New York Community Trust (NYCT) - Doctoral Dissertation Grant Program (Fahs-Beck Scholars)
Grants are available to help support dissertation expenses of doctoral students in the United States and Canada whose studies have the potential for adding significantly to knowledge about problems in the functioning or well being of children, adults, couples, families, or communities, or about interventions designed to prevent or alleviate such problems. The research for which funding is requested must focus on the United States or Canada or on a comparison between the United States or Canada and one or more other countries.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Cultural Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRI)
The primary objective of the Cultural Anthropology Program is to support basic scientific research on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability. Anthropological research spans a wide gamut, and contemporary cultural anthropology is an arena in which diverse research traditions and methodologies are valid. Recognizing the breadth of the field's contributions to science, the Cultural Anthropology Program welcomes proposals for empirically grounded, theoretically engaged, and methodologically sophisticated research in all sub-fields of cultural anthropology.
GerdaHenkel Foundation - PhD Scholarships
The aim of this scholarship programme is to support highly qualified young scholars. The Foundation will only consider applicants who have proven their exceptional talents by means of their achievements in their studies and the results of their examinations and whose dissertations are expected to be well above the average. The duration and course of the studies, final grade, age and any special qualifications will play a significant role in the selection process.
Vatican Film Library - Saint Louis University - Mellon Fellowship
Research fellowships are available for periods between two and eight weeks in length for projects utilizing the collections of the Vatican Film Library. Applications must demonstrate need to consult the manuscript resources of the library. Topics may include history, philosophy, theology, literature, art, science, etc., in addition to paleography, codicology, illumination, text editing, library history, and other subjects. Fellowships are open (regardless of nationality) to post-doctoral scholars and to doctoral candidates formally admitted to a PhD program working on their dissertations.
George Mason University - Institute for Humane Studies - Hayek Fund for Scholars
The fund awards grants to scholars advancing the principles of personal liberty and economic freedom through an academic career. Eligible activities include, but are not limited to: 1) Presentations at academic or professional conferences, 2) Travel to academic job interviews on a campus or at professional/academic conferences, 3) Travel to archives or libraries for research, 4) Participation in career-development or enhancing seminars, and 5) Submission of unpublished manuscripts to journals or book publishers.