Harvard University - South Asia Institute (SAI) - South Asian Studies Fellowship
The Harvard South Asia Institute is pleased to offer this fellowship to support recent PhDs in the humanities and social sciences related to South Asia. Research topics can cover any period of South Asian history or contemporary South Asia.
Harvard University - Islamic Legal Studies Program (ILSP) - Visiting Fellowships in Law and Social Change
Harvard Law School’s Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change invites applications for Visiting Fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year. This fellowship provides opportunities for outstanding scholars and legal practitioners to undertake research, writing, and scholarly engagement on Islamic law that furthers the Program’s mission. We are particularly interested in applicants whose work focuses on human rights, women’s rights, children’s rights, minority rights, animal welfare and rights, constitutional law, food law, environmental law and climate change in particular, migration and refugee studies, LGBTQ issues, and related areas.
Center for Engaged Scholarship - Dissertation Fellowship
Center for Engaged Scholarship fellowships are for PhD students in the social sciences whose work is of high quality and that has the potential to contribute to making US society less unequal, more democratic, and more environmentally sustainable. Students enrolled in a US PhD program in the following areas of study may apply: anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, social psychology, and sociology.
John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation - Grants
MacArthur supports people and organizations working to address a variety of complex societal challenges. Our grants are generally long-term, strategic investments, focused on building evidence about what works and finding solutions to often intractable problems. While some foundations work on a small number of issues, MacArthur is a multi-purpose, international foundation with grantmaking in multiple fields that are often inter-related. MacArthur is placing a few big bets that truly significant progress is possible on some of the world's most pressing social challenges, including justice reform, global climate change, nuclear risk, and significantly increasing financial capital for the social sector. In addition to the MacArthur Fellows Program and100&Changecompetition , the Foundation continues its historic commitments to the role of journalism in a responsible and responsive democracy; and to the strength and vitality of our headquarters city, Chicago.
Columbia University - Council for European Studies (CES) - Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship in European Studies
The Council for European Studies (CES) invites eligible graduate students in the humanities to apply for the 2017 Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships in European Studies. Winners of the Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships will also be expected to participate in a number of activities organized by the Council for European Studies, which are designed to support early career development.
Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy - Horowitz Foundation Grant
The foundation targets projects with a social policy application on either a global or local level. The foundation's Aim and Mission are: to support emerging scholars through small grants; to promote scholarship with a social policy application; and to encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences.
John Templeton Foundation Grants
In the charter establishing his Foundation, the late Sir John Templeton set out his philanthropic intentions under several broad headings. These Core Funding Areas continue to guide our grantmaking as we work to find world-class researchers and project leaders to share in our pursuit of Sir John’s dynamic, contrarian, forward-looking vision. A number of topics—including creativity, freedom, gratitude, love, and purpose—can be found under more than one Core Funding Area. The Foundation welcomes proposals that bring together these overlapping elements, especially by combining the tools and approaches of different disciplines.
Ford Foundation Grants
We believe in the inherent dignity of all people. Yet around the world, billions of people are excluded from full participation in the political, economic, and cultural systems that shape their lives. The foundation has recently shifted its grantmaking focus entirely on inequality. To address this, it will be working in fifteen program areas, grouped under seven headings: 1) Civic Engagement and Government; 2) Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice; 3) Equitable Development; 4) Inclusive Economies; 5) Internet Freedom; and 6) Youth Opportunity and Learning; 7) Creativity and Free Expression. The foundation will cut its support of several initiatives, including LGBT rights in the United States, direct cash transfers in Latin America, and micro finance.
Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) - Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program
The Multi-Country Research Fellowship supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for US doctoral candidates, and postdoctoral scholars. Preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-regional research. Applicants are eligible to apply as individuals or in teams. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation - Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award
The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The award is structured to free the time of junior faculty who have passed their midpoint tenure review—including those from underrepresented groups and others committed to eradicating disparities in their fields—so that they can both engage in and build support for systems, networks, and affinity groups that make their fields and campuses more inclusive.