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.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) - Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants (DDRI)
The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) Program is a standing, interdisciplinary program in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE). MMS supports the development of innovative, analytical, and statistical methods and models for those sciences. The Program interacts with the other programs in SBE as well as other programs in the Foundation. The Program also partners with a consortium of federal statistical agencies to support research proposals that further the development of new and innovative approaches to surveys and to the analysis of survey data.
Dirksen Congressional Center - Congressional Research Grants
The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress. The competition is open to individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress. Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible. The Center’s first interest is to fund the study of the leadership in the Congress, both House and Senate. Topics could include external factors shaping the exercise of congressional leadership, institutional conditions affecting it, resources and techniques used by leaders, or the prospects for change or continuity in the patterns of leadership. In addition, The Center invites proposals about congressional procedures, such as committee operation or mechanisms for institutional change, and Congress and the electoral process.
Boston Athenaeum - American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship
This fellowship is offered in conjunction with the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies to use the Boston Athenæum's holdings relevant to the 18th century.
Boston Athenaeum - Mary Catherine Mooney Fellowship
The Boston Athenæum offers this short-term fellowship to support the use of Athenæum collections for research, publication, curriculum and program development, or other creative projects. The collections comprise over half a million volumes, with particular strengths in Boston history, New England state and local history, biography, English and American literature, and the fine and decorative arts.
Boston Athenaeum - American Congregational Association-Boston Athenaeum Fellowship
This fellowship is for research into American religious history involving the collections of the Boston Athenæum and the Congregational Library.
Washington Center for Equitable Growth - Grant Program
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth seeks to deepen our understanding of whether and how inequality affects economic growth and stability. Our academic grants program is building a portfolio of cutting-edge scholarly research investigating the various channels through which economic inequality may (or may not) impact economic growth and stability, both directly and indirectly.
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.