Archive for the '2012 Deadlines' Category

University of Aberdeen Hay of Seaton Fellowship in Rabbinic Culture and Hebrew Language

Deadline: May 9 Length: one year Comments: Applicant must “have in hand, or be very near the completion of, a PhD in a relevant discipline concentrated upon the study of the texts, traditions and traditional languages of Judaism”; position reference number 1245806 URL:

Max Planck Institute for the Institute of Science Postdoctoral Fellowship in Classics

Deadline: April 24 Length: one year, renewable Comments: “for a scholar in classics with a specialization in Early Modern Latin”; “awarded in conjunction with the research project, ‘The Writing of Deaf- Muteness and the Construction of Norms.’” URL:

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 […]

Indiana University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Second Language Studies

Deadline: March 15 Duration: 2 years Comments: Applicants should have “research programs on any aspect of learner language development (including revitalization contexts and untutored environments)”; must have earned PhD between January 1, 2010 and July 31, 2012 URL:

Dahlem Humanities Center International Research Fellowships

Deadline: February 15 Length: 6 months Comments: Fellowship is “to support junior researchers carrying out a defined research project at Freie Universitaet Berlin”; PhD must have been awarded within the last 10 years; must have at least one German degree. URL:

Cambridge University Homerton College Junior Research Fellowships

Deadline: December 14, 2012 for 2013-14 Length: three years Comments: Applications accepted in Modern and Medieval Languages in the Humanities; must “have completed or be about to complete a PhD”; should be no more than “three years beyond the award of a doctorate.” URL:

Johns Hopkins Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities

Deadline: January 15 (Applications are not currently being accepted for 2013-14) Length: one year, renewable for a second Comments: Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. in one of the following fields: History, English, History of Art, Musicology, Classics, Anthropology, German and Romance Languages and Literatures, Comparative Literature, History of Science and Technology, Near Eastern Studies, no […]

University of Richmond John Marshall Visiting Research Fellowship

Deadline: review begins December 1, 2012 and continues until position is filled Length: one year Comments: For “advanced research in political economy as it relates to the theory and practice of statesmanship”; PhD in economics, history, philosophy, or political science required URL:

Rutgers Women’s and Gender Studies Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Deadline: January 6 Length: two years Comments: Offered in collaboration with the Rutgers Institute for Research on Women; applicants in all research areas welcome, but of particular interest are: “U.S. Latina and Latin American Feminism, Asian American Feminist Studies, and African Feminism, especially…critical sexualities”; must have received Ph.D. no later than August 31, 2007; must […]