Fellowship and Funding Databases
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Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad ProgramABD students who are American citizens or permanent residents and are enrolled in US institutions; Are planning a teaching career upon returnYesNAApr-5PredoctoralUS Dept of EducationEstimated average size of the award: $33,461Between 6-12 monthshttps://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.htmlSupports field research in Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (excluding the United States and its territories). Will not fund research in: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Azerbeijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC/Kinshasa), Djibouti, Egypt*, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Gaza and West Bank*, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Hong Kong, Iran, Iraq, Kosovo, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Sao Tome & Principe, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, TurkeyProjects that deepen research knowledge on and help the nation develop capability in areas of the world not generally included in U.S. curriculaProject allowance for research related expenses such as books, copying, tuition and affiliation fees, local travel, and other incidental expenses. Health and accident insurance premiums. An administrative fee of $100 to applicant institution.
Tinker field research grantAcademic institutions in the US with Latin American studies programs; funds ultimately doled to graduate studentsNoNA22-Jan (institutional deadline)PredoctoralTinker Foundation$1000-$2500 per award2 weeks - 4 months; research should be carried in the same academic yearhttps://tinker.org/field-research-grants/Supports field research in portuguese and or Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America(Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela)In selecting universities to receive FRG funding, the Foundation considered: 1) Quality of the overall program in Latin American Studies, with emphasis on its graduate component, 2) 2)Immediate benefit to the Latin American Studies program, 3) 3) Level of general university support for Latin American Studies as demonstrated by past commitments and future projects.

Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement AwardsGraduate students enrolled at US institutionsNoNASep 10 (2021) Feb 10, 2022 and onwardsDissertationNational Science FoundationUp to $18,00024 monthsNo preference for locationArcheology; Biological Anthropology; Linguistics; Cultural Anthropology; Human-Environment and Geographical SciencesDDRI awards provide funding for research costs not normally covered by the student's university. While these costs vary according to the different programs, the following are some of the expenses that the awards do NOT cover: stipend/salary for student, tuition fees, costs for tuition, textbooks, or other items not directly related to the conduct of dissertation research.
Dissertation Fieldwork GrantsABD students enrolled in a doctoral degree programNoNAMay 1 and December 1DissertationWenner-Gren FoundationUp to $20,000Supports distinct research phases (two summers, for instance)No preference for locationResearch that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas.NA
Research GrantsGraduate students and postdocsNoNAApr-1Pre and postdoctoralASMEA$2,500Projects should be finished within the award year.the Middle East or AfricaIran, Minorities and Women, Governance and Economy, Faith, Military History
Research grants may be used to cover any costs associated with conducting research for the specified proposal.
Dissertation FellowshipABD students who are American citizens or permanent residents. Do not need to be enrolled in a US institution.YesNANov-1DissertationAmerican Association for University WomenUp to $20000July-1 – June-30https://www.aauw.org/resources/programs/fellowships-grants/current-opportunities/american/dissertation-fellowships/No preference for locationScholars engaged in science, technology, engineering and math fields or those researching gender issues are especially encouraged to apply.Does not support extensive field research but can be used to support living expenses incurred during research.
The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's StudiesABD students enrolled in US institutionsNoNAOct-16DissertationThe Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation5000Sep-1 – August-31. Fellows should finish their dissertations within this duration.https://woodrow.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2021_WS-Flyer_updated.pdfNo preference for locationGender, women, women's studies, feminist/gender/LGBTQ theoryNA
Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)ABD Students enrolled in US institutionsNoYesNov-4PredoctoralSocial Sciences Research CouncilAverage size of the award: $23,004-6 months of international + site-specific research in the US for select humanities disciplines (select disciplines within the humanities (Art History, Architectural History, Classics, Drama/Theater, Film Studies, Literature, Musicology, Performance Studies, Philosophy, Political Theory, and Religion). 6-12 months for international research in all other humanities & social science disciplines.https://www.ssrc.org/programs/view/idrf/Supports international field research without restrictions + specific on-site field research in the US that is not conducted at the applicant's home institution.Research grounded in a single site, informed by broader cross-regional and interdisciplinary perspectives, as well as applications for multi-sited, comparative, and transregional research. Proposals that address topics within US Indigenous studies or that identify the United States as a case for comparative inquiry are welcome. Other proposals that focus predominantly or exclusively on the United States are not eligible..The IDRF grant will cover fellows’ travel, research, and living expenses for six to twelve months of dissertation research. The IDRF grant will not cover tuition costs, dependent living expenses, taxes, or dissertation write-up.
Multi-Country Research FellowshipABD students or postdoctoral fellows who are US citizens or permanent residents. Don't have to be enrolled or affiliated with a US institution.YesNAJan-25Predoctoral + PostdoctoralCouncil of American Overseas Research Center11500Research must be carried between 21-May and 22-NovSupports field research outside the US except in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan (senior scholars may be permitted to travel to Lahore and Islamabad subject to approval), and YemenRegional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciencesNo specific restrictions mentioned. Applicants should mention the research-related costs and facilities that they will undertake.
Fulbright IIEUS Department of State
APSA Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement GrantAll US-based graduate students who are at the point of initiating or are already conducting dissertation.NoYesSpringPredoctoralAmerican Political Science Association $10,000 - 15,00012 monthshttps://www.apsanet.org/PROGRAMS/Doctoral-Dissertation-Research-Improvement-GrantsSupports field research without restrictionsResearch focused on advancing knowledge and understanding of citizenship, government, and politicsFunds are to be used exclusively for direct costs for research activities. Costs that are covered by the APSA Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant include, but are not limited to, the following: 1) travel expenses (e.g. travel to field work or archives, including transportation, lodging, and reasonable travel associated expenses) data collection (e.g. survey costs, payments to research subjects, archival photocopies), 2) research assistance (e.g. translation, transcription, and survey staff), 3) equipment, materials, and supplies (e.g. interview recording equipment, software & necessary office supplies), 4) training (e.g. methods or fieldwork training, training on software or other resources)
Research GrantsAll APSA members including undergraduate students, graduate students, and facultyNoYesJun-15Predoctoral + PostdoctoralThe Centennial Center for Political Science and Public Affairs$500 - $250012 monthshttps://connect.apsanet.org/centennialcenter/research-grants/Supports field research without restrictionsThirteen donor-created funds pertaining to a range of areas, including women in politics, African-American voting, latino scholarship, Asian politicsEligible costs for the 2021 funding cycle include: 1) Research costs associated with data collection, including costs of conducting interviews and surveys, access to archives, and more. 2) Salary support for PIs and/or research assistants. 3) Per diems regardless of travel/location. 4)Research software and hardware, including statistical software, productivity software, and devices necessary for scholars with disabilities to conduct their research.
World Politics & Statecraft FellowshipABD students enrolled in a US university. Students enrolled in non-US institutions affiliated with a U.S. 501(c)3 entity. NoYesOct-4PredoctoralSmith Richardson Foundation$7,500https://www.srf.org/programs/international-security-foreign-policy/world-politics-statecraft-fellowship/Supports field research without restrictionsPh.D. dissertation research on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies, area studies, and diplomatic and military history. Preference given to projects that directly inform US policy debates.No specific restrictions mentioned. The applicant should specify expected research and travel-related costs in the proposal.
Research GrantABD students from any university in the worldNoYesPredoctoralHorowitz Foundation for Social Policy$7,500https://www.horowitz-foundation.org/grant-infoSupports field research without restrictionsTo promote scholarship with a social policy application at the local or global levelNo specific restrictions mentioned. The applicant should specify expected research and travel-related costs in the proposal.
Cosmos Scholars grantStudents enrolled in programs leading to a graduate degree in select Washington Area universitiesNoYesSeptemberPredoctoralCosmos Club Foundation Up to $500012 monthshttp://www.cosmosclubfoundation.org/scholars/Supports travel expenses + special expenses and unaticipated costs related to travelPreference given to topics not anticipated when the overall research program was proposed and therefore not covered by support originally planned.Every research proposal must include (inItems of equipment and special supplies are eligible, but the equipment should be expendable. Items that the institution ought to provide or that graduate students can be expected to own are not eligible. Items and services that will outlive the project are not considered expendable and are generally not eligible. Travel for field research or to research facilities to consult documents or to study artifacts in situ or to conduct cultural exploration is generally eligible. Travel to consult with an expert practitioner may be considered.
