Grants for Graduate Students Funding Opportunities in the Liberal Arts



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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 January 2.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/ses/soc/socckl1.jsp

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Title: Health Policy Fellowship

Sponsor: AcademyHealth and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

Deadline: 01/05/2015

Amount: $51,630-$196,700
Description: Each year, up to two individuals may be selected as fellows to conduct their research and work collaboratively with NCHS staff on joint projects of mutual interest while in residence at NCHS in Hyattsville, Maryland. The 13 month fellowship allows visiting scholars to conduct new and innovative analyses and participate in developmental and health policy activities related to the design and content of future NCHS surveys. Applicants may be at any stage in their career from doctoral students (must have completed course work and be at the dissertation phase of their program) to senior investigators. Applicants should also demonstrate training and/or experience in health services research and its methodology, especially quantitative data analysis, reflecting disciplines such as public health, public administration, health care administration, sociology, health economics, health statistics, anthropology, and behavioral sciences, or the health professions (e.g., medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacology, etc.). U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 5. See website for list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: N
More Info: http://www.academyhealth.org/Training/content.cfm?ItemNumber=1441&&navItemNumber=2332

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Title: Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Deadline: 01/07/2014

Amount: $41,000 + tuition
Description: The DOE CSGF is open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are planning full-time, uninterrupted study toward a Ph.D. at an accredited U.S. university. Senior undergraduate and first-year doctoral students (at the time of application) in engineering and in the physical, computer, mathematical or life sciences are eligible to apply. Fellowship support is available for four years and must be renewed annually. Please note: Students in the second year of their doctoral studies (at the time of application) are no longer eligible.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 7. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: N
More Info: http://www.krellinst.org/csgf/about-doe-csgf

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Title: Scholars Program

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Deadline: 01/12/2014

Amount: $650/wk. + travel
Description: The DOE Scholars Program introduces students or recent college graduates to DOE’s mission and operations. As a participant in the DOE Scholars Program, you will have a competitive edge for familiarizing yourself with DOE functions while showcasing your education, talent, and skills. Eligible disciplines: Engineering, physical sciences, environmental sciences, computer science and information technology, physics, business, policy, program management, mathematics, statistics, safety and health, accounting and finance, law, communications, and other related areas. . U.S. citizens only; undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate of an accredited institute of higher education
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 12. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: N
More Info: http://orise.orau.gov/doescholars

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Title: History Fellowship

Sponsor: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Deadline: 01/15/2015

Amount: $4,000
Description: The ACM History Committee is preparing groundwork for a special history workshop in 2015. Aiming at the workshop, we will support research projects related to ACM's professional and educational activities and/or to ACM's rich institutional history including its organization, publications, SIG activities, and conferences. We may also support synthetic projects that analyze existing historical research on ACM, identify topics needing future research, and outline themes to illuminate ACM's nearly seven-decade history.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 15. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://history.acm.org/public/public_documents/acm_history_fellowship.php

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Title: Dissertation Fellowships

Sponsor: U.S. Army Center of Military History

Deadline: 01/15/2015

Amount: $10,000
Description: To encourage and support the production of dissertations in military history by qualified graduate students, the Center offers up to two Dissertation Fellowships each academic year. These fellowships carry a $10,000 stipend and access to the Center’s facilities and technical expertise. Although the history of war on land is broadly defined in the fellowship program, the selection of winners gives preference to topics on the history of the U.S. Army. Applicants must be civilian citizens of the U.S. unaffiliated with the U.S. government.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 15. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: N
More Info: http://www.history.army.mil/html/about/df-geninfo.html

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Title: Posen Society of Fellows

Sponsor: Posen Foundation

Deadline: 01/15/2014

Amount: $40,000/2 yrs.
Description: Posen Society Fellows are an international cohort of emerging scholars and writers whose work deals with Jewish subject matter. Each of the six winning fellows and the two writers will receive $40,000 over two years, and the opportunity to attend an annual gathering led by prestigious scholars and writers. Scholars should be completing a doctoral dissertation on a topic related to modern Jewish history or culture. The Society includes six scholars and two fiction writers, who will convene each summer to share work, discuss progress, participate in workshops, and attend lectures by senior scholars and writers. Fellows will be expected to attend two annual gatherings, and to submit a report on their progress and adapt their work for a public audience.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 15. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.a
Disciplines: Humanities; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.posenfoundation.co.il/en/plan/the-posen-society-of-fellows/

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Title: Regular Advanced Fellowships

