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World Politics & Statecraft Fellowship

Each year, the Smith Richardson Foundation sponsors the World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship program, an annual grant competition to support Ph.D. dissertation research on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies, area studies, and diplomatic and military history.

Deadline: 

Friday, October 8, 2021

Strategy & Policy Fellows Program

The Smith Richardson Foundation sponsors an annual Strategy and Policy Fellows grant competition to support young scholars and policy thinkers on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, military policy, and diplomatic and military history.
The purpose of the program is to strengthen the U.S. community of scholars and researchers conducting policy analysis in these fields.

Deadline: 

Friday, June 18, 2021

Faculty Early Career Development Program

CAREER: The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. Such activities should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research.

Deadline: 

Monday, July 25, 2022
Monday, July 24, 2023
Monday, July 22, 2024

Law and Science

The Law & Science Program considers proposals that address social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules, as well as studies of how science and technology are applied in legal contexts. The Program is inherently interdisciplinary and multi-methodological.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Monday, August 1, 2022

Political Science Program

The Political Science Program supports scientific research that advances knowledge and understanding of citizenship, government, and politics. Research proposals are expected to be theoretically motivated, conceptually precise, methodologically rigorous, and empirically oriented. Substantive areas include, but are not limited to, American government and politics, comparative government and politics, international relations, political behavior, political economy, and political institutions.

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The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act

This Russell Sage Foundation initiative will support innovative social science research on the social, economic and political effects of the Affordable Care Act. We are especially interested in funding analyses that address important questions about the effects of the reform on outcomes such as financial security and family economic well-being, labor supply and demand, participation in other public programs, family and children’s outcomes, and differential effects by age, race, ethnicity, nativity, or disability status.

Deadline: 

Thursday, May 23, 2019

John Templeton Foundation Small Research Grants

The John Templeton Foundation serves as a philanthropic catalyst for discoveries relating to the Big Questions of human purpose and ultimate reality. They support research on subjects ranging from complexity, evolution, and infinity to creativity, forgiveness, love, and free will. They encourage civil, informed dialogue among scientists, philosophers, and theologians and between such experts and the public at large, for the purposes of definitional clarity and new insights.

Deadline: 

Friday, August 20, 2021

Urgent Proposals on Liberia or Sierra Leone

The IGC is currently running a special call for proposals for economic research on urgent or time-sensitive policy issues in Liberia and Sierra Leone, as it is recognised that a faster project commissioning process would be beneficial for time-sensitive projects in these countries during this crucial post-Ebola recovery period. The IGC is also welcoming requests from policymakers and development partners in Liberia and Sierra Leone for the commissioning of research on urgent or time-sensitive policy issues.

Horowitz Foundation Grant Program

The grant program is meant to support scholars from the social sciences in the early stages of their career through small grants, promote projects which have social policy application, and encourage research that addresses contemporary issues within the social sciences.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Fellowships

The aim of this fellowship program is to offer small teams of two or more scholars the opportunity to collaborate intensively on a single, substantive project. The fellowship supports projects that produce a tangible research product (such as joint print or web publications) for which two or more collaborators will take credit.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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