CFA: NCEEER Title VIII Research Competition

Deadline: December 31, 2022

NCEEER invites applications to its 2023 Title VIII National Research Competition, 2023 Title VIII Short Term Research Grant Competition,  and 2023 Title VIII Dissertation Completion Grant. The deadline for all programs is December 31, 2022. 

The National Research Competition supports scholars who are US citizens and hold the PhD. Awards range from $20,000 for an individual project to $40,000 for a collaborative project. Research may take place in the United States or in the field, in one or more of the countries under the purview of the Title VIII Program (see www.nceeer.org  for details). Eligible proposals must concern topics that are relevant to current US foreign policy.

The Short Term Research Grant supports scholars who are US citizen and hold the PhD. Awards are capped at $2,500 and support short-term research (generally involving travel, also not required to do so) in/on one or more of the countries under the purview of the Title VIII Program. Eligible proposals must concern topics that are relevant to current US foreign policy.

The Dissertation Completion Grant supports scholars who are US citizens in the final year of a PhD program conducting policy-relevant research on one or more of the countries under the purview of the Title VIII program. These individual awards are for up to $25,000 and 9-12 months in duration. Eligible proposals must concern topics that are relevant to current US foreign policy.

Funding for these programs is provided by the Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, under the Title VIII Program.

Please e-mail Dr. Dana Ponte with any questions (dana@nceeer.org). Application guidelines and materials are available at: www.nceeer.org.

Fulbright Scholar Awards

Deadline: September 15, 2022

Which Award is Right for Me?

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over 800 awards in more than 135 countries for U.S. citizens to teach, conduct research and carry out professional projects around the world.  College and university faculty, as well as artists and professionals from a wide range of fields can join over 400,000 Fulbrighters who have come away with enhanced skills, new connections, and greater mutual understanding.

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Sumners Foundation Scholarships (SMU Dedman School of Law & Oklahoma City University School of Law)

Deadline: March 3, 2023

The Sumners Foundation provides two types of scholarships

  • Scholarships for rising juniors for their junior and senior years at a Texas or Oklahoma College or University.  Scholarships are $15,000/year for each of those last two years of undergraduate work ($30,000 total) to cover tuition, on-campus room and board, fees, and books.  Students must be U.S. citizens and permanent residents of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Arkansas, or Kansas.  Scholarships will be awarded in the spring of 2023 to be initially be applied in the fall of 2023.  
  • FULLRIDE law school scholarships at SMU Dedman School of Law and Oklahoma City University School of Law.  Students must be starting law school in the fall of 2023.  Application codes must be obtained from the law schools.  Students must be U.S. citizens and permanent residents of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Arkansas, or Kansas.  
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National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar in Residence (Center for Jewish History)

Deadline: December 15, 2022

Call for Applications for the 2023-2024 Academic Year

Through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) the Center for Jewish History (the Center) invites applications for an NEH Scholar in Residence that will support original research conducted at the Center. Applications are welcome from scholars working in a broad range of fields within the humanities and social sciences. The application deadline is December 15, 2022 for a residency from July 2023 through June 2024.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship “Russian Studies at the Margins: Migration in the Post-Soviet Borderlands” (Arizona State University)

Deadline: September 25, 2022

As part of the new project “Russian Studies at the Margins: Migration in the Post-Soviet Borderlands,” Arizona State University’s Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship with an anticipated start date of October 3, 2022 through June 30, 2023. The application deadline is September 25.

The fellowship is open to early-career scholars who received their terminal degree between May 2017 and July 2022, whose work combines regional focus with global relevance. The fellow’s primary responsibility will be to lead research, writing and testing of curricular materials for high school and community college students on migration and borderland communities in the former Soviet Union (case studies focus on Ukraine/Russia, Central Asia, and the South Caucasus). Post-doctoral appointments at ASU do not offer tenure. The pro-rated salary for the 7.5-month position is set at $41,667.

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Fulbright US Scholar Program Russian Language Opportunities 2023-24

Deadline: September 15, 2022


At a time when we face many global challenges, international engagement is more important than ever. The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers opportunities for scholars like you to teach, research and carry out professional projects abroad to advance their professional and academic interests, promote mutual understanding, and collaborate with partners abroad. Many countries are actively seeking experts especially with Russian language skills.

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Early Slavic ESSA Travel Grant to ASEEES 2022

Deadline: July 15, 2022

The Graduate Student Travel Award Committee of the Early Slavic Studies Association is seeking applications for a $300 grant to assist with the travel expenses of a graduate student who will be presenting a paper in person in the early Slavic field at the National Convention of the ASEEES in Chicago in November 2022. Interested graduate students may find the application here

Applications are due by Friday, July 15, 2022.  Please submit the completed application form with a c.v. by email to the committee chair Dr. Tomasz Grusiecki, tomaszgrusiecki@boisestate.edu, and carbon-copy Dr. Jennifer Spock, Jennifer.Spock@eku.edu, and Dr. Brian Boeck, bboeck@depaul.edu.

The winner will be notified by August 5.

Postdoctoral Fellowships: Institute for Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies

Deadline: October 15, 2022

The Institute is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other university obligations. Scholars from around the world come to the Institute to pursue their research. Candidates of any nationality may apply for a single term or a full academic year. Scholars may apply for a stipend, but those with sabbatical funding, other grants, retirement funding, or other means are also invited to apply for a non-stipendiary membership. Open to all fields of historical research, the School of Historical Studies’ principal interests is the history of western, near eastern and Asian civilizations, with particular emphasis on Greek and Roman civilization, the history of Europe (medieval, early modern, and modern), the Islamic world, East Asian studies, art history, the history of science, and late modern history. Support is available each year for one scholar in music studies. A Ph.D. (or equivalent) and influential publications are required.

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