Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum - Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award
The Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Robert M. Teeter is an annual award given to a doctoral student to support dissertation research and writing in any field related to any aspect of the United States political process and public policy during the last half of the 20th century. Of special interest is the role and analysis of public opinion in that process. The Selection Committee encourages applications from doctoral students in a wide range of fields, including Political Science, History, Journalism, Communications, Public Policy, Foreign Relations, and American Studies.
American Association of University Women (AAUW) - AAUW American Fellowships Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grants
Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grants provide support to scholars to prepare research manuscripts for publication and to independent researchers to prepare research for publication. Preference will be given to applicants whose work supports the vision of AAUW: to break through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Funding for Exploratory Research in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are still experiencing collective, territory-wide disruptions following hurricanes Irma and Maria, which creates a unique challenge to recovery. Researchers have previously identified environmental risk factors to public health that follow natural disasters: exposure to chemical or biological toxins in water, air, or soil; waterborne infectious agents; physical hazards due to fallen debris or damage to structures; exposure to extreme heat or cold. Several NIH institutes now seek to extend disaster research beyond documenting the known general risk factors that populations face and their health impact by funding exploratory or developmental research projects through the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) Time-Sensitive Research on Health Risk and Resilience After Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands (R21, Clinical Trial Not Allowed).
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R21)
The behavioral and social sciences offer significant fundamental insights into the comprehensive understanding of human health, including disease etiology, prevention, treatment, and the promotion of health and well-being. To advance the investigation of behavioral and social factors in health and disease, and enhance the rigor and reproducibility of study results, the participating Institutes and Centers (ICs) invite qualified researchers to submit research grant applications on methodology and measurement in the behavioral and social sciences relevant to the missions of the NIH ICs.
Institute of International Education (IIE) - Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) - Fulbright Specialist Program
The Fulbright Specialist Program, part of the larger Fulbright Program, was established in 2001 by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The program pairs highly qualified U.S. academics and professionals with host institutions abroad to share their expertise, strengthen institutional linkages, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn about other cultures while building capacity at their overseas host institutions.
Institute of International Education (IIE) - Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) - Core Fulbright Scholar Program
The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. In addition to several new program models designed to meet the changing needs of U.S. academics and professionals, Fulbright is offering more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants.
Herb Block Foundation - Defending Basic Freedoms
This program helps safeguard the basic freedoms guaranteed in the American Bill of Rights, to help eliminate all forms of prejudice and discrimination, and to assist government agencies to be more accountable to the public. The Herb Block Foundation will also consider contemporary societal issues that may arise.
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Science and Technology Policy Fellowships
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) provide opportunities to outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills to the federal policymaking process. Fellows serve yearlong assignments in the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the federal government in Washington.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) - Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowships
The purpose of the post-dissertation fellowship is to provide the recipient with time and resources to extend research and/or to revise the dissertation for publication. Any topic relevant to the Society's library collections and programmatic scope--that is, American history and culture through 1876--is eligible. Applicants may come from such fields as history, literature, American studies, political science, art history, music history, and others relating to America in the period of the society's coverage.
Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation - Dissertation Fellowships
These fellowships are designed to contribute to the support of the doctoral candidate to enable him or her to complete the thesis in a timely manner. Questions that interest the foundation concern violence and aggression in relation to social change, intergroup conflict, war, terrorism, crime, and family relationships, among other subjects.