Fellowship and Grant Opportunities
for Graduate Students
Humanities and Social Sciences
Deadlines: March, 2013-June, 2013
NOTE: Many deadlines are anticipated deadlines, based on prior application cycles. Please check deadlines with the 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.
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.
German Academic Exchange Service
German Studies Research Grant
Provides grants to promote the study of cultural, political, historical, economic and social aspects of modern and contemporary German affairs from an inter- and multi-disciplinary perspective. Candidates must be nominated by department and/or program chairs. Master's level candidates are eligible. Grants are restricted to citizens of the United States who are enrolled full time at the university that nominates them. Awards range from $1,500 - $2,500.
U.S. Department of Education
Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad
Provides grants to universities to award six to 12 month fellowships for doctoral students in modern foreign languages or related area studies to conduct dissertation research abroad. Proposals focusing on Western Europe and the U.S. are not eligible.
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
Grant Programs (Doctoral and Postdoctoral)
Deadline: 5/1/2013, 6/1/2013
Supports anthropological research and writing. Opportunities for doctoral students are dissertation fieldwork support ($20,000 plus possible $5,000 supplement, due 5/1 and 11/1) and international fellowships ($17,500, due 3/1). Postdoctoral opportunities are research grant support ($20,000 plus possible $5,000 supplement, due 5/1 and 11/1), fellowships ($40,000, due 5/1 and 11/1), international collaborative research ($30,000, due 6/1 and 12/1), and conferences and workshops ($20,000, due 6/1 and 12/1). All nationalities eligible.