Religious Research Association (RRA) - Constant H. Jacquet Research Awards
The Religious Research Association announces its annual competition for the Constant H. Jacquet Research Award to support research in religion. Research projects must use social scientific methods and perspectives to study aspects of religion, and all proposals must discuss how the research is applicable for religious organizations, leaders, and/or practitioners. We welcome applied, client-centered projects as well as social scientific research on any aspect of religion. Proposals from students, especially PhD candidates, and scholars who are in the early stages of their careers are particularly encouraged. Applicants are required to be members of the RRA. Full-time students may join the Association at the time of their application. All others must hold membership in the RRA for at least one full year prior to the application deadline.
Marcus Garvey Foundation, Inc. - Jean Harvey Slappy Research Fellowship
This fellowship supports individuals working on aspects of the history of the U.N.I.A. (Universal Negro Improvement Association), the A.C.L. (African Communities League), and/or Marcus Garvey's organizational activities, and who wish to use the Thomas W. Harvey/U.N.I.A. collection located at Emory University's Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library.
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History - Fellowships
The Gilder Lehrman Institute offers annual short-term research fellowships to doctoral candidates, college and university faculty, and independent scholars working in American history. International scholars are eligible to apply. The fellowships support research at archives in New York City. At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. Drawing on the 65,000 documents in the Gilder Lehrman Collection and an extensive network of eminent historians, the Institute provides teachers, students, and the general public with direct access to unique primary source materials.
Gerda Henkel Foundation - Special Programme Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements
The special programme "Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements" is aimed at researchers who, with an eye to current developments, are examining the emergence of political movements in the Islamic world at the national and/or transnational level. Historical studies are encouraged and supported, together with projects in the areas of religious, cultural or political science.
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.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Archaeology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (DDRI)
The Archaeology Program supports anthropologically relevant archaeological research. This means that the value of the proposed research can be justified within an anthropological context. The Program sets no priorities by either geographic region or time period. It also has no priorities in regard to theoretical orientation or question and it is the responsibility of the applicant to explain convincingly why these are significant and have the potential to contribute to anthropological knowledge.
University of Southern Indiana (USI) - Center for Communal Studies - Research Travel Grant
The Center for Communal Studies at the University of Southern Indiana annually invites applications for a Research Travel Grant to fund research at the Communal Studies Collection at USI's David L. Rice Library. The Communal Studies Collection's rich archival materials hold information on over 600 historic and contemporary communal societies, utopias and intentional communities. A complete listing of communities can be found on the library website.
Wenner-Gren Foundation - Engaged Anthropology Grant
A Wenner-Gren grantee may apply for the Engaged Anthropology Grant upon completion of the final reporting requirements for the Dissertation Fieldwork or Post-Ph.D. Research Grant. This grant is designed to enable grantees to return to their research locale to share their research results with: 1) The community in which the research was conducted, and/or; 2)The academic/anthropological community in the region or country of research. The Foundation realizes that the appropriate form of engagement will vary depending on the type of project that was undertaken and the location of the research. Emphasis should be on disseminating the research results of Wenner-Gren funded research.