External Fellowships List: Social Studies

Major external fellowships for graduate students in social sciences disciplines

EPA Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study

Field/Topic: Environmental fields of study

Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Stipend Amount: Up to $37,000

Website: http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/#Current

The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies Scholars Program

Field/Topic: Social sciences (including history and law) with a command of the language, history, or culture of non-Western regions

Eligibility: Dissertators; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $28,000

Website: http://www.wcfia.harvard.edu/academy/academy_scholars_program.html

Spencer Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Dissertation topic must concern education but graduate study may be in any field

Eligibility: Dissertators; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $25,000

Website: http://www.spencer.org/content.cfm/naed_spencer-dissertation-fellowships-in-education

ACLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowships

Field/Topic: Humanities and social sciences

Eligibility: Final year dissertator; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $25,000

Website: http://www.acls.org/programs/dcf/

Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

Field/Topic: Anthropology

Eligibility: Dissertators; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: Maximum of $20,000

Website: http://www.wennergren.org/programs/dissertation-fieldwork-grants

The Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship

Field/Topic: Empirical and site-specific research outside the U.S. with a primarily international/multinational focus that has relevance to contemporary issues and debates

Eligibility: Dissertators; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: Varies depending on research plan, Average of $18,750

Website: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/idrf-fellowship/

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Field/Topic: Any graduate or professional degree

Eligibility: Candidate must be a resident alien, naturalized U.S. Citizen, or the child of two naturalized citizens

Stipend Amount: $20,000

Website: http://www.pdsoros.org/

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Field/Topic: Science fields including social sciences

Eligibility: Students in early stages of graduate studies; U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents

Stipend Amount: $30,000

Website: http://www.nsfgrfp.org/

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships

Field/Topic: Wide variety

Eligibility: Members of underrepresented groups; Beginning of doctoral studies; Citizens or nationals of the U.S.

Stipend Amount: $20,000

Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047958

ACLS/Mellon Dissertation Fellowships in East European Studies

Field/Topic: East European studies in the humanities or social sciences

Eligibility: Dissertators; U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Stipend Amount: Up to $18,000

Website: http://www.acls.org/grants/Default.aspx?id=532

American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Any field

Eligibility: Female dissertators; Separate U.S. and international student fellowship available

Stipend Amount: $20,000

Website: http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Topics in religious studies or ethics

Eligibility: Dissertators in final year; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $25,000

Website: http://www.woodrow.org/higher-education-fellowships/religion_ethics/index.php

Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program

Field/Topic: Policy-relevant field research in countries of Eastern Europe or Eurasia

Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Stipend Amount: Participants are provided with visa assistance, international roundtrip transportation, a monthly allowance for housing and living expenses, as well as emergency evacuation insurance.

Website: http://www.irex.org/programs/us_scholars/programs/uss_iaro.asp

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Variety

Eligibility: Members of underrepresented groups; Dissertators; U.S. citizens or nationals

Stipend Amount: $21,000

Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047959

U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Abroad Awards

Field/Topic: Foreign language and area studies

Eligibility: Dissertator; U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident

Stipend Amount: $40,000

Website: http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/index.html

U.S. Institute of Peace, Jennings Randolph Peace Dissertation Scholarships

Field/Topic: Peace, conflict, and international security

Eligibility: Dissertators; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $20,000

Website: http://www.usip.org/fellows/scholars.html

Institute for Humane Studies Fellowships

Field/Topic: Exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society

Eligibility: No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: Up to $15,000

Website: http://www.theihs.org/ContentDetails.aspx?id=491

National Security Education Program Language Flagship Fellowships

Field/Topic: Language study for Arabic, Korean, Chinese, and Persian

Eligibility: U.S. citizenship

Stipend Amount: Varies based on location

Website: http://www.borenawards.org/the_language_flagship

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program-Predoctoral Fellowships

Field/Topic: Fields that are actively pursued by the Smithsonian museums and research organizations (Note: these fellowships support research in residence at all Smithsonian facilities)

Eligibility: No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $27,000

Website: http://www.si.edu/ofg/Applications/SIFELL/SIFELLapp.htm

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowships

Field/Topic: Multinational studies in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences; Preference given to candidates examining comparative or cross-regional research; Research must be carried out in two or more countries outside the U.S.

Eligibility: U.S. citizen

Stipend Amount: Up to $12,000

Website: http://www.caorc.org/programs/multi.htm

Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust

Field/Topic: Any field (special consideration for Humanities)

Eligibility: Dissertators in final year; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $22,000

Website: http://www.dekarman.org/

National Security Education Program Boren Fellowships

Field/Topic: Area study, language study, or increased language proficiency

Eligibility: U.S. citizen

Stipend Amount: Up to $30,000

Website: http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship

The Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowships

Field/Topic: Humanities and social sciences

Eligibility: Pre-dissertation doctoral students; No citizenship requirements

Website: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/dpdf-fellowship/

Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Work in the natural or social sciences that looks to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence, aggression, and dominance

Eligibility: Dissertators in final year; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $15,000

Website: http://www.hfg.org/df/guidelines.htm

Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Issues related to the environment, natural resources, or energy

Eligibility: Final year dissertators

Stipend Amount: $12,000

Website: http://www.rff.org/About_RFF/Pages/JosephLFisherDoctoralDissertationFellowships.aspx

Jack Kent Cooke Dissertation Fellowship Awards

Field/Topic: Furthering the understanding of the educational pathways and experiences of high-achieving, low-income students

Eligibility: Dissertators

Stipend Amount: Up to $25,000

Website: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/graduate-scholarships/jack-kent-cooke-dissertation-fellowship-award/

American Anthropological Association Minority Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Anthropology

Eligibility: Dissertators; U.S. citizen; Minority status

Stipend Amount: $10,000

Website: http://www.aaanet.org/cmtes/minority/Minfellow.cfm

Morris K. Udall Foundation Environmental Public Policy & Conflict Resolution Ph.D. Fellowships

Field/Topic: Research concerning U.S. environmental public policy or environmental conflict resolution

Eligibility: Final year dissertators; U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or national

Stipend Amount: Up to $24,000

Website: http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/ECRFellowship/ECRFellowship.aspx




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