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DeadlineSponsorTitleAmount | DurationHow to apply
First come, first serveThe University of Texas at Austin - Office of the Vice President for ResearchSubvention Grants$5,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
Rolling DeadlineNational Science FoundationGeography and Spatial Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$18,000 max. | UnspecifiedContact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
Rolling DeadlineNational Science FoundationDocumenting Endangered Languages-Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$15,000 max. | 24 months max.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
Rolling DeadlineDumbarton Oaks Research Library and CollectionShort-Term Predoctoral ResidenciesApply directly to the sponsor
11/17/2017Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History - Harvard UniversityGlobal American Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship$54,100/yr. | 1-2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/17/2017Gerda Henkel Foundation Research Scholarships15,000 Euros max. | 1-2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/19/2017National Science FoundationSecure and Trustworthy Cyberspace - Cybersecurity Education ProjectsVariesContact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/20/2017United States Institute of PeaceJennings Randolph Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program$20,000 | 10 monthsApply directly to the sponsor
11/20/2017National Science FoundationNational Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program$3,000,000 | 5 yrs.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/23/2017National Institute of HealthNIH/NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award$50,000-$59,900/yr. | 6 yrs. max.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/30/2017Cornell UniversityMellon Post-doctoral Fellowships 2018-2020$50,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/30/2017Organization of American HistoriansLouis Pelzer Memorial AwardNot applicableApply directly to the sponsor
11/30/2017National Science FoundationLaw and Social Sciences - Standard Research Grants and Grants for Collaborative Research$300,000 max. | 2–3 yrs.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/30/2017National Science FoundationLinguistics - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$12,000 max. | 1-2 yrs.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Science FoundationCultural Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$20,000 direct max. | 2 yrs. max.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Science FoundationScience of LearningVaries | 5 yrs. max.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/30/2017National Science FoundationDevelopmental Sciences$200,000/yr. max. | 5 yrs. max.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Science FoundationSocial PsychologyVaries | 5 yrs. max.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Science FoundationDecision, Risk, and Management SciencesVaries | 1 yr.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/30/2017National Science FoundationEconomicsVaries | 5 yrs. max.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Science FoundationCultural Anthropology - Senior Research Proposal$100,000 max./yr. | 5 yrs. max.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Science FoundationScience of Science and Innovation Policy - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$20,000Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Science FoundationLaw and Social Sciences - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$20,000 | 1 yr.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/30/2017National Science FoundationBiological Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$20,000 direct max. | 2 yrs. max.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Endowment of the HumanitiesMedia Projects: Development Grants$40,000-$75,000 | 6-12 mos.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/30/2017National Science FoundationResearch on the Science and Technology Enterprise: Statistics and Surveys - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$15,000 | 12 mo.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Science FoundationDecision, Risk, and Management Sciences - Doctoral Dissertation Research Award GrantsUnspecified | 12 mo. max.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/30/2017National Science FoundationEconomics - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement GrantsUnspecifiedContact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Science FoundationMethodology, Measurement, and Statistics - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants$16,000 | 1-2 yrs.$16,000 | 1-2 yrs.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/30/2017Russell Sage FoundationThe Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act$150,000 max. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
11/30/2017National Endowment for the HumanitiesNational Digital Newspaper Program$325,000 | 2 yrs.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis
11/30/2017Smithsonian InstitutionJames Smithson Fellowship$53,000 | 1 yr.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Endowment of the HumanitiesMedia Projects: Production Grants$100,000-$650,000 | 1–3 yrs.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017ConTex-UT System/CONACYTCollaborative Research Grants$100,000 max. | 1 yr.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017American Council of Learned SocietiesACLS Digital Extension Grants$125,000 | 12-18 mos.Contact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
11/30/2017National Endowment for the HumanitiesDigital Humanities Advancement GrantsVariesContact Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist Vanessa Lopez
