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Fellowship and Grant Opportunities
for Graduate Students

Humanities and Social Sciences
Deadlines: March 1, 2014-May 31, 2014

NOTE: Many deadlines are anticipated deadlines, based on prior application cycles. Please check deadlines with the funding sources.

RESEARCH ABROAD

(by deadline)

International Association of Quebec Studies
Gaston Miron Fellowship
March 2, 2014
Eligibility: The applicant must be: a PhD student or postdoctoral or be early career (6 years or less experience).
Abstract:  The fellowship will be granted to a young researcher from outside Quebec and Canada for research in the literature of Quebec. Training and research must be done in a university or a recognized research facility in Quebec. It is desirable that the candidate has already developed links or made contact with research centers or teachers at a Quebec university able to frame the applicant's research in Quebec.
http://www.aieq.qc.ca/programmes-de-bourses-detudes-et-de-stage-de-laieq

University of Lucerne
Center for Comparative Constitutional Law and Religion
Postgraduate Student Research Fellows Program
May 1, 2014
Eligibility: Postgraduate scholars as well as individuals with professional degrees are welcome to apply. Applications (in English) from any country are welcome. A background in social sciences, in particular law and/or theology, would be preferred.
Abstract: The Center for Comparative Constitutional Law and Religion Student Research Fellows Program invites postgraduate students to participate in an international short fellowship followed by a guided individual research project.  The aim of the program is to allow fellows to gain practical experience combined with research and writing experience, while acquiring experiences with grassroots bodies and organizations active in the field of religious freedom and diversity. The fellows will also contribute to the work of the Center and the work of the organizations that will host them towards the cause of religious tolerance worldwide.  The main part of the fellowship is devoted to research projects related to successful candidates' designated scholarly projects in collaboration with the CCCLR. It also aims to include the fellow in other work conducted under the auspices of the Center.
http://www.unilu.ch/deu/news_858063.html

Wenner-Gren Foundation
Dissertation Fieldwork Grants
May 1, 2014 
Eligibility:  Applicants must be enrolled in a doctoral program at the time of application and have successfully completed all requirements for the doctoral degree other than the dissertation/thesis. Applications that were unsuccessful in a prior funding cycle may be resubmitted with amendments.
Abstract:  Grants are awarded to aid doctoral or thesis research. 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.
http://www.wennergren.org/programs/dissertation-fieldwork-grants

Center for Chinese Studies
Research Grant Program
May 31, 2014
Eligibility: This program is designed for professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and doctoral candidates in departments related to Chinese studies at foreign universities, as well as researchers at related foreign academic institutes.
Abstract: The CCS offers research grants. The content of the research, to be undertaken in Taiwan, should be within the field of Chinese studies.
http://ccs.ncl.edu.tw/ccs2/english/regulation.aspx