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Grants Calendar for Graduate Student Support
Summer Deadlines (May - August)

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: May 14, 2018

With more than 500 fellowships awarded since 1994, the Gilder Lehrman Institute offers short-term research fellowships to doctoral candidates, postdoctoral scholars, college and university faculty at every rank, and independent scholars working in American history.

http://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-exhibitions/fellowships

University of Utah Marriott Library Friends of the Library Research Grant

Deadline: May 18, 2018

The goal of the Annual Friends of the Library Research Grant is to promote scholarly research utilizing the outstanding resources of the Special Collections Department at the J. Willard Marriott Library. The $3,500 fellowship grant will be awarded by the Friends of the Library to a qualified applicant desiring to use the resources of the Marriott Library's Special Collections Department to research topics suitable and relevant to the collections.

http://www.lib.utah.edu/info/friends/research-grant.php

New York Public Library LGBT Visiting Scholars Program: Martin Duberman Visiting Scholars

Deadline: May 31

Each year, The New York Public Library provides stipends for up to two Martin Duberman Visiting Scholars. The stipends support travel to New York City and related expenses to do research in the Library’s premier LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) history collections.

http://www.nypl.org/node/113221

University of Cambridge King's College Junior Research Fellowships

Deadline: Next Application cycle 2020

The Governing Body of King's College invites applications for Junior Research Fellowships in the following three fields: (i) Biological Sciences; (ii) International Law and the History of Political Thought; (iii) Economics, Philosophy, and the History & Philosophy of Science. The Junior Research Fellows are members of the Governing Body, with full privileges of Fellows. In addition to pursuing research, a Junior Research Fellow is required to live in Cambridge or close by and to participate in College life and activity.

http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/research/jrfs/jrfs-apply.html

European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme

Deadline: June

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 16 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar, Zürich.

http://www.2018-2019.eurias-fp.eu/types-fellowships

National Science Foundation Science, Technology, and Society Awards  

Deadline: August 3, 2018

The NSF Science, Technology, and Society considers proposals for scientific research into the interface between science (including engineering) or technology, and society. STS researchers use diverse methods including social science, historical, and philosophical methods.

http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5324

The Louis Owens Awards for Graduate Student Presenters at WLA Conferences  

Deadline: August 15, 2017

The WLA honors the great writer and scholar Louis Owens for his contributions to western American and American Indian literary studies and for his unfailing generosity as a colleague, teacher, and mentor.

http://www.westernlit.org/the-louis-owens-awards-for-graduate-student-presenters-at-wla-conferences/

Fall Deadlines (September - December)

The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies Core Fellowship Program

Deadline: August 24, 2017 - October 12, 2017

The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies was established on 1 January 2001 as an independent institute to enhance scholarly excellence in the humanities and social sciences, promote interaction between different fields of academic research and to further international cooperation.

http://www.helsinki.fi/collegium/english/fellowships/core.htm

University of Cambridge Queen's College Junior Research Fellowships

Deadline: September 1, 2017

The College intends to appoint up to two Junior Research Fellows from 1 October 2015 for a period of three years. The competition is open to eligible men and women graduates who are members of the College engaged in research in any field, or, who, not being members of the College, are engaged in research in either of the following subject areas: Economic History; or Modern and Medieval Languages.

https://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/life-at-queens/vacancies/junior-research-fellowships

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

Deadline: September 20, 2017

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research‑based growth.

http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html

The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI) Minority Awards Program

Deadline: October 1

The Office of Fellowships and Internships offers visiting student awards to increase participation of U.S. minority groups who are underrepresented in Smithsonian scholarly programs, in the disciplines of research conducted at the Institution, and in the museum field. This program is designed to provide beginning graduate students the opportunity to learn more about the Smithsonian and their academic fields by conducting research with a Smithsonian research staff member serving as an advisor at the Institution’s many museums, research institutes and offices.

http://www.smithsonianofi.com/internship-opportunities/minority-awards-program/

Society of Architectural Historians Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship

Deadline: October 1, 2017

This fellowship is intended to support the research of junior scholars (usually scholars engaged in doctoral dissertation research) annually, and senior scholars (scholars who have completed their Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree) every other year in even-numbered years - 2014, 2016, 2018, etc. The research to be supported must focus on Spanish, Portuguese, or Ibero-American architecture, including colonial architecture produced by the Spaniards in the Philippines and what is today the United States. You must be a current member of SAH.

http://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/research-fellowships

American Councils for International Education Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII), the American Councils Combined Research and Language Training (CRLT) Programserves graduate students and scholars who, in addition to support for research in the independent states of the former Soviet Union, require supplemental language instruction.

http://researchfellowships.americancouncils.org/crlt

American Councils for International Education Title VIII Research Scholar Program

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII), the American Councils Research Scholar Program provides full support for graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars seeking to conduct in-country, independent research for three consecutive months to nine consecutive months in Central Asia, Moldova, Russia, the South Caucasus, Southeast Europe, and Ukraine.

http://researchfellowships.americancouncils.org/researchscholar

American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants

Deadline: October 1

The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses. Franklin grants are made for noncommercial research. They are not intended to meet the expenses of attending conferences or the costs of publication.

http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/franklin

Harvard Academy Scholars Program

Deadline: October 1, 2017

The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences with a command of the language, history, or culture of non-Western countries or regions. Their scholarship may elucidate domestic, comparative, or transnational issues, past or present.

http://academy.wcfia.harvard.edu/

The Society of Architectural Historians H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship

Deadline: October 1, 2017

The fellowship is not for the purpose of doing research for an advanced academic degree. Instead, Prof. Brooks intended the recipient to study by travel and contemplation while observing, reading, writing, or sketching. The goals are to provide an opportunity for a recent graduate with an advanced degree or an emerging scholar to see and experience architecture and landscapes firsthand, think about their profession deeply, and acquire knowledge useful for the recipient’s future work, contribution to their profession and contribution to society.

http://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/h-allen-brooks-travelling-fellowship

The Getty Foundation Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Getty Pre-doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships are intended for emerging scholars to complete work on projects related to the Getty Research Institute's annual theme. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute, where they pursue research to complete their dissertations or to expand them for publication. Fellows make use of the Getty collections, join in a weekly meeting devoted to the annual theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.

http://www.getty.edu/foundation/initiatives/residential/getty_pre_postdoctoral_fellowships.html

University of Cambridge St. John's College Research Fellowships

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Applications are invited for Research Fellowships intended for outstanding researchers early in their careers. The Fellowships offer an opportunity to carry out independent research in a stimulating and supportive academic environment.  Applications will be accepted from any graduate of a university within or outside the United Kingdom.

http://www.joh.cam.ac.uk/graduates-invited-apply-research-fellowships-2018

National Academy of Education Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program

Deadline: October 5, 2017

The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education.

https://naeducation.org/naedspencer-dissertation-fellowship-program/

Columbia University Society of Fellows for the Humanities Fellowship

Deadline: October 2, 2017

The Columbia Society of Fellows in the Humanities, with grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the William R. Kenan Trust, will appoint a number of postdoctoral fellows in the humanities for the academic year.

http://societyoffellows.columbia.edu/fellowship/

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Deadline: October 6, 2017

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences. 

http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

UPenn Humanities Forum W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Deadline: October 15, 2017

The Penn Humanities Forum awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year). Scholars are required to spend the year (September–May) in residence at Penn.

http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/applications/postdoc/cfa.shtml

American Antiquarian Society Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are eligible to apply for a special year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society to revise their dissertation for publication.

http://www.americanantiquarian.org/hench.htm

American Antiquarian Society National Endowment for the Humanities Long-Term Fellowships

Deadline: October 15, 2017

The National Endowment for the Humanities, which funds long-term (four to twelve months) postdoctoral fellowships at AAS, has established the guidelines for applicants. NEH fellowships are for persons who have already completed their formal professional training. Degree candidates and persons seeking support for work in pursuit of a degree are not eligible to hold AAS-NEH fellowships.

http://www.americanantiquarian.org/nehfellowship.htm

The National Gallery of Art A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: October 15, 2017

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces a postdoctoral fellowship supported by a grant from the A. W. Mellon Foundation. One fellowship is awarded each year for two consecutive academic years. The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will reside in Washington. During the first year the fellow will carry out research and writing for publication.

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/research/casva/fellowships/mellon-postdoctoral-fellowships.html

The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies

Deadline: October 15, 2017

The Women’s Studies Fellowships are provided to Ph.D. candidates at institutions in the United States who will complete their dissertations during the fellowship year. The most competitive applications include not only a clear, thorough, and compelling description of the candidate’s work, but also evidence of an enduring interest in and commitment to women’s issues and scholarship on women.

http://woodrow.org/fellowships/womens-studies/info/womens-studies-fellowship-application-info/

Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study Graduate Student Fellowships

Deadline October 16, 2017

The NDIAS offers fellowships to advanced graduate students for a full academic year (fall and spring semesters, August through May). The Institute also encourages graduate students to address ultimate questions and questions of value while a member of the Institute’s academic community. The Institute welcomes applications from graduate students in all disciplines, including the arts, engineering, the humanities, law, and the social and physical sciences with projects that are creative, innovative, or align with the intellectual orientation of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study.

http://ndias.nd.edu/fellowships/graduate-student/

The Getty Foundation Library Research Grants

Deadline: October 16, 2017

Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support for costs relating to travel and living expenses to scholars whose research requires use of specific collections housed in the Getty Research Institute. A Library Research Grant is not a prerequisite for obtaining access to the Research Library.

http://www.getty.edu/foundation/initiatives/residential/library_research_grants.html

Villa I Tatti Fellowship

Deadline: October 22, 2017

Fifteen I Tatti Fellowships, each for twelve months, are available annually for post doctorate research in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance. Fellows are selected by an international and interdisciplinary committee that welcomes applications from Italian Renaissance scholars from all nations. The committee aims to assess the ability of candidates to contribute in a collegial way to the intellectual life of the Harvard Center. It pays special attention to the candidate’s curriculum vitae, the strength of the proposed project, and its potential to yield original results.

http://www.itatti.harvard.edu/research/fellowships/i-tatti-fellowship

University of Chicago Harper & Schmidt Fellowship

Deadline: October 27, 2017

The Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at the University of Chicago is an interdisciplinary organization of both senior and junior fellows, dedicated to promoting liberal arts teaching and scholarship. Harper-Schmidt Fellows at the University of Chicago teach in the College's core courses in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Western Civilization. These Junior Fellows receive four year appointments as Collegiate Assistant Professors.

https://societyoffellows.uchicago.edu/

Library of Congress Kislak Short-term Fellowship

Deadline: October 31, 2017

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress offers short-term fellowships for independent scholars, students, and college and university faculty to conduct research based on items from the Kislak Collection. The Kislak Collection is a major collection of rare books, manuscripts, historic documents, maps and art of the Americas donated to the Library of Congress by the Jay I. Kislak Foundation of Miami Lakes, Fla.

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kislakshort.html

European University Institute Max Webber Postdoctoral Program

Deadline: October 25

The Max Weber Programme is the largest international postdoctoral programme in the Social Sciences and Humanities in Europe. It offers around 50-55 fully funded Fellowships to suitably qualified researchers from anywhere in the world who work in or across the relevant disciplines of the EUI (Economics, History, Law and Social and Political Sciences and their subfields). The working language of the Programme is English.

http://www.eui.eu/ProgrammesAndFellowships/MaxWeberProgramme/AboutTheProgramme/AboutTheMWP.aspx

UPenn Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: October 31, 2017

The fellowship program invites roughly twenty scholars each year to conduct research on a specific theme within the various fields of Judaic studies. Each fellow is given an office at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies in downtown Philadelphia, and receives research support from the Katz Center's staff and librarians. During the course of the year the fellows work on their individual projects and meet at weekly seminars to discuss their on-going research in the company of their colleagues.

https://katz.sas.upenn.edu/fellowship-program

National Maritime Museum Caird Short Term Research Fellowships

Deadline: October 31

The Caird Short Term Research Fellowship provides fellows with £1,600 a month for a period of up to 3 months. Fellows will gain access to the Maritime Museum's Caird Library and Archive, offering a large source of rare books and archival sources on maritime subjects.

http://www.rmg.co.uk/discover/researchers/opportunities-events/caird-short-term-research-fellowship

Royal Museums Greenwich Fellowships & Internships

Deadline: October 31

The Museum is keen to encourage proposals from both maritime historians and scholars from other disciplines who are interested in exploring the cultural, social and political aspects of maritime history. Fellowships include the Sackler Short Term Fellowship, Caird Short Term Fellowship, and Caird Senior Research Fellowship.

http://www.rmg.co.uk/researchers/fellowships-and-internships

University of Delaware Library and the Delaware Art Museum Pre-Raphaelite Fellowship

Deadline: November 1, 2017

The University of Delaware Library, in Newark, Delaware, and the Delaware Art Museum are pleased to offer a joint Fellowship in Pre-Raphaelite studies. This short-term, one-month Fellowship, awarded annually, is intended for scholars conducting significant research in the lives and works of the Pre-Raphaelites and their friends, associates, and followers. 

http://www.delart.org/about/opportunities/#preraphfellowship

University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Deadline: November 1

The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, professional development and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC.

http://ppfp.ucop.edu/info/how-to-apply/index.html

University of Chicago Provost's Career Enhancement Postdoctoral Scholarship

Deadline: November 1

This year, with generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Office of the Provost will award five 2-year postdoctoral scholarships to promising junior scholars in all fields. Candidates must have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or foreign equivalent) before the scholarship start date, and must be no more than three years beyond receiving that degree.

http://provostpostdoc.uchicago.edu/

American Research Institute in the Turkey Fellowship Program

Deadline: November 1

ARIT supports and administers programs of fellowships for scholarly research and for language study in Turkey.  Programs for scholars and graduate students based in the U.S. and Canada include the ARIT, the ARIT National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship programs, and the ARIT Summer Language Program at Boğazici University in Istanbul. ARIT Fellows come from all regions of North America and represent many fields of the humanities and social sciences.

http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/FellowshipPrograms.htm

McNeil Center for Early American Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: November 1

The McNeil Center expects to appoint postdoctoral fellows in two distinct categories for terms beginning in 2015. Each fellow will enjoy private office space in the Center's building at the northeastern gateway to the University of Pennsylvania's historic campus; library, computer, and other privileges at the university; and access to the Philadelphia area's magnificent manuscript, rare book and museum collections. Within parameters described below, applications are welcome from scholars whose work focuses on any aspect of the histories and cultures of North America in the Atlantic world before 1850.

http://www.mceas.org/postdoctoralfellowships.shtml

Yale University Beinecke Library Visiting Graduate Student Fellowships

Deadline: November 1

The Beinecke Library offers a limited number of fellowships for non-Yale graduate students (doctoral candidates) wishing to conduct primary research for their dissertations or doctoral thesis.  The fellowships pay for travel costs to and from New Haven and a living allowance of $3,000 per month.

http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/programs-events/fellowship-program/visiting-graduate-student-summer-fellowships

The Henry Luce Foundation & American Council of Learned Societies Program in China Studies

Deadline: November 8, 2017

Predissertation-Summer Grants, for graduate students who wish to conduct preliminary preparations in China prior to beginning basic research for the dissertation.  The grants are for graduate students -- with a Ph.D. prospectus in hand or developing one -- to investigate the research currently underway in Chinese archives and field sites, to establish contact with Chinese scholars, and to secure necessary permissions for their own fieldwork or archival research.

http://www.acls.org/programs/china-studies/

Indiana University Postdoctoral Fellowship on Race & Ethnicity

Deadline: November 10, 2017

Indiana University, Bloomington is pleased to accept applications for two Postdoctoral Fellowships for scholars studying race and ethnicity from a broad range of social science fields, including (but not limited to) African American Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Native American Studies, Latino Studies, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

http://crres.indiana.edu/postdoc/app.shtml

McGill University Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities

Deadline: November 14, 2017

Three Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships will be awarded for the academic year 2015-2016 to promising young scholars. The stipend for each fellow is $52,000 CAD (plus benefits), in addition to a research allowance of $8,500. The Fellowship is renewable once. Each fellow will teach an undergraduate course in both fall and winter terms and may be asked to give a public presentation on his or her research.

http://www.mcgill.ca/arts/studentspostdocs/postdocs/mellon-postdoctoral-fellowships-2016-2017

Hagley Museum & Library Henry Belin du Pont Dissertation Fellowships

Deadline: November 15

Henry Belin du Pont Dissertation Fellowships are designed for graduate students who have completed all course work for the doctoral degree and are conducting research on their dissertation. We invite applications from Ph.D. candidates whose research on important historical questions would benefit from use of Hagley's research collections.

http://www.hagley.org/library-fellowships

The Volkswagen Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Deadline: November 15, 2017

The Fellowships address postdocs at American universities and research institutes working in the Humanities who wish to spend some time in Germany working on a research project. In this funding initiative the Volkswagen Foundation works closely together with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York.

https://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/funding/our-funding-portfolio-at-a-glance/original-isnt-it.html?tx_itaofundinginitiative_itaofundinginitiativelist%5Bcontroller%5D=FundingInitiative&cHash=29d4f3d9556a5d7f02d3a438b7a91ac7

Huntington Library Fellowships

Deadline: November 15, 2017

These short-term and long-term awards are for scholars with a PhD or equivalent; or doctoral candidate at the dissertation stage. The majority of “Huntington Fellowships” will be awarded to scholars working in the general holdings of the Library; however, we do offer a number of specialized fellowships.

http://www.huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/content.aspx?id=566

The Huntington Library Dibner Program in the History of Science Short-Term Awards

Deadline: November 15, 2017

The Dibner Program in the History of Science offers historians of science and technology the opportunity to study in the Burndy Library and to work in the other resources for the history of science and technology at the Huntington.

http://www.huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/content.aspx?id=566#dibner

American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowships

Deadline: November 15

Fellowship must be used for the final year of writing the dissertation. Applicants must have completed all course work, passed all preliminary examinations, and received approval for their research proposals or plans by the preceding November. Students holding fellowships for writing a dissertation in the year prior to the AAUW fellowships year are not eligible. Open to applicants in all fields of study.

http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/

The Huntington Library Clark-Huntington Joint Bibliographical Fellowship

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Sponsored jointly by the Clark and the Huntington Libraries, this two-month fellowship provides support for bibliographical research in early modern British literature and history as well as other areas where the two libraries have common strengths; eligible projects include textual scholarship, analytical/descriptive bibliography, history of printing and/or publishers, and related fields.

http://www.huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/content.aspx?id=566

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Heckman Stipends

Deadline: November 15

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support residencies at HMML for graduate students or postdoctoral scholars with demonstrated expertise in the languages and cultures of Eastern Christianity. Awardees must be undertaking research on some aspect of Eastern Christian studies requiring use of the digital or microfilm manuscript collections at HMML.

http://www.hmml.org/fellowships--stipends--internships.html

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Swenson Family Fellowships in Eastern Christian Manuscript Studies for Junior Scholars

Deadline: November 15

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support residencies at HMML for graduate students or postdoctoral scholars with demonstrated expertise in the languages and cultures of Eastern Christianity. Awardees must be undertaking research on some aspect of Eastern Christian studies requiring use of the digital or microfilm manuscript collections at HMML.

http://www.hmml.org/fellowships--stipends--internships.html

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: November 15, 2017

The Newcombe Fellowships are provided to Ph.D. candidates at American institutions located in the United States who will complete their dissertations during the academic year 2015-2016. In the current Newcombe competition, at least 22 non-renewable Fellowships of $25,000 will be awarded for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing; in addition, Fellows' graduate schools will be asked to waive tuition and/or remit some portion of their fees.

http://woodrow.org/fellowships/newcombe/#about

Williams College Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships

Deadline: November 15, 2017

The Gaius Charles Bolin Fellowships at Williams College are designed to promote diversity on college faculties by encouraging students from underrepresented groups to complete a terminal graduate degree and to pursue careers in college teaching. The Bolin Fellowships are two-year residencies at Williams, and two scholars or artists are appointed each year.

http://faculty.williams.edu/graduate-fellowships-2/graduate-fellowships/

Dartmouth College Neukom Institute Fellowships

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Neukom Fellows are interdisciplinary positions for recent Ph.D.s, DMAs, or MFAs whose research interests or practice cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries, but has some computational component, whether it be a framing concept for intellectual exploration or an explicit component of the work that is pursued. The successful candidate should have a history of collaborative work across disciplines, but still show good evidence of independence and initiative.

http://neukom.dartmouth.edu/programs/neukom_fellows_app.html

Bard Graduate Center & American Museum of Natural History Fellowship in Museum Anthropology

Deadline: November 15,

This is a two-year postdoctoral fellowship jointly appointed at the Bard Graduate Center and in the Anthropology Division at the Richard Gilder Graduate School of the American Museum of Natural History. The fellow’s project focuses on a specific area of material culture that will be announced (past areas include the indigenous cultures of the Pacific Northwest, Oceania, South American textiles, and Australian Aboriginal cultures).

https://www.bgc.bard.edu/amnh-fellowship

Newberry Library Long-Term Fellowships

Deadline: November 15

Long-Term Fellowships are intended to support individual scholarly research and promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the Newberry’s scholarly activities. Applicants must hold a PhD at the time of application in order to eligible. Applicants may apply for 4 to 12 months of support, with a stipend of $4,200 per month.

http://www.newberry.org/long-term-fellowships

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies

Deadline: November 15, 2017

These summer grants are designed for graduate students who wish to conduct preliminary preparations in China prior to beginning basic research for the dissertation. The grants are for graduate students—with a PhD prospectus in hand or developing one—to investigate the research currently underway in Chinese archives and field sites, to establish contact with Chinese scholars, and to secure necessary permissions for their own fieldwork or archival research.

http://www.acls.org/programs/buddhist-studies/

Stanford University A.W Mellon Postdoctoral Program

Deadline: November 15

The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities is a unique opportunity for the best recent PhD recipients in the humanities to develop as scholars and teachers. Fellows teach two courses per year in one of Stanford’s 15 humanities departments, and are expected to participate in the intellectual life of the program, which includes regular meetings with other fellows and faculty to share work in progress and to discuss topics of mutual interest. Fellows will also be affiliated with the Stanford Humanities Center and will have the opportunity to be active in its programs and workshops.

http://mellonfellows.stanford.edu/apply

NYU Abu Dhabi Research Fellowships in the Humanities

Deadline: November 15

The NYUAD Institute has embarked on a multi-year research fellowship program in the Humanities. This program aims to help create an energetic, multi-faceted research environment for the Humanities at NYUAD's campus. To this end, NYUAD is annually inviting applications from distinguished senior scholars as well as from promising junior scholars for residential fellowships at NYUAD’s Institute. Fellows are contributing  to NYUAD's intellectual community through research and research-related activities, including sharing their work-in-progress with NYUAD faculty and students and participating in scholarly networks engaged in ongoing research centered at the NYUAD Institute.

http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/research/nyuad-institute/institute-research/research-fellowships-in-the-humanities.html

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity

Deadline: November 15

As part of a continuing commitment to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and advancing scholars from underrepresented groups in higher education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity (CPPFD) is pleased to offer postdoctoral research appointments for a period of two years. The purpose of CPPFD is to develop scholars from underrepresented groups for possible tenure track appointments at the University of North Carolina and other research universities.

http://research.unc.edu/carolina-postdocs/applicants/

The Society for Classical Studies Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Institute in Munich Fellowship

Deadline: November 25

The Society for Classical Studies invites applications for a one-year Fellowship, tenable from July 2015 through June 2016, which will enable an American scholar to participate in the work of the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Institute in Munich. Fellows at the TLL develop a broadened perspective of the range and complexity of the Latin language and culture from the classical period through the early Middle Ages, contribute signed articles to the Thesaurus, have the opportunity to participate in a collaborative international research project in a collegial environment, and work with senior scholars in the field of Latin lexicography.

https://classicalstudies.org/awards-and-fellowships/thesaurus-linguae-latinae-tll-fellowship

American Philosophical Society A.W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship

Deadline: November 28

The American Philosophical Society (APS), the nation’s first learned society, invites applications for its two-year Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship. The APS seeks applications from recent PhDs in the fields of history of science, art history, 18th- or 19th-century American history, or any other related humanities disciplines. The fellowship, based in the APS Museum, will provide hands-on experience in curatorial work and the opportunity to pursue an independent research project, preferably one related to the collections or programs of the Society’s library and museum.

http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/curatorialfellowship

American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants

Deadline: December 1

The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses. Franklin grants are made for noncommercial research. They are not intended to meet the expenses of attending conferences or the costs of publication.

http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/franklin

The Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2017

The Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides up to six awards of $25,000 each year to support a two-year teaching experience in a theological school. Postdoctoral Fellows will constitute a peer cohort along with two experienced co-mentors (one professor and one pastor). Each cohort will meet a total of six times over two years.

http://www.louisville-institute.org/fellowships/pffdetail.aspx

Rice University Humanities Research Center Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rice Seminars

Deadline: December 1

The Humanities Research Center at Rice University hosts yearlong residential postdoctoral fellowships at Rice University for outstanding junior scholars. The program is designed to encourage interdisciplinary teaching and research, facilitate new research communities at Rice, and prepare junior scholars for future faculty positions.

http://hrc.rice.edu/RSpostdoccall

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program

Deadline: December 1

Smithsonian Institution Fellows conduct independent study and research related to SI collections, experts, or facilities in cooperation with at least one Smithsonian advisor. The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program is administered through the Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI). The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program is open to: Graduate Students, Predoctoral Students, Postdoctoral Researchers and Senior Researchers.

http://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/smithsonian-institution-fellowship-program/

The Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History (NMAH) Lemelson Center Fellowships

Deadline: December 1

The Lemelson Center Fellowship Program supports projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. These include, but are not limited to, historical research and documentation projects resulting in publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, and multimedia products. The Lemelson Center invites applications covering a broad spectrum of research topics that resonate with its mission to foster a greater understanding of invention and innovation, broadly defined.

http://invention.smithsonian.org/resources/research_fellowships.aspx

The Smithsonian Institution American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery (SAAM) Joe and Wanda Corn Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2017

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery invite applications for research fellowships in art and visual culture of the United States. Fellowships are residential and support full-time independent and dissertation research. The Joe and Wanda Corn Fellowship, endowed by their former students Mike Wilkins and Sheila Duignan, supports scholars whose research interests span American art and American history. Recipients will draw on the Smithsonian’s broad resources in both areas.

http://www.americanart.si.edu/research/opportunity/fellows/

Brown University John Carter Brown Library Fellowship

Deadline: December 1

The John Carter Brown Library Fellowship Program offers graduate students and scholars of the early Americas from the U.S. and abroad an opportunity to pursue their work in proximity to a distinguished collection of primary sources. Approximately forty fellowships are awarded annually for periods of two to ten months. Fellowships are available to advanced graduate students, scholars, and independent researchers, the main criteria for awards being the merit and significance of the proposal, the qualifications of the candidate, and the relevance the Library's holdings to the proposed research project.

https://www.brown.edu/academics/libraries/john-carter-brown/jcb-fellowship-program

The Smithsonian Institution Lemelson Center Travel to Collections Awards

Deadline: December 1, 2017

The Lemelson Center Fellowship Program supports projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. These include, but are not limited to, historical research and documentation projects resulting in publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, and multimedia products. The Lemelson Center invites applications covering a broad spectrum of research topics that resonate with its mission to foster a greater understanding of invention and innovation, broadly defined.

http://invention.si.edu/lemelson-center-fellowship-program

The Council on Library and Information Resources Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

Deadline: December 2, 2017

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to offer fellowships generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences in original sources. The program offers about fifteen competitively awarded fellowships a year. Each provides a stipend of $2,000 per month for periods ranging from 9-12 months.

http://www.clir.org/fellowships/mellon/applicants.html

Brown University Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: December 7, 2017

In 2016-17, the Pembroke Center is awarding one-year residential postdoctoral fellowships to scholars from any field whose research relates to the theme of "Anti-War! Theaters of War/Politics of Refusal". Fellows are required to participate weekly in the Pembroke Seminar, teach one undergraduate course, and pursue individual research.

http://www.brown.edu/research/pembroke-center/postdoctoral-fellowships

Washington University at St. Louis Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities & Social Sciences

Deadline: December 4, 2017

Washington University announces the fifteenth year of Modeling Interdisciplinary Inquiry, a postdoctoral fellowship program endowed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and designed to encourage interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching across the humanities and social sciences.

https://pages.wustl.edu/mii

Library of Congress Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies

Deadline: December 6

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress announces a new Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies to examine the impact of the digital revolution on society, culture and international relations using the Library’s collections and resources. History teaches that groundbreaking technological innovations can be agents of broad and profound change.

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kluge-digital.html

Brown University Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: December 7, 2017

In 2016-17, the Pembroke Center is awarding one-year residential postdoctoral fellowships to scholars from any field whose research relates to the theme of "Anti-War! Theaters of War/Politics of Refusal". Fellows are required to participate weekly in the Pembroke Seminar, teach one undergraduate course, and pursue individual research.

http://www.brown.edu/research/pembroke-center/postdoctoral-fellowships

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

Deadline: December 7, 2017

This year the program will award approximately 30 dissertation fellowships. The dissertation fellowships provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. The Ford Foundation Dissertation fellowship is intended to support the final year of writing and defense of the dissertation.

http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/index.htm

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: December 7, 2017

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/index.htm

Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowships

Deadline: December 14, 2017

This year the program will award approximately 60 predoctoral fellowships. These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/fordfellowships/

The Smithsonian Institution Freer Sackler Galleries (FSGA) The Anne van Biema Fellowship

Deadline: December 15

The Anne van Biema Fellowship was established by bequest to promote excellence in research and publication on the Japanese visual arts. Fellowships support research at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. The Galleries provide magnificent opportunities for collections-based study, and hold world-class library and archival collections related to Japanese visual arts.

http://www.asia.si.edu/research/vanBiemaFellowship.asp

The American Philosophical Association Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh

Deadline: December 15, 2017

The APA sponsors one visiting research fellowship per year at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. There is no funding associated with this award but the APA fellow has a private office in the Institute, is a member of the Institute's lively research community, and has full borrowing rights at Edinburgh University Library.

http://www.apaonline.org/?edinburgh

Newberry Library Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: December 15

Short-Term Fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars, PhD candidates, or those who hold other terminal degrees and who live and work outside of the Chicago Metro area. Most fellowships require residency at the Newberry and are intended to support individual scholarly research. Additionally, applicants must have a specific need for the Newberry’s collection.

http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

Villa I Tatti & Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations Joint Fellowship

Deadline: December 15

Villa I Tatti – RCAC Joint Fellowship I Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (VIT, in Florence) and the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations of Koç University (RCAC, in Istanbul) offer a joint, one-year fellowship. Scholars will spend the Fall semester at one center, and the Spring semester at the other. Here they will carry out projects that represent advanced research in any aspect of the interaction between Italy and the Byzantine or the Ottoman Empire (ca. 1300 to ca. 1700).

http://www.itatti.harvard.edu/research/fellowships/i-tatti-%E2%80%93-rcac-joint-fellowship

Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program Postdoctoral Research Associates

Deadline: December 18

Princeton University and Harvard University jointly founded the fellowship program for the advanced study of China’s international relations, the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program (CWP), in 2005. The program’s co-directors are Thomas J. Christensen of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Alastair Iain Johnston of Harvard’s Government Department. The China and the World Program supports research that integrates theoretical innovations in the field of international relations with the rigorous study of China’s interactions with countries, regions, institutions, and non-state actors.

cwp.princeton.edu/fellowships

Wellesley College Newhouse Center for the Humanities Fellows

Deadline: December 18

The Newhouse Center for the Humanities hosts ten to twelve resident fellows each year. Resident fellows devote themselves primarily to their own research but also participate actively in the intellectual life of the institution: developing programming, meeting at weekly luncheons and salons, sharing their work in progress with one another and with the larger Wellesley community. 

http://www.wellesley.edu/newhouse/people/fellows/node/64756

The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Research Fellowships

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for 2015-16 fellowships from The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. Generous short- and long-term awards are available to doctoral candidates, recent PhDs, mid-career faculty, as well as advanced scholars and independent researchers with relevant topics. All fellowships are residential with housing provided on the Mount Vernon campus.

http://www.mountvernon.org/library/fellows-program/how-to-apply/

Spring Deadlines (January - April)

Society of Architectural Historians Charles E. Peterson Fellowship of the Buildings of the United States and the Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Deadline: January 2

In a joint program with the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, the Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to offer an annual fellowship that will support the participation of a graduate student in the research and writing for a volume in the Buildings of the United States (BUS) series and/or SAH Archipedia, the Society’s online architectural resource.

http://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/research-fellowships

Cornell University Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: January 4

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies awards two Postdoctoral Fellowships in the field of foreign policy, security studies, and diplomatic history.  We seek to attract outstanding junior scholars from all over the world whose work demonstrates excellence in the social sciences or humanities and addresses questions of lasting importance. The primary responsibilities of the fellows include research and publication of their work.

https://einaudi.cornell.edu/postdoctoral-fellowships

Yale University The Lewis Walpole Library Visiting Fellowships & Travel Grants

Deadline: January 8, 2018

Located in Farmington, Connecticut, the Library offers short-term residential fellowships and travel grants to support research in the Library's rich collections of eighteenth-century materials, including important holdings of prints, drawings, manuscripts, rare books, and paintings. Scholars pursuing postdoctoral or advanced research, as well as doctoral candidates at work on a dissertation are encouraged to apply.

http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/research/visiting_fellowships.html

Yale Center for British Art Visiting Scholar Award

Deadline: January 8, 2018

 Visiting Scholar Awards provide academic, museum, and independent scholars, as well as doctoral students, working in any field related to British art an opportunity to study the Center’s collection. Predoctoral awards may be held from one to two months. A living allowance will be provided with paird living and travel expenses.

http://britishart.yale.edu/research/residential-scholar-awards/visiting-scholar-awards

New-York Historical Society Patricia and John Klingenstein Short-term Fellowships

