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 Institute of Justice (NIJ) - Research and Evaluation on Gangs and Gang Violence
NIJ is seeking applications for the funding of research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to reduce street gang activity and violence in the United States. Gangs and gang members are responsible for a large amount of crime and violence in many localities, and are responsible for a disproportionate share in those communities most afflicted by crime and violence. NIJ will support scientifically rigorous research and evaluation projects designed to produce findings with high practical utility for gang prevention, intervention, enforcement, or reentry strategies. This solicitation supports the U.S. Department of Justice’s priority to prevent and reduce crime.
Volkswagen Stiftung - Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities
These postdoctoral fellowships in the Humanities are jointly offered by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Volkswagen Foundation. They aim at enabling postdoctoral researchers currently based at academic institutions in the U.S. to spend some time conducting studies at universities or research institutes in Germany. These studies can either be undertaken at a university or research institute of the candidate’s choice or at a cooperating institute (listed below). Through these fellowships, junior scholars are offered a chance to: pursue research in the Humanities in an international environment; take advantage of interdisciplinary scholarly discussion and build research networks; use local libraries, archives, and other facilities, and attend international conferences, symposia, etc.; gain experiences in a non-American university system by teaching courses, depending on the opportunities offered by the respective host institution.
Johns Hopkins University - American Institute for Contemporary German Studies - DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship
The DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program, funded by a generous grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), is designed to bring both senior and junior scholars and specialists working on key issues of central importance to the German-American relationship to American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) for research stays of two to three consecutive months each.
University of Minnesota - Immigration History Research Center Archives (IHRCA) - IHRC Archives Grants in Aid Program
The Immigration History Research Center Archives (IHRCA) offers Grant-in-Aid Awards to support a visit in order to conduct research in our collections. Awards are available through co-sponsorship from the Immigration History Research Center and the IHRCA through the ethnic and general funds. This award is open to scholars of all levels, including independent scholars, and supports a research visit of 5 days or more.
Library of Congress (LOC) - John W. Kluge Center - Kluge Fellowship
The Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to conduct research in the John W. Kluge Center using the Library of Congress collections and resources. The Kluge Center especially encourages humanistic and social science research that makes use of the Library's large and varied collections. Interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multi-lingual research is particularly welcome.
Foundation for Community Association Research (FCAR) - Byron Hanke Fellowship
The Foundation for Community Association Research (FCAR) awards its Byron Hanke Fellowship to selected graduate students to implement research projects related to the development, management and governance of common interest communities and their community associations. Projects may focus on applied or theoretical research and must be done in conjunction with the fellow’s graduate studies. The application should clearly explain the purpose and anticipated outcomes of the project and show how it will expand or enhance existing theory, knowledge, or data collection and help to advance the Foundation’s mission.
Coordinating Council for Women in History (CCWH) - Catherine Prelinger Award
The CCWH Catherine Prelinger Award will be awarded to a scholar of excellence. This award, named for Catherine Prelinger, a former CCWH president and nontraditional scholar, is intended to enhance the work of a contemporary scholar whose academic path has not followed the traditional path of uninterrupted study, moving from completed secondary, to undergraduate, then graduate degrees, followed by a tenure-track faculty position.
American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) - AIIS Junior Research Fellowships
Junior Research Fellowships are available to doctoral candidates at US universities in all fields of study. These grants are specifically designed to enable doctoral candidates to pursue their dissertation research in India. Junior Research Fellows establish formal affiliation with Indian universities and Indian research supervisors. Awards are available for up to 11 months.
American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) - AIIS Senior Research Fellowships
Senior Research Fellowships are available to scholars who hold the PhD or its equivalent. Senior Fellowships are designed to enable scholars in all disciplines who specialize in South Asia to pursue further research in India. Senior Fellows establish formal affiliation with an Indian institution. Short-term awards are available for up to four months. Long-term awards are available for six to nine months. A limited number of humanists will be granted fellowships paid in dollars funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Senior scholars may also apply for an AIIS/Ashoka University Research and Teaching Fellowship.