Funding Opportunity: Dissertation Fieldwork Grants (Wenner-Gren Foundation)

Deadline for Applications: April 10, 2017

Title: Dissertation Fieldwork Grants
Sponsor: Wenner-Gren Foundation
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. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Brook Davis ( in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by April 10. 

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