Graduate StudentS

Private Funding Opportunities for GRADUATE STUDENTS

Pre- and post-doctoral fellowship in the arts or humanities for either 11 months or 2 years (latter restricted to art history and architecture students only).

Offers fellowships and grants.

Offers fellowships and grants.

Research grants and fellowships for History ABDs and Ph.D.s; Gutenberg Prize

Research grants and dissertation fellowship for minorities

Pre-doctoral research fellowships in foreign policy studies (institutional nomination required)

Congressional Fellowships for minority persons with graduate or professional degrees, professionals with a minimum of five years experience pursuing graduate studies, and junior faculty for experience in the development of legislative and public policy initiatives.

Cosmos Club Grant

Offers the Economic Club Doctoral Research Fellowship

Pre-dissertation fellowship to conduct original archival and field research in Europe

Mellon Fellowship for dissertation research funding in the humanities in original sources

Scholarships to study and research in Germany (requires nomination by the Graduate School). Also provides research funding for M.A. and Ph.D. candidates

International Fellowship Program for prospective non-U.S. applicants

Short-term fellowship for doctoral candidates in American History

Marshall/Baruch Fellowship offering travel grants in doctoral and post-doctoral research in 20th century U.S. Military or Diplomatic History and related fields

Pre- and Post-doctoral fellowships in a variety of disciplines

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships for pre-doctoral and dissertation-level graduate students

Funding for Ph.D. candidates in engineering or science and M.S. candidates in engineering

Grants and Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships for topics in Jewish culture/studies

Funding for graduate study in the physical sciences at participating institutions, with continued emphasis toward the recruitment of minorities and females in the physical sciences

NSEP David L. Boren Graduate Fellowship for issues in national security, of international focus, or language study

Sibley Fellowship for Greek Studies

Dissertation-writing fellowship for those completing dissertations relevant to the improvement of education; post-doctorate at the NAE

Dissertation fieldwork grants to support anthropological research

Wesleyan University Center for the Humanities

Fellowship and grant opportunities for graduate students and recent post-docs

Post-doctoral fellowship with part-time teaching requirement

Pre-doctoral, dissertation, and post-doctoral fellowships for social scientists and humanists

Postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships

Fellowship awards up to two years of graduate study in the professions and academic disciplines at any institution of higher learning in the U.S.

Short-term fellowships intended for post-doctoral scholars or Ph.D. candidates from outside of the Chicago area, who have a specific need to use the Newberry collections

Merit-based fellowships consisting of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend

Fellowships for Mexican nationals enrolled in a GU doctoral program in the sciences and social sciences

Pre- and post-doctoral fellowships in international and area studies

Fellowships for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their Ph.D. in fields in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences and wish to conduct research of regional or trans-regional significance; critical language scholarships

Dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships for minorities

Offers the Graduate Student Summer Associate Program

Offers the Jennings Randolph Dissertation Fellowships

For more information, please contact Maria Snyder, Director of External Fellowships at:

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