Archive for the 'Dissertation Research' Category

Dr. Elka Klein Memorial Travel Grant

Deadline: April 20 Duration: one semester or longer Description: Dr. Elka Klein (1965-2005) was passionate about her profession as a historian and a teacher.  Her untimely death in the spring of 2005 was a great loss to all who knew her, whether personally or professionally.  In her memory, her friends and professional colleagues in the […]

Penn Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence Through Diversity

Deadline: April 15 Duration: one year Description: The University of Pennsylvania invites applications for the first Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence Through Diversity. This program is designed to provide mentorship and access to Penn’s resources for doctoral students in the humanities or social sciences, enrolled at universities other than Penn, as they complete their dissertations. It supports […]

Hanna Holborn Gray Advanced Fellowships in the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences

Deadline: April 11 (for nominations; check with home department for internal deadline) Duration: two years Comments: Fellowship provides funding for PhD students in their fifth and sixth years; must apply during fourth year; must be ABD by the start of fifth year; “Gray Fellows must complete their pedagogical teaching requirements.  Other employment, either at the University or off-campus, […]

University of Duisberg-Essen, Social Change in Contemporary China Fellowships

Deadline: November 15, 2011 Length: one year with possibility of extension Comments: Applicants “should have a Masters level degree in sociology or Chinese studies, be fluent in English, preferably possess excellent Chinese (Putonghua) language skills and preferably master the German language” URL: http://www.uni-due.de/imperia/md/content/stellen/interne/2009/aus_445-11_wiss._mit._prof._christiansen_in-east__arsa__-_englisch.pdf

Marusia and Michael Dorosh Master’s Fellowship

Deadline: March 1 Length: 1 year Comments: Fellowship is “awarded annually to a student writing a dissertation on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic in [education, history, law, humanities, arts, social sciences, women's studies, library sciences]“; “all …degree requirements [except the dissertation] must be completed by the time the award is taken up”; “Canadian citizens and […]

Library Company of Philadelphia Program in Early American Economy and Society Short-term Fellowships

Deadline: March 1 Length: 1 month Comments: For “scholarship in early American economy and society, broadly defined, from its colonial beginnings to roughly the 1850s” URL: http://www.librarycompany.org/economics/efellowships.htm

Library Company of Philadelphia Program in Early American Economy and Society Dissertation-level Fellowship

Deadline: March 1 Length: 1-2 semesters Comments: For “scholarship in early American economy and society, broadly defined, from its colonial beginnings to roughly the 1850s”; proposals may include work on Philadelphia area institutions as well as the Library Company URL: http://www.librarycompany.org/economics/efellowships.htm

Ernst Mach Grant for Research in Austria

Deadline: March 1st for the following academic year Length: 1-9 months Comments: open to postgraduates pursuing a doctoral PhD program…and postdocs wishing to do research in Austria”; must be 35 years of age or under; good knowledge of German required; all nationalities except Austrian URL: http://www.cas.umn.edu/awards/OTHER.HTML#mach

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Predoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: January 15 Length: one year Comments: For “students in the final stage of completing their dissertations”; dissertation topic “should be related to an ongoing research project” in Department II, “Ideals and Practices of Rationality” URL: http://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/news/jobs.html List of current research projects: http://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/research/projects/department2

American Musicological Society Ora Frishberg Saloman Grants

Deadline: March 1 Length: Short-term Comments: For research in “nineteenth-century trans-Atlantic connections between European and American music criticism and reception history”; student applicants must be ABD; postdoctoral applicants must have received the PhD within the past 5 years URL: http://www.ams-net.org/grants/saloman.php