Henry M. Jackson Foundation - Public Service Program Grants
The public service program is guided by Senator Henry M. Jackson's ideals and inspired by his example. The foundation seeks to foster a public service ethic in the next generation of leaders and to leverage national resources and awareness to increase public and community leadership, civic engagement and volunteerism.
United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) - JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme
Jointly organized by the United Nations University and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the JSPS–UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is designed to provide promising, highly qualified, young researchers with the opportunity to conduct advanced research relevant to the main thematic focus areas of the UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS, Tokyo) in cooperation with host researchers at Japanese universities and research institutions. UNU-IAS acts as the nominating authority for the JSPS–UNU Programme. This fellowship is aimed at candidates who have completed their doctorates in the past six years and also have professional and/or research experience. UNU-IAS will assist in securing acceptance from host researchers for short-listed candidates.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - International Research Experiences for Students (IRES)
The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally-engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses on active research participation by undergraduate or graduate students in high quality international research, education and professional development experiences in NSF-funded research areas.
Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation - Faculty Research Grants
Faculty Research Grants sponsor current faculty to conduct research in Ras Al Khaimah and the United Arab Emirates as part of a sabbatical leave. The grant includes return economy airfares, in-country accommodation, per diem, and research support. Depending on the project, additional funding may be allocated to cover actual expenses of the research.
Samuel Rubin Foundation Grant
The Foundation's general purpose is to carry on the vision of its founder, Samuel Rubin, whose life was dedicated to the pursuit of peace and justice and the search for an equitable reallocation of the world's resources. The Foundation believes that these objectives can be achieved only through the fullest implementation of social, economic, political, civil and cultural rights for all the world's people.
Russell Sage Foundation - Computational Social Science Grants
The Russell Sage Foundation’s initiative on Computational Social Science (CSS) supports innovative social science research that brings new data and methods to bear on questions of interest in its core programs in Behavioral Economics, Future of Work, Race, Ethnicity and Immigration, and Social Inequality.
Rockefeller Brothers Fund - Democratic Practice Program
The Democratic Practice program seeks to strengthen the vitality of democracy in the United States and in global governance. The program’s core ideas—that for democracy to flourish and deliver on its promises its citizens must be engaged, empowered, and assertive, and institutions of governance must be inclusive, transparent, accountable, and responsive—provide a frame for the Fund’s Democratic Practice work in the United States and in global governance.
Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) - Julian Simon Fellowship
The Julian Simon Fellowship is one of the nation's most prestigious opportunities for scholars to develop policy-oriented research on natural resource and environmental conservation. The in-residence fellowship is intended to continue the legacy of the late Julian Simon, whose research led to a massive re-evaluation by scholars and policy makers of their views on the interplay between population, natural resources, and the environment.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - Humanities Connections
Humanities Connections grants seek to expand the role of the humanities in the undergraduate curriculum at two- and four-year institutions, offering students in all academic fields new opportunities to develop the intellectual skills and habits of mind that the humanities cultivate. Grant projects focus on connecting the resources and perspectives of the humanities to students’ broader educational and professional goals, regardless of their path of study.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) - Balch Institute Fellowships
Prior to its merger with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, The Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies maintained an active fellowship program. This legacy of support for scholarship in ethnic and immigrant studies has been continued at HSP with the Balch Institute Fellowships. Each year, two or three fellows are awarded a stipend to support one month of residency in Philadelphia to enable them to research on topics related to the ethnic and immigrant experience in the United States and/or American cultural, social, political, or economic history post-1875. Past Balch fellows have done research on immigrant children, Italian American fascism, German Americans in the Civil War, Pan-Americanism, African American women's political activism, and much more.