Grants for Graduate Students Funding Opportunities in the Liberal Arts


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Title: Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (R36) (PAR-13-182)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 09/25/2014

Amount: $50,000/yr., up to 2 yrs.
Description: The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) announces the availability of NIH Dissertation Award grants (R36) to support drug abuse doctoral dissertation research in epidemiology, prevention, treatment, services, and/or women and sex/gender differences, areas in which there is a significant need for new investigators. Grant support is designed to encourage doctoral candidates from a variety of academic disciplines and programs to conduct research in these areas of interest to NIDA. It is hoped that this program will ultimately facilitate the entry of promising new investigators into the field of drug abuse research.
How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Liberal Arts Grants Services (lagrants@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by September 25.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-182.html

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Title: Harry S. Truman Library Institute Research Grants

Sponsor: Harry S. Truman Library Institute for National and International Affairs

Deadline: 10/01/2014

Amount: $2,500/1-3 wks.
Description: These grants are intended to enable graduate students, post-doctoral scholars and other researchers to come to the Harry S. Truman Library for one to three weeks to use its collections. Awards are to offset expenses incurred for this purpose only. Graduate students and post-doctoral scholars are particularly encouraged to apply, but applications from others engaged in advanced research will also be considered. Preference will be given to projects that have application to enduring public policy and foreign policy issues and that have a high probability of being published or publicly disseminated in some other way. The potential contribution of a project to an applicant’s development as a scholar will also be considered. An individual may receive no more than two Research Grants in a five-year period. Applications accepted twice per year in April and October.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by October 1. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/grants/

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Title: Program in China Studies Predisserations Summer Grants

Sponsor: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

Deadline: 10/01/2014

Amount: $5,000
Description: The Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in Studies seeks to maintain the vitality of China Studies in the U.S. through fellowships and grants designed primarily for scholars early in their careers. Predissertation grants provide funding for graduate students to explore venues and make preliminary research arrangements, and to gain advice from potential collaborators regarding subsequent research in China. Application essays must provide the rationale for the research agenda with particular attention to the evidence needed to answer research questions. The essay should present a rational for the need for a summer visit to China prior to dissertation research. It should also provide a plan for travel in China, identifying the individuals, institutions, and sites to be visited. Inclusion of correspondence with potential contacts in China is desirable. A working knowledge of Chinese is required.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by October 1. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.acls.org/programs/china-studies/#prediss

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Title: Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellowship Program

Sponsor: Autism Speaks

Deadline: 10/02/2013

Amount: $29,500/yr., 2 yrs.
Description: Autism Speaks invites applications from pre-doctoral students interested in pursuing careers in autism research. The Dennis Weatherstone Fellows will work directly with mentors who are leading scientists in autism related research. This program supports the growth of a promising cadre of young scientists who will make autism research their chosen field. In order to cross-fertilize ideas and facilitate a network of collaboration, the Weatherstone program will include group interaction among the class of fellows and an annual meeting with the Weatherstone family and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
How to Apply: Submit Letter of Interest directly to sponsor by October. 2. Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Liberal Arts Grants Services (lagrants@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal review form by October 26.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.autismspeaks.org/science/grants-program

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Title: Dissertation Fellowship Program

Sponsor: National Academy of Education & the Spencer Foundation

Deadline: 10/03/2014

Amount: $25,000
Description: 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. These fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. Applicants should plan to complete their dissertation in one to two years. International students studying at U.S. universities may apply.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by October 3. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Y
More Info: http://www.naeducation.org/NAED_080200.htm

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Title: Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF): Student Fellowship Competition

Sponsor: Social Sciences Research Council (SSRC)

Deadline: 10/15/2014

Amount: $5,000
Description: The DPDF Student Fellowship Competition is organized to help mid-stage graduate students in the humanities and social sciences formulate effective research proposals through scholarly exchange within interdisciplinary areas of study. Each year, the program offers dissertation proposal development workshops led by pairs of tenured senior faculty in the US and abroad who define emerging or reinvigorated multidisciplinary research fields. Students may apply for up to $5,000 to cover summer research costs. Travel and accommodations to attend both workshops are covered by the DPDF Program.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by October 15. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/dpdf-fellowship/

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Title: Clara Mayo Grants

Sponsor: The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)

