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Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Program

Deadline: June 3, 2013 Length: typically 6-12 months, up to maximum of 18 months Comments: these fellowships enable doctoral students enrolled in modern foreign language and area studies at U.S. institutions to conduct dissertation research overseas; must be citizen, national or permanent resident of U.S. URL:, scroll down to e-Application packages; for more information, […]

Pozen Graduate Research Fellowships from University of Chicago Human Rights Program

Deadline: May 13, 2013 Length: Award for research to be carried out at some point during the next five academic quarters from June 10, 2013 to September 28, 2014. Comments: Doctoral students may be in any year of their program; six $5000 fellowships will be awarded, and can be used for travel or or other […]

Wellesley Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Japanese Literature

Length: 2 years Deadline: December 15, 2012 Comments: Candidates must have received a PhD between July 1, 2009 and July 1, 2013; “Preference given to candidates in late Edo, Meiji and/or Taisho periods, with a focus on gender/queer studies, colonialism, visuality, ethnography, media or translation studies. Competence in another East Asian literature is desirable” URL:

ACLS Public Fellows Program

Length: 2 years Deadline: March 27, 2013 Comments: “The program will place 20 recent Ph.D.s from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector”; “Prospective applicants should read through all the positions listed below and be ready to choose one when beginning the online application […]

UCLA Visiting Fellows in History of the Material Text

Length: 2 years Deadline: February 1, 2013 Comments: Two Postdoctoral fellowships sponsored by the UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies; to be housed in the Departments of History and English, respectively;  for “scholars of early modern studies (16th through 18th centuries), broadly defined, whose expertise includes but is not limited to book history, history of the […]

2013-2015 Harvard Post-doctoral Fellowship in East Asian Digital Humanities

Deadline: February 15, 2013 Length: two years Comments: “for a recent Ph.D. in any field of East Asian studies, with extensive expertise in the digital humanities or qualitative digital data management in the social sciences. The fellow will be expected to assist faculty, students, and research affiliates, as described below, and assist specific digital projects, […]

Institute of Historical Research Mellon Dissertation Fellowships

Deadline: applications accepted between November 12, 2012 and January 21, 2013 Length: 1  year Comments: open to candidates who wish to spend time in the UK carrying out archival research for their dissertations; “Fellowships will last for one year and will run concurrently with the academic year, i.e. from 1 October 2013 to 30 September […]

Institute of Historical Research Mellon Pre-Dissertation Fellowships

Deadline: application period from November 12, 2012- January 21, 2013 Length: 1 year; “Fellowships will last for one year and will run concurrently with the academic year, i.e. from 1 October 2013 to 30 September 2014” Comments: “offered to candidates who wish to spend time in the UK for preliminary examinations of primary sources and […]

Cal-Tech Post-doctoral Instructor in Western Art History

Deadline: December 1, 2012 Length: 2 years Comments: “Postdoctoral instructors are expected to teach three ten-week undergraduate courses per year (quarter system) while at Caltech”; appointment contingent on completion of PhD. URL: 

Kennan Institute Title VIII – Supported Short-term Grants

Length: up to one month Deadline: rolling deadline ( March 1, 2012,  June 1, 2012, September 1, 2012, December 1, 2012) Comments: for scholars whose research in the humanities or social sciences focuses on the former Soviet Union excluding the Baltic states “who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized […]