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.
RESIDENCIES AT RESEARCH CENTERS
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.
South Asia Institute
Fellows will have the option to teach or co-teach one course, are expected to participate in seminar series, and must be in residence.
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
East European Studies
Deadline: 3/1/2013, 4/15/2013
Supports scholarships for Ph.D. and post-doctoral research in the fields of social sciences and humanities with a regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, including the Baltic states. Research Grants provide support for new researchers or for scholars whose careers have been interrupted or delayed (12/1). Junior Scholars' Training Seminar Program supports junior scholars to attend a seminar in Washington (4/15). Summer Research Scholarships (3/1) and Short-term Research Scholarship (9/1 and 12/1) are also available.
University of Connecticut
Predoctoral In-Residence Fellowship
Program will support fellows from other universities while they complete their dissertation. Fellows will have access to outstanding resources, faculty expertise, mentoring, and other professional development opportunities. Appointments available in Women’s and Gender Studies; Asian American Studies Institute; Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies; and Institute for African American Studies.
University of Pennsylvania
Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism
A one-year fellowship for a scholar in any discipline whose research is relevant to the program’s 2013-2014 theme: Citizenship and Social Rights. Both empirical and normative scholarship is welcome, focused comparatively or on particular regions, or communities, that explores the various ways that social policies concerned with health, education, housing, the unemployed, children, the disabled, women, ethnic minorities and others have structured capacities for achieving and exercising full and equal citizenship in different contexts.
University of Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Fellowship in East Asia or Africa
Position involves undertaking research, coordinating teams of student researchers, and teaching a semester-long seminar. Open to scholars in any social science discipline with an empirical research focus on either East Asia (preferably China or Japan) or Africa.
Carnegie Mellon University
Center for African American Urban Studies and the Economy
History department seeks scholar in the social sciences and/or humanities doing history-related research in African American urban studies. Fellow will pursue his/her own research project, collaborate on current center projects, and interact with faculty and students.
Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Studies in Early Modern Europe
University seeks two postdoctoral fellows in Studies in Early Modern Europe, one with research interest in the public life of arts and ideas, and one with research interest in digital humanities. Fellows will join a large, multidisciplinary, international research team.