Deadline: January 12

Patricia and John Klingenstein Fellowships will be awarded to scholars at any academic level working in the library collections of the New-York Historical Society. Research is to be conducted for two to four weeks for a stipend of between $1,500-2,000.

http://www.nyhistory.org/patricia-and-john-klingenstein-short-term-fellowships

Harvard Houghton Library Visiting Fellowships

Deadline: January 12

Houghton Library is the principal rare book and manuscript library of Harvard College, which documents the history of Western civilization.  Materials relating to American, British, and Continental history and literature comprise the bulk of its collections and include special concentrations in printing, graphic arts, and the theatre.  The collections encompass diverse holdings such as ostraca, daguerreotypes, and the working papers of modern novelists and poets.

http://hcl.harvard.edu/libraries/houghton/public_programs/visiting_fellowships.cfm

Winterthur Museum Dissertation Fellowships

Deadline: January 15

Doctoral candidates conducting research or writing a dissertation receive four- to nine-month fellowships. Fellows conduct research in a broad range of scholarly topics and academic disciplines, including: material culture studies, social and cultural history, art history. literary studies, American studies, design history, the decorative arts, landscape architecture and design, consumer culture, and conservation studies covering global topics from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

http://winterthur.org/?p=535

Stanford University Center for East Asian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Studies

Deadline: January 15, 2018

The Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford University is pleased to offer a postdoctoral fellowship in Chinese Studies for the 2015-16 academic year. This award is open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences studying any historical period. Fellows are required to be in residence in the Stanford area during the appointment period; to teach one course during the academic year; and to participate in all regular Center activities. Stanford University Press will have first right of refusal for manuscripts produced during the postdoctoral appointment.

https://ceas.stanford.edu/opportunities/chinese-studies-postdoctoral-fellowship

Chemical Heritage Foundation Beckman Center Fellowships

Deadline: January 15

Our goal at CHF is to select the best applicants from a large pool and so we do not ask people to apply for a specific fellowship (with the exception of Société and Ullyot fellowships). Rather we encourage applications from all researchers working on topics related to history of science and technology with an emphasis on chemical matters, broadly construed. After an external peer-review committee selects the fellows, we then pair them with the appropriate fellowship depending on the nature of their research.

http://www.chemheritage.org/research/beckman-center/beckman-center-fellowships/index.asp

The American Research Center in Egypt Fellowships

Deadline: January 15

Over the course of five decades, ARCE’s fellowship program has benefited more than 650 scholars, whose research interests span the diversity of Egypt’s periods and cultures. Program alumni include directors and faculty of Middle Eastern studies departments at leading universities in the United States and abroad, and curators of Egyptian and Near Eastern art at major museums and research institutions.

http://www.arce.org/grants/fellowships/overview

New York Public Library Short-Term Research Fellowships

Deadline: January 15, 2018

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short-Term Research Fellowships to support visiting scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research.  Individuals needing to conduct on-site research in the Library’s special collections to support projects in the humanities including but not limited to art history, cultural studies, history, literature, performing arts and photography are welcome to apply.

http://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/fellowships-institutes/short-term-research-fellowships

Harvard U.S. - Japan Program Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: January 16

A few postdoctoral fellowships are offered each year by the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations for the study of issues in US-Japan relations, Japan's relations with other countries, and domestic issues that bear on Japan’s international behavior.

http://programs.wcfia.harvard.edu/us-japan/apply-become-postdoctoral-fellow

American Antiquarian Society Short-Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships

Deadline: January 15

The American Antiquarian Society offers short-term visiting academic research fellowships tenable for one to three months each year. The following short-term fellowships are available for scholars holding the Ph.D. and for doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research. Candidates holding a recognized terminal degree appropriate to the area of proposed research, such as the master's degree in library science or M.F.A., are also eligible to apply.

http://www.americanantiquarian.org/acafellowship.htm

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Deadline: January 15

Thanks to the generous support of the Mellon Foundation, MIT's School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences awards two fellowships each year to promising young scholars working at the intersection of humanities disciplines, or between the humanities and other disciplines. This Fellowship is especially intended for scholars who work in more than one specialty within the humanities, or bridging from the humanities with other disciplines.     

http://shass.mit.edu/graduate/mellon_postdoctoral_fellowship

The Smithsonian Libraries The Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program

Deadline: January 15, 2018

The Dibner Library Resident Scholar Program awards stipends of $3,500.00 per month for up to six months for individuals working on a topic relating to the history of science and technology who can make substantial use of the Dibner Library’s Special Collections. Doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars are welcome to apply.

http://library.si.edu/fellowships/dibner-library-resident-scholar-program

The Smithsonian Libraries Baird Society Resident Scholar Program

Deadline: January 15, 2018

The Baird Society Resident Scholar Program, funded by the many annual donors to the Smithsonian Libraries, was established to support the study of some of the Smithsonian Libraries’ most unique and valuable holdings: our rare books and Special Collections. Stipends of $3,500 per month for up to six months are available for individuals working on a topic relating to these collections.

http://library.si.edu/fellowships/baird-society-resident-scholar-program

Princeton University Library Research Grants

Deadline: January 31, 2018

Sponsored by the Friends of the Princeton University Library, these short term grants are meant to promote scholary use of the research collections at Princeton. Generally lasting a month, these grants have a value of up to $4000 plus transplortation. Lenght of the grants may differentiate based on applicant's research proposal.

http://rbsc.princeton.edu/friends-princeton-university-library-research-grants

University of Michigan Clements Library Price Visiting Research Fellowships

Deadline: January 15

Price Fellowships offer support for short-term research at the Clements Library by graduate students and junior faculty on any topic of American history that is supported by the collections. Grants are for $1,000 and require a minimum visit of one week. 

http://clements.umich.edu/fellowship.php

Valparaiso University Lilly Fellows Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship Program

Deadline: January 19, 2018

The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts seeks to strengthen the quality and shape the character of church-related institutions of higher learning in the twenty-first century.  The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts consists of three distinct yet integrated initiatives.

http://lillyfellows.org/PostDoctoralFellowsProgram.aspx

Harvard Environmental Fellows Program

Deadline: January 19

The Harvard University Center for the Environment created the Environmental Fellows program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard's extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems. The Environmental Fellows will work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or department to create new knowledge while also strengthening connections across the University's academic disciplines.

http://environment.harvard.edu/environmental-fellows-program

Vanderbilt University A. W. Mellon Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: January 19, 2018

The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities will host a year-long interdisciplinary Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar on the theme "When the Fringe Dwarfs the Center: Vernacular Islam beyond the Arab World" during the 2015/2016 academic year. Seminar participants will trace the historical processes that have led to the development of local or vernacular Islams. 

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/rpw_center/visitingfellowship.php

Rutgers University Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Cultural Analysis

Deadline: January 26, 2018

This seminar explores the archipelagic, as both a specific and a generalizable geo-historical and cultural formation across various planetary spaces, including the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas, the Caribbean basin, the Malay archipelago, Oceania, and the creole islands of the Indian Ocean. The CCA invites applications from all disciplines, including the literary humanities, art history, visual studies, cultural studies, geography, philosophy, history, anthropology, sociology, enviromental studies, human ecology, American, Pacific and Caribbean studies.

http://cca.rutgers.edu/annual-seminar/become-a-fellow

Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program 

Deadline: Janurary 26

The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern program (10 weeks) offers undergraduate and graduate students insights into the environment, culture and collections of the world's largest and most comprehensive repository of human knowledge. Through the Junior Fellows program, the Library of Congress furthers its mission to provide access to a universal record of knowledge, culture and creativity as exemplified by its collections, while supporting current and future generations of students and scholars. The fellows explore digital initiatives and inventory, catalog, arrange, preserve and research a backlog of special, legal or copyright collections in many different formats. The stipend is $3000 and US citizenship is required to apply.

http://www.loc.gov/hr/jrfellows/

W.E.B. DuBois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research Fellowship

Deadline: January 30

The Hutchins Center community is rich in programming and opportunities to network with scholars engaged in African and African American research. We ask Fellows to reside in the Cambridge-Boston area during the term of their appointments and to take maximum advantage of their office spaces in the Du Bois Research Institute. The Fellows Program, the oldest of the Du Bois Research Institute’s activities, invites up to twenty scholars to be in residence each year, reflecting the interdisciplinary breadth of African and African American Studies.

http://hutchinscenter.fas.harvard.edu/fellows-program/how-apply

Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

Deadline: January 31

Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the research collections. These Library Research Grants, which have a value of up to $3,500 each, are meant to help defray expenses incurred in traveling to and residing in Princeton during the tenure of the grant. The length of the grant will depend on the applicant’s research proposal, but is ordinarily up to one month.