Sponsor: American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA)

Deadline: 01/15/2015

Amount: $11,500 plus room, board and waiver of fees
Description: Several fellowships for the full academic year at the School are available to students who have completed the Regular Program or one year as a Student Associate Member and plan to return to the School to pursue independent research, usually for their Ph.D. dissertation. Please note that some fellowships are designated for specific areas of research. Regular Members and Student Associate Members who wish to stay another year in Athens are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 15. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/admission-membership/grants

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Title: Research Fellowships

Sponsor: Harry Ransom Center (HRC), University of Texas at Austin

Deadline: 01/15/2015

Amount: $1,500-$3,000/mo.; $1,200-$1,700 travel stipends
Description: 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.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 15. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/research/fellowships/application/

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Title: Short-Term Newberry Library Fellowships in the Humanities

Sponsor: The Newberry Library

Deadline: 01/15/2014

Amount: $2,000 - $2,400 (one month)
Description: Newberry fellowships provide assistance to researchers who wish to use our collection. We promise you intriguing and often rare materials; a lively, interdisciplinary community of researchers; individual consultations on your research with staff curators, librarians, and other scholars; and an array of both scholarly and public programs. Applicants may apply for both long- and short- term fellowships within one academic year. Short-term fellowships are generally restricted to postdoctoral scholars, Ph.D. candidates, or holders of other terminal degrees who live and work outside of the Chicago area and who have a specific need for Newberry collection. These fellowships require residency at the Newberry, unless otherwise noted.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor between by January 15. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application
Disciplines: Humanities; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.newberry.org/short-term-fellowships

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Title: Drugs, Security, and Democracy (DSD) Fellowship

Sponsor: Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

Deadline: 01/20/2015

Amount: Unspecified
Description: The Drugs, Security, and Democracy (DSD) fellowship program supports research on drug policy, citizen security, and democratic governance as well as associated topics across the social sciences and related disciplines. DSD-funded research must address the theme of drugs and at least one of the other two themes of security and democracy in Latin America or the Caribbean. Eligible candidates may apply for one of the following two fellowships: 1) Dissertation Fellowship — open to Ph.D. and J.S.D. candidates worldwide who have an approved dissertation prospectus by July 1, 2013, but have not completed writing for final submission; or 2) Postdoctoral Fellowship — open to Ph.D. and J.S.D. recipients worldwide who have completed their Ph.D. within seven years of the application deadline.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 20. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Social Sciences; International Students: Y
More Info: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/dsd-fellowship/

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Title: Point Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor: Point Foundation

Deadline: 01/20/2014

Amount: Unspecified
Description: Point Foundation empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students to achieve their full academic potential–despite the obstacles often put before them–to make a significant impact on society. Point fills in the gaps and provides funds not provided by other scholarships, grants, loans, work/study programs, etc.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 20. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.pointfoundation.org/page.aspx?pid=391

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Title: Keene Prize for Literature

Sponsor: University of Texas at Austin, College of Liberal Arts Student Affairs

Deadline: 01/21/2014

Amount: $50,000
Description: Mr. E. L. Keene, a 1942 graduate of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin, envisioned a prize that would honor and support the pursuit of great American writing, and through his estate made possible the Keene Prize in Literature. In establishing this prize, Mr. Keene hoped "to encourage the writing and publishing of good American Literature, to lend financial support to the creators of such literature, and to enhance the prestige and reputation in the world market of American writers both now and in the future." According to Mr. Keene's wishes, the recipient of this prize will be selected from among those who create "the most vivid and vital portrayal of the American experience in microcosm." In addition, the winner will be the student who demonstrates "the greatest artistic merit and narrative mastery of the English language and has shown the greatest promise of becoming a professional writer, as judged by the Scholarship Committee of the College of Liberal Arts."
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 21. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/student-affairs/Programs/Keene-Prize.php

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Title: Boren Fellowships (CFDA 12-552)

Sponsor: International Institute for Education (IIE)

Deadline: 01/27/2015

Amount: $30,000
Description: Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships promote long term linguistic and cultural immersion. Boren Fellowships support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 27. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship

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Title: Anna Luiza Ozorio de Almeida Field Research Grant

Sponsor: Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LILAS)

Deadline: 01/30/2014

Amount: Varies
Description: Graduate students in any department whose field research deals with Brazil may apply for summer research funding.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 30. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/student-programs/funding-opportunities/graduate-funding/field-research.php

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Title: Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

Sponsor: Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LILAS)

