Mandel Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Jewish Studies

Deadline: 16 October
Duration: three years (options for two or one year terms available)
Notes: No preference for field of study; must have completed PhD no earlier than October 2009; current students may apply only if the dissertation is submitted by the application deadline and the degree will be awarded no later than April 1, 2014


Yale Center for British Art Postdoctoral Research Associateship

Deadline: 4 March
Duration: up to three years
Notes: “Primary duties will consist of research associated with the collection of paintings and sculpture and the exhibition program of the Center”; applicants should have received PhD within the past three years; PhD must be in hand by the beginning of the fellowship


Georgetown University Jamal Daniel Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the Study of the Levant

Deadline: 15 December
Duration: 1 year
Notes: Supports research “on the greater Levantine region – defined as Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and Turkey – in the study of the history, culture, society, religion, and current political context of the region”; “must have completed [the] doctoral degree between January 1, 2011 and August 31, 2013”


George Washington U Inst. for Middle East Studies Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

Deadline: 30 November
Duration: 1 year
Notes: “may come from any academic discipline, as long as their primary substantive specialization is in the Middle East/North Africa (to include Iran and Turkey)”; “should receive their Ph.D. on or before September 1 of the fellowship year

Edinburgh IASH Fellowships in Digital Humanities

Deadline: 3 June
Duration: 8 months
Notes: Applicants must “have completed their doctorate within the last three years”; may “be focused on any aspect of Digital Humanities research”


Rice University Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of the Modern Middle East

Deadline: 1 January
Duration: 1 year, renewable for a second
Notes: “in Ottoman and/or modern Middle East history”; “Applicants must have received their Ph.D. within the last five years or at the latest by 1 July 2014”


National University of Singapore Middle East Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Deadline: December 20
Duration: two years
Notes: For “recent Ph.D. recipients in the social sciences or humanities working on political, economic, social, cultural or religious conditions in the greater Middle East region”; topics not specified, but “special attention will be paid to projects germane to MEI’s priorities”; “must have fulfilled all requirements of the Ph.D. within the last two years”; current Ph.D. students may apply if the degree will be awarded prior to the beginning of the fellowship


Chiu Scholarly Exchange Program for Taiwan Studies

Deadline: 25 July 2013

Duration: varies; typically 15-45 days in length

Comments: “[T]his program awards travel grants to…U.S.-based scholars who plan short-term research trips to Taiwan”; must hold a doctoral degree or be a Ph.D. candidate; grants must be used before 1 September 2014


Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: 7 October 2013

Duration: One year, renewable for up to two additional years

Comments: Must have received PhD between 1 January 2012 and 1 July 2014; fellows are appointed as lecturers in appropriate departments at Columbia University and as Postdoctoral Research Fellows; fellows teach one course per semester in the first year, one course per year in subsequent years


Fulbright Scholar Program

Length: 2 to 12 months for Core Awards; 2 weeks for German Studies Seminar and Higher Education Administrator Programs abroad.
Deadline: August 1, 2013
Comments:  Must be U.S. citizen; “Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree (including a master’s degree, depending on the field) as appropriate” typically required;  candidates outside academe (e.g., professionals, artists) with recognized professional standing and substantial professional accomplishments are also eligible, as specified in the award description” but doctoral candidates should apply to the Fulbright Student Program; new awards in the program for 2014-2015 include Fulbright Flex Awards, Fulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career Awards, Salary Stipend Supplements and Teaching English as a Foreign Language Awards.