External Funding

PROGRAM

DISCIPLINARY
AREA

PURPOSE

ELIGIBILITY

EXPECTED DEADLINE

AAUW American
Fellowships

Open

Dissertation 
Writing

Female, U.S. Citizen
or Permanent
Resident

November
2016

AAUW International
Fellowship

Open

Predoctoral,
Other Professional Degrees

Female,
International

December
2016

ACOR / CAORC Pre-Doctorate
Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Predoctoral

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident

February
2017

American Councils Critical
Language Scholarship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Predoctoral

U.S. citizens Only

TBA

ARCE Doctoral Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Predoctoral

U.S. Citizens Only

January
2017

ARIT Summer Fellowships for Intensive
Advanced Turkish Language Study at
Bogazici University

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Graduate Study

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident

February
2016

Center for Arabic Study Abroad at 
Harvard CASA 1 Program Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Graduate Study,
Predoctoral

Open; Non-U.S.
Citizens,
see Eligibility

TBA

Center for Arabic Study Abroad at 
UT-Austin CASA 1 Program Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Graduate Study,
Predoctoral

Open; Non-U.S.
Citizen, 
See Eligibility

TBA

Cosmos Club Foundation Grant-in-Aid
to Young Scholars

Open

Research,
Travel

Open

November
2016

Council for European Studies (CES)
Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship

European Studies

Short-Term, Pre-
Dissertation Research Travel

Open

January
2017

DAAD Study Scholarship in Germany

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Independent Study,
Master's Degree

Undergraduate
Seniors, Recent
Graduates

Contact Maria
Snyder

DAAD Research Grant in Germany

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation Research, 
Doctoral Degree

Ph.D. Candidates,
Recent
Graduates

Contact Maria  
Snyder

The National Academies Ford Foundation
Diversity Pre-Doctoral Fellowships

Open

Predoctoral

U.S. Citizen
or Permanent Resident

November 2016

NSEP NSEP Boren Graduate Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Graduate Study,
Dissertation
Research

U.S. Citizen
or Permanent Resident

Contact
Maria Snyder

AHA The Bernadotte Schmitt Grants for
Research on Europe, Asia, and Africa

Humanities

Dissertation
Research

AHA Members 

February
2017

AIMS Short- and Long-Term Fellowships
to Tunis, Oran, and Tangiers

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Research

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident

January
2017

AIYS Fellowships for Study & Research
in Yemen 

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Research

U.S. Citizens
Only

January
2017

APA Scholarships, Grants & Awards 

Social Sciences,
Clinical Sciences

Research

Varies

Varies

ARCE Fellowships

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Research,
Postdoctoral

Varies by
Program

January
2017

ARIT Fellowships in the Humanities
and Social Sciences in Turkey

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Research

Open

November
2016

CAORC Multi-Country Fellowship
Program

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Research

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
Resident

January
2017

CAORC / Mellon Mediterranean
Regional Research Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Research

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
Resident

January
2017

CLIR / Mellon Fellowships for 
Dissertation Research in
Original Sources

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Research

Open

November
2016

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann
Foundation Fellowship

Open

Graduate or
Professional
Degree 

Open

Contact Maria
Snyder

Embassy of France in the US
HSS Chateaubriand Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Research

Open; French
Citizens Ineligible

January
2016

Embassy oF France in the US
STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship

STEM & Health

Laboratory
Research

Open; French 
Citizens Ineligible

TBA

Fulbright US Student Program 
(Gervase Programs)

Open

Graduate Studies,
Research, ESL

U.S. Citizens
Only

August 1 (Campus)

Mellon-CES
Dissertation Completion Fellowship

European Studies

Dissertation Writing

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
Resident

January 2017

NY Academy of Medicine 
Student Grants

Medicine, Dentistry

Clinical Research

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
Resident

TBA

NY Academy of Medicine 
Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship

Medicine, Dentistry,
Public Policy, Public Health, Nursing

Master's Candidates

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
Resident

TBA

NSF SBE Doctoral Dissertation
Research
 Improvement Grant (DDRIG)

Social Sciences &
Sciences

Dissertation
Research

U.S. Institution

Varies by Program

U.S. Department of Education 
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation
Research Abroad (DDRA) Program

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Research

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
Resident

Contact Maria Snyder

PARC Field Research Fellowships for
Palestine, Israel, Jordan & Lebanon

Open; Palestinian
Studies

Doctoral
Research,
Postdoctoral

U.S. Citizen
Only

December
2016

SSRC Dissertation Proposal
Development Program (DPDF)

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Early Stage,
Pre-Dissertation

Open

October
2016

SSRC International Dissertation
Research Fellowship Program

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Research

Open

November 
2016

SSRC Next Generation 
Social Sciences in Africa 
Doctoral Disseration 
Proposal Fellowship

Peace, Security & Development 

Short-Term
Dissertation
Research

Citizens of a
Sub-Saharan
African
Country; see Eligibility

November
2016

SSRC Next Generation
Social Sciences in Africa
Doctoral Dissertation
Completion Fellowship

Peace, Security & Development  

Dissertation 
Writing

Citizens of a
Sub-Saharan
African Country; 
see Eligibility

 

November
2016

SSRC Next Generation
Social Sciences in Africa

 

Peace, Security & Development 

Long-Term
Dissertation Research

Citizens of a
Sub-Saharan
African
Country; 
see Eligibility

 

November
2016

University of London Institute of
Historical Research (IHR) Junior
Fellowships

Humanities;
History

Dissertation
Research

Varies; see
Eligibility
Criteria

Various

Wenner-Gren Dissertation
Fieldwork Grant

Anthropological Research 

Dissertation
Research

Open

November 1
& May 1

Five College Fellowship Program 
Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Humanities

Dissertation
Writing

Open

January
2017

Harvard Academy for International
and Area Studies Scholars Award
Predoctoral Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Writing

Open

October
2016

Harvard Academy for International
& Area Studies Scholars Award 
Postdoctoral Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Postdoctoral 

Open; within
Three Years
of PhD

October
2016

HHS ACFS Early Care & Education
Research Scholars - Child Care
Research Scholars

Social Sciences;
Child Care Policy
ISsues

Dissertation
Research

Open

June 2017

HHS ACFS Early Care & Education
Research Scholars - Head Start
Graduate Student Research Grants

Social Sciences;
Early Care and
Education Policy
and Practice

Dissertation
Research

Open

TBA

Ithaca College Humanities &
Social Sciences Diversity Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Writing

Open; if Non-U.S.,
Requires Proof
of Eligibility
to Work in the U.S.

December
2016

Josephine de Karman Fellowship
Trust Dissertation Fellowship

Open

Dissertation
Writing

Open

January
2017

Marquette University Mitchem
Dissertation Fellowships for
Underrepresented Students

Various

Dissertation
Writing,
Course
Instruction

U.S. Citizen,
Ethnic Diversity

January
2016

Mellon / ACLS Dissertation
Completion Fellowship

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Writing

Open

October
2016

The National Academies Ford
Foundation 
Diversity Dissertation
Fellowship

Open

Dissertation
Writing

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
Resident,
Ethnic Diversity

November
2016

The National Academies Ford
Foundation Diversity Predoctoral 
Fellowship

Open

Pre-doctoral 

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
Resident,
Ethnic Diversity

November
2016

The National Academies Ford
Foundation Diversity Postdoctoral 
Fellowship

Open

Postdoctoral

U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
Resident,
Ethnic Diversity

November
2016

The NAED / Spencer Foundation
Dissertation Fellowship

Open

Dissertation Writing;
Research Question
Relevant to Education

Open

October
2016

The NAED / Spencer Foundation 
Postdoctoral Fellowship

Open

Postdoctoral;
Research Question
Relevant to Education

Open

November
2016

NIH Ruth L. Kirchstein National
Service Research Award (NRSA)
Individual Predoctoral Fellowship

Scientific, Health-
Related Sciences

Dissertation
Research

U.S. Institution

April 8,
August 8, December 8

NIH Ruth L. Kirchstein National
Service Research Award (NRSA) 
Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship

Scientific, Health-
Related Sciences

Clinical Training,
Research

U.S. Institution

April 8,
August 8, December 8

NIH Ruth L. Kirchstein National
Service Research Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral
Fellowship 
to Promote Diversity
in Health-Related Research

Scientific, Health-
Related Sciences

Clinical Training,
Research

U.S. Institution

April 13,
August 13, December 13

NIH Ruth L. Kirchstein National
Service Research Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral 
M.D./Ph.D. 
or Other Dual
Doctoral
 Degree Fellowship 

Physician-Scientist,
Clinician-Scientist
Dual Degree Programs

Clinical Training,
Research

U.S. Institution

April 8,
August 8, December 8

NSF Graduate Research
Fellowship Program

Social Sciences, STEM

Graduate Study,
Predoctoral

U.S. Citizen or Permanent 
Resident; Application
in Senior year of
Undergraduate
or First Year of Graduate Study

Various

Smithsonian Institute 
Postdoctoral and
Doctoral Graduate Fellowships

Varies

Dissertation
Writing

Varies

January
2017

U.S. Department of Justice 
NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship 
of issues of Crime and Justice

Social Sciences & Sciences

Dissertation
Research

Open

TBA

The Woodrow Wilson NationalFellowship 
Foundation Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral
Dissertation Fellowships

Humanities & 
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Writing

Open

November
2016

The Woodrow Wilson National
Fellowship Foundation Dissertation
Grants in Women's Studies

Humanities &
Social Sciences

Dissertation
Writing

Open

October
2016