http://www.princeton.edu/rbsc/fellowships/f_ships.html

Princeton University Library Research Grants

Deadline: January 31

Sponsored by the Friends of the Princeton University Library, these short term grants are meant to promote scholary use of the research collections at Princeton. Generally lasting a month, these grants have a value of up to $4000 plus transplortation. Lenght of the grants may differentiate based on applicant's research proposal.

http://rbsc.princeton.edu/friends-princeton-university-library-research-grants

Duke University Rubenstein Rare Books Library Grants and Fellowships

Deadline: January 31

Duke University’s Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library and its research centers provide travel grants of up to $1,000 for researchers whose work would benefit from access to the collections held at Duke. 

http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/research/grants-and-fellowships

University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries Grants to Scholars

Deadline: February 1

The Friends of the Library Grants to Scholars program helps to fund visiting scholars with particular research needs in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. The Friends award a number of grants-in-aid annually, each of which is generally for one month’s duration, for research in the humanities, sciences, and related fields appropriate to the libraries’ collection strengths. The purpose of this program is to foster the high-level use of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries’ rich holdings, and to make them better known and more accessible to a wider circle of scholars. Awards are up to $2000. 

http://www.library.wisc.edu/friends/library-grants/grants-in-aid/ 

Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies Postdoctoral Mellon Fellowships

Deadline: February 1

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York City has generously funded annual postdoctoral Fellowships at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies for nearly a decade. The grant provides for up to four Fellowships each year, to be used for research at the Institute in the medieval field of the holder’s choice. Mellon Fellows will also participate in the interdisciplinary Research Seminar.

http://www.pims.ca/academics/post-doctoral-mellon-fellowships

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers History Center Fellowship in Electrical History

Deadline: February 1

The IEEE Life Members’ Fellowship in Electrical History supports either one year of full-time graduate work in the history of electrical science and technology at a college or university of recognized standing or up to one year of post-doctoral research for a scholar in this field who has received their Ph.D. within the past three years.

http://www.ieee.org/about/history_center/fellowship.html

The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI) Minority Awards Program

Deadline: February 1

The Office of Fellowships and Internships offers visiting student awards to increase participation of U.S. minority groups who are underrepresented in Smithsonian scholarly programs, in the disciplines of research conducted at the Institution, and in the museum field. This program is designed to provide beginning graduate students the opportunity to learn more about the Smithsonian and their academic fields by conducting research with a Smithsonian research staff member serving as an advisor at the Institution’s many museums, research institutes and offices.

http://www.smithsonianofi.com/internship-opportunities/minority-awards-program/

University of Miami Libraries Cuban Heritage Collection Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowships

Deadline: February 1

The Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program provides assistance to doctoral students who wish to use the research resources available in the University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC) in support of dissertation research. The goal of the Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowships is to engage emerging scholars with the materials available in the CHC and thus contribute to the larger body of scholarship in Cuban, American, Latin, Hemispheric, and International studies. The Graduate Pre-Prospectus Summer Fellowship offers $1500 for one month between June 1 and August 31 of 2017 while the Graduate Research Fellowship offers $3,000 per month will be granted for periods of one to three months between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

http://library.miami.edu/chc/fellows/

Library of Congress Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies

Deadline: February 1

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to apply for a post-doctoral fellowship for advanced research based on the Alan Lomax Collection. The Lomax Collection is a major collection of ethnographic field audio recordings, motion pictures, photographs, manuscripts, correspondence and other materials that represent Lomax’s lifetime of work to document and analyze traditional music, dance, storytelling and other expressive genres that arise from cultural groups in many parts of the world, particularly the United States, England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and the Caribbean. Lomax (1915-2002) was one of the greatest documenters of traditional culture during the twentieth century.

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/lomax.html

Tufts University Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows Program

Deadline: February 1

Fellows will be given office space for two years at the Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT) and affiliated with the department or interdisciplinary program most germane to their field of research. Fellows will teach one course in the spring semester of their first year and two in the second year of their residency through their home department or program.

http://ase.tufts.edu/chat/fellowships

Harvard Radcliffe Institute Dissertation Grants

Deadline: February 5

The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America invites scholars whose dissertation research requires use of the library's collections to apply for research support. Applications will be evaluated on the significance of the research and the project's potential contribution to the advancement of knowledge as well as its creativity in drawing on the library's holdings.

https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library/grants

UCLA ASECS/Clark Library Fellowship

Deadline: February 1

Fellowships jointly sponsored by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Center/Clark are available to postdoctoral scholars and to ABD graduate students with projects in the Restoration or the eighteenth century. Fellowship holders must be members in good standing of ASECS. Awards are for one month of residency. Stipend is $2500 for the month of residency.

http://www.1718.ucla.edu/research/graduate/ 

UCLA Kanner Fellowship in British Studies

Deadline: February 1

This three-month fellowship, established through the generosity of Penny Kanner, supports research at the Clark Library in any area pertaining to British history and culture. The fellowship is open to both postdoctoral and predoctoral scholars. Stipend is $7500 for the three months.

http://www.1718.ucla.edu/research/graduate/ 

UCLA Predoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: February 1

One-to-three month fellowships are available to doctoral candidates whose dissertation research invovles the area of seventeeth and eighteenth-century studies or one of the other areas represented in the Clark Library's collections. Stipend is $2500 per month. 

http://www.1718.ucla.edu/research/graduate/ 

National Science Foundation Science, Technology, and Society Awards  

Deadline: February 2

The NSF Science, Technology, and Society considers proposals for scientific research into the interface between science (including engineering) or technology, and society. STS researchers use diverse methods including social science, historical, and philosophical methods.

http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5324

Center for Jewish History Graduate Research Fellowship

Deadline: February 2

The Center for Jewish History offers ten-month fellowships to doctoral candidates to support original research using the collections of the Center’s partners – American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Preference is given to those candidates who draw on the library and archival resources of more than one partner institution.

http://www.cjh.org/p/36

University of California Berkeley Bancroft Library Gunther Barth Fellowships

Deadline: First Monday in February (Feb 5, 2018)

The Gunther Barth Fellowships, established in memory of Gunther Barth, Professor of History, support short-term research projects (stipend up to $1500) at The Bancroft Libraryby formally enrolled college and university students, regardless of academic degree sought.

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/gunther-barth-fellowships

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Velde Visiting Scholar Program

Deadline: February 9, 2018

The program is open to all scholars, from students to retired professors and independent researchers, and regardless of nationality. The program provides a $3,000 stipend to facilitate a period of extended individual study (usually one month or more) in The Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. 

http://www.library.illinois.edu/rbx/research_fellowships.html

Center for Jewish History Prins Foundation Postdoctoral and Early Career Fellowship for Emigrating Scholars

Deadline: February 10

The Center for Jewish History is pleased to offer a fellowship for emigrating postdoctoral and early career scholars through a grant from the Vivian G. Prins Foundation. We invite foreign scholars who seek permanent teaching and research positions in North America to apply for this award, which will support 10-month fellowships for scholars who are at the beginning of their careers.

http://www.cjh.org/p/36

American Historical Association Research Grants

Deadline: February 15

Each year, the American Historical Association awards several research grants with the aim of advancing the study and exploration of history in a diverse number of subject areas. Only AHA members are eligible to apply for these grants. All grants are offered annually and are intended to further research in progress.

http://www.historians.org/awards-and-grants/grants-and-fellowships

Center for Jewish History Israel Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: February 15

Early career scholars interested in researching at the Center for Jewish History are encouraged to apply for the Israel Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Israel Institute offers postdoctoral fellowships to highly qualified recent Ph.D.s who are working on an Israel-focused topic and who are developing courses on modern Israel. The Institute is looking for promising scholars who can teach about Israel effectively while carrying out an innovative research agenda.

http://www.cjh.org/p/36

University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies Library Travel Grants

Deadline: February 16, 2018

The purpose is to enable faculty researchers from other U.S. colleges and universities to use the extensive resources of the Latin American and Caribbean Collection in the University of Florida Libraries. Seven or more travel grants of up to $1000 each will be made to cover travel and lodging expenses. US citizens and permanent residents only. 

http://www.latam.ufl.edu/outreach/library-travel-grants/

University of Chicago Library Platzman Memorial Fellowships

Deadline: February 16

The Robert L. Platzman Memorial Fellowships, established by bequest of George W. Platzman (1920-2008), Professor Emeritus in Geophysical Sciences at the University, are named in memory of George’s brother Robert Platzman (1918-1973), who was Professor of Chemistry and Physics and worked at the Metallurgical Laboratory at the University of Chicago in the 1940s. The program provides up to $3,000 for visiting researchers working on projects that require on-site consultation of University of Chicago Library collections, primarily archives, manuscripts or printed materials in the Special Collections Research Center.

