Archive for the 'December 2012' Category

Princeton James Madison Postdoctoral Research Associate

Deadline: December 1, 2012 Length: 10 months Comments: Program involves “exploring American constitutional principles and structures through research and public discussion”; must have PhD by start date (September 1, 2012) and within 3 years prior to that date URL:

Rutgers Dodge Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience

Deadline: December 3, 2012 Length: 1 year, possible renewal for a 2nd Comments: “Qualifications include an earned Ph.D., an interest in public scholarship, an ability to work across academic disciplines, and an active engagement in scholarship deserving of publication” URL:

Brown University Brown Library Long-Term Fellowships

Deadline: December 15, 2012 Length: 5-10 months Comments: “Applicants for NEH Long-Term Fellowships must be American citizens or have been resident in the United States for the three years immediately preceding the application deadline. Graduate students are not eligible for Long-Term Fellowships.” URL:

Yale Beinecke Library Visiting Scholar Fellowships

Deadline: December 7, 2012 Length: Typically 1 month Comments: For research in collections; “students enrolled in degree programs are ineligible” URL:

Kennan Institute Summer Research Grants

Deadline: December 17, 2012 Length: 2 months Comments: To support “research in the social sciences or humanities focusing on the former Soviet Union (excluding the Baltic States), and who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized resources of the Washington, D.C., area”; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident URL: […]

University of Virginia Woodson Predoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2012 Length: 2 years Comments: For advanced PhD students “whose work focuses on Africa and/or the African Diaspora”; “fellowship is open to qualified candidates without restriction as to citizenship or current residence” URL:

CUNY Heller-Bernard Fellowship in Lesbian and Gay Studies

Deadline: December 15, 2012 Length: Varies Comments: “This fellowship supports research by a junior scholar (graduate student, untenured university professor or independent researcher) into the impact of lesbians and/or gay men on U.S.society and culture” URL:

Birgit Baldwin Fellowship in Scandinavian Studies

Deadline: December 1 of the preceding year Length: 1 year Comments: Fellowship intended “to encourage the research and writing of dissertations for the Ph.D. in topics concerned with Scandinavian (Nordic) literature or film that can most effectively be pursued in the archives and libraries of the Nordic countries” URL:

University of San Francisco Ricci Institute Travel Grants

Deadline: December 15 (2012), March 31 (2013) Length: Short-term Comments: To support use of “the Ricci Institute Collection for their research on topics related to Chinese-Western cultural exchange, Jesuit interaction with China from the late Ming through early 20th century, and/or the history of Christianity in China”; open to “doctoral candidates, post-doctoral researchers, and established […]

School of American Research Summer Scholar Fellowship

Deadline: December 15, 2012 Length: up to 7 weeks Comments: For scholars pursuing “research or writing projects that promote understanding of human behavior, culture, society, and the history of anthropology. Both humanistically- and scientifically-oriented scholars are encouraged to apply”; fellowships available for both pre- and post-doctoral scholars URL: 2010 Summer Scholar in Anthropological Linguistics: Erin Debenport, […]