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The Stuart L. Bernath Dissertation Research Grant

The Bernath Dissertation Grant of up to $4,000 is intended to help graduate students defray expenses encountered in the writing of their dissertations. The award is announced formally at the SHAFR luncheon held during the annual meeting of the American Historical Association. (Applicants for this award will be considered automatically for the Holt, Gelfand-Rappaport-LaFeber, and Bemis grants.) Applicants must be actively working on dissertations dealing with some aspect of U.S. foreign relations history. Membership in SHAFR is required.

Deadline: 

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Friday, October 15, 2021

SHAFR Dissertation Completion Fellowship

SHAFR invites applications for its dissertation completion fellowship. SHAFR will make two, year-long awards, in the amount of $25,000 each, to support the writing and completion of the doctoral dissertation in each academic year. These highly competitive fellowships will support the most promising doctoral candidates in the final phase of completing their dissertations. SHAFR membership is required.

Deadline: 

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Small Grants

Small research grants available to anyone affiliated with a research institution.

Deadline: 

Monday, February 1, 2021

Interests: 

Critical Work in Research, Conservation, Exploration, and Education

National Geographic awards grants in the following categories:
Hypothesis-Driven
Media-Driven Storytelling
Grants in Asia
Grants in Northern Europe
Conservation in China
The Next Generation
Applied Conservation
Energy Solutions
Exploratory Fieldwork
Saving Big Cats
Revitalization Projects

Research Grants

Advanced doctoral students (advanced to candidacy – all but dissertation) and established scientists are eligible for Leakey Foundation Research Grants. The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

ABF Doctoral/Postdoctoral Fellowships Program in Law & Inequality

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is committed to developing the next generation of scholars in the field of law and social science. The purpose of the fellowship is to encourage original and significant empirical and interdisciplinary research on the study of law and inequality.

Deadline: 

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Science of Science - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

The Science of Science: Discovery, Communication, and Impact (SOS:DCI) program is designed to understand the scientific research enterprise and increase the public value of scientific activity. The program pursues this goal by supporting basic research in three fundamental areas:

How to increase the rate of socially beneficial discovery;
How to improve science communication outcomes; and
How to expand the societal benefits of scientific activity.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Thursday, February 10, 2022
Friday, September 9, 2022
Friday, February 10, 2023

Short-Term Fellowships

To support a short-term fellowship at the Gilder Lehrman Institute in New York City.

Deadline: 

Monday, May 13, 2019

Interests: 

NY Historical Society Short-Term Fellowships

To support a short term fellowship at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library.

Deadline: 

Friday, January 3, 2020

Interests: 

Science and Technology Studies Dissertation Grant

The Science and Technology Studies (STS) program supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) disciplines. It encompasses a broad spectrum of topics including interdisciplinary studies of ethics, equity, governance, and policy issues that are closely related to STEM disciplines.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Thursday, August 3, 2023

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