This section includes information on Foundations, Trusts and Charities, both national and international.
American Musicological Society
Australian Federation of University Women
Boston University, 656 Beacon Street, Boston MA 02215-2006, USA
Tel: +1-617-353 9361 Fax: +1-617-353 6550
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org :
The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) is North America's oldest and largest organization devoted to the world of archaeology. The Institute is a nonprofit group founded in 1879 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1906. Today, the AIA has nearly 9,000 members belonging to 102 local societies in the United States, Canada, and overseas. The organization is unique because it counts among its members professional archaeologists, students, and many others from all walks of life. This diverse group is united by a shared passion for archaeology and its role in furthering human knowledge.
A stipend worth $5,000 is offered annually to assist scholars in preparing, completing, and publishing results of their field research. It is intended to support scholars in completing and publishing field research in a peer-reviewed outlet. Applications are open to graduate students and postdoctoral professionals. Olivia James Traveling Fellowship
The Institute will award $22,000 as a single fellowship. Preference will be given to projects of at least a half-year's duration. Competition is open to students who are citizens of the United States. The award is to be used for travel and study in Greece, the Aegean Islands, Sicily, Southern Italy, Asia Minor or Mesopotamia. The Deed of Trust states that students of the Classics, sculpture, architecture, archaeology and history would be the most suitable recipients of the fellowship.
Helen M. Woodruff Fellowship of the AIA and The American Academy in Rome
A pre- or post-doctoral fellowship for study of archaeology and classical studies has been established by the Institute at the American Academy in Rome. This Fellowship, combined with other funds from the American Academy in Rome, will support a Rome Prize Fellowship that will be open to citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
Anna C. & Oliver C. Colburn Fellowship
One fellowship, with a stipend of $11,000, will be awarded to an applicant contingent upon his or her acceptance as an incoming Associate Member or Student Associate Member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Applicant must be citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada, or be actively pursuing an advanced degree at a North American college or university, must be at the pre-doctoral stage or have recently received a Ph.D. (within five years of the date of the application), and must apply concurrently to the American School for Senior Associate Membership or Student Associate Membership.
Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship
One fellowship carrying a stipend of $4,000 will be awarded to enable a person to work on an individual project of a scholarly nature related to Aegean Bronze Age Archaeology. Preference will be given to candidates whose project requires travel to the Mediterranean for the purpose stated above. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada, or be actively pursuing an advanced degree at a North American college or university.
The Archaeology of Portugal Fellowship
The Archaeological Institute of America announces that funding is available to support projects pertaining to the archaeology of Portugal. These include, but are not limited to, research projects, colloquia, symposia, publication, research-related travel, or travel to academic meetings for the purpose of presenting papers on the archaeology of Portugal. In addition, Portuguese scholars who wish to study in the US are encouraged to apply. The typical award is $4,000, though the award may vary based on the merit of the proposal. Portuguese, American, and other international scholars are invited to apply.
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1800 N. Stonelake Dr. Suite 2, Bloomington IN 47408, USA
Tel: +1-812-335 7675;
The mission of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology is to provide international leadership by promoting scholarship and best practices in the creation, use, and management of technologies for effective teaching and learning in a wide range of settings.
Annual Achievement Award
AECT's Annual Achievement Award is presented to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of educational communications and technology in the past twelve months. The contribution is defined as a recent public event or newly established program.
Distinguished Service Award
Presented to an individual for outstanding leadership in advancing the theory and/or practice of educational communications and technology for over 10 years. Suggested areas include but are not limited to: Leadership Development / Production Major contribution to education outside the U.S. Research / Theory Publication .
Special Service Award
AECT's Special Service Award is presented to an individual who has shown notable service to AECT. This service may be to: the organization as a whole one of its programs, or one of its divisions.
Dean and Sybil McClusky Research Award
The ECT Foundation's Dean and Sybil McClusky Research Award is presented to honor the most outstanding doctoral research proposal in educational technology, as selected by a jury of researchers from the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). The awardee receives a cash award of $500 with a certificate of achievement.
James W. Brown Publication Award
The ECT Foundation James W. Brown Publication Award is presented to the author(s) of an outstanding publication in the field of educational technology. The awardee receives a cash award of $500 and a certificate of achievement.
McJulien Minority Graduate Scholarship Award
The McJulien Minority Graduate Scholarship Award is presented to a minority graduate student in educational communications and technology. The awardee receives a cash award of $500 and a certificate of achievement .
International Fellowship Award
The Robert deKieffer International Fellowship Award is presented to an individual in recognition of his/her professional leadership in the field of educational communications and technology in a foreign country. The awardee receives a cash award of $200 and a certificate of achievement.
ETR&D Young Scholar Award
ETR&D Young Scholar Award is presented the author of the best paper discussing a theoretical construct that could guide research and/or development in educational technology. The awardee receives a $250 cash award and a certificate of achievement .
Qualitative Research Award
The Qualitative Research Award is presented to the best qualitative research in educational communications and technology. This award is open to qualitative studies of all instructional areas including training. As part of the award the recipient will be granted the opportunity to present the paper at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology annual convention. The awardee receives a cash award of $2,000 and a certificate of achievement
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The Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing was founded in 1973 with the purpose of supporting the application of computing in the study of language and literature. As the range of available and relevant computing techniques in the humanities has increased, the interests of the Association's members have necessarily broadened, to encompass not only text analysis and language corpora, but also image processing and electronic editions. The ALLC's membership is international, is drawn from across the humanities disciplines, and includes students and established scholars alike.
Roberto Busa Award
The Roberto Busa award is a joint award of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC) and the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH). It is given to recognise outstanding achievements in the application of information technology to humanistic research.
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PO Box 224, Enmore NSW 2042, Australia
AFUW is the voice of graduate women promoting the advancement of women worldwide and their equality of opportunity through initiatives in education, friendship and peace. For over 75 years members of the Australian Federation of University Women (AFUW) have been raising funds to assist women in tertiary education: approximately $190,000 is now awarded annually to Australian and overseas students by AFUW.
Georgina Sweet Fellowship
The biennial Georgina Sweet Fellowship, with a value of $6,000 Australian Dollars aims to support a woman postgraduate to undertake advanced post-first degree study or research in any field, at an Australian university. The award may be applied toward the cost of the successful applicant's studies, but does not include travel expenses.
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British Federation of Women Graduates Charitable Foundation
Yale University, PO Box 208240, New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8240, USA
Tel: +1-203-432 2956, Fax: +1-203-432 4047
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is Yale University's principal repository for literary papers and for rare books and early manuscripts. The Beinecke collections afford opportunities for interdisciplinary research in such fields as medieval, Renaissance, and 18th-century studies, art history, photography, American studies, the history of printing, music, and modernism in art and literature.
Short Term Fellowships
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library offers short-term fellowships to support visiting scholars pursuing post-doctoral or equivalent research in its collections. The fellowships, which pay for travel costs to and from New Haven and a living allowance of $3,600 per month, are designed to provide access to the library for scholars who live outside the greater New Haven area. Fellowships, normally granted for one month.
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BSA Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 1537, Lenox Hill Station, New York NY 10021, USA
The Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) is the oldest scholarly society in North America dedicated to the study of books and manuscripts as physical objects. It was organized in 1904 and incorporated in 1927 with the principal objectives of promoting bibliographical research and issuing bibliographical publications.
The Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) invites applications for its annual short-term fellowship programme, which supports bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history. Eligible topics may concentrate on books and documents in any field, but should focus on the book or manuscript (the physical object) as historical evidence. Such topics may include establishing a text or studying the history of book production, publication, distribution, collecting, or reading.
The William L. Mitchell Prize for Research on Early British Serials
The Bibliographical Society of America invites submissions for its third William L. Mitchell Prize for Bibliography or Documentary Work on Early British Periodicals or Newspapers. The winner of the William L. Mitchell Prize will receive a cash award of $1,000 and a year's membership in the Society. The Prize serves as an encouragement to scholars engaged in bibliographical scholarship on 18th-century periodicals published in English or in any language but within the British Isles and its colonies and former colonies. Eligible scholarship may take the form of a book or article, a Master's thesis or doctoral dissertation defended and approved, or research results distributed in another manner, such as on a World-Wide-Web site or a CD-ROM.
The Justin G. Schiller Prize for Bibliographical Work on Pre-20th-Century Children's Books
The Justin G. Schiller prize for Bibliographical Work on Pre-20th-Century Children’s Books is intended to encourage scholarship in the bibliography of historical children’s books. It brings a cash award of $2000 and a year’s membership in the Society. Submissions for the Schiller Prize may concentrate on any children’s books printed before the year 1901 in any country or any language. They should involve research into bibliography and printing history broadly conceived and should focus on the book (the physical object) as historical evidence for studying topics such as the history of book production, publication, distribution, collecting, or reading. Studies of the printing, publishing, and allied trades, as these relate to children’s books, are also welcome.
The 2006 New Scholars Programme
Each year the Society invites three early career scholars to present twenty-minute papers at a panel preceding the annual meeting. The objectives of this program are to give new scholars an opportunity to present unpublished research and to acquaint members of the Society with new work on bibliographical topics.
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10½ Beacon Street, Boston MA 02108, USA Tel: +1-617-227 0270, Fax: +1-617-227 5266, Email: email@example.com
The Boston Athenaeum is one of the oldest and most distinguished independent libraries in the United States, was founded in 1807 by members of the Anthology Society, a group of fourteen Boston gentlemen who had joined together in 1805 to edit The Monthly Anthology and Boston Review.
Up to seven short-term fellowships are on offer. Grants will support use of the Athenaeum collections for research, publication, curriculum and program development, or other creative projects. Each grant provides a stipend of $1,500 for a residency of four weeks at the Athenaeum. Fellowships are open to advanced scholars, graduate students, independent scholars, teaching faculty and professionals in the humanities.
The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium
The Athenaeum participates in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium, a collaboration of twelve major cultural agencies. NERFC grants are designed to encourage projects that draw upon the resources of several organizations.
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10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH, UK
Tel: +44-20-7969 5200, Fax: +44-20-7969 5300, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ;
The British Academy, established by Royal Charter in 1902, is the national academy for the humanities and the social sciences. It is an independent, self-governing fellowship of more than 800 scholars, elected for distinction and achievement in one or more branches of the academic disciplines that make up the humanities and social sciences.
British Academy Visiting Fellowships
The Academy's new Visiting Fellowship scheme enables early-career scholars from overseas to apply directly to the Academy, in conjunction with their UK hosts, for research visits to the UK of between two and four months. The main purpose of the visit should be to enable the visitor to pursue research. Applicants must have obtained their doctorates within five years of applying for the award. (Academics without a PhD must demonstrate equivalent status.).
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Penny Brown, BCLA Secretary, Department of French Studies, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, England. Email: email@example.com
The British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA), founded in 1975, aims to promote the scholarly study of literature without confinement to national or linguistic boundaries, and in relation to other disciplines. The BCLA's primary interests are in literature, the contexts of literature and the interaction between literatures.
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The Clerk to the Trustees, Theodora Bosanquet Bursary, 28 Great James St, London WC1N 3ES, UK.
The Charitable Foundation offers Foundation Grants to help women graduates with their living expenses (not fees) while registered for study or research at an approved institution of higher education in Great Britain. The criteria are the proven needs of the applicant and their academic calibre.
The Charitable Foundation offers Emergency Grants to graduate women who face an unforeseeable financial crisis whilst engaged in study or research at institutions of higher education in Great Britain.
Theodora Bosanquet Bursary (TBB)
This Bursary is offered annually to women graduates whose research in History or English Literature requires a short residence in London in the summer.
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Charles S. Lindberg & A. Morrow Lindberg Foundation
Centre for Advanced Study in the Behavioural Sciences
Center for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs
Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Emory
98 Portland Place, London W1B 1ET, UK
Tel: +44-20-7636 5313 Fax: +44-20-7908 7580
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ;
The UK branch of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundtion (whose headquarters are based in Lisbon) is responsible for grant aid in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. The UK branch supports funding programmes in Arts, Social Welfare and Education, and Anglo-Portugese cultural relations. The programme directors also initiate projects and commision reports and publications in connection with their funding programmes which reflect and promote current priorities, concerns and areas of interest.
The Foundation focuses on a few specific grant priorities in any one year - these change every two or three years.
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Comely Park House, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7EJ, Scotland
Tel: 00-44-1383 721445 Fax: 00-44-1383 620682
Founded in 1913, the Carnegie United Kingdom Trust was established to support "the people of Great Britain and Ireland, by such means as the Trustees may, from time to time, select as best fitted from age to age for securing these purposes, remembering that new needs are constantly arising". The Trust is one of 25 worldwide from the USA to Russia, that were either directly established by Andrew Carnegie or have grown up since. The Carnegie UK Trust has links with the network of sister trusts. The Trust has a high reputation as a think-tank and grant-giver in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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2150 Third Avenue North, Suite 310, Anoka, MN 55303-2200, USA
Tel: +1-763-576-1596, Fax: +1-763-576-1664
The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation was established in 1977. The intent was to honor the Lindberghs' pioneering contributions in aviation, exploration, conservation, sciences, and the humanities. Knowing the Lindberghs' vision of a balance between the technological advancements they helped pioneer, and the preservation of the human and natural environments they cherished, it was decided that this balance vision would become the cornerstone of the Foundation's programs. Ever since, the Foundation has strived to carry on the concept of balance, through the Lindbergh Award, the Lindbergh Grants Program, and other educational programs and publications. The Foundation seeks to support present and future generations in working toward such a balance, that we may "...discern nature's essential wisdom and combine it with our scientific knowledge..." (Charles A. Lindbergh) and "balance power over life with reverence for life" (Anne Morrow Lindbergh).
Lindbergh Grants are offered for research and educational projects that will improve the quality of life through a balance between technology and nature. Awarded in amounts up to $10,580 each (a symbolic figure representing the cost of the "Spirit of St. Louis" in 1927), the Grants are made in numerous areas of special interest including aviation/aerospace, agriculture, arts and humanities, biomedical research and adaptive technology, conservation of natural resources, education, exploration, health and population sciences, intercultural communication, oceanography, waste disposal management, water resource management, and wildlife preservation.
The Lindbergh Award
Each year since 1978, The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation has presented its honorary Lindbergh Award to people whose work has made significant contributions toward the balance between technology and nature.
Educational and Motivational Programs
The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation also sponsors other educational and motivational efforts designed to honor the legacy of Charles and Anne Lindbergh and advance their vision of balance. Included are symposiums, lectures, prizes and publications.
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75 Alta Road, Stanford CA 94305, USA
Tel: +1-650-321 2052 Fax: +1-650-321 1192, Email: email@example.com;
The Centre for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences was established to increase "knowledge of the principles which govern human behaviour." It is an independant organisation dedicated to advancing knowledge about human behaviour through research.
Residential Fellows Programme.
The basic elements of this programme include year-long residential fellowships for up to 48 invited scholars who are free to work on whatever scholarly projects they think important. The Centre identifies, evaluates, and recruits scholars from disciplines in human biology, the social sciences, and the humanities.
A programmeof Summer Institutes are offered to identify and recruit promising young scholars.
A variety of additional programmes are offered, including special projects, summer institutes and extended seminars.
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University of St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AL, Scotland, UK
Tel: +44-1334-462486 Fax: +44-1334-462485
The Centre wast founded by the University in 1984 under the title of the Centre for Philosophy and Public Affairs (the change of title came in 2001). The original decision to create such a centre represented an aspect of the long-standing commitment of the University of St Andrews to teaching and research in moral philosophy - the subject having been taught in the University since its foundation in 1413. Modelled on similar institutes in North America created in the mid and late 1970s and early 1980s the Centre is a research unit administratively located within the School of Philosophical and Anthropological Studies. It is nationally and internationally acknowledged, and its many activities have received significant support from external funding.
Fellowships are open to all suitably qualified people, but they are intended primarily for professional philosophers and social or political theorists on study leave from their own institutions. Fellows must engage in an area of philosophy relevant to the work of the Centre, but this requirement is broadly interpreted.
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Harvard University, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge MA 02138, USA
Tel: +1-617-495 1336 Fax: +1-617-496 6104, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org;
The Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics encourages teaching and research about ethical issues in public and professional life; helps meet the growing need for teachers and scholars who address questions of moral choice in business, education, government, law, medicine, and public policy; brings together those with competence in philosophical thought and those with experience in professional education; and promotes a perspective on ethics informed by both theory and practice.
Participants come to pursue a year of study designed to develop their competence to teach and write about ethical issues in public and professional life. Fellows enjoy access to a wide range of activities in all of the professional schools at Harvard, as well as in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. They participate in graduate courses, colloquia, curricular development, collaborative research, study groups, case-writing workshops, and clinical programs. A significant part of the Fellows' time is devoted to conducting their own research.
The graduate fellowships are directed by Arthur Applbaum, Professor of Ethics and Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government. During their Fellowship year, Graduate Fellows devote their time to an approved course of study. They may also elect to conduct a teaching or research project under the supervision of a Fellow or affiliated faculty member.
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CHI, Emory University, 1715 North Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA 0322-2270, USA
Tel: +1-404-727 6424
The Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Emory ia an interdisciplinary institute providing "a focal point for humanities endeavors within the University," which would work to advance "research and teaching in the humanities broadly construed." It serves both those trained in the humanities as traditionally defined and also others who are interested in humanistic issues. The Center for Humanistic Inquiry is dedicated to providing occasions and spaces for encouraging intellectual community and scholarship across disciplines.
In support of scholarship and research in the humanities, the Center offers fellowships for Emory faculty and graduate students as well as visiting scholars, and coordinates lectures and fora on a wide array of topics for participants. Fellowships at the Center fall in to the following categories:
Dissertation Completion Fellowship
The Centre for Humanistic Inquiry announces up to three annual Junior and Post-Doctoral Fellowships for an academic year of study, teaching, and residence in the Centre. The purpose of the CHI Junior and Post-Doctoral Fellows Program is to stimulate and support humanistic research by providing scholars in early stages of their careers with the necessary time, space, and other resources. In addition, the Program was created to allow the Emory community access to a range of humanistic work by visiting scholars from other institutions.
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Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - DAAD, Kennedyallee 50, 53175 Bonn, Germany
Tel: +2-28-8820 Fax: +2-28-882444
German Academic Exchange Service, 34 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB, UK
Tel: +44-20-7235 1736 Fax: +44-20-7235 9602
The German Academic Exchange Service is one of the world's largest and most respected intermediary organisations in its field. Scores of students, teachers, researchers and scientists supported by the DAAD have been able to gain valuable experience abroad. However, there are also many other sides to the work of the DAAD.
The 200 and more programmes with which the DAAD pursues its goals range from short-term research or teaching exchange through to doctoral scholarships for (post)graduates from developing countries which last several years, and from information visits by delegations of foreign university rectors and vice-chancellors through to the long-term regional programme which aims to create efficient higher education systems in the Third World. Essentially, DAAD funding programmes areopen for all countries of the world and for all disciplines. In some cases, the exchange frameworks and procedures have been embedded in international cultural agreements or defined in arrangements reached between the DAAD and its partner organisations abroad. As a rule, the other party will also offer corresponding measures (e.g., reciprocal scholarships, payments and services from the host country,exemption from fees).
People before projects (individual scholarships)
DAAD mobility programmes focus primarily on the individual applicant. The amount of scholarship funding varies according to the recipient’s academic status (student, (post)graduate, young academic or researcher, university teacher). Programmes for foreigners focus on funding (post)graduates and doctoral students.
Specialist and regional programmes
The DAAD offers a range of other special programmes designed specifically for certain subjects or regional target groups. These specialist programmes include, in particular, the Philologist Programmes for Anglists, Romanists, Slavists and foreign Germanists.
Programmes for academics and researchers
Visiting Professorships Programme - funded by the BMBF, enables German universities to recruit foreign academics and researchers to teach. This programme aims to contribute to internationalising teaching and studies at Germany’s higher education institutions.
Federal Foreign Office Programme - enables foreign academics and researchers enables to come to Germany for research stays of between one and three months primarily to carry out their own research work in cooperation with German colleagues.
Promoting the German Language and German Studies at Foreign Universities
More than one seventh of the DAAD’s programme funds are assigned to promoting German language, literature and area studies abroad. The range of programmes extends from the one-month university summer courses and schools in Germany via structured semester scholarships for foreign Germanists and standard one-year and doctoral scholarships right through to funding for institutional German studies partnerships with universities in Eastern Europe and establishing degree courses instructed in German in these countries.
Bilateral Exchange of Academics
The programme aims to provide support for a research and study visit. Applications are open to foreign holders of doctorates who are working in countries abroad with which such an exchange of academics is envisaged within the framework of cultural exchange programmes and other bilateral agreements.
The Dictionary Society of North America was formed in 1975 to bring together people interested in dictionary making, study, collection, and use. Our 500 members who live in 42 countries around the world include people working on dictionaries, academics who engage in research and writing about dictionaries, dictionary collectors, librarians, booksellers, translators, linguists, publishers, writers, collectors, journalists, and people with an avocational interest in dictionaries.
The Laurence Urdang-DSNA Award
The Laurence Urdang-DSNA Award for the support of lexicographical study and research will again be offered by the Dictionary Society of North America in 2007. Funded by member Laurence Urdang, the Award will support one or more lexicographical projects with awards ranging from $500 to $2500. Applicants must be current members of the Dictionary Society of North America. The budget may include costs of travel, tuition, materials, subsistence, and related expenses.
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Northern Bank Executor & Trustee Co Ltd, PO Box 800, Donegall Square West, Belfast, BT2 7EB
Tel: 01232-245277 Fax: 01232-241790
Supports general charitable purposes in Ireland as a whole, but principally in Northern Ireland, with a particular interest in cultural and artistic objectives. The trust has, on occasions, given grant assistance over a period of 2-3 years, but in general tries not to become involved in commitments of a long-term nature.
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SophienstraÃŸe 44, D-60487 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tel: +49-69-97 20 33 07 Fax: +49-69-97 20 33 08;
The European Association for Banking History e.V. was founded in November 1990 as a forum for research into banking history. Within a short time, it had developed into an internationally recognised organisation, highly respected for its work in the field of banking history and archives. In recognition of its contribution to promoting banking history, the Association was awarded the European Culture Prize in 2001.
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Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 E. Capitol Street, S.E., Washington DC 20003, USA
Tel: +1-202-675 0348 Fax: +1-202-544 4623;
Long-term fellows are selected by an external committee which considers the following criteria in making its selections: importance of the topic; originality and sophistication of the approach; feasibility of the research objectives; and the applicant’s need for the Folger collections. The Folger looks for highly talented, productive scholars whose work will be significantly advanced by a prolonged period of access to our collection, and who, while in residence, will contribute to the intellectual vitality of this institution. The Folger is open to traditional as well as innovative scholarly methodologies and agendas.
Two Mellon Research Fellowships will be awarded and carry stipends of $50,000 and $35,000.
Three National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships will be awarded and carry maximum stipends of $40,000.
NEH Fellowships are restricted to US citizens or to foreign nationals who have been living in the United States for at least three years.
Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are open to scholars from any country.
Short-term fellowships are supported by the Library’s endowments and carry a stipend of $2,000 per month. The criteria for success in the annual short-term fellowship competition are the same as those for long-term fellowships, though the internal selection committee tends to value need for the collection above other considerations. Each year the Folger awards 20 to 30 short-term fellowships. Applicants must apply directly to the ACLS for a Frederick Burkhardt Fellowship, which carries a stipend of $65,000.
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The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB, UK
Tel: +44-20-7862 8564
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The Folklore Society (FLS) was founded in 1878 and was one of the first organisations in the world devoted to the study of traditional culture. The term 'folklore' describes the overarching concept that holds together a number of aspects of vernacular culture and cultural traditions, and is also the name of the discipline which studies them. The Folklore Society's interest and expertise covers topics such as traditional music, song, dance and drama, narrative, arts and crafts, customs and belief. We are also interested in popular religion, traditional and regional food, folk medicine, children's folklore, traditional sayings, proverbs rhymes and jingles.
The Katharine Briggs Folklore Award
The Katharine Briggs Folklore Award is an annual book prize established by the Folklore Society to encourage the study of folklore, to help improve the standard of folklore publications in Britain and Ireland, to establish the Folklore Society as an arbiter of excellence, and to commemorate the life and work of the distinguished scholar Katharine Mary Briggs (1898-1980). For the purposes of the award, 'folklore studies' are interpreted broadly, to include all aspects of traditional and popular culture, narrative, beliefs, customs and folk arts, including studies with a literary, anthropological, linguistic, sociological or geographical bias. The award is open to all books in English (not translations) on folklore having their first, original and initial publication in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland in the period from 1 June to the following 31 May, for award in the subsequent November.
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The Getty Centre, 1200 Getty Centre Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles CA 90049-1685, USA
Tel: +1-310-440 7374 Fax: +1-310-440 7703
The Getty Research Institute exists to bring together all the resources and activities required to advance understanding of the visual arts taken in their widest possible significance. The work of the Research Institute takes its place within the collaborative context of the Getty Center as a whole, which includes the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the international projects and research of the Conservation Institute, and the philanthropic outreach of the Getty Foundation.
Grants For Scholars
Getty scholars are in residence for the entire academic year. A salary-replacement stipend is awarded equivalent to the applicant's current academic base salary, up to a maximum of $75,000. The grant also includes an office at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, research assistance, airfare to and from Los Angeles, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, and health benefits.
Grants For Visiting Scholars
Visiting Scholars are in residence for a three- month term. A monthly stipend of $3,500 is awarded, prorated to the actual dates of residency. The grant also includes an office at the Getty Research Institute or Getty Villa, research assistance, airfare to and from Los Angeles, and an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex.
Library Research Grants
Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support for costs relating to travel and living expenses to scholars whose research requires use of specific collections housed in the Research Library at the Getty Research Institute. A Library Research Grant is not a prerequisite for obtaining access to the Research Library. Projects must relate to specific items in the library collection. Library Research Grants range from $500 to $2,500, depending on distance traveled and duration of stay. The research period may range from several days to a maximum of three months.
Postdoctoral Fellowships provide support for outstanding scholars in the early stages of their careers, allowing them the flexibility to travel and study wherever necessary to undertake their work. Grants support interpretive research projects that make a substantial and original contribution to the understanding of art and its history. Candidates who hold doctoral degrees in fields outside art history are eligible to apply if they can demonstrate that their work promises to make a substantial and original contribution to the understanding of art and its history. Fellowships provide a $40,000 stipend for a twelve-month period Fellows have the flexibility to pursue their research wherever necessary to complete their projects. Although grantees are welcome to use the Getty library if their projects bring them to Los Angeles, the fellowships are nonresidential.
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521 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1612, New York NY 10175-1699, USA
Tel: +1-212-687 0011 Fax: +1-212-687 8877
The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation promotes the advancement and perpetucation of humanistic inquiry and artistic creativity by encouraging excellence in scholarship and in the performing arts and by supporting research libraries and other institutions.
Programmes in the following areas are eligible: history; archaeology; literature; languages, both classical and modern; philosophy; ethics; comparative religion; the history, criticism, and theory of the arts; and those aspects of the social sciences which share the content and methods of humanistic disciplines. The Foundation welcomes projects that cross the boundaries between humanistic disciplines and explore the connection between the humanities and other areas of scholarship.
The Research Library Programme
The overall objective of the Research Library Program is to improve the ability of research libraries to serve the needs of scholarship in the humanities and the performing arts, and to help make their resources more widely accessible to scholars and the general public. Wherever possible, grants to libraries seek to promote cooperative cataloguing projects, with an emphasis on access to archival, manuscript, and other unique sources; some elements of interpretation and exhibition; scholarly library publications; bibliographical and publishing projects of interest to research libraries; and preservation/conservation work and research. The geographical concentration is primarily but not exclusively directed toward European and American history and letters, broadly defined. Technological developments that support humanities research and access to humanities resources are also eligible.
Venetian Research Program
The Foundation’s Venetian Research Program awards four types of support:
Grants for Independent Research on Venetian History and Culture: For travel to and residence in Venice and the Veneto. These grants are made to individuals to support historical research on Venice and the former Venetian empire and the study of contemporary Venice.
Publication Assistance: The Foundation supports publications to help make possible the dissemination of work accomplished through our Grants for Independent Research on Venetian History and Culture.
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Faith Clark, Administrator, Wingate Scholarships, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Stukeley St, London WC2B 5LR, UK
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ;
The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation offers funding for Independent Research Projects in most subjects Doctoral and Post-Doctoral studies, Field Work associated with Independent Research, Doctoral or Post-Doctoral Projects, Advanced Music Training, Creative Writing, Design and Craft Research Projects and Medical Research (provided that the project has a highly cross-disciplinary flavour, not appropriate to the traditional major medical research funding bodies.)
Wingate Scholarships are awarded to individuals of great potential or proven excellence who need financial support to undertake pioneering or original work of intellectual, scientific, artistic, social or environmental value, and to outstandingly talented musicians for advanced training. They are designed to help with the costs of a specific project which may last up to 3 years. The average total award is about £6,500 and the maximum in any one year is £10,000.
There is no upper age limit and the Scholarship Committee welcomes applications from mature candidates and those from non-traditional academic backgrounds. Wingate Scholarships attempts to provide funding for cross-disciplinary projects that might not fall comfortably into any of the conventional funding categories.
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The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Centre, 21st and Guadalupe, PO Box 7219, Austin TX 78713-7219, USA
Tel: +1-512-471 8944 Fax: +1-512-471 9646
Established in 1957, the Harry Ransom Center is one of the preeminent cultural archives in the world, with a major emphasis on the literature and culture of America, Great Britain and France. The Center contains some 36 million manuscripts, more than one million rare books, five million photographs and 100,000 works of art and design, including major collections relating to areas such as performing arts and film.
The central mission of the Ransom Centre is to advance the study of the arts and humanities. To this end, the Centre acquires original cultural material for the purposes of scholarship, education, and delight; preserves and makes accessible these creations of our cultural heritage through the highest standards of cataloging, conservation, and collection management The Centre supports research through public services, symposia, publications, and fellowships and provides education and enrichment for scholars, students, and the public at large through exhibitions, public performances, and lectures.
Approximately 40 fellowships are awarded annually by the Ransom Center to support scholarly research projects in all areas of the humanities. Priority, however, will be given to those proposals that concentrate on the Center's collections and that require substantial on-site use of them.
One Month Fellowships -$3,000 per month
The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies jointly sponsors with the Ransom Center 2 fellowships for literary, cultural, or historical study in this period.
The British Studies Fellowship supports research in British literary, cultural, and historical subjects.
The Cline Memorial Fellowship supports research on nineteenth- or early twentieth-century British topics.
Two Fleur Cowles Fellowships support research on topics related to twentieth-century art, journalism, women's studies, and general literature and culture.
The Dorot Foundation Fellowships in Jewish Studies support a number of awards for research on Jewish authors and on relevant cultural topics requiring research in the Center's collections.
The Hobby Family Foundation Fellowship supports research in general literary studies.
The Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship supports research in the areas of publishing and general literary studies, with special emphasis given to research concerning Knopf authors.
The Limited Editions Club Fellowship supports research in the Center's rare book and print collections, with emphasis given to work with illustrated books. The Lundell Fellowship supports research in general literary studies.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation sponsors numerous fellowships in general literary and cultural studies.
The Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship supports research in the Center's photography collections.
The David Douglas Duncan Fellowship supports research in the Center's photography collections.
The Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship supports research in general literary studies.
Two Pforzheimer Fellowships in Renaissance Studies support research in the Pforzheimer collection as well as in general Renaissance Studies.
The Warren Skaaren Film Fellowship supports research in the Center's film collections.
The C. P. Snow Fellowship supports research in general literary and cultural studies, with a special emphasis on the relationship of literature and science.
The Ransom Center/South Central Modern Language Association Fellowship is a jointly sponsored award offered to members of SCMLA for general literary and cultural studies.
The Woodward and Bernstein Fellowship supports research on topics related to Watergate, the First Amendment and the press.
Two to Four month Fellowships - $3,000 per month
A limited number of Dorot Foundation Fellowships in Jewish Studies and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships may be awarded for periods of residency up to four months to scholars whose projects require extended use of the Ransom Center's collections. Dorot Fellowships may, in exceptional cases, be awarded for longer periods.
Travel Stipends - $1,000 - $1,500
Travel stipends may be awarded to scholars with research projects that require less than one month's research at the Ransom Center. $1,000 awards are available for domestic U.S. travel; $1,500 for foreign travel. Travel stipends may not be combined with other Ransom Center fellowships.
Dissertation Fellowships - $1,200
Designated for graduate students who are working on doctoral dissertations.
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Tim Leonard, Secretary, History of Economics Society, McConnell Hall, University of New Hampshire, Durham NH03824, England. Email: HES@orbit.unh.edu;
The History of Economics Society was formally established in May 1974 It's aims include promoting interest in and inquiry into the history of economics and related parts of intellectual history; facilitating communication and discourse among scholars working in the field of the history of economics; the dissemination of knowledge about the history of economics.
The Society bestows the honor of "Distinguished Fellow" on those who have contributed a lifetime of study to the history of economics. It also presents annually the following awards:
the Joseph Dorfman Award for the Best Dissertation in the History of Economics;
the Best Article in the History of Economics Award,
the Joseph J. Spengler Award for the Best Book in the History of Economics.
The Young Scholars Programme designed to support and highlight research by PhD candidates and scholars who have obtained their PhDs within the last two years.
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Box 351330, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195, USA
Tel: +1-206-543 9366, Email: email@example.com;
The History of Science Society is the world's largest society dedicated to understanding science, technology, medicine, and their interactions with society in historical context. Over 3,000 individual and institutional members across the world support the Society's mission to foster interest in the history of science and its social and cultural relations.
The George Sarton Medal
The Sarton Medal has been awarded annually since 1955 to an outstanding historian of science selected from the international scholarly community. The medal honors a scholar for lifetime scholarly achievement.
The Pfizer Award was established in 1958. The award consists of a medal and $2,500. This prize is awarded in recognition of an outstanding book dealing with the history of science. The book must be published in English during a period of three calendar years immediately preceding the year of competition
Derek Price/Rod Webster Prize
The award is given in recognition of excellence in a research article published in Isis. Eligible articles are those published in issues of Isis three years prior to the year in which the award is given (i.e., the calendar year in which the award is given is not included).
Joseph H. Hazen Education Prize
The Joseph H. Hazen Education Prize is awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to the teaching of history of science. Educational activities recognized by the award are to be construed in the broadest sense and should include but not be limited to the following: classroom teaching (K-12, undergraduate, graduate, or extended education), mentoring of young scholars, museum work, journalism, organization and administration of educational programs, influential writing, educational research, innovation in the methodology of instruction, preparation of pedagogical materials, or public outreach through non-print media.
Margaret W. Rossiter History of Women in Science Prize
This prize is awarded in recognition of an outstanding book (or, in even-numbered years, article) on the history of women in science. The book or article may take a biographical, institutional, theoretical, or other approach to the topic, which may include discussions of women's activities in science, analyses of past scientific practices that deal explicitly with gender, and investigations regarding women as viewed by scientists. These may relate to medicine, technology, and the social sciences as well as the natural sciences.
Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize
The Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize, was established in 1985 through a long-term pledge from Miles and Audrey Davis. The prize consists of $1000 and a certificate. The prize honors books in the history of science directed to a wide public (including undergraduate instruction). They should be introductory in assuming no previous knowledge of the subject and in being directed to audiences of beginning students and general readers. They should introduce an entire field, a chronological period, a national tradition, or the work of a noteworthy individual.
The Suzanne J. Levinson Prize
The Suzanne J. Levinson Prize is to be awarded biennially for a book in the history of the life sciences and natural history.
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Harvard University, Cambridge MA 02138, USA
Tel: +1-617-495 2441 Fax: +1-617-495 1376
The Haughton Library is the primary repository for Harvard's rare books and manuscripts. It's collections focus on the study of Western civilization, particularly European and American history and literature including special collections in printing, graphic arts, and theatre. The library's holdings are particularly strong in the following areas: European, English, American, and South American literature, including the country's pre-eminent collection of American literary manuscripts; philosophy; religion; history of science; music; printing and graphic arts; dance; and theatre.
Twelve short-term fellowships are available to assist scholars who must travel to work with the library's collections. Each fellow is expected to be in residence at Harvard University for at least one month. The stipend for each fellowship is $2,750.
Fellowships to be awarded in 2006-2007:
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre
W. Jackson Bate/ Douglas W. Bryant, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association Fellowship for the Study of Emerson and his Circle
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History
Joan Nordell Fellowship
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre
Preference is given to scholars whose research is closely based on materials in Houghton collections (especially when those materials are unique).
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Committee on Fellowships, The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108, USA
Tel: +1-626-405-2194 Fax: +1-626-449-5703
For qualified scholars, the Huntington Library is one of the largest and most complete research libraries in the United States in its fields of specialization. Collections include rare books and manuscripts principally in the areas of British and American history and literature, 15th century European books, history of science, maritime history, and Renaissance exploration and cartography. Altogether there are about five million items available for research.
Fellowships derive from a variety of funding sources and have different terms. Recipients of all fellowships are expected to be in continuous residence at the Huntington and to participate in and make a contribution to its intellectual life.
Short Term Awards
Eligibility: Ph.D. or equivalent; or doctoral candidate at the dissertation stage.
Tenure of fellowship: One to five months.
Amount of award: $2,000 per month.
Within this category, the Huntington awards a number of specialized fellowships, including:
Francis Bacon Foundation Fellowships in Renaissance England
Evelyn S. Nation Fellowship in the History of Medicine
Reese Fellowship in American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas
Trent R. Dames Civil Engineering History Fellowship
Christopher Isherwood Foundation Fellowship
W.M. Keck Foundation Fellowships for Young Scholars
Eligibility: Non-tenured faculty; or doctoral candidate at the dissertation stage.
Tenure of fellowship: One to five months.
Amount of award: $2,300 per month.
Hunting-British Academy Fellowships for study in Great Britian
Eligibility: Ph.D. or equivalent.
Tenure of fellowship: One month.
In cooperation with the British Academy, the Huntington offers a limited number of exchange fellowships in any of the fields in which the Huntington collections are strong.
Long Term Awards
NOTE: Applicants may apply for only one long-term fellowship.
Barbara Thom Postdoctoral Fellowships
Eligibility: Non-tenured faculty.
Tenure of fellowship: Nine to twelve months.
Amount of award: $40,000. Fellowship is designed to support non-tenured faculty members who are revising a manuscript for publication. Applicants must be pursuing scholarship in a field appropriate to the Huntington's collections and must have received their Ph.D. between 2001 and 2003.
Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Eligibility: Ph.D. or equivalent. Applicant must have received the Ph.D. by June of 2005.
Tenure of fellowship: Nine to twelve months.
Amount of award: $40,000.
Applicants must be pursuing scholarship in a field appropriate to the Huntington's collections.
Clark-Huntington Joint Bibliographical Fellowship
The recipient of the two-month fellowship is expected to work directly with both libraries’ resources on a project which supports bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history. The fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000 for two months.
Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
The American Council of Learned Societies has a program supporting advanced scholarly work in the humanities. The Huntington is one of the residential sites.
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Indian Federation of University Women's Assocation
International Social Science Council
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America
Women Graduates Union, Ground floor, Women Graduates Union Road, Colaba, Mumbai – 400 005
Phone: 91 22 22186220 & 91 22 221 602; Fax: 91 22 22160218,
The Indian Federation of University Women's Assocations is a non profit, non governmental organisation working locally, nationally and globally to improve the status of women and girls, to promote lifelong education and to enable graduate women to use their expertise to effect change.
Amy Rustomjee International Scholarship
This scholarship for advanced research is open to women with post-graduate degrees and proof of ability to carry out research in Bombay, India. Recipient is provided free accommodation and partially free board in the Women Graduates Union’s hostel for working women. In addition a small cash stipend is provided. The award does not cover travel or any other incidental expenses.
Sarojini Naidu Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship for post-graduate study or research is designed to promote the exchange of scholars between India and other countries, to foster better international understanding, and to promote studies on Indian culture and other areas. It is open to women who are first class graduates of recognized universities and who qualify for study or research work at the post-graduate level in Delhi, India, in the humanities or social sciences with special reference to India.
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University of Edinburgh, Hope Park Square, Edinburgh EH8 9NW, Scotland, UK
Tel: +44-131-650 4671 Fax: +44-131-668 2252
The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities was established in 1969 to promote interdisciplinary research in the humanities and social sciences at the University of Edinburgh. It seeks to bring about collegial dialogue and to further collaborative research by maintaining a number of Fellowship schemes, by conducting regular programs of Seminars, and by developing overarching Research Themes around which interactions with the local research community are structured.
Visiting Research Fellowships
Applications are invited for Visiting Research Fellowships of between two and six months. No limitation is placed on the area of research within the Humanities and Social Sciences but priority will be given to those whose work falls within the scope of one of the Institute current Research Themes. Fellows are allocated a private office in the Institute with all the usual research facilities and are expected to play a full part in the activities of the Institute. They are also encouraged to develop their contacts with colleagues within the College of Humanities and Social Science. They give at least one seminar on their current research work during their tenure. The Fellowships are not funded.
The Sabbatical Fellowship scheme is designed to enable colleagues who are on official sabbatical leave from the University to play an active role in Institute activities and to benefit to the fullest extent from the presence of other Fellows in residence. Fellowships are tenable for a maximum of six months. Office accommodation will be provided subject to availability.
Applications are invited for postdoctoral bursaries from candidates in any area of the Humanities and Social Sciences, whose work falls within the scope of one of the Institute for Advanced Studies' current Research Themes. Each Bursary is worth £5,000, and is tenable for a period of three to nine months. Up to five postdoctoral bursaries are available. Office accommodation and research facilities are provided by the Institute in a newly refurbished postdoctoral suite. There are opportunities to participate in and to design seminars, workshops, colloquia etc at the Institute, and to collaborate with colleagues working in similar areas of research. The Institute's arrangements particularly encourage interdisciplinary collaboration. Applicants should normally have obtained their doctorate not more than three years ago, and should not have held a permanent position at a university, or a previous Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies. Those who have held temporary and / or short term appointments are eligible to apply.
The Centre for the History of the book Fellowships
The David Laing Fellowshiphas been established in order to encourage the scholarly use of libraries in Edinburgh, in particular the Special Collections of Edinburgh University Library. The Fellowship provides the annual recipient with a stipend of £1000 and is held in association with Edinburgh University Library.
Non Stipendiary Fellowshipsare also available. Fellows receive the use of facilities close to the University Library They are also encouraged to participate fully in the life of the University and the local scholarly community.
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University of London, Senate House, London WC1E 7HU, UK
Tel: +44-20-7862 8747 Fax: +44-20-7862 8745
Founded in 1921 by A. F. Pollard, the Institute of Historical Research (IHR) is an important resource and meeting place for researchers from all over the world. Based at the University of London, the IHR offers an open-access library a range of conferences, lectures and seminars, open to the public postgraduate degrees and training courses a hub for postgraduate students, called The History Lab digital and print resources for historical research.The Institute administers several fellowships and prizes which aim to help postgraduate, postdoctoral and other research.
IHR Research Fellowships
The Institute of Historical Research offers up to five Research Fellowships in History each year, tenable at the Institute, for PhD candidates who have already completed at least two years research on their chosen topic.
Economic History Society Fellowships
The Economic History Society in conjunction with the Institute of Historical Research offers up to three one-year Research Fellowships in Economic/Social History. The Fellowships will be awarded either to: Postdoctoral candidates who have recently completed a doctoral degree in economic/social history (broadly defined) Graduates who are engaged in the completion of a doctoral degree in economic/social history (broadly defined) but who must have completed at least two years research on their chosen topics.
Past and Present Fellowships
The Past and Present Society and the Institute of Historical Research offer up to two one-year postdoctoral Research Fellowship in History tenable at the Institute. The Fellowship will be awarded to a graduate who expects to have submitted his/her doctoral thesis in history (broadly defined) by 1 October of the year of the Fellowship. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a broad interest in processes of social, economic, political and cultural change, as manifested in their particular field of study.
IHR Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities
The Institute of Historical Research offers fellowships funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for both pre-dissertation and dissertation research in the humanities using original sources. The purposes of this fellowship programme are to: help doctoral candidates in the humanities who may otherwise not have opportunities or encouragement to work with original source materials in the United Kingdom; help doctoral candidates in the humanities to deepen their ability to develop knowledge from original sources; provide insight from the viewpoint of doctoral candidates into how scholarly resources can be developed most helpfully in the future.
The Parliamentary History Prize
The Parliamentary History Prize, which is worth £400 (together with a prize of £100 for a proxime accessit essay), is offered for the best essay submitted on any aspect of the parliamentary history of Britain, England and Wales, Ireland, Scotland or British colonial assemblies. Candidates must normally not at the date of submission be over the age of 35 (exception may be made for candidates with unusual academic CVs), and must submit a brief CV with their entry. The essay must be a genuine work of original research, not hitherto published or accepted for publication . The text and notes should not exceed 10,000 words.
The Annual Pollard Prize (sponsored by Blackwell Publishing Ltd.)
The Pollard Prize is awarded annually in July for the best paper presented at an Institute of Historical Research seminar by a postgraduate student or by a researcher within one year of completing the PhD.
Scouloudi Historical Awards
The purpose for these awards are as a subsidy towards the cost of publishing a scholarly book or article, or an issue of a learned journal in the field of history. To pay for research, and other expenses, to be incurred in the completion of advanced historical work, which the applicant intends subsequently to publish. The Huguenot Scholarship
This scholarship of £2,000 is awarded by the Trustees of the French Protestant Church, Soho Square, on the advice of the Institute of Historical Research, and in collaboration with the Huguenot Society of London. The award will be made to a student working for a higher degree on a Huguenot subject, i.e. the study of any activity of the French, the Dutch, the Flemish or the Walloon Protestants from the 16th century to the present, in any geographical area.
Richard III Society Bursary
The Richard III Society Bursary (valued at c. £250) is open to any person registered for a higher degree. Applicants should be intending to write a dissertation or thesis on (i) some aspect of late fifteenth century English history, literature, architecture or art history, (ii) any late medieval English or European subject relevant to the Yorkist period in English history, although applications for the first category will be considered first.
The Julian Corbett Prize in Modern Naval History
A Prize to the value of £1,000 is available annually for work not previously published and based on original (Ms. or printed) materials for Modern Naval History. The work shall be written in English and may take the form of either (i) a dissertation, (ii) an edition of an original document or series of documents, or (iii) a critical report on material at home or abroad. It is recommended that the length should not exceed 15,000 words.
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75 Albert, Suite 908, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5E7, Canada
Tel: +1-613-789 7828 Fax: +1-613-789 7830
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The mandate of the International Council for Canadian Studies is to promote and support research, education and publications in all fields of Canadian Studies and in all countries. The ICCS network links over 7,000 academics and researchers. These "Canadianists" publish hundreds of scholarly articles and books on Canadian topics; organize colloquia, seminars and conferences on Canada; and through their teaching and seminars reach over 150,000 students.
Canadian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships(Formerly: Canadian Studies Internship)
These fellowships seek to enable young Canadian and foreign academics who have completed a doctoral thesis on a topic primarily related to Canada to visit a Canadian or foreign university with a Canadian Studies program for a teaching or research fellowship for a maximum of three months. The grant will be $2,500 per month plus the cost of a return airline ticket.
This fund assists foreign Canadianists by granting financial aid to a recognized scholarly press once the work is published. The Fund may also grant financial assistance for the translation from English or French into a third language and from a third language into French or English.
International Canadian Studies Series
The International Canadian Studies Series was created by the International Council for Canadian Studies and the Institute of Canadian Studies of the University of Ottawa to promote the dissemination of high-quality works in the field of Canadian Studies, produced by scholars primarily based outside Canada. It will enable the publication, by University of Ottawa Press (UOP) of scholarly works within a series designed specifically for that purpose.
Government of Canada Programmes
Faculty Enrichment Program (FEP)
This program of support is designed to increase knowledge and understanding of Canada abroad by assisting academics in higher education institutions to develop and teach courses about Canada in their own discipline, as part of their regular teaching load. The program enables academic award holders to come to Canada and gather the necessary information and material to devise a new course on Canada, or to modify or extend significantly the Canadian component of an existing course(s). The award will consist of a contribution towards international air fare and an allowance of CAN $800 per complete week of stay to assist with costs of domestic travel and living expenses for a maximum of four weeks.
Faculty Research Program (FRP)
This program is designed to assist individual academics in higher education institutions to undertake short-term research about Canada or on an aspect of Canada's bilateral relations with the participating countries. The purpose is to increase knowledge and understanding of Canada through publication of pertinent articles in the foreign or international scholarly press. The award assists with direct costs related to the research project, and, when a research trip to Canada is warranted, provides assistance towards international airfare and a weekly flat rate allowance.
Doctoral Student Research
This program is designed to assist full-time graduate students at degree-granting institutions of higher education, whose dissertations are related in substantial part to Canada, to undertake doctoral research about Canada. The purpose is to increase knowledge and understanding of Canada and to support the development of Canadian Studies. The award provides assistance towards international airfare and a monthly flat rate allowance for up to a maximum of 8 months spent in Canada while doing research. The maximum value of any award will consist of a contribution towards international airfare, an allowance of 1,200 CDN$ per complete month towards expenses while in Canada, up to a maximum of 8 months, and an allocation of 300 CDN$ upon submission to the appropriate Embassy of Canada/High Commission of a final report on the award. Smaller awards may also be made.
This award will support scholars in universities or research institutes in the Asia-Pacific Region to undertake short term research, including collaborative research, contributing to the understanding of bilateral and multilateral relations between Canada and the countries of the Asia-Pacific Region. The award will assist with direct costs related to the research project, and, when a research trip to Canada is warranted, will provide assistance towards international airfare and a weekly flat rate allowance for a period not exceeding five weeks. The award will consist of a grant ranging from CAD $5,000 to $10,000, based on the analysis of the proposed budget needed to do the research. It is expected that more than one award will be offered annually.
Canada - Latin America - Caribbean Awards
This award will support scholars in universities or research institutes in the Latin America - Caribbean Region to undertake short term research, including collaborative research, contributing to the understanding of bilateral and multilateral relations between Canada and the countries of the Latin America – Caribbean Region. The award will assist with direct costs related to the research project, and, when a research trip to Canada is warranted, will provide assistance towards international airfare and a weekly flat rate allowance for a period not exceeding five weeks. The Award will consist of a grant ranging from CAD $5,000 to $10,000, based on the analysis of the proposed budget needed to do the research. It is expected that more than one award will be offered annually.
Institutional Research Program (IRP)
This program is designed to assist institutions of higher education institutions to undertake, under the direction of a designated principal researcher, major team research about Canada, Canada's bilateral relations or comparative topics on Canada. The purpose is to increase knowledge and understanding of Canada through publication abroad of a substantial work, e.g. book or monograph. The research project will contribute to the development and expansion of Canadian Studies at the institution(s) involved and enrich the general body of literature in the field of research. The award assists with direct costs related to the research project, and, when research trip(s) to Canada is(are) warranted, provides assistance towards international airfare and living expenses. The maximum amount of any award, including travel to Canada if applicable, will be $12,000 CDN. Smaller awards may also be made.
International Research Linkages
To facilitate international collaboration within the academic community while fostering the development of permanent exchange networks by providing assistance to teams of researchers from Canada and one or more countries in order to organize seminars or other forms of research linkages . Grants of up to $10,000 to assist in the establishment or the development of international research networks in the area of Canadian Studies between Canada and other countries are offered.
Library Support Program
The Library Support Program is designed to assist university libraries to strengthen their Canadiana library holdings in order to support teaching and research in Canadian Studies. The Government of Canada, through the Embassy of Canada or High Commission, will contribute up to Cdn$2,500 for library materials (books, journals, cd-roms, microforms) purchased by university libraries on a matching grant basis; in other words, the institution agrees to purchase Canadiana for at least twice the amount of the grant.
Conference Travel Assistance
This program is designed to help fund the participation of third-country scholars at major conferences of associations of Canadian Studies which are members of the International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS)--e.g. a British Canadianist invited to participate in the Nordic Association for Canadian Studies conference. Grants not exceeding Cdn$2,000 per year are available to ICCS member associations, in response to requests for travel assistance for specified third-country scholars invited as speakers at that association's annual conference (e.g. a German Canadianist invited to participate in the Italian Association for Canadian Studies conference).
Travelling Canadian Studies Collection (TCSC)
The Travelling Canadian Studies Collection (TCSC) is a collection of 250-350 books in English and French available for display at Canadian Studies events around the world. A new collection of current books is assembled each year. The Travelling Canadian Studies Collection (TCSC) is available for use at Canadian Studies events around the world. Its presence can enhance conferences and other events by providing academics with an opportunity to become aware of recent Canadian publications in their field of interest.
Canadian Prime Minister's Awards for Publishing (CPMA)
The program is designed to recognize quality scholarship about Canada or the Canada-Japan relationship and to increase the amount of published material related to Canada available in the Japanese language. While the competition is open to all academic disciplines and subject matters, preference may be given to those most likely to increase the knowledge and understanding of contemporary Canada.
Awards for Excellence
Governor General's International Award for Canadian Studies
The Governor General's International Award for Canadian Studies is intended for a scholar who has made an outstanding contribution to scholarship and to the development of Canadian Studies internationally.
Pierre Savard Awards
The Pierre Savard Awards are designed to recognize and promote each year outstanding scholarly monographs on a Canadian topic. The awards are intended to designate exceptional books, which, being based on a Canadian topic, contribute to a better understanding of Canada. There are two categories: 1) Book written in French or English; 2) Book written in a language other than French or English
ICCS Certificates of Merit
ICCS Certificates of Merit were established in 1988 to recognize the exceptional contributions made by individuals to the development of Canadian Studies.
Northern Telecom's Awards for Canadian Studies
The Northern Telecom International Canadian Studies Award is presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of Canadian Studies. A second award, the Northern Telecom Five Continents Award in Canadian Studies is presented annually to an individual who has recently made a significant contribution to the development of Canadian Studies outside Canada and the United States.
ICCS: Best Doctoral Thesis in Canadian Studies
This ICCS Award is designed to recognize and promote each year an outstanding PhD thesis on a Canadian topic, written by a member (or one of his/her students) of a Canadian Studies Association or Associate Member, and which contributes to a better understanding of Canada.
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8 rue de l'Ancien-Port, CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41-22-731 23 80 Fax: +41-22-738 04 40
IFUW is an international, non-profit organization of women graduates working to promote lifelong education, to improve the status of women and girls and to enable women to effect positive change for a peaceful world. Our 79 national affiliates and members in more than 120 countries take an interdisciplinary approach to global issues through international advocacy, networking, research, conferences, seminars, workshops and local community projects.
IFUW International Awards
The International Federation of University Women offers a limited number of international fellowships and grants to women graduates for advanced research, study and training. The awards are intended for the second and subsequent years of a doctoral programme and for post-doctoral studies. Fellowships are for 8 to 12 months of work. They are meant to encourage advanced scholarship and original research. Applicants must be well advanced in their research. Grants are for a minimum of 2 months of work. Normally 16 to 25 fellowships and grants are offered in each competition. Recently offered awards include:
British Federation Crosby Hall Fellowship
CFUW/A. Vibert Douglas Fellowship
Marjorie Shaw International Fellowship
Ida Smedley MacLean Fellowship
Ruth Bowden International Fellowship
Winifred Cullis Grant
Dorothy Leet Grant
NZFGW Daphne Purves Grant
IFUW Recognition Award
IFUW National Awards
Many of IFUW's national affiliates offer fellowships, grants, scholarships and stipends to women and girls for primary and secondary education, undergraduate studies and postgraduate research, study and training. The American Association Education Foundation alone distributes more than two million dollars per year. Many of these awards are restricted to residents of a particular country. Members who are interested should contact our national affiliate in their respective country to ask about funding available for residents.
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Research and Policy Division, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139, USA Tel: +1-302-731 1600, ext. 423 Fax: +1-302-731 1057;
The International Reading Association was founded in 1956 as a professional organization for those involved in teaching reading to learners of all ages. Our members are dedicated to promoting high levels of literacy for all by Improving the quality of reading instruction; isseminating research and information about reading and encouraging the lifetime reading habit .
Albert J. Harris Award
The Albert J. Harris Award is given for a recently published journal article or monograph that makes an outstanding contribution to our understanding of prevention or assessment of reading or learning disabilities. Publications may be submitted by the author or anyone else. Copies may be duplicated from the actual publication; reprints are also acceptable.
Constance McCullough Award
The Constance McCullough Award, which carries a monetary prize of US$5,000, is awarded annually to assist a member of the International Reading Association in the investigation of reading-related problems and to encourage international professional development activities that are carried out in countries outside North America.
Dina Feitelson Research Award
The Dina Feitelson Research Award is a US$500 award established to honor the memory of Dina Feitelson by recognizing an outstanding empirical study published in English in a refereed journal. The work should report on one or more aspects of literacy acquisition, such as phonemic awareness, the alphabetic principle, bilingualism, or cross-cultural studies of beginning reading.
Elva Knight Research Grant
The Elva Knight Research Grant provides up to US$10,000 for research in reading and literacy. Contingent upon available funds in any given year, as many as four grants may be awarded. Projects should be completed within 2 years and may be carried out using any research method or approach so long as the focus of the project is on research in reading or literacy.
Helen M. Robinson Grant
The Helen M. Robinson Grant is a US$1,500 award given annually to assist doctoral students at the early stages of their dissertation research in the area of reading and literacy.
Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship
The Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship is a US$6,000 grant established to encourage and support reading research by promising scholars. Its special emphasis is to support research efforts in the following areas: beginning reading (theory, research, and practice that improves the effectiveness of learning to read); readability (methods of predicting the difficulty of texts); reading difficulty (diagnosis, treatment, and prevention); stages of reading development; the relation of vocabulary to reading; and diagnosing and teaching adults with limited reading ability.
Reading/Literacy Research Fellowship
The Reading/Literacy Research Fellowship of $5,000 is given to a researcher outside the United States or Canada who has evidenced exceptional promise in reading research and deserves encouragement to continue working in the field of reading. Applicants must have received their doctorate or its equivalent within the past 5 years.
Steven A. Stahl Research Grant
This US$1,000 grant will be awarded annually to a recipient with at least three years of teaching experience who is conducting classroom research (including action research) focused on improving reading instruction and children’s reading achievement.
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The ISSC is an international non-profit-making scientific organization with headquarters at UNESCO House in Paris. Its aims and objectives are the promotion of the understanding of human society in its environment by fostering the social and behavioural sciences throughout the world and their application to major contemporary problems and by enhancing co-operation by means of a global international organisation of social and behavioural scientists and social and behavioural science organisations, encouraging multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary co-operation among the members of the ISSC.
Stein Rokkan Prize in Comparative Social Science Research
The Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research is awarded upon the recommendation of an independent jury set up by the European Consortium for Political Research. Submission must be a very substantial and original contribution in comparative social science research; Submission can be either an unpublished manuscript of book length or a printed book or collected works. Candidates must be under forty years of age on November 30, 2006. The laureate will receive a cash prize of US $4,000 awarded by the International Social Science Council and a diploma.
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324 Social Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ 85721, USA
Tel: +1-520-621 7715 Fax: +1-520-621 5780, Email: email@example.com;,
The International Studies Association (ISA) was founded by a group of scholars and practitioners in 1959 to pursue mutual interests in international studies. Representing eighty countries, ISA has over three thousand members worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field.
Chadwick F. Alger Prize
The Chadwick F. Alger Prize recognizes the best book of the previous calendar year on the subject of international organization and multilateralism. The recipient receives a $100.00 (USD) cash prize from the International Organization account and a certificate.
The A. Leroy Bennett and Frederick H. Hartmann Awards
The competition recognizes the best paper presented at the ISA Northeast Regional Conference by a scholar who holds a PhD. The winner receives a cash prize of $100.00 and a certificate.
The Hartmann Award is given for an outstanding graduate student or ABD paper presented at the ISA-Northeast annual conference. The awardee receives a certificate, a one-year student membership in ISA, and a $100 prize at the annual ISA conference following the award's announcement.
The Karl Deutsch Award
The Karl Deutsch Award is presented annually to a scholar in IR who has not turned 40 before, or has defended his or her dissertation within ten years of, the time the award is given at the ISA annual meeting, and who is judged to have made, through a body of publications, the most significant contribution to the study of International Relations and Peace Research. A $500.00 (USD) cash prize to the recipient is awarded from the ISA General Account
The Ladd Hollist Service Award
At the 2005 Annual Meeting in Hawaii, the ISA Governing Council approved the creation of a new award to be called the Ladd Hollist Service Award, established as an annual ISA Award in recognition of his outstanding service and commitment to our Association. Ladd’s personal ethics and strength of character helped build the reputation of and respect for the ISA in the world community of international scholars, and provided the ISA with a fundamental base of organizational stability and financial integrity. The ISA Executive Director in consultation with the ISA President will select the recipient of this award. In recognition of Ladd Hollist’s vision in re-establishing the importance of ISA as a volunteer organization, this award will be given in recognition of a member’s significant volunteer contribution to the ISA. In that spirit, the first recipients of the Ladd Hollist Service Award are Deborah Gerner, University of Kansas, and Robert Kudrle, University of Minnesota. Return to ISA News
International Studies Book Awards
The Annual International Studies Best Book Award goes to the person judged to have produced the best book in international studies in the previous year. A $500.00 (USD) cash prize to the recipient is awarded from the ISA General Account, along with a certificate.
The International Studies Best Book of the Decade Award goes to the person judged to have produced the best book in international studies over the last decade. A $500.00 (USD) cash prize to the recipient is awarded from the ISA General Account, along with a certificate.
The Susan S. Northcutt Award
The award recognizes a person who actively works towards recruiting and advancing women and other minorities in the profession, and whose spirit is inclusive, generous and conscientious. Furthermore, the recipient has made significant contributions through service and competence in the profession of international studies and to the International Studies Association.
Harold and Margaret Sprout Award
The Harold and Margaret Sprout Award is given annually to the best book in the field - one that makes a contribution to theory and interdisciplinarity, shows rigor and coherence in research and writing, and offers accessibility and practical relevance. A $250.00 (USD) cash prize is awarded from the ISA General Account
The Susan Strange Award
This award recognizes a person whose singular intellect, assertiveness, and insight most challenge conventional wisdom and intellectual and organizational complacency in the international studies community during the previous year. The recipient receives a plaque, which is presented at the Annual Convention by the current President and the President-Elect.
The Quincy Wright Distinguished Scholar Award
The Quincy Wright Distinguished Scholar Award is given annually to a scholar who has significantly influenced the ISA-Midwest region. The Quincy Wright Distinguished Scholar will have an exceptional record of scholarship in international studies, a distinguished record of service to the International Studies Association and other international affairs organizations, and, normally, a record of service within the region.
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33 Broad Street, Boston, MA 02109, USA
Tel: +00-1-617-723-2707 Fax: +00-1-617-723-5478
The Irish American Partnership is a charitable organization. Their Mission Funds raised by the Partnership's programs support educational opportunities, job creation, and cross-community projects in Ireland, both North and South, and the advancement of trustful business relations between the entire island and the United States, all in an effort to support peace and prosperity, North and South.
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Mrs. Fayge Cohen, President IAUW, Flat 30, R. Maapilim 20, Jerusalem 93588, Israel
Tel: 972-2-563 2145 Fax: 972-2-582 3049
Israel Association of University Women was founded in 1932 during the British Mandate with headquarters in Jerusalem. Membership is open to all women graduates of universities or institutes of higher learning, without discrimination of race, religion or colour.
International Scholarship for Post-graduates in Israel
This Scholarship, valued at $3,000, is designed to foster friendly relations between university women in Israel and abroad. Post-graduate women who are members of IFUW in the fields of humanities, arts, sciences, Bible and Jewish studies, and international law are invited to apply.
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1161 Amsterdam Avenue, New York 10027, USA
Tel: +1-212-854 2306; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Academy was created in 1991 on the basis of a charter signed by the President of the Republic of Italy and the President of Columbia University. It was conceived as a center for advanced research, particularly in areas relating to Italian culture, science and society. It was also intended to provide a locus for collaborative projects between senior Italian and American scholars, particularly those open to interdisciplinary research. Given its international standing and its long-standing commitment to all aspects of Italian culture and society, Columbia was seen as an especially appropriate context for such a venture.
Preference will be given to candidates who plan to work with scholars in relevant areas at Columbia, but other candidates will also be considered. In all instances, fellows will be encouraged to work with departments and faculty members at Columbia.
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James S. MacDonell Foundation
Japanese Assocation of University Women
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
1034 South Brentwood Blvd., Suite 1850, Saint Louis MO 63117, USA
Tel: +1-314-721 1532 Fax: +1-314-721 7421
Founded in 1950 by aerospace pioneer James S. McDonnell, the Foundation was established to "improve the quality of life," and does so by contributing to the generation of new knowledge through its support of research and scholarship.
21st Century Science Initiative
21st Century Research Awards are designed to support research projects with a high probability of generating new knowledge and insights. Projects submitted for funding consideration should be at an early, even preliminary stage of development that intend to break new ground or to challenge commonly-held assumptions. Projects submitted should be sufficiently novel, cross-disciplinary, or heterodox that they would not be strong candidates for federal funding. A maximum of $450,000 total costs can be requested and the funds can be expended over a minimum of 3 years or a maximum of 6 years. Please Note: Smaller amounts of money expended over shorter amounts of time may be requested to help investigators pursue pilot projects or test the feasibility of an experimental approach.
All projects must qualify for one of the 21st Century Science Initiative's three program areas:
Bridging Brain, Mind, and Behavior
Studying Complex Systems
Brain Cancer Research
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The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan, Nutley Building, Merrion Centre, Nutley Lane, Dublin 4
Tel: 01-269 4244 Fax: 01-283 8726
Website of the Japanese Embassy to Ireland
The Japan Foundation aims toward the comprehensive and effective development of its international cultural exchange programs, promotion of cultural and arts exchange, overseas Japanese-language education and intellectual exchange It promotes overseas Japanese studies and intellectual exchange and supports collection and provision of international exchange information and international cultural exchange standard bearers.
The Foundation operates the following schemes:
Arts and Cultural Exchange including Human Exchange and Cultural Co-operation; Visual Arts; Performing Arts; Audio Visual and Publications.
Japanese Language Education Overseas
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
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JAUW International Scholarship Committee, Toyama Mansions 241, 7-17-18, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160, Japan
Japanese Association of University Women(JAUW) was founded in 1946,and in 1954 joined International Federation of University Women(IFUW) which had been established in 1919. Today some170,000 are members of IFUW from 71 nations in the world.
The Japanese Association of University Women offers of its fellowship for women who are members of a national federation or associations affiliated to IFUW, and who are carrying out or would like to carry out independent research or advanced study on the post-graduate level in Japan. The value of the fellowship is 600,000 to \1,000,000 for a grantee; the grant will be changed depending on the duration, nature, and actual condition of the work.
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Director, John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Email: JCBL_Fellowships @brown.edu
The John Carter Brown Library is an independently administered and funded center for advanced research in history and the humanities, founded in 1846 and located at Brown University since 1901. It is an internationally renowned, constantly growing collection of primary historical sources pertaining to the Americas, both North and South, before ca. 1825. For 150 years the Library has served scholars from all over the United States and abroad. In order to facilitate and encourage use of the collection, the Library offers fellowships, sponsors lectures and conferences, regularly mounts exhibitions for the public, and publishes catalogues, bibliographies, and other works that interpret its holdings.
The Fellowship Program
The John Carter Brown Library fellowship program was created to give scholars from this country and abroad an opportunity to pursue their work in proximity to a distinguished collection of primary sources. Approximately twenty-five fellowships are awarded each year for periods of time usually ranging from two to ten months. Fellowships are available for any qualified researcher, the main criteria for appointment being the merit and significance of the candidate’s proposal, the qualifications of the candidate, and the relevance of the project to the holdings of the Library.
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140 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago IL 60603-5285, USA
Tel: +1-312-726 8000 TDD: +1-312-920 6285 Email: email@example.com
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private, independent grantmaking institution dedicated to helping groups and individuals foster lasting improvement in the human condition. Through the support it provides, the Foundation fosters the development of knowledge, nurtures individual creativity, helps strengthen institutions, helps improve public policy, and provides information to the public, primarily through support for public interest media. The Foundation makes grants through four programs and by making program-related investments.
Program on Global Security and Sustainability (GSS)
The objectives of the are to promote peace within and among countries, healthy ecosystems worldwide, responsible reproductive choices, and the protection of human rights. The Foundation encourages work that addresses these objectives and recognizes the interactions among these global problems.
U.S. Grantmaking Program: Human and Community Development
The premise of the Program on Human and Community Development is that demonstrable improvement in the human condition requires systemic and sustainable change. The Foundation has selected a set of issues on which to focus its grantmaking strategies. These include strengthening communities and enhancing the competitiveness of regions, improving teaching and learning, increasing access to stable and affordable housing, improving juvenile justice, advancing policies that promote mental health, and translating research into effective policy and practice. In addition to its grantmaking, the Foundation provides low-cost loans and other financial tools through program-related investments.
Through the General Program, the Foundation undertakes multi-year funding initiatives in changing areas of special interest, makes grants responding to unusual opportunities that advance the broad purposes of the Foundation but do not fall within the areas addressed by its two topical programs, supports efforts to improve and diversify television and radio, and funds arts and cultural organizations in the Chicago region.
The MacArthur Fellows Program awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction. There are three criteria for selection of Fellows: exceptional creativity, promise for important future advances based on a track record of significant accomplishment, and potential for the fellowship to facilitate subsequent creative work. Each fellowship comes with a stipend of $500,000 to the recipient, paid out in equal quarterly installments over five years.
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The Garden House, Water End, York Y030 6WQ, UK
Tel: +44-1904-627810 Fax: +44-1904-651990
The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust is an independent, progressive organisation committed to funding radical change towards a better world. The JRCT makes grants to individuals and to projects seeking the creation of a peaceful world, political equality and social justice. They chiefly support work undertaken in the UK, Ireland and South Africa.
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust generally funds work under one of the six programme headings listed below.
Work that promotes the nonviolent resolution of conflict, including work on the arms trade, the creation of a culture of peace, developing effective peacebuilding measures and supporting the right to conscientious objection to military service.
Work which promotes racial justice in all parts of society, including empowering black and minority ethnic people to engage in decision making and policy development, and work which monitors and challenges racism and racial injustice whether relating to colour or culture.
Power and responsibility
Work that encourages an appropriate relationship between people and the institutions that affect them; including the promotion of accountability, openness, responsiveness and a respect for human rights across the public and private sectors.
Work that helps to deepen the spiritual life of the Society of Friends or that develops Quaker responses to problems of our time.
Ireland and Northern Ireland
Work that nurtures the democratic process, fosters a culture of equality and human rights, addresses issues of poverty and social exclusion, and promotes dialogue, understanding a co-operation across religious, racial and political divides.
South Africa (KwaZulu Natal only)
Work that promotes a just and peaceful South Africa, particularly through the reduction of rural poverty and addressing the problems of violent conflict on all levels of society.
Note: Most grants made under the first four programmes are to organisations based in Britain for work at a national level. The Trust also supports a small number of organisations under these four programmes that are based elsewhere in Europe for work at a European level.
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Grants Officer, The Leakey Foundation, P.O. Box 29346, 1002A O'Reilly Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129-0346, USATel: +1-415-561 4646 Fax: +1-415-561 4647 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Leakey Foundation was formed to foster research into human origins. The mission of the Leakey Foundation is to increase scientific knowledge and public understanding of human origins, evolution, behavior, and survival. Recent priorities include research into the environments, archeology, and human paleontology of the Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene; the behavior, morphology, and ecology of the great apes and other primate species; and the behavioral ecology of contemporary hunter-gatherers. Other areas of study have been funded occasionally.
General Research Grants
General Research Grants are awarded twice annually and constitute the majority of the Foundation's grant program. Priority for funding is given to the exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation. The majority of the Foundation's General Research Grants to doctoral student are in the $3,000-$13,000 range; however, larger grants, especially to senior scientists and post-doctoral students, may be funded up to $22,000.
Franklin Mosher Baldwin Memorial Fellowships
Franklin Mosher Baldwin Memorial Fellowships are intended for scholars and students with citizenship in an African country who wish to obtain and advanced degree or specialize training in an area of study related to human origins research.
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1 Pemberton Row, London EC4A 3BG, UK
General enquiries: +44-20-7822 5220 Fax: +44-20-7822 5084
The Trust, established at the wish of William Hesketh Lever, the first Viscount Leverhulme, makes awards for the support of research and education. The Trust emphasises individuals and encompasses all subject areas. The Trustees place special weight on: the originality of the projects put to them; the significance of the proposed work; the ability to judge and take appropriate risk in the project; the removal of barriers between traditional disciplines.
Funding is organised under the following categories:
International Travel - Study Abroad Fellowships; Study Abroad Studentships; Research Fellowships; Academic Collaboration: International Network
Performing and Fine Arts
Postdoctoral Research - Early Career Fellowships
Research Assistance on a Project - Research Projects; Research Fellowships; Academic Collaboration: International Network
Research Following Retirement - Emeritus Fellowships
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Dr. M. Aylwin Cotton Foundation
Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara CA 95053-0633, USA
Tel: +1-408-554 5319 Fax: +1-408-554 2373, Email: email@example.com
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University is one of the preeminent centers for research and dialogue on ethical issues in critical areas of American life. The center works with faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and the public to address ethical issues more effectively in teaching, research, and action. The center's focus areas are business, health care and biotechnology, character education, government, global leadership, technology, and emerging issues in ethics.
Hackworth Grants for Faculty Research and Teaching in Applied Ethics
Grants will be made to support research which results in the publication of an article, part of a book, or specific piece of teaching material such as a case, or which results in a new module or course in applied ethics. Projects must have substantial ethical content. Applications are encouraged from scholars in all fields. Grants may not exceed $5000.
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1430 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138, USA
Tel: +1-617-491 1622 Fax: +1-617-492 3303, Email: Speculum@MedievalAcademy.org
The Medieval Academy of America, founded in 1925, is the largest organisation in the world devoted to medieval studies. It's goal is the support of research, publication and teaching in medieval art, archaeology, history, law, literature, music, philosophy, religion, science, social and economic institutions and all other aspects of the medieval ages.
The Schallek Fellowship provides a one-year grant of $30,000 to support Ph.D. dissertation research in any relevant discipline dealing with late-medieval Britain (ca. 1350-1500).
CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies
The CARA Award for Outstanding Service to Medieval Studies recognizes Medieval Academy members who have provided leadership in developing, organizing, promoting, and sponsoring medieval studies through the extensive administrative work that is so crucial to the health of medieval studies but that often goes unrecognized by the profession at large.
CARA Award for Excellence in Teaching
The CARA Award for Excellence in Teaching Medieval Studies recognizes Medieval Academy members who are outstanding teachers who have contributed to the profession by inspiring students at the undergraduate or graduate levels or by creating innovative and influential textbooks or other materials for teaching medieval subjects.
The Medieval Academy provides a limited number of travel grants to help independent scholars or currently unaffiliated faculty present their work at professional meetings. Awards to support travel in North America are $500; for overseas travel the awards are $750.
John Nicholas Brown Prize
The John Nicholas Brown Prize, with a monetary value of $1,000 awarded annually for a first book or monograph on a medieval subject judged by the selection committee to be of outstanding quality.
Van Courtland Elliott Prize
The Van Courtlandt Elliott Prize, valued at $500, is awarded annually for a first article in the field of medieval studies judged by the selection committee to be of outstanding quality.
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Fellowship Program in Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10028-0198, USA [attn. Marcie Karp] Fax: 212-396-5168 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Art History Fellowships
The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers annual resident fellowships in art history to qualified graduate students at the pre-doctoral level as well as to postdoctoral researchers. Some art history fellowships for travel abroad are also available for students whose projects involve firsthand examination of paintings in major European collections.
The Bothmer Fellowship
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student who has been admitted to the doctoral program of a university in the United States, and who has submitted an outline of a thesis dealing with either Greek or Roman art.
Chester Dale Fellowships
These fellowships are intended for individuals whose fields of study are related to the fine arts of the western world and who are preferably American citizens under the age of forty. The grants, which typically cover periods from three months to one year, are for research at the Metropolitan Museum.
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships
Provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Fund for promising young scholars with commendable research projects related to the Museum's collections, as well as for distinguished visiting scholars from this country and abroad who can serve as teachers and advisors and make their expertise available to catalogue and refine the collections. Usually a fellowship will be given for a maximum of one year, most of which should be spent at the Metropolitan Museum. Applicants should have received the doctorate or have completed substantial work toward it. Fellowships for senior scholars are also available for as short a term as one month.
J. Clawson Mills Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded for up to one year's study or research at the Museum or abroad in any branch of the fine arts relating to the Metropolitan Museum's collection. These scholarships are generally reserved for mature scholars of demonstrated ability.
Polaire Weissman Fund
The Polaire Weissman Fund provides fellowships to qualified graduate students, who preferably will have completed graduate studies in the fine arts or studies in costume, and who are interested in pursuing costume history in a museum or teaching career, or other career (including conservation) related to the field of costume. These grants are generally awarded for a nine month term.
Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowships
Awarded for study, work or research to students of the fine arts whose fields are related to the Museum's collections, with preference to be given to students in the decorative arts who are under forty years of age. The fellowship carries the possibility of renewal for one additional year.
Theodore Rousseau Fellowships
These fellowships are intended to develop the skills of connoisseurship by supporting firsthand examination of paintings in major European collections, rather than by supporting library research. The fellowships are awarded for the training of students whose goal is to enter museums as curators of painting. Short-term fellowships of at least three months will be considered along with twelve month requests.
Annette Kade Fellowship
The Annette Kade Fellowship is awarded to French and German pre-doctoral art history students for one year's study or research at the Metropolitan Museum. The award is intended for French and German students who would not otherwise have the opportunity to study in the United States.
The Douglass Foundation Fellowship in American Art
Awarded in honor of John K. Howat to a promising young scholar for one year's study or research in the American Wing (in either the Department of American Paintings and Sculpture or the Department of American Decorative Arts) on an aspect of the Museum's collection.
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c/o Albany Trustee Company Ltd, P.O. Box 232 Pollet House, The Pollet, St. Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 4LA, Channel Islands, Tel: +44-1481-724136 Fax: +44-1481-710478.
The Foundation is dedicated to the advancement of learning and education by furthering the study of archaeology, architecture, history, language and art of the Mediterranean area.
The Dr. M. Aylwin Cotton Foundation invites applications for Fellowship Awards, Publication Grants and other awards for studies in the archaeology, architecture, history, language and art of the Mediterranean. In this context the word "Mediterranean" is used without geographical limitations.
These will be awarded to persons engaged in personal academic research, normally showing a level of achievement comparable to a British or an American Ph.D (although no formal academic qualifications will be necessary).
These are available towards the cost of publication of academic research already completed or imminently available for publication
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Registered office: 1 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DB, UK, Email: email@example.com
The Modern Humanities Research Association plays a major role in promoting academic endeavour in the modern humanities by facilitating the publication of original scholarly work of the highest standard.
The Modern Humanities Research Association provides financial support to the academic community in the following ways:
These awards, valued at £16,000 are made to established corporate projects rather than individuals, and are designed to hasten completion of a project through the provision of part-time research assistance. The awards will normally be for one year only, but applications will be considered from projects that have previously held an Associateship.
Conference Grant Fund
The MHRA intends to make up to five grants of up to £1,500 each to support conferences or colloquia within the field of medieval and modern European languages and literatures (including English) and held in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland. These awards will not be made to individuals to attend conferences, but to the organizers of conferences to provide assistance with organizational support and/or the travel and subsistence costs of certain participants, including postgraduate students.
The MHRA invites applications for financial assistance towards the costs of publishing scholarly works in the field of the medieval and modern European literatures and languages (including English) which, by their nature, could not expect to be financially self-supporting.
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26 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York NY 10004-1789, USA, Tel: +1-646-576 5000 Fax: +1-646-458 0030
Founded in 1883, the Modern Language Association of America provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy. MLA members host an annual convention and other meetings, work with related organizations, and sustain one of the finest publishing programs in the humanities. For over a hundred years, members have worked to strengthen the study and teaching of language and literature.
James Russell Lowell Prize
For an outstanding literary or linguistic study, a critical edition of an important work, or a critical biography. Open to studies dealing with literary theory, media, cultural history, or interdisciplinary topics.
MLA Prize for a First Book
Same as for James Russell Lowell Prize.
MLA Prize for Independent Scholars
For a scholarly book in the field of English or other modern languages and literatures. At the time of publication of the book, author must not be enrolled in a program leading to an academic degree or hold a tenured, tenure-accruing, or tenure-track position in postsecondary education. Authors or publishers must request an application form from the MLA.
Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize
For an outstanding book published in English in the field of Latin American and Spanish literatures and cultures. Competing books should be broadly interpretive works that enhance understanding of the interrelations among literature, the other arts, and society.
Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies
For an outstanding scholarly work in comparative literary studies involving at least two literatures.
Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies
For an outstanding scholarly work in French or francophone linguistic or literary studies.
Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize
For a work in the fields of language, culture, literacy, or literature with strong application to the teaching of languages other than English.
Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize
For a work in the fields of language, culture, literacy, or literature with strong application to the teaching of English.
Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies
For an outstanding manuscript dealing with any aspect of the languages and literatures of Italy.
William Sanders Scarborough Prize
For an outstanding scholarly study of black American literature or culture.
MLA Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies
For an outstanding scholarly study in any language of United States Latina and Latino or Chicana and Chicano literature or culture.
MLA Prize for a Distinguished Bibliography
For an outstanding enumerative or descriptive bibliography.
Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Germanic Languages and Literatures
For an outstanding scholarly work on the linguistics or literatures of any of the Germanic languages (Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish, Yiddish).
Howard R. Marraro Prize
For an outstanding scholarly work on any phase of Italian literature or comparative literature involving Italian.
Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Literary Work
For an outstanding translation into English of a book-length literary work.
Fenia and Yaakov Leviant Memorial Prize
For an outstanding English translation of a Yiddish literary work.
Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Scholarly Study of Literature
Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies
Morton N. Cohen Award for a Distinguished Edition of Letters
MLA Prize for a Distinguished Scholarly Edition
Lois Roth Award for a Translation of a Literary Work
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Music Library Association, Inc., c/o A-R Editions, 8551 Research Way, Suite 180, Middleton, WI 53562, USA
Tel: +1-608-836 5825.
Founded in 1931, MLA is the professional organization in the United States devoted to music librarianship and all aspects of music materials in libraries.
Dena Epstein Award
The amount to be awarded is $2000. A grant may be awarded to support research in archives or libraries (both nationally and internationally) on any aspect of American music.
Kevin Freeman Travel Grant
The grant supports attendance at the Music Library Association's annual meeting by music librarians new to the field. Recipients receive gratis conference registration and a cash award of up to $750 for travel costs
Walter Gerboth Award
The Gerboth Award is made to members of MLA who are in the first five years of their professional library careers, to assist research-in-progress in music or music librarianship.
Carol June Bradley Award
This annual award for Historical Research in Music Librarianship, in the amount of $1,000, will be granted to support studies that involve the history of music libraries or special collections; biographies of music librarians; studies of specific aspects of music librarianship; and studies of music library patrons' activities.
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New York University, School of Education, 726 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York NY 10003-9580, USA
Tel: +1-212-998 9035 Fax: +1-212-995 4435
The National Academy of Education (NAEd) seeks advancement of the highest quality education research and its use in policy formulation and practice. Founded in 1965, the Academy consists of up to one hundred fifty U.S. members and up to twenty-five foreign associates who are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship or outstanding contributions to education. Since its establishment, the Academy has sponsored a variety of commissions and study panels that have published proceedings and reports.
National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship
The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program promotes scholarship in the United States and abroad on matters relevant to the improvement of education in all its forms. Applications from all disciplines are encouraged, provided that they describe research relevant to education. Fellows will receive $55,000 for one academic year of research, or $27,500 for each of two contiguous years, working half-time. Up to twenty postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded.
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Centre for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 20565, USA, Tel: +1-202-842 6482 Fax: +1-202-842 6733
The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, a research institute that fosters study of the production, use, and cultural meaning of art, artifacts, architecture, and urbanism, from prehistoric times to the present, was founded in 1979. The Center encourages a variety of approaches by historians, critics, and theorists of art, as well as by scholars in related disciplines of the humanities and social sciences
Senior Fellowship Program
Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. One Paul Mellon Fellowship, one Frese Senior Fellowship, and four to six Ailsa Mellon Bruce and Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowships will be awarded.
The Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowships are intended to support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any period.
The Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowships are intended primarily to support research on European art before the early nineteenth century.
The Frese Senior Fellowship is intended for study in the history, theory, and criticism of sculpture, prints and drawings, or decorative arts of any geographical area and of any period.
A senior fellowship award is normally limited to one-half of the applicant’s salary, up to a maximum of $50,000, depending on individual circumstances.
Visiting Senior Fellowship Program
Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Applications will be considered for research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any period.
Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships.
Stipends for two-month fellowships range from $6,000 to $8,000, depending on relocation requirements.
Samuel H. Kress Foundation Paired Fellowship for Research in Conservation and the History of Art
Applications are invited from teams consisting of two scholars: one in the field of art history, archaeology, or another related discipline in the humanities or social sciences, and one in the field of conservation or materials science. The fellowship includes a two- to three-month period for field, collections, and/or laboratory research, followed by a two-month residency at the Center. Applications will be considered for study in the history and conservation of the visual arts in Europe before the early nineteenth century. Each team member receives an award of $12,000, in addition to an allowance of up to $5,500 for project-related research and travel expenses.
A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
The Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, valued at $50,000 per year, will support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts in any area represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Art, including painting, sculpture, architecture, prints and drawings, film, photography, or the decorative arts.
Fellows serve for a three-year period in the painting, paper, object, or scientific research department. A stipend, benefits, and travel funds are awarded with each fellowship.
The William R. Leisher Memorial Fellowship for Research and Treatment of Modern Paintings
is also offered. This fellowship for the acquisition, study, and cataloguing of art materials and the treatment of modern paintings is a three-year appointment.
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380 Sussex Drive, Box 427 Station A, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N4, Canada, Tel: +1-613-990 1985 Fax: +1-613-993 4385, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Fellowship Program
Competitive fellowships are offered annually in the following areas:
The History of Photography (The Lisette Model / Joseph G. Blum Fellowship).
Art Conservation (The Claudia De Hueck Fellowship)
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HUD Urban Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowships, Fellowship Programs/HUD TJ 2041, National Research Council, 2001 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, DC 20007, USA, Tel: +1-202-334 2872 Fax: +1-202-334 3419
The National Research Council is part of the National Academies, which also comprise the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and Institute of Medicine. They are private, nonprofit institutions that provide science, technology and health policy advice under a congressional charter. The Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government.
IOM Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship
An opportunity for outstanding mid-career health professionals to gain an understanding of the health policy process, to contribute to the formulation of new policies and programs, and to develop in their careers as leaders in academic health centers and in health policy.
The National Academies' Senior Scholars Program
For mid-to senior career professionals from minority-serving institutions in the fields of science, engineering, medical/health sciences and social sciences; scholars will consult for the National Academies for one year on studies and other activities that serve to advise the nation on matters of science, engineering, and medicine.
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60 W. Walton St., Chicago IL 60610-7324, USA
The Newberry Library is an independent research library and educational institution dedicated to the expansion and dissemination of knowledge in the humanities. The Library's mission is to acquire and preserve research collections of such materials, and to provide for and promote their effective use by a diverse community of users.
Long-term fellowships are available to post-doctoral scholars for periods of six to eleven months. These grants support individual research and promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the Library's scholarly activities, including a biweekly fellows' seminar. The stipend for these fellowships is up to $40,000 unless specified under the award description.
ACM/GLCA Faculty Fellowships
This fellowship, available to CIC faculty working in American Indian Studies, supports a minimum of nine months of residential research at the Newberry Library.This fellowship carries a stipend of $40,000.
Lloyd Lewis Fellowships in American History
Lloyd Lewis Fellowships are awarded to post-doctoral scholars pursuing projects in any area of American history appropriate to the Newberry's collections. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Applications are invited from post-doctoral scholars in any field relevant to the Library's collections for awards to support residential research and writing.
Monticello College Foundation Fellowship for Women
This award is designed for a post-doctoral woman at an early stage of her academic career whose work gives clear promise of scholarly productivity and who would benefit significantly from six months of research, writing, and participation in the intellectual life of the Library. The tenure of this fellowship is six months with a stipend of $15,000.
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships
Fellowships for post-doctoral scholars to support projects in any field appropriate to the Library's collections. Applicants must be United States citizens or foreign nationals with three years' residence.
Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
The American Council of Learned Societies has a program supporting advanced scholarly work in the humanities. The Newberry Library is one of the residential sites.
Short-term fellowships are generally restricted to post-doctoral scholars or Ph.D. candidates from outside of the Chicago area who have a specific need for Newberry collections; some fellowships, however, are open to other categories of applicants and Chicago residents. The tenure of short-term fellowships varies from one week to two months, unless otherwise noted under the award description. A majority of fellowships will be for one month or less. Unless otherwise noted, the amount of the award is $1200 per month, pro-rated for shorter periods.
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship
This short-term fellowship is for Ph.D. candidates or post-doctoral scholars wishing to use the Newberry's collections to study the period 1660-1815.
Lester J. Cappon Fellowship in Documentary Editing
This award for postdoctoral scholars provides up to $5000 to support historical editing projects based on Newberry sources.
Center for Great Lakes Culture/Michigan State University Fellowships
Two one-month residential fellowships are available for projects using the Newberry Library collections to understand and interpret the cultural history and expressions of the diverse peoples of the Great Lakes/Ohio Valley region (Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ontario). Each fellowship has a stipend of $1,250.
Short-Term Fellowships in the History of Cartography
This short-term fellowship for Ph.D. candidates or post-doctoral scholars supports work in residence at the Newberry on projects related to the history of cartography and focused on cartographic materials in the Library's collection.
Committee on Institutional Cooperation Graduate Student Fellowship
These fellowships support dissertation research in American Indian Studies by advanced graduate students at CIC institutions. The fellowships offer between one and three months of funding (with stipends of $1,500 per month) to cover research and travel expenses to libraries and archives.
Institute for the International Education of Students Faculty Fellowships
Two one-month IES-sponsored fellowships are available. In addition to providing a stipend of $1200, these fellowships fund travel to the Library and lodging for the period of the fellowship.
Midwest Modern Language Association Fellowship
This short-term fellowship for Ph.D. candidates or post-doctoral scholars offers up to a month's support for work in residence at the Newberry.
Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellowship
This fellowship is for post-doctoral scholars who wish to use the Newberry's extensive holdings in late medieval and Renaissance history and literature. Preference will be given to projects focusing on Romance cultures. The fellowship is intended to encourage scholars to pursue research at the Newberry during sabbaticals; it could also help a scholar to extend a leave. Provides a stipend of $4,000.
Newberry Library Short-Term Resident Fellowships for Individual Research
These short-term fellowships provide access to the Newberry's collections for Ph.D. candidates or post-doctoral scholars who live and work outside the Chicago area.
Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in the Humanities
These fellowships support research in any aspect of American Indian studies supported by Newberry collections. The fellowship supports 1-3 months of residential research at the Newberry Library and carry a stipend of $3,000 per month plus $1,000 in travel expenses.
Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellowship
This fellowship for Ph.D. candidates and post-doctoral scholars of American Indian heritage supports up to two months of residential research in any field in the humanities, using the collections of the Newberry Library, and provides a stipend of $1200 per month.
South Central Modern Language Association Fellowship
This one-month fellowship for Ph.D. candidates or post-doctoral scholars supports work in residence at the Newberry Library by a member of the South Central Modern Language Association with a $2000 stipend.
Arthur Weinberg Fellowship for Independent Scholars
This award is for scholars working outside the academy who are working in a field appropriate to the Newberry's collections. Preference is given to scholars working on historical issues related to social justice or reform. Applicants for this fellowship need not be from outside the Chicago area.
Frances C. Allen Fellowships
This fellowship is for women of Native American heritage. The particular goal of the Allen Fellowship is to encourage Native American women in their studies of the humanities and social sciences. Financial support varies according to need and may include travel expenses. The tenure of the fellowship is from one month to one year; the fellowship provides up to $8,000 in approved expenses.
Newberry Library/British Academy Fellowship for Study in Great Britain
In cooperation with the British Academy, the Newberry Library offers an exchange fellowship for up to three months' study in Great Britain in any field in which the Newberry's collections are strong. This post-doctoral award pays £1350 per month; the Fellow's home institution is expected to continue to pay his or her salary.
École des Chartes Exchange Fellowship
This fellowship provides a monthly stipend and free tuition for an American or Canadian graduate student to study at the École Nationale des Chartes in Paris for a period of three months. The École des Chartes is the oldest institution in Europe specializing in the archival sciences, including paleography, bibliography, textual editing, and the history of the book.
Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel Fellowship
Applicants for long- and short-term fellowships at the Newberry may also ask to be considered for this joint fellowship providing an additional two-month fellowship in Wolfenbüttel, Germany. The proposed project should link the collections of both libraries; applicants should plan to hold both fellowships sequentially to ensure continuity of research. The award will pay 2,000 DM per month plus up to 1,200 DM travel expenses.
Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award
With support from the Roger W. Weiss and Howard Mayer Brown Fund, the Newberry Library will award up to $15,000 to subsidize the publication of a scholarly book or books on European civilization before 1700 in the areas of music, theater, cultural studies, or French or Italian literature.
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New England Regional Fellowship Consortium, Massachusetts Historical Society 1154 Boylston Street (directions) Boston, MA 02215-3695 Tel: 617.536.1608 Fax: 617.859.0074
The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium, a collaboration of fifteen major cultural agencies, will offer at least nine awards in 2006-2007. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for eight weeks of research at participating institutions. Applications are welcome from anyone with a serious need to use the collections and facilities of the organizations.The Consortium's grants are designed to encourage projects that draw on the resources of several agencies. Each award will be for research at a minimum of three different institutions.
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J.J. Viottastraat 13, NL-1071 JM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Norbert Elias Foundation was established in 1983. Its aim is to stimulate research in the social sciences. Since its establishment the Norbert Elias Foundation has been supporting, financially and organisationally, projects which further social sciences in general and figurational studies in particular.
The Norbert Elias Amalfi Prize
The Norbert Elias Amalfi Prize is to be awarded biennially for an outstanding first book in the fields mentioned above, which has been published in the preceding two calendar years. A panel of scientists is to nominate promising first books, from among which one will be chosen by a selection committee.
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Ellen Gleditsch Stipendiefond, PO Box 251, 5000 Bergen, Norway
Tel: +47-67 53 50 49 Fax: +47-67 53 50 49
Ellen Gleditsch’s Stipendiefond, with a value of 40,000 Norwegian kroner is awarded annually. The Fellowship aims to support independent research or advanced studies by women at the post-graduate/doctoral level. The fellowship is tenable at any Norwegian or other approved research institution in Norway. If the fellowship is awarded to a Norwegian, it may be tenable at a university or approved institution abroad. The competition is open to women who hold an academic degree equivalent to a Masters. A working knowledge of English is required. Preference will be given to applicants who are already in a research situation.
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28 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JS, UK
Tel: +44-20-7631 0566 Fax: +44-20-7323 4877
The Nuffield Foundation was established in 1943. The Foundation aims to achieve this by supporting work which will bring about improvements in society, and which is founded on careful reflection and informed by objective and reliable evidence. The Foundation looks to support projects that are imaginative and innovative, take a thoughtful and rigorous approach to problems, and have the potential to influence policy or practice. The Foundation also runs a number of grant programmes that are targeted towards specific purposes. Some provide support for scientists and social scientists at the early stages of their careers; others support particular kinds of projects or people. Finally, the Foundation sets up and runs projects of its own. Most of the grants made by the Foundation are for work in the UK. However the Trustees are keen to encourage projects that have a European dimension.
The Foundation currently has three grant programmes in areas of social policy. These are:
Access to Justice - promotes access to, and understanding of, the civil justice system.
Child Protection and Family Justice - helps to ensure that the legal and institutional framework is best adapted to meet the needs of children and families.
Older people and their families - promotes the autonomy and well-being of older people by developing policy and practice.
Grants range in size from £5000 to £150,000 and upwards and support research and/or innovative projects that will inform the development of policy or practice.
The Education Programme - supports exploratory work in specific priority areas.
The Commonwealth Programme - supports initiatives that develop the provision of education, health and social welfare in Southern and Eastern Africa through professional capacity-building.
The Open Door. - This supports projects of exceptional merit lying outside these policy areas but within the Foundation’s general terms of reference.
Social Science Small Grants Scheme - offering research expenses for new and established researchers working on outstanding projects. New Career Development Fellowships - fostering partnerships between experienced social researchers and outstanding new social scientists.
Science Bursaries for Schools and Colleges - enabling students to take part in research.
Undergraduate Research Bursaries in Science - supporting summer vacation research projects.
Newly Appointed Science Lecturers Grants - for innovative research projects in science engineering and mathematics.
Oliver Bird Rheumatism Programme - supporting doctoral training in rheumatic disease research.
Elizabeth Nuffield Educational Fund - supporting the childcare costs of women in higher education.
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P.O. Box 8781, Williamsburg VA 23187-8781, USA
Tel: +1-757-221 1110 Fax: +1-757-221 1047
The College of William and Mary and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation founded the Institute of Early American History and Culture in 1943 and still jointly sponsor its work. In 1996 the College and Colonial Williamsburg added Omohundro to the Institute's name.
Institute-NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in any area of early American studies. A principal criterion for selection is that the candidate's dissertation or other manuscript have significant potential as a distinguished, book-length contribution to scholarship. The Institute's scope encompasses the history and cultures of North America's indigenous and immigrant peoples during the colonial, Revolutionary, and early national periods of the United States and the related histories of Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, the British Isles, Europe, and Africa, from the sixteenth century to approximately 1815. In addition to a beginning stipend of $40,000, the fellowship provides office, research, and computer facilities as well as some travel funds for conferences and research.
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture invites applications for a one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in any area of early American studies. The award carries a year's support to revise the applicant's first book manuscript and the Institute's commitment to publish the resulting study. The Institute's scope encompasses the history and cultures of North America's indigenous and immigrant peoples during the colonial, Revolutionary, and early national periods of the United States and the related histories of Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, the British Isles, Europe, and Africa, from the sixteenth century to approximately 1815. The principal criterion for selection is that the candidate's manuscript have significant potential for publication as a distinguished, book-length contribution to scholarship. The fellowship carries a stipend of $45,000 and a comprehensive benefits package; in addition, office facilities at the Institute and some funds for travel to conferences and research are available.
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Book Publications Publications Homepage Forthcoming Titles Recent Publications Archive The Jamestown Prize
The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture offers a $3,000 cash prize to an exceptional book-length scholarly manuscript pertaining to the history and cultures of North America from circa 1450 to1820, including related developments in the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and Africa in short, any subject encompassing the Atlantic World in this period. The Institute will award the Prize every two years. The cash prize is awarded in addition to all royalties earned on sales of the winning book.
The Douglass Adair Memorial Award
The Douglass Adair Memorial Prize is given biennially to the best article published in the William and Mary Quarterly during the preceding six years. The award consists of $2,500, a medal, and a certificate.
The Lester A. Cappon Award
The annual best-article award is funded by a bequest from the Lester A. Cappon estate The award carries a cash prize of $500.
The Richard L. Morton Award
The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture's Richard L. Morton Award recognizes a distinguished article by an author in graduate study at the time of submission. The annual prize is a selection of books from the Institute's list.
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The Clerk of the Trust, 127 Coleherne Court, London SW5 0EB, UK
Tel: +44-20-7373 1950 Fax: +44-20-7341 0043
The Trust aims to promote and maintain to a high standard the choral services whether simple or elaborate of the Church of England, Wales or Ireland in such away as the Trustees in their absolute discretion think fit, including promoting the religious, musical and secular education of pupils at choir schools. Applications will only be considered if the organ is an instrument of particular significance and an integral element in a choral service of high standard.
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The Grants Administrator, 16 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA, UK
Tel: +44-20-7580 0311 Fax: +44-0-20 7636 6730, Email: email@example.com
The Paul Mellon Centre is an educational charity established to promote and support the study of British history of art and architecture. Situated in Bloomsbury, central London, it serves as a research centre for scholars, housing a reference library and photographic archive. The Centre's activities include hosting lectures and conferences, awarding fellowships and grants, publishing academic titles and hosting Yale-in-London, a study abroad programme for American undergraduates.
In order to support scholarship in the field of British art and architectural history and to disseminate knowledge through publications, exhibitions and education, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art offers a variety of fellowships and grants. However, please note that the Centre's remit does not cover contemporary fine arts, archaeology, the current practice of architecture or the performing arts.
Senior Fellowships- (up to twelve months)
fFor established scholars or institutions in the field of British art to complete a manuscript or book for immediate publication. The Paul Mellon Centre Rome Fellowship (up to four months)
Based at the British School in Rome for scholars working on aspects of the Grand Tour or in Anglo-Italian cultural relations.
Postdoctoral Fellowships - (up to six months)
To transform doctoral research into publishable form.
Junior Fellowships - (up to three months)
For scholars in the advanced stages of doctoral research to pursue further study in the United Kingdom (based at The Paul Mellon Centre) or in the United States (based at the Yale Center for British Art).
Research Support Grants
For travel and subsistence expenses for scholars engaged in research in the history of British art or architecture.
For lectures, symposia, seminars or conferences on British art and architecture.
Curatorial Research Grants- (up to three years)
To help institutions undertake research for a particular exhibition or installation of British art.
For costs incurred by authors on books, catalogues of exhibitions or permanent collections of British fine and decorative arts and architecture.
For costs incurred by publishers or institutions on books, catalogues of exhibitions or permanent collections of British fine and decorative arts and architecture.
Research Support Grants
For travel and subsistence expenses for scholars engaged in research in the history of British art or architecture.
Educational Programme Grants
For lectures, symposia, seminars or conferences on British art and architecture.
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School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 3619 Locust Walk, Philadelphia PA 19104-6213, USA
Tel: +1-215-898 8220 Fax: +1-215-746 5946, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Penn Humanities Forum was launched in 1999. The Forum's mission is to use humanistic knowledge and expertise to promote an ongoing cultural conversation involving the range of university disciplines and the general public. The Forum provokes its diverse participants to discover common ground through the selection of a yearly theme, enlisting evolutionary biologists, medical ethicists, literary and music scholars, artists, gender theorists, and human rights experts.
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities
The Penn Humanities Forum awards five one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year). The Fellowship carries an annual stipend of $42,000 requires that the scholar spend the year in residence at the University of Pennsylvania, and is open to international applicants. Preference will be given to candidates whose proposals are interdisciplinary.
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School of Anthropology and Museum of Ethnography, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, UK
Tel: +44-1865-270924 or 270927 Fax: +44-1865-270943
The Pitt Rivers Museum houses one of the world's finest and best documented collections of ethnographic and archaeological artefacts, as well as ethnographic photographs and archival holdings. Teaching remains central to the Museum's role and is continued today in the School of Anthropology, of which the Museum is a part, along with the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (ISCA).
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The Quaternary Research Association is an organisation comprising archaeologists, botanists, civil engineers, geographers, geologists, soil scientists, zoologists and others interested in research into the problems of the Quaternary. The majority of members reside in Great Britain, but membership also extends to most European countries, North America, Africa and Australasia. The QRA was founded in 1964 as the Quaternary Field Study Group and its name was changed to the Quaternary Research Association in 1968.
Quaternary Research Fund
The Quaternary Research Fund is available to all members of the QRA of at least one year's standing, irrespective of age and status, to foster research in any area of Quaternary studies. Grants will normally be in the range £50 to £500 and can be used for any purpose deemed suitable by the awards panel.
New Research Workers' Awards
Funds are set aside for younger research workers in Quaternary science. Typical awards are to support field expeditions, geological surveys, coring activities, visits to laboratories, purchase of essential field equipment and laboratory analyses. These awards are aimed at researchers studying for higher degrees and preference will be given to those who have no source of fieldwork funding or whose access to such funds is limited. Grants are normally for sums up to £400.
Quaternary Conference Fund
The Quaternary Conference Fundis available to all members of the QRA, of at least one year's standing, to assist attendance at conferences and field meetings. Priority will be given to those with limited alternative sources of funding (particularly postgraduate students). Priority will also be given to QRA sponsored conferences and field meetings. Grants are normally for sums up to £250 .
Lewis Penny Medal
The Medal and £100 prize money will be awarded to a young (normally less than 35 years old) or new research worker, who has been a member of the QRA for at least 3 years, and who has made a significant contribution to the Quaternary Stratigraphy of the British Isles and its maritime environment. This is notionally taken to mean Britain, Ireland and surrounding offshore areas but adjacent areas of continental Europe that have relevance to the British Isles may also be taken into account. Quaternary Stratigraphy is considered here to include both Pleistocene and Holocene records and to be broad-based, encompassing lithostratigraphy, chronostratigraphy, biostratigraphy or other relevant fields.
The Bill Bishop Award
The award is designed to provide support for field-based research in the subject of geology and related sciences in the fields of: (i) Cenozoic stratigraphy, palaeoenvironments and chronology in relation to hominid evolution and (ii) British Quaternary stratigraphy, palaeoenvironments and geomorphology One award will be made annually in the order of £800 and can be used for any purpose deemed suitable by the awards panel.
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Royal Archaeological Institute
Rural Sociological Society
The International Scholarship Section (IS), The Research Council of Norway, P.O. Box 2700, St. Hanshaugen, N-0131 Oslo, Norway, Tel: +47-22-037 000 Fax: +47-22-037 001, Email: email@example.com
The Research Council of Norway (RCN) has an annual budget of more than NOK 4 billion and plays a central role in Norwegian research. The mandate of the Council is to promote and support basic and applied research in all areas of science, technology, medicine and the humanities. Important goals include raising the general level of the understanding of research in society as a whole and supporting innovation in all sectors and branches of industry. The Research Council of Norway is a strategic body which identifies areas of special effort, allocates research funds and evaluates the resulting research. The Council is the principal research policy adviser to the government, and it acts as a meeting-place and network-builder for Norwegian research. The Research Council is organized in three research divisions and one division for administrative affairs.
The Norwegian Government Scholarships
The Norwegian Government, through the International Scholarship Section (IS) of the Research Council of Norway, offers each academic year a pool of scholarships for advanced students and young researchers. The government scholarships are designed to promote contact and mobility between Norwegian and foreign students and researchers and institutions of higher learning and research. The scholarships are open to all areas of academic studies and research, including applied and performing arts. The scholarships are intended to finance a temporary stay of up to one academic year, and are not intended to complete an education/degree in Norway.
Personal Visiting Researcher Grant
The Research Council awards grants to visiting researchers as a general framework grant to cover additional (non-salary) expenses at fixed rates.
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Graduate School and University Centre, The City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5400, New York NY 10016-4309, USA. Tel: +1-212-817 2130, Fax: +1-212-817 1544, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Since 1954, the Renaissance Society of America has been the leading organization in the Americas for the interdisciplinary study of the period 1300-1650 in Western history. The RSA brings together members from many backgrounds who are interested in a wide variety of disciplines related to this period.
The William Nelson Prize
A sum of $600.00 is awarded annually for the best manuscript submitted to Renaissance Quarterly during the preceding year. Like all contributions to RQ, essays should appeal to readers of more than one discipline.
The Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize
The Renaissance Society of America awards an annual book prize of $1,000 . The purpose of the prize is to recognize significant accomplishments in Renaissance Studies by members of the RSA and to encourage Renaissance scholarship, both of which have been goals of the RSA since its founding in 1954. Books dealing with Renaissance history, any of the vernacular literatures or Latin, art, music, philosophy, and other disciplines recognized by RSA are eligible.
The Paul Oskar Kristeller Lifetime Achievement Award
This Award honors a lifetime of uncompromising devotion to the highest standard of scholarship accompanied by exceptional achievement in Renaissance studies. The Award is designed to honor a scholar for lifetime achievement, not for an individual work or works of scholarship.
The Patricia H. Labalme Memorial Scholarship for Venetian Studies
The Renaissance Society of America announces a memorial Scholarship for Venetian Studies in honor of Patricia H. Labalme, an outstanding scholar and generous friend. Her dedication to the Renaissance Society of America and her passion for Venice and Venetian studies have inspired us to strive for the excellence that her life and work represented.
RSA Research Grants
The Renaissance Society of America will award eleven grants for a total amount of $25,000. The grants will be available to applicants in all fields. There are three series of grants:
RSA Research Grants
The Renaissance Society of America will award up to nine RSA Research Grants in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $3,000, with the average amount expected to be about $2,000, for a total amount of $18,000. Three grants will be awarded in each of the three categories of Non-doctoral Scholar, Younger Scholar, and Senior Scholar. These Research Grants are available to applicants in all disciplines and topics dealing with the Renaissance.
RSA-INSR Grant for Florence
The purpose of the grant is to enable a scholar to use the archival, manuscript, and printed book collections of Florence and/or study the works of art in Florence and the surrounding area. The RSA will award the recipient $2,000 toward travel and other costs. The Istituto Nazionale will provide lodging in a pensione in Florence for up to four weeks and access to its collections.
Samuel H. Kress Foundation Fellowship in Renaissance Art History
Valued at $5,000, this fellowship is designed as a mid-career research fellowship for a scholar in art history. Consequently, this grant is open only to applicants in the Senior Scholar category. There will be a single competition for all eleven awards. Research projects in all subjects and language areas within Renaissance Studies are eligible for support.
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420 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10018, USA, Tel: +1-212-869 8500
The Rockerfeller Foundation is committed to fostering knowledge and innovation to enrich and sustain the lives and livelihoods of poor and excluded people throughout the world.
The Foundation provides grants to institutions and individuals seeking to improve the lives of poor people with a focus on the issues and regions where we work. The Foundation works globally but provides the majority of its grants to organizations whose work is focused in Southern and Eastern Africa, Southeast Asia and North America through programs which address agriculture, health, employment, housing, education, arts and culture and global policy. The Foundation also operates special programs, including a conference and study program at its Bellagio Center, the Program Venture Experiment and the Philanthropy Workshop. As a matter of policy, the Foundation does not give or lend money for personal aid to individuals or, except in rare cases, fund endowments or contribute to building and operating funds.
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Administrator, RAI, c/o Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1V 0HS, UK
The Royal Archaeological Institute is one of the foremost national archaeological societies. Its interests span all aspects of the archaeological, architectural and landscape history of the British Isles. Its tradition of presenting the results of archaeological research is today represented by the Archaeological Journal, lectures and seminars, and field trips to archaeological sites and landscapes.
RAI Research Grants
The Institute awards grants on an annual basis as follows:
Tony Clark Fund Up to £500 is awarded for archaeological work and dating.
Bunnell Lewis Fund Up to £750 towards archaeology of the Roman in the UK
RAI Award Up to £5000 towards archaeological work in the UK
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The Grants Co-ordinator, RGS-IBG, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR, UK
Tel: +1-20-7591 3073 Fax: +1-20-7591 3031
The Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) is the Learned Society representing Geography and geographers. It was founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical science and has been among the most active of the learned societies ever since. The largest geographical society in Europe, and one of the largest in the world, the RGS-IBG operates at a regional, national and international scale. The Society supports research, education and training, together with the wider public understanding and enjoyment of Geography. The Society has a membership of approximately 13,300, a world renowned reputation, and a programme of activities which extend far beyond its membership.
The Society awards over £166,000 in grants to support geography and geographical learning in the following five categories:
Thesiger-Oman International Research Fellowships
2 awards of £8,000 for research in the physical & human environment in arid and semi-arid lands.
Small Research Grants
Grants of up to £3,000 are available annually for original desk and/or field-based research at the post-doctoral level. These awards are aimed at scholarly researchers in the early stages of their career and are only available to Royal Geographical Society with IBG members.
Peter Fleming Award
A single grant of £9000 for senior researchers for the advancement of geographical science. This award is provided in memory of the late Peter Fleming for the funding of Geographical research, including fieldwork, lab based and desk based research. The applicants should be British and can be either an individual or part of a collaborative project.
EPSRC Geographical Research Grants
The Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council provides a number of grants annually of up to £3000 each for post-doctoral research on topics related to the EPSRC. The research proposal must focus on one of the following key topics; 21st century infrastructure; waste, pollution and urban land use; urban transport and urban design; an inclusive environment; impacts of climate change; flooding.
Ralph Brown Expedition Award
A single grant of £15,000 for the study of shallow aquatic environments at a senior academic level. The award is given annually The award is open to Society Fellows of any nation.
Gilchrist Fieldwork Award
A single grant of £15,000 is given biennially to a team of senior scholarly researchers. This award provided by the Gilchrist Educational Trust, which also runs an annual grant scheme for undergraduate projects. It is open to teams of up to ten members, the majority of whom should be British, conducting original and challenging research which will be of benefit to the host nation.
British Airways Travel Bursaries
British Airways kindly provides four return flights for individual researchers under 35, for work in tourism-related field research.
Postgraduate & Undergraduate Students
2 to 3 annual awards of up to £3000 are available for PhD students conducting overseas research on development issues. Preference is given to students at the start of their careers conducting research in developing countries.
Hong Kong Research Grant
The Hong Kong branch of the Royal Geographical Society with IBG offers an annual award of £2,500 for research by postgraduates in the Greater China region. The researcher should be in the field for more than four weeks and work should be of an applied nature.
Henrietta Hutton Research Grants
The Henrietta Hutton Memorial Fund provides two annual grants of £500 each for female undergraduate or postgraduate Geography students who are under 25. The grants are for students who are undertaking overseas fieldwork for a period greater than four weeks, either as an individual or as a member of a team.
Monica Cole Research Grant
£1,000 will be awarded to a female physical geographer conducting fieldwork in challenging environments. This award is given once every three years.
Innovative Geography Teaching Grants
Five awards of up to £800 each are given annually to teachers who wish to develop innovative ideas for the teaching of Geography in secondary education. Expedition and fieldwork teams
Neville Shulman Challenge Award
A single grant of £10,000 for exploration and further understanding of the planet. This is an annual award available for individuals over the age of twenty-five. The aim of the award is to promote a better understanding of the world, it’s peoples and it’s cultures.
Geographical Fieldwork Grants
Several awards are available, primarily for undergraduates conducting fieldwork in geographical science. The best teams will receive grants of £750-£3000.
Photography and media
Journey of a Lifetime Award
A £4,000 travel bursary is available for an original and challenging journey to result in a documentary for BBC Radio 4. The aim of the award is to promote global understanding and to encourage new broadcasting talent. The journey planned must be interesting and original enough to form the content of a BBC documentary aimed at inspiring an interest in people and places.
John Radford Award for Geographical Photography
A single award of £700 for a geographically orientated photographic assignment. The assignment should provide a photographic record of environmental, cultural or social changes happening anywhere in the world. Applicants should be between the ages of 18-30 and can come from any EU member state.
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22/26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ, UK
Tel: +44-131-240 5000 Fax: +44-131-240 5024
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) is an educational charity, registered in Scotland. Independent and non-party-political, it works to provide public benefit throughout Scotland and by means of a growing international programme. The RSE has a peer-elected, multidisciplinary Fellowship of 1400 men and women who are experts within their fields. The RSE was created in 1783 for the advancement of learning and useful knowledge. They seek to provide public benefit in today’s Scotland by organising lectures, debates and conferences on topical issues of lasting importance, conducting independent inquiries on matters of national and international importance, providing educational activities for primary and secondary school students throughout Scotland and by distributing over £1.7 million to top researchers and entrepreneurs working in Scotland.
The BP Research Fellowships
These fellowships are tenable for three years in Scottish Higher Education Institutions, for independent research.
CRF European Visiting Research Fellowships
This is a scheme supporting research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in Scotland which aims to establish a two-way flow of scholars between Scotland and Continental Europe.
Careers Scotland Science Fellowships for Teachers
Careers Scotland, in partnership with the Scottish Enterprise Electronics Team and the European Social Fund, is developing a project entitled Science and Technology Matters for Scotland. The aim of the project is to maintain Scotland’s excellence in science and technology by applying best-practice mechanisms to reverse the current trend of fewer pupils studying science- and technology-related subjects at school; increase the number of students entering technical courses in tertiary education, and help to stem the loss of engineering talent overseas by providing (technical) opportunities and awareness.
The Cormack Scholarships are offered for the purpose of promoting Astronomical Knowledge and Research in Scotland, as far as practicable.
Henry Dryerre Scholarship
The Henry Dryerre Scholarship supports postgraduate research in medical or veterinary physiology.
The Scholarships are for Honours Graduates in all forms of Engineering from Scottish Universities, who wish to study some aspect of their profession outwith the UK.
Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland Fellowships and Studentships
Fellowships and studentships for independent research which relates to improving the quality of life of the ageing population.
Scottish Executive Fellowships
These postdoctoral Fellowships are funded on an annual basis by the Scottish Executive.
Scottish Executive Science Fellowships for Teachers
This scheme is intended to enhance the transfer of ideas from commercial, industrial and research organisations into the education system, benefiting both schools and individual teachers.
Gannochy Trust Innovation Award
The Gannochy Trust Innovation Award of the Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland’s highest accolade for individual achievement in innovation and has been created to encourage and reward Scotland’s young innovators for work which benefits Scotland’s wellbeing. The award will be presented annually to a young innovator whose work has the potential to promote social and economic wellbeing. The purpose of the new award is to encourage younger people to pursue careers in fields of research which promote Scotland’s inventiveness internationally, and to recognise outstanding individual achievement which contributes to the common good of Scotland.
David Anderson Berry Medal
It is awarded quinquennially for recent work on the effects of X-rays and other forms of radiation on living tissues. Published work is taken into consideration if submitted to the Society with the application.
This Medal was instituted to commemorate the bicentenary of the Society and recognises distinguished Service to the Society in Offices other than that of President.
W S Bruce Medal
This Medal commemorates the work of Dr W S Bruce, an explorer and scientific investigator in polar regions. The award is open to workers of all nationalities, preferably of Scottish birth or origin, and preferably at the outset of their careers. The Medal is for some notable contribution to Zoology, Botany, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography or Geography. It should represent new knowledge, or be the outcome of a personal visit to polar regions by the recipient.
This Medal is awarded quadrennially for a paper on a scientific subject, preference being given to a paper containing a discovery.
This Medal is awarded triennially for a work or publication, by a Scottish Naturalist, preferably based in Scotland, on some branch of Natural History, completed or published within the last five years.
These Medals are awarded annually, to individuals who have achieved distinction and are of international repute in any of the following categories: Life Sciences; Physical and Engineering Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; Business and Commerce. Candidates for the Royal Medals need not be RSE Fellows and should, preferably, have a Scottish connection irrespective of place of domicile.
Makdougall Brisbane Prize
This prize is awarded biennially, with preference to a person working in Scotland, for particular distinction in the promotion of scientific research, with the proviso that, in the absence of a person of sufficient distinction.
Alexander Ninian Bruce Prize
This Prize is awarded quadrennially for meritorious research in Medical or Veterinary Physiology, to a person working in a Scottish Higher Education Institution.
BP Prize Lectureship in the Humanities
It is awarded biennially to a person working in a Scottish Higher Education Institution. It is awarded sequentially in the following subject areas: (i) Language, Literature and the Arts (ii) Archaeological and Historical Studies (iii) Social Studies (iv) Philosophy, Theology and Law
Bruce Preller Prize Lectureship
It is awarded sequentially in the following areas: (i) Earth Sciences (ii) Engineering Sciences (iii) Medical Sciences (iv) Biological Sciences
CRF Prize Lectureship in Biomedical Sciences and Arts & Letters
The Biomedical Sciences Lectureship is normally awarded to a scientist working outside the United Kingdom. There is no geographical restriction on the domicile of the Prize Lecturer in Arts and Letters.
Henry Dryerre Prize Lectureship
The Fund is named after her late husband, Henry Dryerre, who was a Professor of Veterinary Physiology at the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh. The Prize Lectureship is awarded quadrennially to a distinguished scholar in the field of medical research.
Henry Duncan Prize Lectureship
It is awarded triennially to a scholar of any nationality for work of international repute in Scottish Studies.
Gunning Victoria Jubilee Prize Lectureship
It is awarded quadrennially in recognition of original work by scientists resident in or connected with Scotland. It is awarded sequentially in the following areas: (i) Chemistry (ii) Physics (iii) Pure or Applied Mathematics
James Scott Prize Lectureship
This is awarded quadrennially for a lecture on the fundamental concepts of Natural Philosophy.
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Business Manager, Rural Sociological Society, 104 Gentry Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia MO 65211-7040, USA
Tel: +1-573-882 9065 Fax: +1-573-882 1473
The Rural Sociological Society (RSS), its officers and members, welcomes you to our place in cyberspace. The RSS is a professional social science association that promotes the generation, application and dissemination of sociological knowledge. The Society seeks to enhance the quality of rural life, communities and the environment.
The RSS Early Careers Awards Competition
Awards of up to $5,000 are available to members of the Rural Sociological Society who received their PhD between 2000 and 2005. Submission of innovative proposals in all topical areas encompassed by the field of rural sociology, including proposals with an international dimension are encouraged. Distinguished Service to Rural Life Award
This award recognizes a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the enhancement of rural life and rural people.
Distinguished Rural Sociologist Award
This award seeks to honor one or more RSS members who have made superior career contributions to the field of rural sociology through research, teaching, extension, public service, and/or public policy.
Excellence in Research Award
This award seeks to recognize a RSS member who has conducted outstanding rural-oriented research.
Excellence in Instruction Award
RecognizeS outstanding rural-oriented teaching by a RSS member at the graduate and/or undergraduate level.
Excellence in Extension and Public Outreach Award
This award was established to honor a RSS member, working at a university or college, who has made significant contributions to extension and public outreach.
Excellence in Practice and Application Award
This award is given to honor a RSS member, working in a non-academic setting, who has made significant contributions in the area of practice and application.
Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award
This award seeks to honor the RSS member (or members) deserving distinction for a single work of scholarship that exemplifies the highest quality of achievement in rural sociology.
Certificate of Appreciation
This certificate is presented to honor RSS members providing outstanding service to the Society beyond the call of duty in a singular area of effort.
Kenneth Wilkinson Rural Policy Award.
The award honors outstanding commitment, innovation, and untiring support in promoting policies that advance rural development in the United States and abroad. All components of policy that affect the economy and well being of rural areas are included.
NRRG Award of Merit
Each year, the NRRG Award of Merit is presented to recognize exceptional contributions to the sociology of natural resources. The award may be given in recognition of a collective body of work, or in recognition of a particularly significant single piece of work. We aim for the recipient to have one or more of the following qualifications: outstanding research and scholarship; outstanding applied sociological work, such as work with a natural resources agency, organization, partnership, or community other contributions to the NRRG or sociology of natural resources.
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Society for Music Theory
The Spencer Foundation
Mrs Sue West, Administrator, 22 Earith Rd, Willingham, Cambridge CB4 5LS, UK, Tel/Fax: +44-1954-260707
The Trust has a Christian basis and is concerned with the development of body, mind and spirit, a just environment, and international goodwill. To this end it supports projects in religious, social, educational and medical fields. Mainly in the UK. The Trust aims to promote and assist innovative research activities or pioneering developments with a view to making such work self-supporting. It emphasises prevention rather than alleviation of human suffering.
Grants are normally given in the form of a salary. The Trustees prefer to support innovative and imaginative people - often promising young researchers. Grants are normally limited to 2 or 3 years, but are sometimes extended. Applicants should be sure that any proposal fits the Trust's current priority areas (Religious; Social & Educational; Medical). Small Grants are sometimes given to projects falling within the current priority areas.
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Office of Fellowships, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, Victor Building, Suite 9300 MRC 902, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012, USA. Tel: +1-202-275 0655, Email: email@example.com
The Smithsonian Institute's Office of Fellowships (OF) has the central management and administrative responsibility for the Institution's programs of research grants, fellowships, and other scholarly appointments. One of its primary objectives is the facilitation of the Smithsonian's scholarly interactions with students and scholars at universities, museums, and other research institutions around the world. The Office administers Institution-wide research support programs, and encourages and assists other Smithsonian museums, research institutes and research offices in the development of additional fellowships and visiting appointments.
Postdoctoral and Senior Fellowships
Postdoctoral Fellowships, with a stipend of between $22,000 and $40,000 per year, are available for scholars, for periods of three to twelve months who have held the doctoral degree or equivalent for fewer than seven years as of the application deadline.
Senior Fellowships of three to twelve months are available for scholars who have held the doctoral degree or equivalent for more than seven years as of the application deadline.
Latino Studies Fellowship Program
The Latino Studies Fellowship Program provides opportunities to US Latino/a predoctoral students and postdoctoral and senior scholars to pursue research topics that relate to Latino art, culture, and history. Interdisciplinary subjects are encouraged and can be undertaken at more than one of the Smithsonian museums and/or research units, and advised by one or more of the Smithsonian research staff members. Fellowships are available for 3 to 12 months. Stipend: Senior and Postdoctoral - $35,000 per year Predoctoral - $22,000 per year
Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowships
Six to eight humanities fellowships will be awarded and include a stipend in addition to an allowance for travel to and from Washington, D.C., as necessary, for the residency. Applicants need not be U.S. citizens to be eligible, and approximately half of the fellows will be drawn from outside the United States.
National Air and Space Museum (NASM)
The Guggenheim Fellowship is a competitive three- to twelve-month in-residence fellowship for pre- or postdoctoral research in aviation and space history. Predoctoral applicants should have completed preliminary course work and examinations and be engaged in dissertation research. Postdoctoral applicants should have received their Ph.D. within the past seven years. A stipend of $20,000 for predoctoral candidates and $30,000 for postdoctoral candidates will be awarded.
A. Verville Fellowship
The Verville Fellowship is a competitive nine- to twelve-month in-residence fellowship intended for the analysis of major trends, developments, and accomplishments in the history of aviation or space studies. The fellowship is open to all interested candidates with demonstrated skills in research and writing. An advanced degree in history, engineering, or related fields is not a requirement. A stipend of $45,000 will be awarded for a 12-month fellowship, . Ramsey Fellowship in Naval Aviation History
The Ramsey Fellowship is a competitive twelve-month, in-residence fellowship in U.S. Naval Flight History, including Navy and Marine Corps aviation, the history of rocketry, missile and space activities in U.S. naval service, biographical studies of naval aviators, and multinational comparative studies that include the United States. The fellowship is open to all interested candidates with demonstrated skills in research and writing. A stipend of $45,000 will be awarded for a 12-month fellowship.
The Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History
The Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History is a competitive twelve-month fellowship open to senior scholars with distinguished records of publication who are working on, or anticipate working on, books in aerospace history. Support up to a maximum of $100,000 a year is available.
Postdoctoral Earth and Planetary Sciences Fellowship
The National Air and Space Museum has established the Postdoctoral Earth and Planetary Sciences Fellowship to support scientific research in this area. Scientists in the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies concentrate on geologic and geophysical research of the Earth and other terrestrial planets, using remote sensing data obtained from Earth-orbiting and interplanetary spacecraft. Research also focuses on global environmental change.
Lemelson Center Fellowships
The Lemelson Center Fellows Program supports projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. These include, but are not limited to, historical research and documentation projects, resulting in publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, and multimedia products. Fellowships are awarded for a maximum of ten weeks and carry a prorated stipend.
National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) Conservation Department Programme
Andrew W. Mellon Advanced Conservation Fellowships
The year-long fellowships are available to recent graduates of conservation training programs.
National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) American Indian Programme
The program is particularly interested in collaborative projects with Indian-controlled museums, colleges, and other cultural and educational institutions but welcomes inquiries about research, exhibitions, and other outreach activities.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum And Its Renwick Gallery (SAAM) Fellowship opportunities in American Art
A variety of pre- and postdoctoral research fellowships are offered, including these named fellowships:
The Douglass Foundation Fellowship in American Art is given for scholarly research in American art.
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Fellowship is offered to support research in American art and visual culture.
The James Renwick Fellowship in American Craft is available for research in American studio crafts or decorative arts from the nineteenth century to the present.
The Sara Roby Fellowship in Twentieth-Century American Realism is awarded to a scholar whose research topic matches the Sara Roby Foundation’s interest in American realism.
The Joshua C. Taylor Fellowship is supported by alumni and friends of the fellowship program.
The Terra Foundation for American Art Fellowships support work by scholars from abroad who are researching American art or U.S. scholars who are investigating international contexts for American art.
In addition to pre- and postdoctoral fellowships, a special category of senior fellowship may be awarded (separate application necessary). The stipend for a one-year predoctoral fellowship is $22,000, plus research and travel allowances. The stipend for a one-year senior or postdoctoral fellowship is $35,000, plus research and travel allowances. Senior Terra Foundation for American Art Fellows receive a special stipend of $55,000 for one year, plus up to $5,000 for relocation, research, and travel. Terms of residency range from three to twelve months.
