Archive for the 'December 2013' Category

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. […]

Kennan Institute Short-Term Grants

Deadline: December 1, March 1, June 1, September 1 Length: up to one month Comments: To support those “whose research in the social sciences or humanities focuses 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., […]

United States-Indonesia Society Travel Grants

Deadline: March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1 Length: Short-term Comments: Grants are “open to any person seeking to travel to Indonesia to conduct field research or other professional projects, including conferences”; must be citizen of U.S. or Indonesia URL:

Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Art Studies Doctoral Grant

Deadline: December 31 Length: 1 year with possible renewal Comments: “Applicants must certify that they have completed doctoral examinations by March first prior to the grant period”; grants “generally cover overseas travel and living expenses of graduate students” URL:

Joseph R. Dunlap Memorial Fellowship

Deadline: December 15 Length: Varies (award up to $1000) Comments: For work on “any subject–biographical, literary, historical, social, artistic, political, typographical–relating to [William] Morris” URL:

University Film and Video Association Fielding Student Grants

Deadline: December 15 Length: Varies Comments: Awards made for production proposals and research projects; “applicant must be a student (undergraduate/graduate) at the time the application is made.  A faculty member who is an active member of the University Film & Video Association or staff at a UFVA member institution must sponsor the applicant” URL:

Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies

Deadline: December 1 Length: up to 1 year Comments: For work on Germany and Europe since mid-19th century; graduate applicants must be ABD by the beginning of the fellowship period; postdoc applicants must have received PhD within past 2 calendar years; must be US or Canadian national or permanent resident URL:

American Musicological Society Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship

Deadline: December 17, 2013 Length: 1 year Comments: To support study in musicology by “a student at a North American University who is a member of a group historically underrepresented in the discipline, including, in the U.S., African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans, and, in Canada, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities”; preference given […]

Wolfsonian-Florida International University Research Fellowship

Deadline: December 31 Length: 3-4 weeks Comments: Fellowship is open to “holders of master’s or doctoral degrees, Ph.D. candidates, and to others who have a significant record of professional achievement in relevant fields”; for research in the Wolfsonian’s collections, which is focused upon “North American and European decorative arts, propaganda, architecture, and industrial and graphic […]

American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies Dissertation Planning Grant

Deadline: December 1 Length: 6-8 weeks Comments: For “graduate students intending to do dissertation research in Sri Lanka to make a pre-dissertation visit to Sri Lanka to investigate the feasibility of their topic, to sharpen their research design, or to make other practical arrangements for future research” URL: