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Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

Graduate Student Fellowships with Approaching Deadlines

Oct. 5 - American Antiquarian Society Fellowships for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS), a national research library and learned society of American history and culture, is calling for applications for visiting fellowships for historical research by creative and performing artists, writers, film makers, journalists, and other persons whose goals are to produce imaginative, non-formulaic works dealing with pre-twentieth-century American history. The fellowships will provide the recipients with the opportunity for a period of uninterrupted research, reading, and collegial discussion at the Society, located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Click here for more information.

Oct. 9 - NSF SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow's career through supporting his or her research and training goals. The research and training plan of each Fellowship must address important scientific questions within the scope of the SBE Directorate and the specific guidelines in this solicitation. Click here for more information.

Oct. 15 - NSF Sociology DDRI

The Sociology Program provides support to improve the conduct of doctoral dissertation projects undertaken by doctoral students enrolled in U.S. universities when the dissertation research is conducted in a scientifically sound manner and it offers strong potential for enhancing more general scientific knowledge. Click here for more information. 

  • One deadline annually with invited resubmissions due Feb, 28, 2019. 
Oct. 19 - NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The purpose of the Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRF) is to support future leaders in mathematics and statistics by facilitating their participation in postdoctoral research environments that will have maximal impact on their future scientific development. Click here for more information.

Oct. 22-26 - NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The GRFP provides fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant research achievements in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. Three years of support is provided by the program for graduate study that leads to a research-based master's or doctoral degree. Click here for more information.

Oct. 24 - Hertz Graduate Fellowship

The fellowship provides a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. Eligible applicants for Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency. Click here for more information.

Oct. 24 - Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art

ACLS invites applications for Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art. These fellowships are intended to support an academic year of research and/or writing by early career scholars from around the world for a project that will make a substantial and original contribution to the understanding of art and its history. The ultimate goal of the project should be a major piece of scholarly work by the applicant. ACLS does not fund creative work (e.g., novels or films), textbooks, straightforward translation, or pedagogical projects. Click here for more information.

Oct. 24 - Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

ACLS invites applications for Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, which 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. The program encourages timely completion of the PhD. Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure and no later than August 31, 2020. Click here for more information.

Nov. 1 - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Dissertation Program (R36)

AHRQ welcomes any area of health services research relevant to AHRQ's priority areas as a dissertation project topic. Candidates must conduct dissertation projects which focus on health care delivery in the US and are encouraged to address health services research issues critical to AHRQ priority populations. Click for more information.

  • LOI due 30 days before the submission deadline.  
  • Application deadlines are Nov. 1, Feb. 1, May 1, and Aug. 1 annually. AIDS and AIDS-related deadlines do not apply.
Nov. 1 - Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

This fellowship is intended for US immigrants and children of immigrants pursuing full time graduate degrees at American institutions.  Applicants must not have begun the third year of the program that they are seeking funding for as of the deadline. Click for more information.

Nov. 1 - AAUW American Fellowships

The American Association of University Women offer fellowships to women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full-time, or preparing research for publications for eight consecutive weeks. Click for more information.

Nov. 7 - Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies Fellowships

The Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies in its seventh year seeks to maintain the vitality of China Studies in North America through fellowships and grants designed primarily for scholars early in their careers. Pre-dissertation summer travel grants, postdoctoral fellowships, and collaborative reading-workshop grants are offered. Applications in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences are welcome. The program supports the study of Chinese culture and society in all periods. Research in Hong Kong, Tibet and Taiwan is eligible. Click here for more information.

Nov. 14 - Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies

ACLS announces the sixth year of an initiative supporting research and teaching in Buddhist studies. In cooperation with the Foundation, ACLS offers an integrated set of fellowship and grant competitions supporting work that will expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society, strengthen international networks of Buddhist studies, and increase the visibility of innovative currents in those studies. Competitions for various career stages are offered. Click here for more information.

Nov. 15 - UCGHI's GloCal Health Fellowships

This fellowship provides aspiring global health researchers with interdisciplinary education and training in research designed to improve health for international populations.  GloCal is recruiting people interested in HIV research, non-HIV-related mental health research and other global health priority research areas such as women's health, planetary health and non-communicable diseases.  Open to predoctoral and postdoctoral researchers. Click here for more information.

Nov. 15 - AAUW International Fellowships

The American Association of University Women offer fellowships to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents and are pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States. Click here for more information.

Nov. 16 - National Institute on Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (R36)

NIA funds dissertation awards to support individuals whose advancement in research will help ensure that a diverse pool of highly trained scientists is available in the scientific disciplines supporting the NIA mission. That mission includes research on the basic biology of aging, on chronic, disabling, and degenerative diseases of aging, with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease, on multiple morbidities, on individual behavioral and social changes with aging, on caregiving, on longevity, and on the consequences for society of an aging population. Click here for more information.

  • Application deadlines are Mar. 16, Jul. 16, and Nov. 16 annually. 
  • AIDS and AIDS-related application deadlines apply. Deadlines are May 7, Sept. 7, and Jan. 7 annually.
Nov. 16 - National Institute on Drug Abuse Dissertation Research Award (R36)

Applications are encouraged from doctoral candidates in a variety of academic disciplines and programs. This program will ultimately facilitate the entry of promising new investigators into the field of drug abuse research and promote transdisciplinary collaborations. This two-year award supports the completion of the doctoral dissertation research project. Click here for more information.

  • Application deadlines are Mar. 16, Jul. 16, and Nov. 16 annually. 
  • AIDS and AIDS-related application deadlines apply. Deadlines are May 7, Sept. 7, and Jan. 7 annually.

Dec. 8 -  NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F30/F31/F31 Diversity)

The purpose of this Kirschstein-NRSA program is to enable promising predoctoral students with potential to develop into productive, independent research scientists, to obtain mentored research training while conducting dissertation research. F30 is for MD/PhD and other dual degree programs.  F32 is also available for postdoctoral researchers.  Click here for more information.

Dec. 13 - Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Ph.D. The awards will be made to individuals who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years study to complete degrees as of Fall 2019. Click here for more information.