November 1: Humanities.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation is accepting applications for its fellowship and grant programs, which are awarded to outstanding American students, scholars, and professionals interested in studying or conducting research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, or Sweden. Fellowships support an academic year-long stay and carry an award of up to $23,000. Grants support shorter research visits and carry awards of up to $5,000. Visit the organization's website for more details. Contact: American-Scandinavian Foundation; http://www.amscan.org
November 1: Humanities.
The American Philosophical Association administers the David Baumgardt Memorial Fellowship to support and disseminate research in the field of ethics. Competition for this fellowship is open to candidates of any nationality, working in any country, whose research has some bearing on the philosophical interests of the late David Baumgardt. The fellowship provides a $5,000 award. Visit the organization's website for more details. Contact: American Philosophical Association; [email protected] ; http://www.apaonline.org/?baumgardt
November 1: Humanities.
The Institute for Advanced Study is accepting applications for scholar opportunities in 2017-18 at the School of Historical Studies. The school is open to all fields of historical research. Candidates of any nationality may apply for a single term or a full academic year. Scholars may apply for a stipend, but those with sabbatical funding, other grants, retirement funding or other means are also invited to apply for a non-stipendiary membership. Some short-term visitorships (for less than a full term, and without stipend) are also available on an ad-hoc basis. Residence in Princeton during term time is required. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) at the time of application and a substantial record of publication. Visit the institute's website for more details. Contact: Marian Zelazny; [email protected] ; https://www.hs.ias.edu/mem_announcement
November 3: Education.
The National Academy of Education is currently accepting applications for the NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, which supports early-career scholars working in critical areas of educational scholarship. Fellows will receive $70,000 for one academic year of research, or $35,000 for each of two contiguous years, working half time. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. Applicants must have had their Ph.D., Ed.D., or equivalent research degree conferred between January 1, 2011, and December 31, 2015. This fellowship is non-residential, and applications from all disciplines are encouraged. Visit the program's website for more details. Contact: National Academy of Education; (202) 334-2093; [email protected] ; http://naeducation.org/NAED_080201.htm
November 20: Professional fields.
The National Committee on United States-China Relations is accepting applications for its Public Intellectuals Program, a two-year program (December 2016 to fall 2018) funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York that nurtures the next generation of China specialists. The program is an enrichment opportunity intended to complement fellows' primary academic or professional positions; stipends are not provided, but all program related expenses will be covered. Who may apply: Ph.D. academics in all disciplines; a limited number of slots are available for established professionals and policy makers. Applicants must have demonstrated expertise on China, several years of experience teaching or in a professional field, and U.S. citizenship or permanent residence. Preference will be given to candidates between 30 to 45 years old and to those living in the United States or Greater China. Visit the program's website for more details. Contact: (646) 604-8011; [email protected] ; https://www.ncuscr.org/pip
December 1: Humanities.
The Center for Jewish History is accepting applications for the NEH Fellowship for Senior Scholars, which supports original research at the center in the humanities. Applications are welcome from college and university faculty in any field who have completed a Ph.D. more than six years prior to the start of the fellowship and whose research will benefit considerably from consultation with materials in the collections of the center's partners. Fellows will receive a stipend of up to $50,400 for one year. The fellowship is open to all U.S. citizens as well as foreigners who have lived in the United States for the three years immediately preceding the application deadline. Visit the center's website for more details. Contact: [email protected] ; http://www.cjh.org/p/36
December 1: Science, technology, and math.
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute invites applications for the Earl S. Tupper three-year postdoctoral fellowship in the areas represented by the scientific staff. Research should be based at one of the STRI facilities, however, proposals that include comparative research in other tropical countries will be considered. Applications are due on December 1 of each year. Visit the institute's website for a list of staff and research interests. Contact: Adriana Bilgray; [email protected] ; http://www.stri.si.edu/english/education_fellowships/fellowships/index.php
December 1: Science, technology, and math.
Applications for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's 10-week graduate student fellowships. Students must be formally enrolled in a graduate program. The fellowships are usually intended for students who have not yet been advanced to candidacy if in a doctoral program. Contact: http://stri.si.edu/english/education_fellowships/fellowships/index.php
December 31: Social and behavioral sciences.
Applications for the Beyster, Kelso, and George S. Pillsbury Fellowships and related fellowships for the 2017-2018 academic year for the study employee stock ownership, profit sharing, and broad-based grants of stock or options in the U.S. corporation and in society, and the idea and practice of broadened capital ownership funds for citizens. The fellowships are open to Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral scholars and those with professional degrees. Most stipends are for $25,000 or $12,500 and are awarded at the scholars' home university or for residency at Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations. Email a 1500-word project description and three references sent separately by the referees in order to apply. For more information, please email: [email protected] or [email protected] or visit the university's website. Contact: Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations; http://smlr.rutgers.edu/research-and-centers/fellowship-programs
January 13: Social and behavioral sciences.
The Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society is accepting applications for postdoctoral fellowships. The lab seeks promising postdoctoral scholars who are actively engaged in research on topics related to the Digital Civil Society Lab's priority research areas. Applications are welcome from candidates representing a broad range of disciplines including the social sciences, humanities, law, computer science, and engineering. An annual stipend of $60,000 will be provided as well as the standard benefits that postdoctoral fellows at Stanford University receive, including health insurance and travel funds. Visit the website for more details. Contact: Laura Seaman; [email protected] ; http://pacscenter.stanford.edu/digital-civil-society/opportunities/#fellowships
January 15: Humanities.
Applications are being accepted for fellowship opportunities offered by the JDC Archives, which holds the institutional records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. In 2017, five to six fellowships will be awarded to senior scholars, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and independent researchers to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or in Jerusalem. Research topics in the fields of 20th-century Jewish history, modern history, social welfare, migration, and humanitarian assistance will be considered, as well as other areas of academic research covered in the JDC archival collections. Awards of $2,500-$5,000 will be provided. Visit the website for more details. Contact: http://archives.jdc.org/about-us/fellowships.html
January 31: Professional fields.
The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis is accepting applications for the Lake Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. The one-year fellowship offers a $22,000 stipend to an emerging scholar whose primary research focuses on religion and philanthropy or faith and giving. Applicants must be doctoral candidates at a U.S. graduate school and in the final year of dissertation writing. Visit the school's website for more details. Contact: Lilly Family School of Philanthropy; https://philanthropy.iupui.edu/institutes/lake-institute/grants-scholarships/index.html
January 31: Professional fields.
The Advertising Educational Foundation is accepting applications for its Visiting Professor Program, a seven-day fellowship for professors of advertising, marketing, communications, and the liberal arts. The program allows professors and industry to develop a mutually beneficial relationship and to share research. Professors witness first-hand the day-to-day operations of a company, while bringing academic expertise to their host company. Housing will be provided to professors who are traveling from another state and all professors will receive a stipend. Visit the foundation's website for more details. Contact: Sharon Hudson; (646) 708-8114; [email protected] ; http://www.aef.com/index.html
February 1: Humanities.
The American Center of Oriental Research offers a variety of fellowships at undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels to support research on topics in the humanities, natural, and social sciences in Jordan. Specific requirements, eligibility, and award amount vary by fellowship. Fields of research include, for example, modern and classical languages, linguistics, literature, history, jurisprudence, philosophy, archaeology, comparative religion, ethics, and the history, criticism, and theory of the arts. Social and political scientists are encouraged to apply. Research topics should contribute to scholarship in Near Eastern studies. Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, and special endowments. Visit the website for more details. Contact: China Shelton; [email protected] ; http://www.acorjordan.org/2017-18-acor-fellowships
April 30: Professional fields.
The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis is accepting applications for its doctoral dissertation fellowship at the Women's Philanthropy Institute. The fellowship is for one year and is intended to support research and dissertation writing. It provides a $5,000 stipend. The fellowship is open to emerging scholars whose studies focus on women's philanthropy or gender differences in philanthropic behavior. Applicants must be candidates for the Ph.D. degree at an accredited graduate school in the U.S. who have completed all coursework and have successfully defended the dissertation proposal. Visit the school's website for more details. Contact: https://philanthropy.iupui.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships/dissertation-fellowship/wpi-fellowship
The Hill Museum and Manuscript Library invites applications for the Swenson Family Fellowships in Eastern Christian Manuscript Studies. The fellowship is open to graduate students or postdoctoral scholars (those who are within three years of being awarded a doctoral degree at the time of application) with demonstrated expertise in the languages and cultures of Eastern Christianity. Awards range from $2,500 to $5,000 and residences last from two to six weeks. The deadlines are: April 15 (for residencies between July and December of the same year) and November 15 (for residencies between January and June of the following year). Visit the library's website for more details. Contact: [email protected] ; http://www.hmml.org/research2010/Swenson.htm
Hagley Museum and Library invites applications for the Henry Belin du Pont Research Dissertation Fellowships. These fellowships are designed for graduate students who have completed all course work for the doctoral degree and are conducting research on their dissertation. This is a four-month residential fellowship. A stipend of $6,500 is provided as well as free housing on Hagley's grounds, use of a computer, mail and Internet access, and an office. The annual deadline is November 15. Visit the library's website for more details. Contact: Hagley Museum and Library; http://www.hagley.org/library-fellowships
The East-West Center is accepting applications for its affiliate scholar program. The program provides graduate students from universities and institutions worldwide with the opportunity to work on a thesis or dissertation research related to the Asia Pacific region. Affiliate scholars pursue their research in the library and connect with faculty and other scholars and specialists at the East-West Center and the University of Hawaii at Manoa who share their interests. Applicants must be able to provide their own funding. Applications are accepted year round. Visit the center's website for more details. Contact: East-West Center; [email protected] ; http://www.eastwestcenter.org/education/student-programs
The National Endowment for the Arts's Translation Projects grants support the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. Grant amounts are for $12,500 or $25,000. Translations of writers and of work that are not well represented in English translation are encouraged. Also, priority will be given to projects that involve work that has not been previously translated into English. Who may apply: U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Visit the organization's website for more details. Contact: National Endowment for the Arts; (202) 682-5034; [email protected]
Science, technology, and math.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will offer awards for postdoctoral, senior, and graduate research in residence at U.S. federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. Awards are offered in all fields of science and engineering. Awards include generous stipends, relocation, support for professional travel, and health insurance. Annual submission deadlines are: February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1. For further information and questions contact the NRC Fellowship Programs. Contact: NRC Fellowship Programs; (202) 334-2760; [email protected] ; http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/rap
Science, technology, and math.
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute offers short-term fellowships for students to carry out short-term research projects in the tropics in areas of STRI research, under the supervision of STRI staff scientists. The fellows are allotted three months to complete their projects; extensions are awarded only in exceptional circumstances. Most fellowships are awarded to graduate students, but occasionally awards are made to outstanding undergraduates. Applications are due the 15th of January, April, July, and October. Visit the institute's website for additional information. Contact: (507) 212-8031; [email protected] ; http://www.stri.si.edu/english/education_fellowships/fellowships/index.php
The Louisville Institute invites applications for its theological education postdoctoral fellowship. This fellowship provides up to five awards of $25,000 each year to support a two-year teaching internship in a theological school. Applicants must plan to complete their Ph.D. or Th.D. degree in the current academic year. Applicants may represent a variety of academic disciplines. The annual application deadline is December 7. Visit the website for more information. Contact: Louisville Institute; [email protected] ; http://www.louisville-institute.org/Grants/programs/tedetail.aspx
The Louisville Institute invites applications for its theological education dissertation fellowship. This fellowship offers up to seven $22,000 grants to support the final year of Ph.D. or Th.D. dissertation writing for students engaged in research pertaining to North American Christianity, especially projects related to the current program priorities of the Louisville Institute. Applicants must be candidates for the Ph.D. or Th.D. degree who have fulfilled all pre-dissertation requirements, including approval of the dissertation proposal, by February 1 of the award year. The annual application deadline is February 1. Visit the website for more information. Contact: Louisville Institute; [email protected] ; http://www.louisville-institute.org/Grants/programs/tedetail.aspx
The American Academy in Berlin welcomes applications for its fellowships from emerging as well as established scholars, writers, and professionals. The duration of the fellowships are usually for an academic semester or an entire academic year. Fellows will receive round-trip airfare, housing at the Academy, partial board, and a stipend each month. Only candidates who are based permanently in the U.S. may apply; however, U.S. citizenship is not required and American expatriates are not eligible. Those in academics must have completed a doctorate at the time of application. Those working in professional fields must have equivalent professional degrees. Writers must have published at least one book at the time of application. Visit the academy's website for more details. Contact: http://www.americanacademy.de
The Louisville Institute's theological education doctoral fellowship invites applications from Ph.D./Th.D. students. This fellowship is a two-year nonresidential program. Up to 10 fellowships of $2,000 a year for two years will be offered. In addition, a colloquium of the 10 doctoral fellows will meet twice during each fellowship year. Applicants must be in their first or second year of doctoral study in an accredited graduate program in the U.S. or Canada. Applicants may represent a variety of disciplines. The annual application deadline is December 7. Visit the website for more information. Contact: Louisville Institute; [email protected] ; http://www.louisville-institute.org/Grants/programs/tedetail.aspx