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Various programs for study and enrichment in Germany.
Funds a year’s study or research in more than 150 eligible countries.
Funding for research projects in Germany. All fields.
Supports postdoctoral work on a topic relevant to the improvement of education.
Research fellowships at the University of Cambridge.
Three-year fellowship at Harvard University in any field of study. Candidates should have received a doctorate a year or less from when the fellowship begins.
Support the writing-up of already completed research. The fellowship is awarded to scholars in the earlier stages of their careers, when they frequently lack the time and resources to develop their research for publication.
Three-year fellowships in the social, physical, and life sciences, and in the professional schools at the University of Michigan.
Research at any UK university or research institute in the physical, natural or social sciences or humanities.
Research fellowships in arts and science at the University of Oxford. Typical fellows are approaching the end of doctoral research or have begun postdoctoral study.
Dissertation and postdoctoral research in Turkey on ancient, medieval or modern times in Turkey.
Grants for research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistoy and the history of studies of Native Americans.
Short-term fellowships for research in the APS collections. Any field of scholarship may apply.
Advanced research in history, theory, and criticism of art, architecture and urbanism. Certification in two languages other than English required.
The Center For The Study Of Race, Politics And Culture At The University Of Chicago Artist-In-Residence Program
Research, teach and present work at the University of Chicago. Candidate's art must centralize on the study of race and ethnicity.
Support the completion of ethnographic film/s based on anthropological research already accomplished by the applicant.
Funding for projects that aim to further the humanities. The foundation welcomes projects that explore the connection between the humanities and other areas of scholarship.
Funding for residence and research at the Huntington in British and American history, literature, art history and the history of science and medicine.
Two year fellowship to prepare for leadership roles at Church-related institutions.
Short term fellowships for research at the Society.
Research, teach and write at the McNeil Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Two-year term.
Fellowship and grants for scholars in the humanities and related social sciences.
Hands-on training to gain curatorial experience in a museum setting.
Advanced doctoral candidates and recent PhD recipients may apply.
Fellowships for academics, independent scholars, journalists, and creative writers at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.
Independent research in association with Smithsonian researchers. Ten-week program for grad students, three to twelve month program for doctoral candidates.
Fellowship for recent doctoral recipients to conduct research in the humanities or humanistic social sciences.
Supports scholars conducting research at the National Archives and Records Administration. Preference is given to those with plans for publication.
Prepares fellows for positions in academia, national health agencies, international organizations and foundations. Fellows participate in research projects and work with research teams, data specialists and fellows from the Post-Bachelor Fellows.
Underrepresented Minority Groups
Awards for doctoral candidates from underrepresented minority groups committed to a career in teaching or research at the university level.
Scholarships for Women
Funding for female doctoral candidates completing dissertations in a wide range of disciplines. Must be committed to helping women and girls in their communities.
Students with DisabilitiesNational Science Foundation Facilitation Awards For Scientists and Engineers With Disabilities
Grant to provide scientists and engineers with disabilities with special equipment necessary to conduct research relating to NSF-supported projects.