American Fellowships - $20,000 for women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks. Deadline Nov 1.
Mellon Dissertation Fellowship for Research on Original Sources - up to $25,000 for dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences using original sources
The Massachusetts Historical Society offers more than forty research fellowships. The first deadline, for MHS-NEH fellowships, is January 15. The Society's collections also include several hundred thousand books, more than 10,000 broadsides, 30,000 18th- and 19th-century pamphlets, 2,500 maps, 120,000 photographs, and 660 works of art.
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships provide one year of support to 30 individuals working to complete a
dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (subjects include
“literature”). The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgement of
the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are
committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university
level, and show promise. *Positive factors in choosing successful candidates
include “Capacity to respond in pedagogically productive ways to the learning
needs of students from diverse backgrounds“ and “Sustained personal
engagement with communities that are underrepresented in the academy and an
ability to bring this asset to learning, teaching, and scholarship at the
college and university level.” The fellowship pays a stipend of $21,000.
Applicants must be citizens, nationals, or permanent residents (holders of a
Permanent Resident Card) of the United States.
Josephine DeKarman Fellowships are open to students in any discipline, including international
students, who are currently enrolled in a university or college located within
the United States. A minimum of ten (10) fellowships, $22,000 for doctoral
students and $14,000 for undergraduate students, will be awarded for the
regular academic year. Only doctoral students and undergraduate students about
to enter their final year of study/dissertation are eligible. The fellowship is
for one academic year and may not be renewed or postponed. Special
consideration will be given to applicants in the Humanities. To be
competitive, graduate applicants should have outstanding letters of
recommendation, significant publications, and have completed several chapters
of the dissertation at the time of application. Deadline late January.
The Emory Visiting Fellowships for Pre-Doctoral Scholars welcomes applications from scholars in the humanities who are pursuing research
projects that examine the origins,
evolution, impact and legacy of race, difference, and the modern quest for
civil and human rights. We also support research projects that examine race and
ethnicity and its points of intersection with other identities and movements
addressing differences along gender, class, religious, or sexual lines.
Visiting Fellows will be in residence at Emory for the academic year. Deadline late January.
CJH Graduate Research Fellows -The Center for
Jewish History in New York City offers 10-month fellowships to PhD candidates
supporting original research using the collections at the Center. Preference is
given to those candidates who draw on the library and archival resources of
more than one partner. It is required that each fellow spend a minimum of 3
days per week in residence in the Lillian Goldman Reading Room using the
archival and library resources. Full fellowships carry a stipend of up to
$17,500 for one academic year. It is expected that applicants will have
completed all requirements for the doctoral degree except for the dissertation.
History of Science Fellowships - The Beckman Center
for the History of Chemistry at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, an
independent research library in Philadelphia, accepts applications for short-
and long-term fellowships in the history of science, technology, medicine, and
industry. The center provides dissertation fellowships of $26,000 for work that
is in some way tied to the history of materials and materiality, chemistry, and
related sciences. Applications come from a wide range of disciplines across the
humanities and social sciences. Deadline in early January.
Mellon Fellowshipsfor Dissertation Research in Original Sources are for dissertation research in the humanities or related social
sciences in original sources. Applicants may be of any nationality but must be
enrolled in a U.S. doctoral program and be studying in the U.S. Proposed
research may be conducted at a single or multiple sites abroad, in the U.S., or
both. Fellowships are for 9-12 months and provide an annual stipend of up to
$25,000. (Applications Currently Suspended)
The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women’s Studies support the final year of
dissertation writing for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences
whose work addresses topics of women and gender in interdisciplinary and
original ways. In each round, ten Fellows will receive $5,000 to be used for
expenses connected with completing their dissertations, such as
research-related travel, data work/collection, and supplies. Deadline Oct 15.
International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers 9-12 months of
support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences
who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States (regardless of
citizenship) and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. Eighty
fellowships are awarded annually. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the
research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $20,000. The fellowship
includes participation in an SSRC-funded interdisciplinary workshop upon the
completion of IDRF-funded research. Deadline Nov. 5.
Rome Prize Fellowship, American Academy in Rome invites prize recipients to Rome for six months or eleven months to immerse
themselves in the Academy community where they will enjoy a once in a lifetime
opportunity to expand their own professional, artistic, or scholarly pursuits,
drawing on their colleagues' erudition and experience and on the inestimable
resources that Italy, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Academy have to offer. Graduate students in the humanities may
apply only for pre-doctoral fellowships. Deadline Nov 1.
Getty Predoctoral Fellowships provide support for
emerging scholars to complete work on projects related to the Getty Research
Institute’s annual theme. Recipients are in
residence at the Getty Research Institute, where they pursue research to
complete their dissertations or to expand them for publication. Deadline Oct. 1.
ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing. Students can be no more than six years into the degree program at the time of application. This includes time spent earning an MA within that program. Deadline late Oct.