American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives Fellowships
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is pleased to present its Fellowship program. Five or six fellowships will be awarded each year to deserving scholars engaged in graduate level, post-doctoral, or independent study to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or Jerusalem. Research topics in the fields of twentieth century Jewish history, general history, and humanitarian assistance will be considered, as well as other areas of academic research covered in the JDC archival collections.
Spalding Trust - Grants
The purpose of the Trust is to promote a better understanding between the great cultures of the world by encouraging the study of the religious principles on which they are based. To further this purpose, the Trust makes grants to institutions and to individuals. The institutions may include libraries, colleges or any place of learning, and the grant may be dedicated to the purchase of books, the provision of a subsidy towards the cost of a visiting lecturer's fee or, in exceptional circumstances, to the establishment of a professorial Chair or a Lectureship.
National Science Foundation - Biological Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRI)
The Biological Anthropology Program supports multifaceted research to advance scientific knowledge of human biology and ecology, including understanding of our evolutionary history and mechanisms that have shaped human and nonhuman primate biological diversity. Supported research focuses on living and fossil forms of both human and nonhuman primates, addressing time scales ranging from the short-term to evolutionary, encompassing multiple levels of analysis (e.g., molecular, organismal, population, ecosystem), conducted in field, laboratory, captive, and computational research environments, and often incorporating interactions between human biology and culture.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Geography and Spatial Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (GSS-DDRI)
The Geography and Spatial Sciences Program supports basic research about the geographic distributions and interactions of human, physical, and biotic systems on Earth. Investigators are encouraged to propose plans for research about the nature, causes, and consequences of human activity and natural environmental processes across a range of scales. Projects about a broad range of topics may be appropriate for support if they offer promise of enhancing fundamental geographical knowledge, concepts, theories, methods, and their application to societal problems and concerns.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Political Science Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRI)
The Political Science Program supports scientific research that advances knowledge and understanding of citizenship, government, and politics. Research proposals are expected to be theoretically motivated, conceptually precise, methodologically rigorous, and empirically oriented. Substantive areas include, but are not limited to, American government and politics, comparative government and politics, international relations, political behavior, political economy, and political institutions.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SciSIP-DDRIG)
Science of Science and Innovation Policy program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SciSIP-DDRIG) support research designed to advance the scientific basis of science and innovation policy. The program funds research to develop models, analytical tools, data and metrics that can be applied in the science policy decision making process and concern the use and allocation of scarce scientific resources.
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum - Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award
The Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Robert M. Teeter is an annual award given to a doctoral student to support dissertation research and writing in any field related to any aspect of the United States political process and public policy during the last half of the 20th century. Of special interest is the role and analysis of public opinion in that process. The Selection Committee encourages applications from doctoral students in a wide range of fields, including Political Science, History, Journalism, Communications, Public Policy, Foreign Relations, and American Studies.
L.S.B. Leakey Foundation - General Research Grants
The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation. The Leakey Foundation promotes a multidisciplinary approach to exploring human origins. The Foundation gives special encouragement to early career scientists asking new questions and seeking innovative ways to answer these questions about human evolution. Like venture capitalists, the Foundation understands that the greatest rewards come from taking the greatest risks.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Sociology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (Soc-DDRI)
The Sociology Program of the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to advance basic understanding and methods in Sociology and related fields to enhance fundamental knowledge and practice. The Sociology Program is committed to supporting basic sociological research and wider ranging interdisciplinary research in which sociologists may play critical roles. The Sociology Program expects that the research it supports will draw upon and enhance fundamental theory in sociology and it will encourage and support potentially transformative research that has potential larger-scale, longer-term significance for both basic understanding and for societal benefit.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Law & Social Sciences (LSS) - Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants
The Law & Social Sciences Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) supports social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules. Successful proposals describe research that advances scientific theory and understanding of the connections between law or legal processes and human behavior. The Law & Social Sciences Program funds the best proposals submitted within the field broadly defined, regardless of specific subfield, and strives to support an interdisciplinary community of scholars studying relevant topics.