12/01/2017Organization of American HistoriansJohn Higham Research Fellowship$1,000-$1,500 | UnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017Humanities Research Center - Rice UniversityAndrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows$55,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017Hagley Museum and LibraryNEH-Hagley Postdoctoral Fellowship on Business, Culture, and Society$4,200/mo. | 8 mo. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017Organization of American HistoriansHuggins-Quarles Dissertation Completion AwardUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017Organization of American HistoriansSamuel and Marion Merrill Graduate Student Travel Grants$500 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017Horowitz Foundation for Social PolicyDissertation Research Grants$7,500 | 5 yrs. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017Weatherhead Initiative on Global History - Harvard UniversityFellowships$50,000 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017American Philosophical SocietyFranklin Research Grants$6,000 max. | 10 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of VirginiaPre-doctoral Woodson Fellowship Program$20,000 | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of VirginiaPost-doctoral Woodson Fellowship Program$47,476 | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017Mahindra Humanities Center - Harvard UniversityMahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowships$65,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/01/2017Smithsonian American Art MuseumPost-doctoral Fellowship Opportunities in American Art$50,400 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/04/2017Council on Library and Information ResourcesMellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources$25,000 max. | 9-12 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/04/2017Washington University in St. Louis Modeling Interdisciplinary Inquiry: A Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities and Social Sciences$52,575/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/07/2017Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women - Brown UniversityPost-doctoral Fellowships$50,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/07/2017National AcademiesFord Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship$45,000 | 9-12 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/07/2017National AcademiesFord Foundation Dissertation Fellowships$25,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/11/2017Consortium for History of Science, Technology and MedicineNational Endowment for the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship$37,800 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/11/2017Consortium for History of Science, Technology and MedicineResearch Fellowships$3,000 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/11/2017Consortium for History of Science, Technology and MedicineDissertation Fellowships$25,000 | 9 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/15/2017American Association of University WomenCareer Development Grants$12,000 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/15/2017Newberry LibraryShort-Term Fellowships$2,500 | 1 mo.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/21/2017Robert Wood Johnson FoundationDeveloping Solutions for Social Isolation in the United States: Learning From the World$250,000-$750,000 | 3 yrs. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/30/2017Posen SocietyPosen Society of Fellows$20,000/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
12/31/2017University of RochesterFrederick Douglass Institute Fellowship$40,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/01/2018OPUS Archives and Research Center - Pacifica Graduate InstituteChristine Downing Dissertation Fellowship$5,000Apply directly to the sponsor
01/03/2018Center for Jewish HistoryNEH Fellowship for Senior Scholars$50,400 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/08/2018Washington University in St. LouisJohn C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics -- Postdoctoral Research AssociateVaries | 1-2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/08/2018Lewis Walpole LibraryVisiting Fellowships and Travel Grants Varies | 8 wk. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/08/2018Palestinian American Research CenterResearch Fellowships in Palestinian Studies$6,000-$9,000Apply directly to the sponsor
01/08/2018Marquette UniversityMitchem Dissertation Fellowship Program$36,250 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/08/2018New-York Historical Society Museum and LibraryAndrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships in Women’s History$15,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/08/2018New-York Historical Society Museum and LibraryNational Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship$42,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/08/2018New-York Historical Society Museum and LibraryBernard and Irene Schwartz Fellowships$60,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/08/2018New-York Historical Society Museum and LibraryRobert David Lion Gardiner Foundation - Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship$60,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/08/2018New-York Historical Society Museum and LibraryAndrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships$60,000 | 10 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/10/2018Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies - Harvard UniversityDavis Center Post-doctoral Fellowship $54,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/11/2018The Clayman Institute for Gender Research - Stanford UniversityPostdoctoral Research FellowshipsUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
01/11/2018Institute of American Cultures - UCLAVisiting Researcher and Visiting Scholar Program in Ethnic Studies$35,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/12/2018Houghton Library - Harvard UniversityVisiting Fellowships$3,600/mo. | 1 yr. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Louisville InstituteFirst Book Grant Program for Minority Scholars$40,000 max. | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Charles Babbage Institute - University of MinnesotaAdelle and Erwin Tomash Fellowship in the History of Information Technology$14,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Winterthur Museum & Country EstatePostdoctoral Fellowship$16,800 | 4 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Winterthur Museum & Country EstateDissertation Fellowships$7,000/semester | 4-9 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Winterthur Museum & Country EstateShort-Term Fellowships$1,750/month | 1-3 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018University of MichiganClements Library Research FellowshipsVariesApply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Government of FranceChateaubriand FellowshipsEuro 1,500/mo. | 4-9 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Phi Beta Kappa SocietyMary Isabel Sibley Fellowship$20,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018U.S. Army Center of Military HistoryDissertation Fellowships$10,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Smithsonian InstitutionMargaret Henry Dabney Penick Resident Scholar Program $30,000 | 6 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Smithsonian InstitutionDibner Library Resident Scholar Program$3,500/mo. | 6 mos. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Terra Foundation for American ArtTerra Summer Residency Fellowships in Giverny, France$5000Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Economic History AssociationGraduate Dissertation Fellowships$10,000-$15,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Economic History AssociationExploratory Travel and Data Grants$2,500Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018New York State ArchivesLarry J. Hackman Research Residency Program$250Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018The American Research Center in EgyptPre-Dissertation Travel Grants$2,400 max. | 4-8 wks.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018American School of Classical Studies at AthensRegular Member Fellowships$11,500 | 9 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Bogliasco FoundationBogliasco Fellowships UnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018American Antiquarian SocietyShort-Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships$1,850/mo. | 1-2 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Council for European Studies - Columbia UniversityPre-Dissertation Fellowships for Research in Europe$4,500 | 2 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018American Antiquarian SocietyAAS-National Endowment for the Humanities Long-Term Fellowships$4200/mo. | 4-12 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Massachusetts Historical SocietyLong-term Research Fellowships$4,700/mo. max. | 4-12 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018The American Research Center in EgyptARCE FellowshipUnspecifiedApply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018The Phi Beta Kappa SocietyWalter J. Jensen Fellowship for French Language, Literature, and Culture$15,500 | 6 mos. min.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018Center for East Asian Studies - Stanford UniversityPostdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Studies$60,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018The Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological SciencesProgrammatic Post-Doctoral Fellowship$35,000/yr. | 3 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/15/2018The Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological SciencesResearch Associate Appointment$7,000 max. | 9 mos. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/16/2018Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry - Chemical Heritage FoundationTwo-Year 80/20 Postdoctoral Fellowship$45,000/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/16/2018Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry - Chemical Heritage FoundationNine-Month Dissertation Fellowship$26,000 | 9 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/16/2018Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry - Chemical Heritage FoundationShort-Term Fellowship$3,000/mo. | 1-4 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/17/2018Harvard University Center for Jewish StudiesHarry Starr Fellowship in Judaica$60,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/17/2018Harvard University Center for the EnvironmentThe Environmental Fellows Program$66,000/yr. | 2 yrs.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/19/2018Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities - Vanderbilt UniversityVisiting Faculty Fellowship$50,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/31/2018Council of American Overseas Research Centers - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of StateFellowships for Faculty and Graduate StudentsVariesApply directly to the sponsor
01/31/2018Council of American Overseas Research Centers - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of StateM.A. and Predoctoral Fellowship$23,800 | 2-6 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/31/2018Council of American Overseas Research Centers - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of StatePostdoctoral Fellowship$32,400 | 2-6 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/31/2018Department of Rare Books and Special Collections - Princeton UniversityFriends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants$4,000 max.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/31/2018Woodrow Wilson CenterKennan Institute Title VIII-Supported Summer Research Scholarships$7,000 | 2 mos.Apply directly to the sponsor
01/31/2018Council of American Overseas Research CentersNEH Senior Research Fellowship Program$4,200/mo. | 4 mos. max.Apply directly to the sponsor
02/01/2018NEA FoundationLearning and Leadership Grants$2,000-$5,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
02/01/2018The McNeil Center for Early American StudiesThe MCEAS Dissertation Fellowship Program$21,000 | 1 yr.Apply directly to the sponsor
02/23/2018ConTex-UT System/CONACYTPostdoctoral Fellowship Program$55,000 max. | 12 mo. max.Contact Grants & Contracts Specialist Brook Davis