Stanford University - Hoover Institution - Research Fellowships
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives offers competitive fellowships to support research based in their collections. All recipients will be expected to spend a minimum of ten days in the Library & Archives.
United Nations (UN) - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) - UNU-WIDER PhD Internships
The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics (UNU-WIDER) PhD Internship Programme gives registered doctoral students an opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER for their PhD dissertation or thesis research, and to work with UNU-WIDER researchers in areas of mutual interest. During their time in Helsinki, PhD interns prepare one or more research papers and present a seminar on their research findings. PhD interns may also have the opportunity to publish their research in the WIDER Working Paper Series.
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.
Searle Freedom Trust - Grants
The Searle Freedom Trust is primarily interested in supporting domestic public policy research. Recognizing that good policymaking relies on the availability of high-quality research, the foundation invests primarily in scholarship that results in the publication of books, journal articles, and policy papers. Funding is typically provided in the form of research grants, fellowships, and other types of targeted project support.
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.
IBM Center for the Business of Government - Research Report Stipend
The aim of the IBM Center for The Business of Government is to tap into the best minds in academe and the nonprofit sector who can use rigorous public management research and analytic techniques to help public sector executives and managers improve the effectiveness of government. The program seeks very practical findings and actionable recommendations--not just theory or concepts--in order to assist executives and managers to more effectively respond to mission and management challenges.
Fulbright New Zealand - Ian Axford (New Zealand) Fellowships in Public Policy
The Fellowships give outstanding individuals opportunities to research, travel and gain practical experience in public policy in New Zealand, including first-hand knowledge of economic, social and political reforms and management of the government sector. The programme has three goals: 1) To reinforce New Zealand-United States links by enabling individuals of high intellectual ability and leadership potential to come to New Zealand to gain experience and build contacts in the field of public policy development; 2) To help improve the practice of public policy in New Zealand and the United States by the cross-fertilization of ideas and experience in the two countries; 3) To build a network of public policy experts on both sides of the Pacific, and encourage ongoing policy exchange between New Zealand and the United States.