Deadline: 10/5/2014

Amount: $1,000
Description: The Clara Mayo Grant program was set up to support masters’ theses or pre-dissertation research on aspects of sexism, racism, or prejudice, with preference given to students enrolled in a terminal master’s program. Studies of the application of theory or the design of interventions or treatments to address these problems are welcome.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by October 5. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.spssi.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewpage&pageid=727

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Title: Woodrow Wilson Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies

Sponsor: Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Deadline: 10/15/2014

Amount: $5,000
Description: These fellowships support the final year of dissertation writing for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences whose work addresses topics of women and gender in interdisciplinary and original ways. The program encourages original and significant research about women that crosses disciplinary, regional, or cultural boundaries. Applicants must plan to complete their dissertations during the fellowship year. International candidates who are enrolled in U.S. institutions are eligible to apply.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by October 15. See grant announcement for materials to be submitted with proposal.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Y
More Info: http://woodrow.org/fellowships/womens-studies/

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Title: Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

Sponsor: Wenner-Gren Foundation

Deadline: 10/17/2014

Amount: $20,000
Description: Dissertation Fieldwork Grants are awarded to aid doctoral or thesis research. The program contributes to the Foundation's overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. The Foundation supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas. There is no preference for any methodology, research location, or subfield. The Foundation particularly welcomes proposals that employ a comparative perspective, can generate innovative approaches or ideas, and/or integrate two or more subfields. Students must be enrolled in a doctoral program (or equivalent, if applying from outside the United States) at the time of application. Students of all nationalities are eligible to apply.
How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Liberal Arts Grants Services (lagrants@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by October 17.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: Y
More Info: http://www.wennergren.org/programs/dissertation-fieldwork-grants

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Title: Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art

Sponsor: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

Deadline: 10/22/2014

Amount: $27,000
Description: ACLS invites applications for the Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art designated for graduate students in any stage of Ph.D. dissertation research or writing. Ten fellowships are available for a non-renewable, one-year term beginning between June and September 2015 for the 2015-2016 academic year. The fellowships may be carried out in residence at the Fellow's home institution, abroad, or at another appropriate site for the research. The fellowships, however, may not be used to defray tuition costs or be held concurrently with any other major fellowship or grant. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by October 22. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities; International Students: N
More Info: http://www.acls.org/programs/american-art/

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Title: Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

Sponsor: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Deadline: 10/22/2014

Amount: $33,000
Description: Supports a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing. Applicants must: 1) be Ph.D. candidates in a humanities or social science department in the United States (international students are eligible); 2) have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation and obtained ABD (all but dissertation) status by the application deadline; 3) be no more than six years in the degree program, awardees can hold this Fellowship no later than their seventh year; and 4) must be prepared to complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by Ocbober 22. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities; International Students: Y
More Info: http://www.acls.org/programs/dcf/

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Title: Excellence in Counseling Research Grants

Sponsor: Chi Sigma Iota (CSI)

Deadline: 10/24/2014

Amount: $2,500
Description: With the aim of providing recognition for outstanding achievement and service within the field of counseling, CSI awards grants for projects focused on professional advocacy, professional identity, and leadership research; wellness counseling research; and/or developmental counseling research. Funding priorities are 1) professional advocacy, professional identity, and leadership research; 2) wellness counseling research; and 3) developmental counseling research. To be eligible, applicants must be a member of CSI in good standing at the time of application and throughout the duration of the proposed project.
How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Liberal Arts Grants Services (lagrants@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by October 24.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: https://www.csi-net.org/?page=Research_Excellence

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Title: Minority Fellowship Program

Sponsor: American Political Science Association (APSA)

Deadline: 10/25/2013

Amount: $4,000
Description: The APSA Minority Fellows program is designed primarily for minority students applying to enter a doctoral program in political science. Applicants must be members of one of the following racial/ethnic minority groups: African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Latinos/as, and Native Americans (federal and state recognized tribes); must be college/university seniors, college/university graduates, or students currently enrolled in a Master’s Program applying for doctoral study at another political science program/institution; must demonstrate an interest in teaching and potential for research in political science; and must be a United States citizen at time of award.
How to Apply: Submit directly to sponsor by October 25. See grant announcement for materials to be submitted with proposal.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: N
More Info: http://www.apsanet.org/content_3284.cfm

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Title: Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship (CFDA 66.514)

Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Deadline: 10/30/2012

Amount: $42,000/yr.
Description: EPA's STAR graduate fellowship program supports masters and doctoral candidates in environmental studies. Each year, students in the United States compete for STAR fellowships through a rigorous review process. Students can pursue degrees in traditionally recognized environmental disciplines as well as other fields such as social anthropology, urban and regional planning, and decision sciences. Master's level students may receive support for a maximum of two years. Doctoral students may be supported for a maximum of three years, usable over a period of five years. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
How to Apply: Contact Liberal Arts Grants Services (lagrants@austin.utexas.edu) in the Liberal Arts Grants Services and return Proposal Review Form 3 weeks in advance of sponsor deadline.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: N
More Info: http://www.epa.gov/ncer/fellow/

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Title: AIA Fellowships, Grants, and Scholarships

Sponsor: Archeological Institute of America (AIA)

Deadline: 11/01/2014

Amount: Varies
Description: The AIA is pleased to offer fellowships for travel and study to deserving scholars and a number of scholarships and grants for students, publications, and AIA Societies. AIA scholarships, fellowships, and grants are open to members of the Archaeological Institute of America. Fellowship Programs include: German Archaeological Institute (DAI) Fellowship for Study in Berlin, Colburn Fellowship for study at The American School of Clasical Studies at Athens, Pomerance Fellowship to support Aegean Bronze Age archaeology, Woodruff Fellowship of the AIA and the American Academy in Rome, James Traveling Fellowship for travel and study in the Mediterranean region, and the Archaeology of Portugal Fellowship, among others.
How to Apply: Multiple deadlines through January 2016. Submit directly to sponsor. Apply directly to sponsor. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: Y
More Info: http://www.archaeological.org/grants

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Title: Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Turkey

Sponsor: American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)

Deadline: 11/01/2014

Amount: Varies
Description: Fellowships for research in Turkey are available to scholars and advanced graduate students engaged in research on ancient, medieval, or modern times in Turkey, in any field of the humanities and social sciences. Grants are available for up to one year, but shorter projects may receive preference.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by November 1. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/ARITFellowships.html

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Title: Grant-in-Aid Program

Sponsor: Rockefeller Archive Center

Deadline: 11/01/2014

Amount: $4,000
Description: The Rockefeller Archive Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York, annually offers a competitive grant-in-aid program to foster, promote, and support research by serious scholars in the collections located at the center, which houses the records of the Rockefeller family, Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Foundation, and other Rockefeller-associated philanthropies and individuals. Potential applicants are required to contact an archivist no later than October 15 in order to provide ample time for the archivist to provide assistance.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by November 1. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Y
More Info: http://www.rockarch.org/grants/generalgia.php

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Title: Luce Scholars Program Scholarship Competition

Sponsor: Luce Foundation

Deadline: October TBA

Amount: Unspecified
Description: The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia. The program is unique among American-Asian exchanges in that it is intended for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia. Those who already have significant experience in Asia or Asian studies are not eligible for the Luce Scholars Program. To be eligible, candidates must be U.S. citizens who would not have reached their 30th birthday by July 1st of the year they enter the program.
How to Apply: Nomination by UT Graduate School required. Internal competition deadline in October annually. Contact Elizabeth Korves (korvesem@austin.utexas.edu), Assistant Fellowship Manager, for application instructions.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: N
More Info: http://www.hluce.org/lsprogram.aspx

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Title: Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Sponsor: Soros Foundation

Deadline: 11/01/2014

Amount: $25,000 maintenance/yr., $20,000 tuition/yr.
Description: This fellowship program honors the American immigrant tradition. It has, since 1998, provided 30 fellowships annually to New Americans - naturalized citizens or "green card" holders, or children of naturalized citizens. Selection criteria emphasize sustained accomplishments that show unusual creativity, originality and initiative. We seek individuals who will use their graduate education to advance their abilities and commitment to contribute to American society and to be active citizens in a free country. Applicants must be not yet be 31 years old, and must not be beyond the second year of the graduate degree program for which support is requested.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by November 1. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: N
More Info: http://www.pdsoros.org/

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Title: Predoctoral Fellowships

Sponsor: Getty Foundation

Deadline: 11/01/2013

Amount: $25,000
Description: Getty Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships are intended for emerging scholars to complete work on projects related to the Getty Research Institute's annual theme. The 2014-15 theme is “Object—Value—Canon,” encourages exploration of the traditional art-historical process of interpretation of an object, discussion of value, to canonization through an interdisciplinary lens. 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.

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