Hayek Fund for ScholarsStudents and faculty at any accredited US university.NoYesAwarded on a rolling basis; Applicants must apply at least 4 weeks before the research activityPredoctoral + PostdoctoralInstitute for Humane Studies$5,000https://theihs.org/funding-career-resources/hayekfund/Supports travel for archival research + online research and teaching expenses incurred by the COVID19 pandemicResearch and teaching ideas within the classical liberal traditionExpenses related to remote/online teaching and scholarly collaboration incurred as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as purchase of books or online resources to support teaching and research; Travel for paper presentations or job interviews at academic conferences; Submission fees for unpublished manuscripts and academic journal articles;Travel for archival research*; Purchase of data sets or survey data; Participation in seminars or peer reviews*; Collaborative research projects or the hiring of a research assistant; Reimbursement of application fees for PhD programs
Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education ResearchUS citizens and permanent residents who are ABD students at US universities and are members of racial and ethnic groups historically underrepresented in higher education (e.g., African Americans, Alaskan Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islanders).NoYesNov-16DissertationAmerican Education Research Association$7,50012 monthshttps://www.aera.net/Professional-Opportunities-Funding/AERA-Funding-Opportunities/Minority-Dissertation-Fellowship-ProgramThe fellowship funds can be used for living expenses, equipment, travel, supplies, software, and other expenses that are directly related to conducting this research. Preference given to studies that examine a wide range of education research topics such as students’ school experiences, STEM education and learning, ethnic studies/curriculum; tracking; measurement of achievement and opportunity gaps; English language learners; or bullying and restorative justice.Funds may be used for tuition and/or institution fees, books, living expenses, equipment, travel, supplies, computing time, and other related research expenses. The budget must include funds to attend the AERA Annual Meeting.
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion FellowshipsABD candidates enrolled in US universities.NoYesOct-28DissertationAmerican Council of Learned Societies$35,000, plus funds for research costs of up to $3,000 and for university fees of up to $5,00012 monthsNASupports humanistic research on topics grounded in any time period, world region, or methodology.The total award of up to $43,000 includes a stipend plus additional funds for university fees and research support.
Congress Research GrantsABD students residing in the US + political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible.YesYesDecember 15, March 15, June 15, and September 15 Dissertation + PostdoctoralThe Dirksen Congressional CenterUp to $3,500https://www.dirksencenter.org/grants-scholarships-and-publications/congressional-research-grants/informationFunds travel to conduct field research related to the US CongressFunds research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress.
Dissertation Fellowship for Historically Underrepresented Persons in AnthropologyStudent should be enrolled in a full-time academic program leading to a doctoral degree in anthropology at the time of application. Should be a member of a historically underrepresented U.S. racialized minority group such as African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians or Native Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/as, Chicano/as, or Pacific Islanders.YesYesMarch 19DissertationAmerican Anthropological Association (AAA)$10,00012 monthshttps://www.americananthro.org/ConnectWithAAA/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=1621Dissertation topics in all areas of the discipline are welcome.Preference for students in the write-up phase but can be used to support fieldwork
Social Data Research Fellowship Individuals with a PhD affiliated with a US university or nonprofit institution focused on social research.NoYesbegins accepting applications on April 27PostdoctoralSocial Sciences Research Councilup to $50,00012 monthshttps://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/view/social-data-research-and-dissertation-fellowships/Supports field reseach without restrictions1. Advancing scholarly research on the role of social media in elections and democracy, with an emphasis on the 2020 US elections. 2.Expanding best practices and methods for accessing and analyzing relevant data that can inform our understanding of the impact of social media on democracy. 3. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic as it intersects with the core themes outlined above are particularly encouraged.