http://news.lib.uchicago.edu/blog/2015/11/18/application-period-now-open-for-the-robert-l-platzman-memorial-fellowship/

American Philosophical Society Library Short-Term Resident Research Fellowship

Deadline: March 1

The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. They are a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture. A stipend of $3,000 per month is awarded for a minimum of one month and a maximum of three months, paid after arriving in the Library to work on their fellowship.

http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/resident 

Massachusetts Historical Society Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: March 1

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer approximately twenty short-term research fellowships open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent, with candidates who live fifty or more miles from Boston receiving preference.

http://www.masshist.org/research/fellowships/short-term

American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowship

Deadline: March 1

The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. The Society's Library, located near Independence Hall in Philadelphia, is a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture.

http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants

Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Visiting Research Fellowships in Colonial and U.S. History and Culture

Deadline: March 1

The Library Company of Philadelphia and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania will jointly award approximately twenty-five one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections. These two independent research libraries, adjacent to each other in Center City Philadelphia, have complementary collections capable of supporting research in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to the history of America and the Atlantic world from the 17th through the 19th centuries, as well as Mid-Atlantic regional history to the present.

http://librarycompany.org/academic-programs/fellowships/short-term/

The Henry Moore Foundation Visiting Research Fellowships

Deadline: March 5

The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture. We host a year-round programme of exhibitions, conferences and lectures, as well as developing research and publications, to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture. Each year we offer a number of Fellowships to enable researchers of different backgrounds and disciplines to develop their work.

http://www.henry-moore.org/hmi/research/hmi-research-fellowships1

Princeton University Mudd Manuscript Library Dulles Archival Fellowship

Deadline: March 5

The Mudd Manuscript Library, a unit of Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, offers the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship for one graduate student each year. This fellowship provides a summer of work experience for a graduate student interested in pursuing an archival career. The ten- to twelve-week fellowship program provides a stipend of $775 per week.

http://rbsc.princeton.edu/john-foster-and-janet-avery-dulles-archival-fellowship

University of Oxford Wolfson College Junior Research Fellowship

Deadline: March 19

The Governing Bodies of the three colleges propose to elect in co-operation eleven Junior Research Fellows, in Arts and Science, according to an agreed allocation of subjects between the colleges. Fellows must engage in original research, and may, with the permission of the appropriate governing body, undertake a limited amount of teaching.

https://www.wolfson.ox.ac.uk/fellowships

American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellows Competition for Recent Ph.Ds.

Deadline: March 22

ACLS invites applications for the fourth competition of the Public Fellows program. This year, the program will place 20 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring.

http://www.acls.org/programs/publicfellowscomp/

Institute of Historical Research Pearsall Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History

Deadline: March 30

The Pearsall Fellowship is a one year postdoctoral Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History. Applications are encouraged for work on any aspect of Naval and Maritime History, in the broadest sense, anywhere in the world, from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West up to the present day.

http://www.history.ac.uk/fellowships/pearsall-fellowship-naval-and-maritime-history

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Wilson Library Visiting Scholars Grant Program

Deadline: March 31

The Wilson Library provides different awards for subjects about the American South. Awards range from $1000-$1200.

http://library.unc.edu/wilson/shc/visiting-scholars-grant-program/

Saint Louis University Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies NEH Research Fellowships

Deadline: April 1

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies awards NEH Research Fellowships of five, ten, or fifteen-week duration to scholars who can make use of the rich and varied resources available at Saint Louis University. These include the Vatican Film Library as well as the manuscript, rare book, and general collections of Pius XII Library. The Vatican Film Library holds extensive portions of the Vatican Library’s Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts on microfilm. In addition, it has one of the largest collections of microfilmed Jesuit historical documents from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

http://www.slu.edu/x19690.xml

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Heckman Stipends

Deadline: April 15

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support residencies at HMML for graduate students or postdoctoral scholars with demonstrated expertise in the languages and cultures of Eastern Christianity. Awardees must be undertaking research on some aspect of Eastern Christian studies requiring use of the digital or microfilm manuscript collections at HMML.

http://www.hmml.org/scholar-opportunities.html

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Swenson Family Fellowships in Eastern Christian Manuscript Studies for Junior Scholars

Deadline: April 15

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support residencies at HMML for graduate students or postdoctoral scholars with demonstrated expertise in the languages and cultures of Eastern Christianity. Awardees must be undertaking research on some aspect of Eastern Christian studies requiring use of the digital or microfilm manuscript collections at HMML.

http://www.hmml.org/scholar-opportunities.html

University of Edinburgh Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Postdoctoral Bursaries

Deadline: April 30

Applications are invited for postdoctoral bursaries from candidates in any area of the Humanities and Social Sciences (for information about the scope of work undertaken at the University of Edinburgh. There are opportunities to participate in and to design seminars, workshops, and colloquia at the Institute, and to collaborate with colleagues working in similar areas of research. 

http://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/fellowships/fellowships-at-iash/postdoctoral-bursaries-2016-17/

Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation Humanities Program

Deadline: Rolling

The Foundation intends to further the humanities along a broad front, supporting projects which address the concerns of the historical studia humanitatis: a humanistic education rooted in the great traditions of the past; the formation of human beings according to cultural, moral, and aesthetic ideals derived from that past; and the ongoing debate over how these ideals may best be conceived and realized. The Foundation welcomes projects that cross the boundaries between humanistic disciplines and explore the connection between the humanities and other areas of scholarship.

http://delmas.org/grants/general-application-guidelines/

Center for Jewish History Joseph S. Steinberg Emerging Jewish Filmmaker Fellowship

Deadline: Rolling

Undergraduate and graduate emerging filmmakers working on their own original projects on topics related to modern Jewish history are encouraged to apply for this fellowship, which supports research in the archives housed at the Center. The award is designed to help further existing projects, or to start new projects, whose subject matter is in line with the collections housed at the Center. Recipients are eligible for awards of up to $5,000 and are provided with access to the resources at the Center.

http://www.cjh.org/p/36

Alexander von Humboldt University Research Fellowships

Deadline: Varies

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation enables highly qualified, early-stage researchers from abroad, who hold doctorates, to carry out research projects of their own choice in Germany. Applications may be submitted for long-term research stays of at least 6 and at most 12 months; an extension of up to 24 months is possible. Research fellowships are offered world-wide on a competitive basis. Researchers of all nationalities and disciplines may apply. Applicants choose their own research projects and their own German hosts. Details of the research project and the time-schedule must be agreed upon with the prospective host in advance.

https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/humboldt-fellowship-postdoc.html

TBD Deadlines

The Renaissance Society of America Fellowship

Deadline: November 10

This fellowship for PhD candidates or postdoctoral scholars offers one month’s support for work in residence at the Newberry. Scholars at all career stages and in all disciplines are eligible. Applications should describe specific Newberry collection materials to be consulted. Applicants must be members in good standing of the RSA at the time of application and through the period of the fellowship.

http://www.rsa.org/page/fellowships

 

University of Cambridge Christ's College Junior Research Fellowships

Deadline: TBA

This year a stipendiary JRF is open to those whose research is in one or more of the following subject areas: Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, Economics, English, Geography, Law, Philosophy, and Politics, Sociology or International Studies. Applications are invited from candidates who hold a first degree, or a higher degree or who are studying for a higher degree.

http://jrf.christs.cam.ac.uk/rf_2015/

Princeton University Center for African American Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: TBA

The Center for African American Studies at Princeton University invites applications from pre-tenure scholars and recent Ph.D. graduates in all disciplines for two postdoctoral or more senior research positions.  These positions will be awarded for the academic year 2015-2016 to emerging scholars who will devote their ten-month residency at Princeton to writing about race in the national or global contexts and, with the approval of the Dean of the Faculty, to teaching one semester-long undergraduate course.

http://aas.princeton.edu/programs/postdoctoral/

National Gallery of Art A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship

Deadline: TBA

Graduate Curatorial Internships at the National Gallery of Art provide in-depth training for advanced Ph.D. students and recent Ph.D. recipients interested in gaining curatorial experience in a museum setting. Graduate curatorial interns work with curators on permanent collection or exhibition projects and attend a weekly museum seminar that introduces Gallery staff, departments, programs, and functions. Duties and responsibilities are comparable to those of curatorial assistants.

