Fellowship and Grant Opportunities
Humanities and Social Sciences
Deadlines: March, 2013-June-2013
NOTE: Many deadlines are anticipated deadlines, based on prior application cycles. Please confirm deadlines with funding sources.
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Invitation Fellowship Programs for Research in Japan
Provides short and long-term opportunities for pre- and postdoctoral foreign researchers to, under the guidance of their hosts, conduct cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are included under this program. Researchers of all countries having diplomatic relations with Japan are eligible. Applications are submitted by the inviting researchers who wish to host foreign researchers in Japan.
Japan-United States Friendship Commission
U.S.-Japan Creative Artists Fellowship Program
Supports leading contemporary and traditional artists from the United States to spend three months in Japan. Program accepts applications in all disciplines including, but not limited to, architecture or design, choreography, music composition, writing, visual art, filmmaking/media art, folk/traditional art, playwright/theater art, multidisciplinary, and other disciplines. Awards up to $20,000 and $2,000 for round-trip transportation for each artist.
Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study
Program: Fellowship Programs
Deadline: 3/1/2013 (Tentative)
Supports prominent Ph.D. researchers and senior scholars in the humanities and social sciences. Fellowships are residential and can last for a full academic year. Support includes travel reimbursement, free or subsidized housing, and a monthly stipend, calculated at a rate of 50 percent of gross annual salary for a Netherlands university professor of the same rank and seniority as the applicant. Citizenship requirements vary according to program. http://www.nias.knaw.nl/Pages/NIA/12/489.bGFuZz1FTkc.html
Institute of Turkish Studies
ITS offers grants for both individuals (citizens and permanent residents) and institutions (U.S. only) across a wide variety of grant categories, including conference support, research, publications, dissertation support, language acquisition support, matching grants for library acquisitions and undergraduate exchange program support. Award amounts are up to $35,000, depending on the program.
National Council for Eurasian and East European Research
Grants and Fellowships for Eurasian and East European Research
Supports humanities and social science policy research on Russian, Eurasian and East European social, political, economic, and historical development. Short-term Travel Grants ($3,000) and other awards also available. Eligibility is for U.S. citizens holding a Ph.D., or U.S. citizens with comparable professional experience, who are not current NCEEER grant-holders.
National Endowment for the Humanities
Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan
A joint activity of NEH and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, supports research on modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan’s international relations, and U.S.-Japan relations. Appropriate disciplines for the research include anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology. Fellowships are designed for researchers with advanced language skills whose research will require use of data, sources, and documents in their original languages or whose research requires interviews onsite in direct on-on-one contact.
National Endowment for the Humanities
Bridging Cultures Through Film: International Topics
Supports projects that examine international and transnational themes in the humanities through documentary films. Projects are meant to spark Americans’ engagement with the broader world by exploring one or more countries and cultures outside the U.S. Proposed documentaries must be analytical and deeply grounded in humanities scholarship.