Archive for the 'Grant-in-Aid' Category

OMSA Research Initiative Grants

Deadline: October 29 Length: monetary award Comments: Grant “is intended to assist undergraduate, graduate, and professional multicultural students by providing financial support for scholarly projects exploring the multifaceted nature of race, race relations, ethnicity, and/or culture within the University of Chicago, the larger City of Chicago community, and/or Higher Education”; “cannot be used toward cost of transportation […]

NYPL Schomburg Center Scholar-in-Residence

Deadline: November 8, 2012 Length: 6 or 12 months Comments: “Program is open to scholars studying the history, literature, and culture of peoples of African descent from a humanistic perspective”; “candidates for advanced degrees must have received the degree by the application deadline”; “foreign nationals are not eligible unless they will have resided in the […]

Roosevelt Institute Grant-in-Aid

Deadline: November 15 Length: Short-term Comments: Grants “support … research on the “Roosevelt years” or clearly related subjects”; program is “particularly designed to encourage younger scholars to expand our knowledge and understanding of the Roosevelt period” URL:

UNC Greensboro Special Collections Research Grants

Deadline: April 16, 2012 Length: Short-term Comments: “Collections include rare books, manuscripts, women’s literature, cello music, University archives, and Betty Carter Women Veterans Historical Project”; “open to graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars” URL:

NYU Center for the United States and the Cold War Dissertation, Postdoctoral, and Travel Fellowships

Deadline: February 15, 2013 Length: 1 semester to 1 year for dissertation and postdoctoral fellows, per month for travel grants Comments: For “research on the Cold War at home and the ways in which this ideological and geopolitical conflict with the Soviet Union affected American politics, culture, and society”; dissertation fellows must be ABD; postdoctoral […]

Black Metropolis Research Consortium Timuel Black Fellowship in African-American Studies

Deadline: January 11 in 2010 Length: Short-term Comments: For scholars, writers, educators, and institutional researchers who could benefit from the resources of the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection in the Woodson branch of the Chicago Public Library; scholars must hold doctorates, educators must teach full-time in public elementary schools, secondary schools, or community colleges URL: […]

Black Metropolis Research Consortium (Chicago) Short-Term (Summer) Fellowships

Deadline: January 11 in 2010 Length: Short-term Comments: For scholars, media artists, musicians/composers, playwrights, visual artists, fiction/non-fiction writers; scholars must have PhD, artists need not have MFA or other terminal degree; must have need to use resources of at least one institution in the consortium URL:

Brown University Brown Library Long-Term Fellowships

Deadline: December 15, 2012 Length: 5-10 months Comments: “Applicants for NEH Long-Term Fellowships must be American citizens or have been resident in the United States for the three years immediately preceding the application deadline. Graduate students are not eligible for Long-Term Fellowships.” URL:

Kennan Institute Summer Research Grants

Deadline: December 17, 2012 Length: 2 months Comments: To support “research in the social sciences or humanities focusing 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., area”; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident URL: […]

University of San Francisco Ricci Institute Travel Grants

Deadline: December 15 (2012), March 31 (2013) Length: Short-term Comments: To support use of “the Ricci Institute Collection for their research on topics related to Chinese-Western cultural exchange, Jesuit interaction with China from the late Ming through early 20th century, and/or the history of Christianity in China”; open to “doctoral candidates, post-doctoral researchers, and established […]