Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students

ARCS Scholar Awardees, 1975-2007
Program Disciplinary Area Purpose Eligibility Expected Deadline
AAUW American
Fellowships
Open Dissertation
Writing, Postdoctoral Fellowship
Female, U.S. Citizen
or Permanent
d Resident
November 1 2019
AAUW International
Fellowship
Open Predoctoral,
Other Professional Degrees
Female,
International
November 15 2019
ACOR / CAORC Pre-Doctorate
Fellowship
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Predoctoral U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident
February 1 2019
AHA Research Grants & Fellowships Humanities Dissertation
Research
AHA Members February 15 2019 for research grants; April 1 2019 for fellowships
AIMS Short- and Long-Term Fellowships
to Tunis, Oran, and Tangiers
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation
Research
U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident
January 31 2019
AIYS Fellowships for Study & Research
in Yemen
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation
Research
U.S. Citizens
Only
February 28 2019
American Councils Critical
Language Scholarship
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Predoctoral U.S. citizens Only TBA
APA Scholarships, Grants & Awards Social Sciences,
Clinical Sciences
Research Varies Varies
ARCE Fellowships Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation
Research,
Postdoctoral
U.S. Citizens Only  TBA
ARIT Fellowships in the Humanities
and Social Sciences in Turkey
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation
Research
Open November 1 2019
ARIT Summer Fellowships for Intensive
Advanced Turkish Language Study at
Bogazici University
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Graduate Study U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident
February 1 2019
CAORC Multi-Country Fellowship
Program
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation Research U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
Resident
January 24 2019
CAORC / Mellon Mediterranean
Regional Research Fellowship
Humanities & Social Sciences Dissertation Research U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident January 24 2019
Center for Arabic Study Abroad at
Harvard CASA 1 Program Fellowship
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Graduate Study,
Predoctoral
Open; Non-U.S.
Citizens,
see Eligibility
January 9 2019
CLIR / Mellon Fellowships for
Dissertation Research in
Original Sources
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation Research Open December 2018
Cosmos Club Foundation Grant-in-Aid
to Young Scholars
Open Research,
Travel
Open November 2018
Council for European Studies (CES)
Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship
European Studies Short-Term, Pre-
Dissertation Research Travel
Open January 15 2019
DAAD Study Scholarship in Germany Humanities &
Social Sciences
Independent Study,
Master’s Degree
Undergraduate
Seniors, Recent
Graduates
Contact Katie Li
DAAD Research Grant in Germany Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation Research,
Doctoral Degree
Ph.D. Candidates,
Recent
d Graduates
Contact Katie Li
Dolores Zohrab Liebmann
Foundation Fellowship
Open Graduate or
Professional
d Degree
Open January 2019; Contact Katie Li
Embassy of France in the US
HSS Chateaubriand Fellowship
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation
Research
Open; French
Citizens Ineligible
January
2020
Embassy oF France in the US
STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship
STEM & Health Laboratory
Research
Open; French
Citizens Ineligible
January 2020
Five College Fellowship Program
Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Humanities Dissertation Writing Open TBA: Program currently on hiatus
Fulbright US Student Program
(Gervase Programs)
Open Graduate Studies,
Research, ESL
U.S. Citizens
Only
August 1 2019 (Campus)
Harvard Academy for International
and Area Studies Scholars Award
Predoctoral Fellowship
Humanities & Social Sciences Dissertation Writing Open October 1
Harvard Academy for International
& Area Studies Scholars Award
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Humanities & Social Sciences Postdoctoral Open; within
Three Years
d of PhD
October 1
HHS ACFS Early Care & Education
Research Scholars – Child Care
Research Scholars
Social Sciences;
Child Care Policy
d Issues
Dissertation Research Open TBA
HHS ACFS Early Care & Education
Research Scholars – Head Start
Graduate Student Research Grants
Social Sciences;
Early Care and
d 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
d of Eligibility
to Work in the U.S.
TBA
Josephine de Karman Fellowship
Trust Dissertation Fellowship
Open Dissertation Writing Open January 2019
Marquette University Mitchem
Dissertation Fellowships for
Underrepresented Students
Various Dissertation Writing, Course Instruction U.S. Citizen, Ethnic Diversity TBA
Mellon / ACLS Dissertation
Completion Fellowship
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation Writing Open TBA
Mellon-CES
Dissertation Completion Fellowship
European Studies Dissertation Writing U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
d Resident
January 2019
The National Academies Ford
Foundation Diversity Dissertation
Fellowship
Open Dissertation Writing U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident; Ethnic Diversity Preferred January 7 2020
The National Academies Ford
Foundation Diversity Predoctoral
Fellowship
Open Predoctoral U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident; Ethnic Diversity Preferred January 7 2020
The National Academies Ford
Foundation Diversity Postdoctoral
Fellowship
Open Postdoctoral U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident; Ethnic Diversity Preferred TBA
The NAED / Spencer Foundation
Dissertation Fellowship
Open   킠 Dissertation Writing;
Research Question
d Relevant to Education
Open TBA
The NAED / Spencer Foundation
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Open Postdoctoral;
Research Question
Relevant to Education
Open TBA
New York Academy of Medicine
Student Grants
Medicine, Dentistry Clinical Research U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
d Resident
Varies
New York Academy of Medicine
Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship
Medicine, Dentistry,
Public Policy, Public Health, Nursing
Master’s Candidates U.S. Citizen or
Permanent
d Resident
April 7 2019
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National
Service Research Award (NRSA)
Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (F31)
Scientific, Health-
Related Sciences
Dissertation
Research
U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled in a research doctoral degree program April 8,
August 8, December 8
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National
Service Research Award (NRSA)
Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32)
Scientific, Health-
Related Sciences
Clinical Training,
Research
U.S. citizen or permanent resident, with research or clinical doctoral degree April 8,
August 8, December 8
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National
Service Research Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral
Fellowship to Promote Diversity
in Health-Related Research (F31-Diversity)
Scientific, Health-
Related Sciences
Clinical Training,
Research
U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled in a research doctoral degree program April 8,
August 8, December 8
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National
Service Research Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral
M.D./Ph.D. or Other Dual
Doctoral Degree Fellowship (F30)
Physician-Scientist,
Clinician-Scientist
d Dual Degree Programs
Clinical Training,
Research
U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled in a dual-degree program April 8,
August 8, December 8
NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Required) Scientific, Health-
Related Sciences
Postdoctoral clinical training to establish research Open. Clinical or Research Doctorate Required. Clinicians (including those with MD, DDS, DVM and other licensed health professionals) in a clinical faculty position that denotes independence in clinical responsibilities but not in research also eligible. February 12,
June 12,
d October 12
NSEP David L. Boren Graduate Fellowship Humanities &
Social Sciences
Language Study,
Research
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Contact
Katie Li
NSF SBE Doctoral Dissertation
Research
 Improvement Grant (DDRIG)
Social Sciences &
Sciences
Dissertation
Research
U.S. Institution Varies by Program
PARC Field Research Fellowships for
Palestine, Israel, Jordan & Lebanon
Open; Palestinian
Studies
Doctoral
Research,
d Postdoctoral
U.S. Citizen
Only
January 7 2019
SSRC Dissertation Proposal
Development Program (DPDF)
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Early Stage,
Pre-Dissertation
Open November 2018
SSRC International Dissertation
Research Fellowship Program
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation
Research
Open November
2018
SSRC Next Generation
Social Sciences in Africa
Doctoral Dissertation 
Proposal Fellowship
Peace, Security & Development Short-Term
Dissertation
d Research
Citizens of a
Sub-Saharan
d African
Country; see Eligibility
November
2018
SSRC Next Generation
Social Sciences in Africa
Doctoral Dissertation
Completion Fellowship
Peace, Security & Development Dissertation
Writing
Citizens of a
Sub-Saharan
d African Country;
see Eligibility
November
2018
SSRC Next Generation
Social Sciences in Africa
Peace, Security & Development Long-Term
Dissertation Research
Citizens of a
Sub-Saharan
d African
Country;
see Eligibility
November
2018
NSF Graduate Research
Fellowship Program
Social Sciences, STEM Graduate Study,
Predoctoral
U.S. Citizen or Permanent
Resident by application deadline; applicants in their Senior year of
d undergraduate study, College graduates, or graduate students with no more
than 12 months of graduate study by August 1
Varies; contact Katie Li for further information
Smithsonian Institute
Postdoctoral and
Doctoral Graduate Fellowships
Varies Dissertation
Writing
Varies Varies
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 Katie Li
U.S. Department of Justice
NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship
of issues of Crime and Justice
Social Sciences & Sciences Dissertation
Research
Open April 2019
University of London Institute of
Historical Research (IHR) Junior
Fellowships
Humanities;
History
Dissertation
Research
Varies; see eligibility guidelines April 2019
Wenner-Gren Dissertation
Fieldwork Grant
Anthropological Research Dissertation
Research
Open November 1
& May 1
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation
Writing
Open November
2018
The Woodrow Wilson National
Fellowship Foundation Dissertation
Grants in Women’s Studies
Humanities &
Social Sciences
Dissertation
Writing
Open October
2018