Social Data Dissertation FellowshipABD students enrolled in a US universityNoYesbegins accepting applications on April 28DissertationSocial Sciences Research Councilup to $1500012 monthshttps://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/view/social-data-research-and-dissertation-fellowships/Supports field reseach without restrictions.1. Advancing scholarly research on the role of social media in elections and democracy, with an emphasis on the 2020 US elections. 2.Expanding best practices and methods for accessing and analyzing relevant data that can inform our understanding of the impact of social media on democracy. 3. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic as it intersects with the core themes outlined above are particularly encouraged.
Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Research FellowshipCitizens of any sub-Saharan African country who are enrolled and working towards a PhD in an accredited university, or affiliated to an institution in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or UgandaNoFeb 1DissertationSocial Sciences Research Councilup to $15000 6 - 12 monthshttps://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/view/next-generation-social-sciences-in-africa-research-fellowship/Supports field research in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria
South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda
To know all the Next Gen research areas, see https://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/view/next-generation-social-sciences-in-africa-research-fellowship/The Dissertation Research fellowship award will cover fellows’ travel, research, and living expenses (only if it is related to university-approved housing/living arrangements; otherwise, it should be related to the following: food, transportation, utilities and welfare) for up to twelve months of research.
Pre-dissertation Travel GrantAmerican citizens enrolled in a US university or abroadYesYesJan-18PredoctoralAmerican Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)up to $24004-8 weeks of uniterrupted research in Egypthttps://www.arce.org/fellowshipsEgyptAnthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Art History, Comparative Literature, Coptic Studies, Economics, Egyptology, Ethnomusicology, Gender Studies, History, Humanistic Social Sciences, Islamic Studies, Literature, Music, Political Science, and Religious Studies.Supports exploratory research to identify sources, establish contacts, identify and visit various sites and institutions and test the feasibility of their initial research methodologies on the ground in Egypt.
Dr. Philip M. Kayal Fund for Arab American ResearchFunding will be directed to the academic institution associated with the researcher. Researchers working on behalf of a non-academic organization will not be considered. Funding for PhD students for research on their dissertation will be considered on an individual basis.NoNANAPredoctoral + dissertationCenter for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP); Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS)up to $2500NAhttps://www.centeraap.org/funds/view-our-funds/dr-philip-m-kayal-fund-for-arab-american-research/United StatesFunds supporting scholarly research on Arab American communities. Preference will be given to research on Arab American communities within the social sciences, particularly sociology, anthropology, psychology, political science, social work, economics, and history. Grants will not be made to the individual researcher, but to their academic institution and then designated for use by the researcher.
Dissertation, Travel, and Research GrantsApplicants should be affiliated with a US university or non-profit institutionsNANAAwarded on a rolling basisPredoctoral + dissertation + postdoctoralCharles Koch FoundationNANANAFunds support research in the following areas:Criminal Justice, Economic Opportunity, Education, Foreign Policy, Free Speech & Peace, Immigration, Principled Entrepreneurship, Science of Liberty, Technology & Innovation, Courageous CollaborationsNA
Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship ProgramABD students enrolled in accredited US universities.NoYesOpens for applications in SeptemberDissertationUnited States Institute for Peace; Minerva Research Initative$20,00012 monthshttps://www.usip.org/grants-fellowships/fellowships/peace-scholar-dissertation-fellowship-programDoes not support field research in the US that is related to US domestic issues.Funds support research relevant is the project to conflict management and peacebuilding policy and practice. Applicants should outline linkages between projects and the specific missions of the USIP and Minerva Research Institute,Funds research-related expenses at the site of study. No explicit restrictions are mentioned.
Boren Fellowship for International Study Boren fellows should be enrolled in a graduate degree at accredited US universities.YesNAOpens for applications in FebruaryPredoctoralUS Govt12-24 weeks: $12,500; 25-52 weeks: $25,00012-52 weekshttps://www.borenawards.org/To see list of excluded countries, see https://www.borenawards.org/eligible-programs#fellows-domesticApplicants should propose a study plan in a country and language preferred by the Boren awards. For more info on country, language, and fields of study, see https://www.borenawards.org/selection-criteriaIn addition to language training, funds research-related expenses at the site of study. No explicit restrictions are mentioned.
Transnationalism Fellowship ProgramGraduate students at US universities and PhD scholars in the USNANAApril 1Predoctoral + PostdoctoralCouncil of American Overseas Research CentersJune-SeptemberMexicoInnovative research on U.S.-Mexican Transnationalism and on U.S.-Mexican Transnational Communities in order to foster collaboration among U.S. and Mexican scholarsFellowship stipend, travel expenses, and a limited budget for research expenses.
Dissertation Planning GrantsApplicants must be enrolled at an American university, or they may be US citizens enrolled at a foreign university.YesNADec-1PredoctoralAmerican Institute for Sri Lankan Studies$560/week for 6-8 weeks + $2,000 for travel + visa costs.2 - 6 months. The time in Sri Lanka supported by the fellowship need not be continuous (e.g., it might be divided between the summers of 2021 and 2022).https://www.aisls.org/grants/aisls-dissertation-planning-grant/Sri LankaProposals will be judged on their quality and on the potential of the dissertation research to strengthen scholarship on Sri Lanka.Per diem + travel and visa costs
AIPS Senior and Junior Research FellowshipsApplicants must be enrolled or affiliated with US universities.No, but there are limited funds available for non-US citizensYesFebruary 15Predoctoral + PostdoctoralAmerican Institute for Pakistan StudiesNo specified limitBetween 2 and 9 months.http://www.pakistanstudies-aips.org/fellowshipIf US Citizen: 1) Research can be proposed to conduct research in Pakistan only (Islamabad and/or Lahore), OR 2) Research can be proposed for countries other than Pakistan and the US (cannot submit an application for Pakistan or the US + another country) If not a US Citizen: 1) Research can be proposed for Pakistan only, OR 2) Research can be proposed for countries other than Pakistan and the US (cannot submit an application for Pakistan or the US + another country) NAAll applicants will need to submit a budget that is reasonable and appropriate to the project. Budgets should include economy airfare, stipend, lodging accommodations and other research-related expenses. See Example: http://www.pakistanstudies-aips.org/sites/default/files/Fellowship%20Budget%20Example20.pdf
WARA Pre-Doctoral & Postdoctoral FellowshipThis competition is open to graduate students at US universities and individuals with PhDs.YesNAFeb 15Predoctoral & PostdoctoralWest African Research Association$2,500 for travel and a stipend of up to $3,5002-3 monthshttps://www.westafricanresearchassociation.org/fellowships/warc-travel-grant/West AfricaAny research related to West Africa and the West African diaspora. It is advisable that applicants be conversant in an African language spoken where they will be conducting research. Each fellowship will provide round trip travel to a West African country and a stipend. Applicants can request for funds for other research-related expenses as well, including institutional affiliation, photocopying, equipment etc.
