External Fellowships List: Arts/Humanities

Major external fellowships for graduate students in arts/humanities disciplines

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 Fellowship

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 Fellowship

Field/Topic: Humanities

Eligibility: Final year dissertator; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $25,000

Website: http://www.acls.org/grants/Default.aspx?id=512

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

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/

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

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/

Council on Library and Information Resources Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

Field/Topic: Humanities

Eligibility: Dissertators; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: Up to $25,000

Website: http://www.clir.org/fellowships/mellon/mellon.html/preservation.html

National Gallery of Art Predoctoral Fellowship Program

Field/Topic: History, theory and criticism of art, architecture, and urbanism

Eligibility: U.S. citizen or enrolled in a U.S. university

Stipend Amount: $20,000

Website: http://www.nga.gov/casva/casvapre.shtm

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

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

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

American Musicological Society Dissertation Fellowships

Field/Topic: Musicology

Eligibility: Dissertator; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $19,000

Website: http://www.ams-net.org/fellowships/ams50.php

Institute for Humane Studies Fellowship

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

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

Field/Topic: Peace, conflict, and international security

Eligibility: Dissertators; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: $20,000

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

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

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

National Security Education Program Language Flagship Fellowship

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

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 profienciency

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 Fellowship

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 Fellowship

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

McNeill Center for Early American Studies Dissertation Fellowship Program

Field/Topic: American and Caribbean history before 1850

Eligibility: Dissertators

Stipend Amount: $20,000

Website: http://www.mceas.org/dissertationfellowships.shtml

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts (Carter Manny Award)

Field/Topic: Architecture and related arts and sciences

Eligibility: Dissertator; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: Up to $15,000

Website: http://www.grahamfoundation.org/grants/carter-desc.asp

U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program

Field/Topic: Language study

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

Stipend Amount:

Website: http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsflasf/awards.html

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

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

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Field/Topic: Visual arts: Painting, drawing, sculpting, printmaking

Eligibility: Candidates in early stages of career who are working in a representational style; No citizenship requirements

Stipend Amount: Each grant is normally $15,000 (Canadian)

Website: http://www.elizabethgreenshieldsfoundation.org/main.html




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