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/opportunities/interns-and-fellows/curatorial.html.html

University of Texas-Austin Harry Ransom Center Post-doctoral Research Fellowships

Deadline: TBA

The Harry Ransom Center, an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, will award approximately 70 fellowships for 2015–2016 for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/research/fellowships/application/

The Smithsonian Institution James Smithson Fellowship Program

Deadline: TBA

The James Smithson Fellowship Program was created to offer early career opportunities for scholars interested in gaining experience in both scholarship and practice through a Smithsonian lens.  While this fellowship provides an immersion experience working with Smithsonian scholars and relevant collections, it also affords fellows a hands-on opportunity to see how scholarship informs practice, and practice informs scholarship, through direct interaction with Smithsonian leaders, and with leaders throughout the Washington, DC network.

http://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/james-smithson-fellowship-program/

 

Duke University Provost's Postdoctoral Program

The 2006 strategic plan at Duke University, Making a Difference, upholds diversity as a core value of our institution. Not only does diversity at our university best prepare our students for a global world, a robust learning environment can occur only when people of different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups and experiences are brought together to exchange ideas. Duke recognizes that we need to continue our efforts to enhance diversity in our student and faculty populations, as well as in leadership positions.

https://postdoc.duke.edu/postdoc-positions-duke/duke-university-provosts-postdoctoral-program

University of California Humanities Research Institute Residential Research Group Individual Fellowship – The History of Mortality: Interdisciplinary Approaches

The University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) invites individual applications from faculty, post-docs and graduate students across the disciplines interested in contributing to the Fall 2015 Residential Research Group Fellowship on the History of Mortality. The convener of this group is Karen Bassi, UC Santa Cruz Professor of Literature. Please see the research abstract included below for more information.

http://uchri.org/cfps/residential-research-group-fellowship-f2015/

Newton International Fellowships

The long-term aim of the scheme is to build a global pool of research leaders and encourage long-term international collaboration with the UK. The Newton International Fellowships scheme is run by The British Academy and the Royal Society. The Fellowships cover the broad range of physical, natural and social sciences and the humanities.

http://newtonfellowships.org/the-fellowships/

 

The Wilson Center East European Studies Summer Research Scholarships

EES offers summer research scholarships to scholars working on policy relevant projects on East Europe. While Southeast Europe remains a primary focus, projects on Central Europe and the Baltic states are again eligible. Projects should focus on fields in the social sciences and humanities including, but not limited to: Anthropology, History, Political Science, Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Sociology. All projects should aim to highlight their potential policy relevance.

http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/135860

University of California-Berkley Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

The Dean of Arts & Humanities is now accepting applications for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, established with a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Applicants must designate an academic department as their host; they should review the list of eligible units to find the best match for their interests.  Only departments that administer teaching programs may host Mellon Fellows. 

http://www.spo.berkeley.edu/fund/hpostdoc.html

Humboldt University IGK Work and Human Life Cycle in Global History Fellowships

Every year the International Research Centre ‘Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History’ at Humboldt University in Berlin invites senior scholars and postdoctoral candidates to apply for 10 to 15 international research fellowships for the duration of the following academic year.

http://rework.hu-berlin.de/en/fellowships.html

 

Council on Library and Information Resources Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to offer fellowships generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences in original sources.

http://www.clir.org/fellowships/mellon

The Council of Overseas Research Center Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowship Program

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers is pleased to announce a new focused regional fellowship program enabling pre- and early post-doctoral scholars to carry out research in the humanities and related social sciences in countries bordering the Mediterranean and served by American overseas research centers. Funding for this program is generously provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

http://caorc.org/fellowships/mellonmed/

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Sponsorship Programmes for Postdoctoral Scientists and Scholars

Various fellowships fund research stays in Germany.

http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/sponsorship.html

Institute of Historical Research Mellon Pre-dissertation Fellowships

Seven Pre-dissertation Fellowships in the humanities are offered to candidates who wish to spend time in the UK for preliminary examinations of primary sources and archival material in order to draw up and refine a dissertation proposal. They are intended for the preliminary investigation of archives, and not for short-term research projects. These Fellowships are open to candidates registered for a doctoral degree in a graduate school in the United States or Canada.

http://www.history.ac.uk/fellowships/ihr-mellon-pre-dissertation-fellowships

Institute of Historical Research Mellon Dissertation Fellowships

Five Dissertation Fellowships in the humanities are offered to candidates, who wish to spend time in the UK carrying out archival research for their dissertations. These Fellowships are open to candidates registered for a doctoral degree in a graduate school in the United States or Canada. Candidates for these awards must be working on a dissertation which has already been formally approved.

http://www.history.ac.uk/fellowships/ihr-mellon-dissertation-fellowships

Institute of Historical Research Past & Present Fellowships

The Past & Present Society and the Institute of Historical Research offers up to four one-year postdoctoral Fellowships in History, tenable at the Institute. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a broad interest in processes of social, economic, political and cultural change, as manifested in their particular field of study.

http://www.history.ac.uk/fellowships/past-present-fellowships

 

Institute of Historical Research Jacobite Studies Trust Fellowships

The IHR administers two six-month Fellowships each year on behalf of the Jacobite Studies Trust. These Fellowships may be held by advanced doctoral students or early career postdoctoral researchers. Their purpose is to enable the Fellows to undertake historical research into the Stuart dynasty in the British Isles and in exile, from the departure of James II in 1688 to the death of Henry Benedict Stuart in 1807.

http://www.history.ac.uk/fellowships/jacobite-studies-trust-fellowships

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst German Academic Exchange Service Scholarships & Grants

The Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) / German Academic Exchange Service is a private, publicly funded, self-governing organization of higher education institutions in Germany. DAAD promotes international academic relations and cooperation by offering mobility programs primarily for students and faculty, but also for administrators and others in the higher education realm.

https://www.daad.org/scholarship

Center for the Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Fellowship Program

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its annual program of support for advanced graduate research in the history, theory, and criticism of art, architecture, and urbanism. The following nine fellowships each has specific requirements and intents, including support for the advancement and completion of a doctoral dissertation, for residency and travel during the period of dissertation research, and for postdoctoral research.

http://www.nga.gov/casva/casvapre.shtm

 

The Smithsonian Institute National Museum of American History (NMAH) Fellowships

Each year dozens of fellows, working on a variety of research topics, find a home at the National Museum of American History. They are selected by the Smithsonian's central Office of Fellowships which issues announcements, asks the appropriate curator to review the incoming proposals, and then refers the proposal to a special committee to make the final determination about awards.

http://americanhistory.si.edu/getinvolved/fellowship

University of Michigan Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Society of Fellows is an interdisciplinary intellectual community in which the postdoctoral Fellows are joined by Senior Fellows to share their work in progress. Fellows are expected to participate in monthly colloquia, attend dinners of the Society, and to engage in conversation with other members about their intellectual interests. 

http://societyoffellows.umich.edu/the-fellowship/

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowships in the Bio-Humanities

The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, seeks to hire two Post-Doctoral Fellows for two-year appointments commencing Fall 2016. Bio-Humanities is an emerging field distinguished by its critical and creative appropriation of findings in the biological sciences for the purpose of reimagining and reconfiguring our sense of human being and of the meaning and significance of human undertakings. The Fellows will participate in a seminar aimed at developing methodologies for bio-humanities research; they will have the opportunityto audit courses in the life sciences at Illinois during the term of their fellowship; and they will work with the research group to develop several bio-humanities undergraduate courses.

http://www.iprh.illinois.edu/fellowships/mellon/postDoc.html

Dumbarton Oaks Short-term Predoctoral Residencies

Deadline: Rolling, dependent of time of desired residency

Dumbarton Oaks offers a limited number of Short-Term Predoctoral Residencies in Washington DC for advanced graduate students who are preparing for their PhD general exams, writing their doctoral dissertations, or expecting relevant final degrees in the field of Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, or Garden and Landscape studies. Each residency provides two to four weeks of single accommodations and lunches on weekdays (with the exception of scheduled refectory closures). In addition, a Reader badge for access to the Library will be issued for the period of the residency.

http://www.doaks.org/research/fellowships-and-grants/short-term-residencies

Wesleyan University Human-Animal Studies Fellowship Program

Deadline: TBA

The Human-Animal Studies Fellowship Program is an annual six-week summer residency that brings together six to eight Animal Studies scholars. Fellows have a PhD or equivalent, or are ABD; are actively working in the field of Animal Studies; and must have a research or writing project that they are engaged in during the duration of the fellowship. Chosen scholars are awarded a stipend that is used to cover travel costs and living expenses during their residency. Recipients of fellowships are expected to be in continuous residence at Wesleyan for the six-week period and to participate in and make a contribution to the intellectual life of the Program through participating in a series of workshops and guest lectures. Fellows will also form a community among themselves and will be expected to communicate with each other about their research. 

http://www.wesleyan.edu/animalstudies/fellowship/

University of Minnesota James Ford Bell Library Research Fellowships

Deadline: TBA

The library offers a range of fellowships including the Bell Library Short Term Fellowship ($1000, minimum two weeks) and the William Reese Company Fellowship ($2,500, one month minimum) 

https://www.lib.umn.edu/bell/fellowships