Archive for the 'Theme Fellowships' Category

Stanford University Clayman Institute for Gender Research Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Deadline: January 7, 2013 Length: one year Comments: For applicants “in all disciplines of the humanities…whose research focuses on gender”; must receive/have received PhD by 30 days before start date but no more than three years before then URL:

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:

Dartmouth University Neukom Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2012 Length: two to three years Comments: For “recent Ph.D.s whose research interest cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries, but has some computational component”; must have Ph.D. (or expect by September 2013) URL:

NYU Institute for the Study of the Ancient World Visiting Research Scholars

Deadline: December 2, 2012 for 2013-14 Length: one or two years Comments: For work on “the history, archaeology, and culture of the entire Old World from late prehistoric times to the eighth century AD, including Asia and Africa”; one year appointees are “Visiting Research Scholars”; two year appointees are “Visiting Assistant Professors” with teaching requirements; […]

Library Company of Philadelphia Program in Early American Economy and Society Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: November 1, 2012 for 2013-14 Length: 1-2 semesters Comments: “to promote scholarship in early American economy and society, broadly defined, from its colonial beginnings to roughly the 1850s”; may submit proposals for work at the Library Company as well as other Philadelphia area institutions; both dissertation fellowships and postdoctoral fellowships available. URL:

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: varies for different fellowships (between April 15, 2013 and March 15, 2013) Length: varies from up to 3 years to up to three years depending on the fellowship URL: Comments: Postdoctoral fellowship  for one or two years associated with research group on the history of knowledge and art up to the eighteenth century (with a […]

UCLA Mellon Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities

Deadline: December 3, 2012 Length: one year, renewable for a second Comments: Must have earned PhD between January 2008 and June 2013; theme for this year is “Cultures in Transnational Perspective” URL: “Designed to explore the emerging field of Transnational Studies, the aim of the Mellon Program at UCLA is to broaden the study of minority […]

Wisconsin-Madison Center for the Humanities Mellon Postdoctoral Program

Deadline: November 20, 2012 Length: 2 years Comments: Must not be tenured  and be no more than five years past receiving PhD (must have received degree between August 2008 and August 2013); theme for 2013-2015 applicants is “Democracy.” URL:

Penn Humanities Forum Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Deadline: October 15, 2012 (annual deadline) Length: one year Comments: Must have received Ph.D. between December 2004 and December 2012; theme for 2013-14 is Violence. URL:  

Dan David Prize 2012 – History/Biography

Deadline: March 15 Length: 1 academic year Comments: For “a biographer whose work has cast new light on the life of a historical figure and his times” URL: