Archive for the 'February 2013' Category

UCSB Dissertation Fellowship in Black Studies

Deadline: February 4, 2013 Length: 1 year Comments: “The department is particularly interested in scholars whose research focuses on intersections of race, class, gender or sexuality in African/Caribbean/African-American or Diasporic Studies” URL:  

WARA Summer Research Fellowship in West Africa

Deadline: January 25 postmark for letters of reference, February 1 for online application Length: 2-3 months Comments: “This competition is open to U.S. citizens already holding a Ph.D. who are currently affiliated with an academic institution or who work in another related domain (e.g. public health or museology)”; “All applicants must have been affiliated with […]

Association for Asian Studies Japan Studies Grants

Deadline: February 1, October 1 Length: Short-term Comments: For travel and research on Japan within the US; must be a US citizen or permanent resident; must be AAS member URL: 

DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship

Deadline: August 31 for 1st half of 2014; February 28 (unconfirmed) for 2nd half Length: 2 months Comments: Sponsored by DAAD and The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies; for research at AICGS; project proposals should address one of the institute’s three programming areas, Business and Economics, Foreign and Domestic Policy, or Society, Culture & Politics; open […]

Edinburgh IASH Visiting Research Fellowships

Deadline: February 28 Length: 2-6 months Comments: For in-residence research in the social sciences or humanities; priority given to work on one of the IASH’s research strands: Dialogues of Enlightenment; Theory, Practice, and Performance; The University and the World; The Human and the Environment; see for more information on the themes; “candidates for Fellowships […]

American Anthropological Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Anthropology

Deadline: February 15 Length: 1 year Comments: “Dissertation topics in all areas of the discipline are welcome”; must be a U.S. citizen and “a member of an historically underrepresented ethnic minority group, including, but not limited to: African Americans, Alaskan Natives, American Indians or Native Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/as, Chicano/as, and Pacific Islanders”; must have […]

Van Leer Jerusalem Institute Polonsky Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: February 1, 2013 Length: up to 5 years Comments: All fields; “candidates may be considered in those fields in which a doctoral degree is not a prerequisite for career progress” URL:

Tufts Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: February 1, 2013 Length: 2 years Comments: Applicants “must have received their Ph.D. within the past five years”; “This year, we will only be accepting applications in the following fields: Classics; English; German, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literature; Music; and Religion.” URL:

Cornell Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships 2013-2015

Deadline: Various (November 2, 2012; January 7, 2013; February 4, 2013) Length: 2 years Comments: Two departments offer fellowships:  Science & Technology Studies, seeking candidates specializing in “historical or contemporary studies of science, technology, or medicine to work on the topic of ‘Difference and Commensuration,’” and Theatre, Film and Dance, “in global, transnational, and/or minority performance and […]

UVA Library Taylor Fellowship in American Literature

Deadline: February 15, 2013 Length:1-3 months Comments: Fellows must “either hold the Ph.D. or have already advanced to Ph.D. candidacy” URL: