Archive for the 'December 2012' Category

Blakemore Foundation Language Grants for Advanced Asian Language Study

Deadline: December 31 Length: 1 year Comments: For “advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs”;  must be “pursuing an academic, professional or business career that involves the regular use of a modern East or Southeast language”; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident URL:

Brown University Brown Library Short-Term Fellowships

Deadline: December 15, 2012 Length: 2-4 months Comments: For research at the library “entered on the colonial history of the Americas, North and South, including all aspects of the European, African, and Native American involvement”; graduate students must “have had their preliminary or general examinations at the time of application” URL:

University of Rochester Douglass Institute Predoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: January 31 Length: 1 year Comments: For work on “aspects of the African and African-American experience”; must be ABD with at least one chapter completed by the end of the current academic year URL: 

Columbia University Alexander Bodini Fellowship in Culture and Religion

Deadline: December 3, 2012 Length: 1-2 semesters Comments: For work related to “the investigation of the relation between culture and religion in both modern and historical societies”; candidates should “have their doctorates in hand no later than the summer after they apply” URL:

University of Virginia Woodson Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: December1, 2012 Length: 2 years Comments: For work focusing “on Africa and/or the African Diaspora”; applicants must have PhD by application date or furnish proof “that all documentation required for the Ph.D. has been submitted by July 15, 2013”; must have received Ph.D. no earlier than 2007 URL:

Princeton Davis Center for Historical Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2012 Length: 1-2 semesters (funding for 1 semester only) Comments: “Topic for 2013-16: In the Aftermath of Catastrophe”; must have PhD in hand at time of application; “typically the selected fellows hold positions at universities” URL:

Delmas Foundation Venetian Research Fellowship

Deadline: December 15 Length: 1 year Comments: For travel to and residence in Venice for the purposes of research on the history of Venice and the former Venetian empire, or contemporary Venetian society and culture; predoctoral applicants must be ABD by application deaadline; must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents URL:

Social Sciences Research Council/Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Short-Term Fellowship

Deadline: December 1 Length: 1-12 months for short-term fellowships, 12-24 months for long-term fellowships. Comments: Predoctoral applicants must be within two years of receiving PhD, and are only eligible for short-term fellowship; postdoctoral applicants must have recieved PhD no more than six years prior to April 1, 2013; apply in cooperation with a Japanese host institution; […]