Deadline: 01/30/2014

Amount: $2,500-$15,000, plus tuition and fees
Description: LILAS offers a limited number of Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) for study of Portuguese or an arranged Amerindian language. These highly competitive graduate fellowships are funded by the Department of Education and are available for both summer and academic year studies. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S., demonstrate potential for superior academic achievement as indicated by a long-term interest in Latin America, and be graduate students in good standing at UT Austin or accepted for regular admission to the UT Austin Graduate School. Awards will not be made to native speakers of the language or to those who possess fluency equivalent to educated native speakers in the language for which the award is sought.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 30. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: N
More Info: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/student-programs/funding-opportunities/graduate-funding/fellowships.php

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Title: Chateaubriand Fellowship-Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)

Sponsor: French Embassy in the U.S.

Deadline: 01/31/2015

Amount: ~$1990/month (1,500 €) + insurance and airfare
Description: HSS Chateaubriand is a fellowship program offered by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S. It targets outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who seek to engage in research in France, in any discipline of the Humanities and Social Sciences. HSS Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a binational collaborative process involving expert evaluators from both countries. HSS Chateaubriand grantees are applicants who answer the program’s criteria of excellence and whose sojourn in France will support the program’s philosophy. The HSS Chateaubriand fellowship program’s purpose is to foster bilateral cooperation at Ph.D. and research level, and to build and strengthen bridges between our two nations. Candidates must currently be working on their Ph.D. International student may apply if enrolled in a U.S. university.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 31. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Y
More Info: http://humanities.chateaubriand-fellowship.org/

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Title: Dissertation Fellowship

Sponsor: Boston College

Deadline: 01/31/2014

Amount: $30,060 stipend + health insurance and $1,500 research costs
Description: Boston College’s African & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) invites scholars working in any discipline in the Social Sciences or Humanities, with projects focusing on any topic within African and/or African Diaspora Studies, to apply for our dissertation fellowship. We seek applicants pursuing innovative, preferably interdisciplinary, projects in dialogue with critical issues and trends within the field.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 31. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Unknown
More Info: http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/aads/resources/dissfellowship.html

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Title: Florence Terry Griswold Scholarship

Sponsor: Pan American Round Tables of Texas

Deadline: 01/31/2014

Amount: $2,000-$2,5000
Description: Florence Terry Griswold Scholarship 1 of $2,500 is awarded to a woman who is a citizen of a Pan American country (other than the United States) and is pursuing a radiate degree at a state-supported college or university in Texas. Florence Terry Griswold Scholarship 2 of $2,000 is awarded to a woman who is a native U.S. citizen and a legal Texas resident, is classified as a graduate student or a college faculty member engaged in specialized study of the languages or cultures of a Pan American country, and will study or do research in a Pan American country (other than the United States). More than $2000 may be awarded in years when funds are available. One recipient will be selected for each award. Award amounts may increase depending on availability of funds.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 31. See website for materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: Y (Pan American only)
More Info: http://www.partt.org/scholarships_details.html

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Title: Grant Programs for U.S. Citizens

Sponsor: American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS)

Deadline: 01/31/2014

Amount: $6,000-$15,000
Description: The program offers grants to U.S. scholars interested in conducting research on North Africa in any Maghrib country, specifically Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, or Tunisia. AIMS sponsors three Overseas Research Centers in the region in Oran, Tunis and Tangier and has other institutional affiliations that support AIMS scholars. AIMS only funds primary research conducted in the Maghrib. Graduate students currently enrolled in an M.A. or Ph.D. program, independent scholars, and faculty in all disciplines are eligible to apply. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application.
How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor by January 31. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences; International Students: N
More Info: http://aimsnorthafrica.org/fellowships/lstuscitz_grants.cfm?menu=2

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Title: Grants

Sponsor: Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy

Deadline: 01/31/2014

Amount: $7,500
Description: The Foundation makes targeted grants for work in major areas of the social sciences, including anthropology, area studies, economics, political science, psychology, sociology, and urban studies, as well as newer areas such as evaluation research. Preference will be given to projects that deal with contemporary issues in the social sciences and issues of policy relevance. Awards are not allocated so as to ensure a representative base of disciplines, but are approved solely on merit. Candidates may propose new projects, and they may also solicit support for research in progress, including final work on a dissertation, supplementing research in progress, or travel funds. Awards are only open to aspiring Ph.D.s at the dissertation level whose project has recieved approval from their apporpriate department head/university. International candidates may apply.

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