supported leave before 1 September 2006; no restriction on where the fellow resides; PhD must have been conferred no later than 2001 and no earlier than 1988; $30K-$40K for the academic year 2009-2010 or the calendar year 2010. Deadline: 15 October 2009.
Association of Theological Schools, Luce Fellows in Theology - up to $75K in matching salary replacement and research funds to conduct year-long research in the Bible and the church; Christianity and contemporary culture; Christianity and world religions/world Christianity; constructive theology; history of Christianity and the church today; ministry and practice of communities of faith; interdisciplinary research and research appropriate to the multiple audiences and diverse discourses of theological scholarship encouraged. Deadline: 1 December 2009.
BMI Foundation, Woody Guthrie Fellowship - up to $2,500 for 1-6 months in residence to use 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.
Brown Library, Fellowships - for residential research on the colonial history of the Americas, including all aspects of European, African, and Native American involvement; short-term = $2K/month for 2-4 months, open to citizens of any country; long-term = $4K/month for 5-9 months, US citizens or residents only. Deadline: 3January 2011.
Chemical Heritage Foundation, Price Fellowship in Polymer History - $20K + travel allowance for 9 months (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.
Council of American Overseas Research Centers, Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program for Advanced Multi-Country Research - to conduct research in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cyprus, Egypt, Gaza Strip, Greece, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Turkey, West Bank, or Yemen; US citizens only. Deadline: 15 April 2011.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Faculty Research Visit Grants - €1,840/month for assistant professors, €1,990 for professors + up to €150 for research-related travel for 1-3 months to US and Canadian PhD scholars in all academic disciplines to pursue research at German universities, libraries, archives, institutes, or laboratories in Germany. Deadlines: October 15 and May 15 annually.
Getty Trust, Getty Scholars - up to $75K for an academic-year residence or $3,500/month for shorter stays to established scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences working on projects related to the year’s theme: networks and boundaries. Deadline: 1 November 2010.
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, Fellowships - short and long-term awards for scholarship in a field appropriate to the Huntington's holdings in British and American history, literature, art history, the history of science, and medicine. Deadline: 15 December 2010.
Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology, and Society, Fellowships - €1K/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 2010.
Institute of International Education, Council for International Exchange of Scholars. Deadlines vary.
International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), Individual Advanced Research Opportunities - to support in-country research on contemporary political, economic, historical, or cultural developments relevant to US foreign policy. Deadline: 17 November 2010.
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Lady Davis Fellowship Trust, Visiting Professorships at Hebrew University - full or associate professors must have Hebrew University sponsor at the level of lecturer or above; up to $2,400 for 2-4 months. Deadline: Temporarily suspended postdoctoral fellowships for academic year 201-2012.
Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology, Researchers in Residence - 2 grants/year of $5K + living and research expenses of up to $10K + supplementary funds of up to $10K to enable researchers to work for 2-3 months in the foundation's collections at the Centre for Research and Documentation in Montreal; historians, curators, critics, independent researchers, artists, designers, and computer specialists who have extensive research experience and pertinent academic and professional knowledge of art, science, and technology, supported by published articles and conference communications; must focus on one or both of the following research areas: CR+D documentation collection and archival funds; information architecture and electronic publishing Deadline: applications accepted between 1 July and 30 September annually
Lehrman Institute of American History, Research Fellowships - stipends of $1500 to $4000 for 1 week to 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 June annually.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fellowship Programs, Art History Fellowships - $40K for senior fellows for 3-12 months residential research. Deadline: 5 November 2010.
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Gallery of Art, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, Senior Fellowships- up to $50K + an allowance for photography and travel to a professional meeting for full-time research in residence to applicants who have held the PhD for 5 years or more or have an equivalent record of professional accomplishment; provides access to the collections, library, and photographic archives as well as the Library of Congress and other research libraries and collections in the DC area; 1 Mellon fellowship supports research in the history, theory and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design) of any geographical area and any period; 4-6 Bruce fellowships support the same research as the Mellon; 4-6 Kress fellowships support research on pre-19th-century European art; applications are also solicited from scholars in other disciplines whose work examines artifacts or has implications for the analysis and criticism of physical form. Deadline: 15 October 2010.
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; priority to projects that draw on the resources of the Institute's Schlesinger Library on the history of women in America. Deadline: Information not currently available.
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 2010.
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: 15 January 2011.
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; for research in the social sciences or 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: Information not currently available.
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 the fellowship year; in residence from September to June. Deadline: 1 October 2010.
Terra Foundation for American Art, Fellowship in Art History - to advance significant projects about historic American art using Chicago resources; may focus on painting, sculpture, prints, drawings, decorative arts, or photography; academic-year stipend of $70K for full professors and $50,400 for associate or assistant professors or independent scholars; includes a stipend for a graduate student research assistant and a budget for local travel; offer 2 public lectures, visit at least one graduate seminar in the Chicago area. Deadline: varies.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 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: 30 November 2010.
University of Louisville, Center for Asian Democracy, Visiting Fellows - $40K stipend to 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: Information not currently available.
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Fellowships - $26,200-$85,000 stipend, 75% of health insurance, and travel expenses to individuals with outstanding proposals on national and international topics relating to key public policy challenges or providing the historical or cultural framework to illuminate contemporary themes, including 1) governance, the development of democratic institutions, democratic society, civil society, and citizen participation; 2) the US role in the world and the military, political, and economic dimensions of partnership and leadership; and 3) long-term future challenges confronting the US and the world. Deadline: 1 October.
Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Short-term Fellowships - travel costs to and from New Haven and a living allowance of $4K/month for 1 month in residence; collections afford opportunities for interdisciplinary research in such fields as medieval, Renaissance, and 18th-century studies, art history, photography, American studies, history of printing, and modernism in art and literature. Deadline: 13 December 2010.
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, Fellowships – short-term opportunities in specific areas. Deadline: 31 December 2010.1,963
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