WARA Travel GrantGraduate students and Africa scholars who are West African nationals, with priority given to those affiliated with West African colleges, universities, or research institutions.NoYesApril-15Predoctoral & PostdoctoralWest African Research Association$1500 for travel and a stipend of $1500https://www.westafricanresearchassociation.org/fellowships/warc-travel-grant/West AfricanAny research related to West Africa and the West African diaspora. Funds can be used to attend and present papers at academic conferences held on the continent of Africa
– visit libraries or archives located in Africa with resources necessary to the applicant’s academic work
– engage in collaborative work with colleagues at another African institution
– travel to a research site in Africa
Dissertation Writing Awards ProgramApplicants must have recently defended or are nearing completion of a doctoral dissertation and must be a member of ACUNS. NoNAApril-15DissertationAcademic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) - Dissertation Writing Awards Program$1,500Applicants should defend their dissertations by August 31st.https://acuns.org/dissertation-award/AnyResearch should relate to the UN or the UN system.NA
ARISC Research Fellowships (Junior + Graduate/Postdoctoral + Short-term)Junior: US citizens and US citizens enrolled in or affiliated with US universities. YesYesJanuary 8Predoctoral + PostdoctoralAmerican Research Institute of the South Caucuses (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/or Georgia)Short-term + Junior: Research awards will be made for $5,000 per full (30-day) month for a maximum of 3 months. Graduate/Postdoctoral: $1500 per month (number of months are not specified in the ad)August 31https://arisc.org/arisc-junior-research-fellowship/South CaucusesMerits of the proposal for significance, relevance, and potential contribution to regional and/or trans-regional scholarly research. Diversity statements will be considered under this criterion.Junior + Graduate/Postdoctoral: Scenario A: scenario with travel to the South Caucasus which covers lodging, travel and incidental expenses; and Scenario B: scenario with work from home or within the US if travel cannot occur due to the pandemic. In this case, the budget may cover costs such as rent, childcare, etc. so that the fellow may focus on their research during the time period of their fellowship. Short-term:Travel to the South Caucasus which covers lodging, travel, meals and incidental expenses;
John F. Richards Fellowship Program (Travel + Research felowships)Travel grant: Senior scholars Research Grant: predoctoral, postdoctoral, junior and senior scholars Research grant: US citizens Travel grant: US Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, Non-U.S. Citizens with a U.S. Institutional AppointmentNAMarch 16Predoctoral + PostdoctoralAmerican Institute of Afghanistan StudiesTravel fellowship: $3000 Research Fellowship: $6000NAhttps://afghan-institute.org/research-fellowships/2018-john-f-richards-fellowships/Travel grant: Afghanistan Research grant: Restrictions: Due to current State Department travel restrictions cannot be used for travel to, from or within Afghanistan; Cannot be used for work within the U.S.Supports projects that will advance the knowledge of AfghanistanTravel fellowship: May only be used for travel to and within Afghanistan. Research fellowship: expenses incurred doing research on Afghanistan through utilization of resources outside of Afghanistan and the US.
Postdoctoral fellowshipsJunior scholars who have completed their PhDNoNAJanuary 11PostdoctoralDavis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University$47,0009 month, in-residence fellowship (September 1 through May 31)https://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/academic-programs/postgraduate-opportunities/postdoctoral-fellowshipsNAThe program invests future leaders in academia—political scientists, anthropologists, historians, and humanists, among others—who generate big ideas that spark new conversations and deep insights about the region. Stipend + research expenses
Doctoral Fellows AwardNANAYesNominators must first contact
SSWR Membership and Awards Coordinator, Kristen Reamy via e-mail at kristen@sswr.org
to send their nominations on August 2. Self-nominations are encouraged. Full application packages must be sent by August 31.
DissertationSociety for Social Work and Research$3,000NAhttps://secure.sswr.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/SSWR_2021_Doctoral_Fellows_Award.pdfNASupports research reflects innovative ideas and rigorous methodologies related to social work research, policy, or practice. Supports funds for expenses related to the completion of the dissertation such as data collection and preparation, data analysis, administrative costs, and the preparation of the final dissertation
Repository Research FellowshipCommunity scholars or faculty members from outside Indiana University BloomingtonYesMay 1, 2021Predoctoral + PostdoctoralThe Institute for Advanced Study at Indiana University Bloomington$3,000Summer 2021https://ias.indiana.edu/research-support/research-repository-fellows.htmlNASupports in-depth research in digital collections identified by the 2021 partner repositories. These repositories are participating in 2021: Archives of Traditional Music, IU Moving Image Archive, IU Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology, IU Paleontology Collection, Wylie House Museum, University ArchivesNA
Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy GrantApplicants must be current PhD (or DrPH) candidates who are working on their dissertation. Applicants must not have a PhD; those who do, are ineligible. Applicants must have defended their dissertation proposal or had their topic approved by their department. Applicants can be from any country and any university in the world. US citizenship or residency is not required.NoNADecember 1, 2021DissertationHorowitz Foundation for Social Policy$7,500https://www.horowitz-foundation.org/grant-infoNAThe foundation supports projects with a social policy application on either a global or local level.NA