Applicants are responsible to submit all required materials by the deadline.
Incomplete applications will not be evaluated for possible funding.
Potentially fundable proposals may involve innovative interdisciplinary work with the natural sciences (e.g., psychology and neurology, anthropology and cognitive science) but at their heart must fundamentally speak to the mainstream of social sciences.
Please note that dissertation fellowship awards will be distributed to award recipients’ institutions.
Ford Fellowships The Ford Foundation seeks to increase diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships are awarded.
Provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.
Includes the Charlotte Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship to support the final year of work on a Ph D dissertation dealing with ethical or religious values in fields across the humanities and social sciences, as well as the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies to support original, signficant interdisciplinary doctoral dissertations on women's issues.
This is a list that compiles fellowships and other funded opportunities at the post-undergraduate level for research, study, professional development, and service abroad.
Prospective applicants in other departments (e.g., areas studies) should inquire with GRRI staff about their possible eligibility (at [email protected]).
All appropriate social science methodologies, both qualitative and quantitative, are eligible.