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies (SCEMS) Fellowships in Museum Practice
The Smithsonian's Fellowships in Museum Practice (FMP) program is an opportunity for mid- and senior-level museum personnel, researchers and training providers to spend time at the Smithsonian researching a particular topic of interest that is relevant to their work and the museum profession. The goal of the program is foster innovative scholarship and expand the availability of data that has the potential to contribute to improvements in museum operations. Fellowships are awarded annually for a period of up to 6 months. An award consists of a stipend of $3,000 per month
Smithsonian Latino Center (SLC) 2006 Latino Museum Studies Program (LMSP)
LMSP is open to mid-career museum professionals and graduate students enrolled or engaged in the fields of Latino and Latin American art, culture and history; these include but are not limited to visual arts, sociology, performing arts, literature, cultural anthropology and related studies.
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education (SCMRE)
SCMRE Post-doctoral Fellowships
Post-doctoral Fellowships are available for research on problems in the application of techniques of the physical sciences to problems in art history, anthropology, archaeology, and the history of technology.
Conservation Science Fellowships
Fellowships are available at the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education (SCMRE) for research relevant to the care, preservation, and conservation of museum collections.
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education-Postgraduate Fellowships and Pre-graduate Internships in Archaeological Conservation
These one-year fellowships, to be spent at Smithsonian-related archaeological field work sites and at SCMRE, Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) Smithsonian Institution Libraries Resident Scholar Programmes
The Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) offers two programs for scholars to use SIL Special Collections . Each program awards stipends of $2,500 per month for up to six months. Historians, librarians, doctoral students, and post-doctoral scholars are welcome to apply.
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The Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting study, research, discussion, performance, and publication in dance history and related fields. Organized in 1978 as a professional network, the society was incorporated in 1983 and now counts among its members individuals and institutions in the United States and abroad committed to the (inter)discipline of dance studies. It was admitted to the American Council of Learned Societies as a constituent member in 1996. SDHS defines dance history in the broadest possible terms. The field encompasses the tradition of Western theatrical dance from Renaissance and Baroque court entertainments to postmodern dance theatre; the dance traditions of non-Western cultures; and a range of theatrical and participatory dance forms constitutive of popular culture.
de la Torre Bueno Prize®
The de la Torre Bueno Prize® is awarded annually to a book published in the English language that exemplifies scholarly excellence and advances the field of dance studies.
The Gertrude Lippincott Award
The Gertrude Lippincott Award is an annual prize of five hundred dollars for the best English-language article on dance history or theory published during the preceding calendar year.
Selma Jeanne Cohen Awards
The purpose of the program is to encourage excellence in scholarship in the field of dance history. Up to three awards are given each year.
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Stephen Foster Memorial, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA 15260, USA
The Society was founded in 1975. The Society for American Music is a non-profit scholarly and educational organization and is a constituent member of the American Council of Learned Societies. The society aims to stimulate the appreciation, performance, creation and study of American music in all its diversity, and the full range of activities and institutions associated with that music. "America" is understood to embrace North America, including Central America and the Caribbean, and aspects of its cultures everywhere in the world.
H. Earle Johnson Bequest for Book Publication Subvention
The H. Earle Johson Book Publication Subvention Award of the Society for American Music is intended to support the costs of the publication of a significant monograph on an important topic in American Music. This fund provides two subventions up to $2,500 annually.
Sight and Sound
This subvention fund provides annual subventions of approximately $700-$900.
Irving Lowens Memorial Awards
These awards consist of a plaque and cash award given annually for a book and an article that make outstanding contributions to American music studies. The Lowens Book Award represents our most prestigious honor
The Irving Lowens Article Award is offered by the Society for American Music each year for an article that, in the judgment of the awards committee, makes an outstanding contribution to the study of American music or music in America.
Wiley Housewright Dissertation Award
The Wiley Housewright Dissertation Award is designed to recognize a single dissertation on American music for its exceptional depth, clarity, significance, and overall contribution to the field. "American" is understood here to embrace all of North America, including Central America and the Caribbean, and aspects of its cultures elsewhere in the world. Dissertations from American Studies, American history, and other fields beyond theory, musicology, and ethnomusicology are welcome as long as the primary focus of the work is a musical topic.
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The Society for Ethnomusicology was founded in 1955 to promote the research, study, and performance of music in all historical periods and cultural contexts. At present, the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) has more than 2,500 members from six continents. The Society for Ethnomusicology is multidisciplinary in concept and worldwide in scope. Members' interests range from Japanese shakuhachi performance practice to popular musics in New York; from the conservation and display of Native American musical instruments to teaching world music in public schools. Members of the Society for Ethnomusicology are scholars, students, performers, publishers, museum specialists, and librarians from numerous disciplines. Some of these disciplines include anthropology, musicology, cultural studies, acoustics, popular music studies, music education, folklore, composition, archiving, and the performing arts.
Alan Merriam Prize
This prize, with a value of $300, aims to recognize the most distinguished, published English-language monograph in the field of ethnomusicology.
Jaap Kunst Prize
The Jaap Kunst Prize seeks to recognize the most significant article in ethnomusicology written by a member of the Society for Ethnomusicology and published within the previous year (whether in the journal or elsewhere). The prize has a value of $200
Klaus P. Wachsmann Prize for Advanced and Critical Essays in Organology
This prize, with a value of $300, seeks to recognize a major publication that advances the field of organology through the presentation of new data and by using innovative methods in the study of musical instruments. The publication may be a monograph, an article, a unified series of articles, or a video/electronic media item.
Ida Halpern Fellowship and Award
This Award and Fellowship support research on Native American Music of the United States and Canada and to recognize the publication of said research. The Prize includes a $4,000 research fellowship and a $1,000 award post-publication.
The Nadia and Nicholas Nahumck Fellowship
The Fellowship helps support research on a dance-related subject and its subsequent publication. The prize comprises of a $4,000 research fellowship and $1,000 award for publication
Robert M. Stevenson Prize
The prize is intended to honor ethnomusicologists who are also composers by encouraging research, and recognizing a book, dissertation, or paper (published or unpublished), on their compositional oeuvre. As an extension of that purpose, the prize may also be awarded to a book, dissertation, or paper (published or unpublished) on a composer's (or composers') use in any genre of traditional, popular, or art music of ethnomusicological research materials in their creative work. The Prize is valued at: $1,000.
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SHOT, Department of the History of Science, 3505 N. Charles Street, Johns Hopkins University MD 21218, USA
Tel: +1-410-516 8349 Fax: +1-410-516 7502
The Society for the History of Technology was formed in 1958 to encourage the study of the development of technology and its relations with society and culture. An interdisciplinary organization, SHOT is concerned not only with the history of technological devices and processes, but also with the relations of technology to science, politics, social change, the arts and humanities, and economics.There are almost 1500 individual members and 1000 institutions around the world. In addition to professional historians and museum curators, SHOT members include practicing scientists and engineers, anthropologists, librarians, political scientists, and economists.
The Leonardo Da Vinci Medal
The highest recognition from the Society for the History of Technology is the Leonardo da Vinci Medal, presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the history of technology, through research, teaching, publications, and other activities. The prize consists of a medal and a certificate.
Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits
The Society for the History of Technology invites nominations for its Dibner Award, established in 1985 to recognize excellence in museums and museum exhibits that interpret the history of technology, industry, and engineering to the general public.The award consists of a plaque and up to $1000.
Edelstein Prize Competition
The Edelstein Prize is awarded to the author of an outstanding scholarly book in the history of technology. The prize consists of $3500 and a plaque.
Ferguson Prize Competition
The Eugene S. Ferguson Prize is awarded by SHOT for outstanding and original reference work that will support future scholarship in the history of technology. The prize consists of a plaque and a cash award of $2500.
The Brooke Hindle Post-Doctoral Fellowship
The award is for $10,000 and may be used for any purpose connected with research or writing in the history of technology.
IEEE Life Members' Prize in Electrical History
The prize recognizes the best paper in electrical history published during the previous year. The prize consists of a cash award of $500 and a certificate.
International Scholars Programme
SHOT International Scholars shall be individuals who reside and work outside the United States; they may be either junior or more advanced scholars, although it is hoped that junior scholars and established scholars just beginning to work in the history of technology will derive the greatest benefit from designation as SHOT International Scholars.
The Samuel Eleazar and Rose Tartakow Levinson Prize
This prize is awarded each year for a single-authored, unpublished essay in the history of technology that explicitly examines in some detail a technology or technological device/process within the framework of social or intellectual history. It is intended for younger scholars and new entrants into the profession.
Sally Hacker Prize
The Sally Hacker Prize is awarded for the best popular book in the history of technology. The prize, consisting of $2000 and a certificate, recognizes engaging and original books written for a general, adult audience, which also incorporate current, solid scholarship.
The Abbott Payson Usher Prize
This prize is awarded annually to the author of the best scholarly work published during the preceding three years under the auspices of the Society for the History of Technology. The prize consists of $400 and a certificate.
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The Society for Music Theory was founded in 1977. The Society holds annual meetings, publishes two journals (Music Theory Spectrum and Music Theory Online), and encourages scholarly excellence by giving awards for outstanding publications in music theory. We also work to increase the diversity of our discipline and to promote fruitful exchanges between music theorists, musicologists, performers, and scholars in other fields.
The Wallace Berry Award
This award is given for a distinguished book by an author of any age or career stage.
The Outstanding Publication Award
The Outstanding Publication Award is given for a distinguished article by an author of any age or career stage.
The Emerging Scholar Award
Given for a book or article by an author in an early stage of her/his career.
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Tel: +1-610-530 2483 Fax: +1-610-530 2485, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in 1957 to encourage the rigorous systematic study of sexuality, today more than 1,000 individuals hold membership in the Society. Itis a non-profit professional membership organization. A strength of the Society is the range of disciplines represented by its members, conference participants and journal authors. Membership of the Society includes anthropologists, biologists, educators, historians, nurses, physicians, psychologists, sociologists, theologians, therapists, and many other disciplines. The Society has a strong commitment to "the next generation" through the support of a vigorous student membership program. The Society's award programme recognizes professional excellence, public service and service to The Society. •A broad range of committee activity provides numerous opportunities for the involvement of members in the work of the Society.
The Kinsey Award
The Kinsey Award acknowledges contributions to the field of sex research, sex therapy, and/or sexology. Award recipients need not be members of the Midcontinent Region. The Award is presented at the annual meeting of the Midcontinent Region.
Hugo G. Beigel Research Award
The award is designed to promote and reward research excellence in sexology; the recipient is the author of the best article published during the year in The Journal of Sex Research.
Distinguished Scientific Achievement
The Society for Scientific Study of Sexuality's Award for Distinguished Scientific Achievement recognizes professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of sexology.
SSSS Public Service Award
Established in 1985, the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality's Public Service Award is given to individuals for outstanding achievement or major impact in such areas as public awareness of sexual issues, public advocacy, professional practice by educators, therapists or health specialists, and legislation or public policy formation.
FSSS Grants-in-Aid Programme
The Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality has a Grants-in-Aid program that provides up to $1,000 (per grant) to support scientific sexuality research in areas not likely to receive support from other sources. The money may be used for either a small project that can be completed with the help of the grant or as part of a larger study that might ultimately be funded from other sources.
The Ira and Harriet Reiss Theory Award
The purpose of the Ira and Harriet Reiss Theory Award is to highlight and support theoretical advances in the field of sexual science. The award will be given annually to the author(s) of the best social science article, chapter, or book published in the previous year in which theoretical explanations of human sexual attitudes and behaviors are developed.The author (s) of the winning contribution will receive a plaque and a $500.
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901 N. Stuart Street Suite 904, Arlington VA 22203-1822, USA
Tel: +1-703-522 4114 Fax: +1-703-522 2075, Email: email@example.com
The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is an individual membership organization dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication. It is the largest organization of its type in the world. Its 18,000 members include technical writers and editors, content developers, documentation specialists, technical illustrators, instructional designers, academics, information architects, usability and human factors professionals, visual designers, Web designers and developers, and translators - anyone whose work makes technical information available to those who need it. Society membership provides opportunities for ongoing learning and professional networking. Through the efforts of a small, full-time staff and a large network of volunteers, STC promotes the public welfare by educating its members and industry about issues concerning technical communication.
Chapter Grants and Loans
The STC grants and loans program provides partial or total financial funding, based on the requirements set out in these guidelines, to allow chapters and student chapters to conduct or start special events or programs that might otherwise be financially impractical.
The Society for Technical Communication offers research grants to talented individuals with a desire to help bridge the gap between those who create ideas and those who use them. STC is interested in practical basic and applied research on topics that are of concern and interest to the Society's mainstream membership. To date nearly $300,000 has been awarded for research grants.
The $10,000 Annual Award
The annual award of up to $10,000 continues the Society's tradition of accepting research proposals on a wide spectrum of topics related to technical communication.
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Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE, UK
Tel: +44-20-7479 7080, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in1707, The Society of Antiquaries of London is one of the UK's oldest learned societies. The Society's aims then as now, are 'the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquities and history of this and other countries'. The Society's interests embrace all aspects of archaeology, architectural and art history, conservation, heraldry, anthropological, ecclesiastical, documentary, musical and linguistic study.
Minor Research Grants
The Society provides funds for the support of archaeological and antiquarian research within its fields of interest. Some of the funds are limited by date and period but the Society is also able to consider applications over a wider geographical and chronological range. In recent years the total allocated has been approximately £30,000, in amounts varying from £500 to £2,500. Minor Research grants are open to Fellows and other researchers who have links with the UK.
Joan Pye Awards
This award scheme seeks to assist scholars who have completed their post-graduate degree within the last five years. The aim of the scheme is to assist research work in the fields of prehistoric and Roman archaeology in the United Kingdom.
Hugh Chapman Memorial Fund
Grants are awarded to research projects within Hugh Chapman's areas of interest, especially the Western Roman Empire and antiquarian matters in London and its environs.
Tessa and Mortimer Wheeler Memorial Fund
This Fund was established with the purpose of assisting students of archaeology (undergraduates or first-year post-graduate) to gain experience in the field in the UK and abroad. A total of £2,000 is available each year, with successful applicants receiving up to £500.
The William Lambarde Memorial Fund
The fund gives grants for scholarships for travel in the field of archaeology or antiquarian studies. These awards are made annually with approximately £2,000 being available each year; successful applicants can receive amounts up to £500.
The Janet Arnold Award
Miss Arnold established this award to further in-depth studies of the history of Western dress. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they wish to pursue a particular piece of original research based on items of dress or their remains with a view to eventually disseminating the results through publication, display, cataloguing, teaching or through practical use in conservation or accurate reproduction. The award may be used for travel, accommodation and incidental expenses such as the purchase of photographs.
The William and Jane Morris Fund
The Morris Fund was formed ‘for the purpose of providing a fund for the protection of ancient buildings', so perpetuating one of her father's chief interests. May Morris required that grants should be made only to works that are carried out accordance with the principles of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). In practice the income from the fund has been devoted almost entirely to making grants towards the repair of churches and church fittings. The income of the Fund is not large (approximately £13,000 a year). The Fund committee is composed of Officers of the Society and Fellows qualified to advise on applications.
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Spencer Foundation 625 N. Michigan Avenue Suite 1600 Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Tel: +1-312-337-7000 Fax: +1-312-337-0282, Email: email@example.com
The Spencer Foundation was established in 1962 and began formal grant making in 1971. Since that time, the Foundation has made grants totaling approximately $250 million. The Foundation is intended to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. From the first, the Foundation has been dedicated to the belief that research is necessary to the improvement in education. The Foundation is thus committed to supporting high-quality investigation of education through its research programs and to strengthening and renewing the educational research community through its fellowship and training programs and related activities.
Research GrantsThe Spencer Foundation provides funding for investigations that promise to yield new knowledge about education in the United States or abroad. The Foundation funds research grants that range in size from smaller grants that can be completed within a year, to larger, multi-year endeavors.
The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowships
Administered by the National Academy of Education, the postdoctoral fellowships are designed to promote scholarship in the United States and abroad on matters relevant to the improvement of education in all its forms. Scholars anywhere in the world who have completed their doctorates within the last five years, and who wish to conduct research related to education, may apply.
The Spencer Fellows at the Centre for Advanced Study in the Behavioural Sciences
Since 1971, the Foundation has contributed to the support of Spencer Fellows at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California. Three to five scholars with interests in issues of education, development, cognition, and the social contexts of learning are supported annually.
A small number of experimental and developmental programs are administered through the Office of the President and the Office of the Vice President.
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The Director, Royal Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EHl IJF, UK
Tel: +44-131-247 4115/4133
The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland was founded in 1780 and it was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1783. It is the second oldest antiquarian society in Britain. The purpose of the Society is set out in the first of its Laws: ".... the Study of the Antiquities and History of Scotland, more especially by means of archaeological research"; the Society today is concerned with every aspect of the human past in Scotland. There are now some 3500 Fellows around the world, as well as 25 Honorary Fellows elected for their outstanding scholarship.
Grants are available towards the costs of all aspects of archaeological and historical research relating to Scotland.
The Gunning Jubilee Gift
The Gift is awarded " to help experts to visit museums, collections, or materials of archaeological science, at home or abroad for the purposes of special investigation and research".
The Chalmers-Jervise Prize
A prize of £500 is offered biennially for the best essay, illustrated where necessary, on any subject relating to the archaeology or history of Scotland before 1100 AD.
Bursaries for Young Fellows attending Conferences
Bursaries, awarded on the recommendation of the Research Committee, are available to enable young Fellows of the Society to read papers on Scottish themes at conferences of international standing within Britain or abroad. If in Britain, however, they should attract participants from overseas. Individual bursaries do not normally exceed a maximum of £300.
The Society is able to offer grants to local archaeological, antiquarian, or similar societies to help fund a lecture, symposium or conference. The purpose is to fund lectures in those parts of Scotland which are not at present served by the Society's meetings.
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Tel: +1-202-223 5100, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues is an international group of over 3500 psychologists, allied scientists, students, and others who share a common interest in research on the psychological aspects of important social issues. In various ways, the Society seeks to bring theory and practice into focus on human problems of the group, the community, and nations, as well as the increasingly important problems that have no national boundaries.
The Louise Kidder Early Career Award
Nominees should be investigators who have made substantial contributions to social issues research within five years of receiving a graduate degree and who have demonstrated the potential to continue such contributions. The award consists of $500 and a plaque.
The Michele Alexander Early Career Award for Scholarship and Service
The Michele Alexander Early Career Award for Scholarship and Service was established to recognize early career excellence in scholarship as well as in service. Applicants have received a Ph.D. within 5 years of the time of application.
Lewin Memorial Award
This award is presented annually for "outstanding contributions to the development and integration of psychological research and social action."
The Sages Programme
Action Grants for Experienced Scholars
The SAGES Program was set up to encourage our age 60 and over and retired members to apply their knowledge to helping solve social problems or to assist policy makers to solve social problems. Proposals are invited that use social science research findings to address social problems through direct action projects, consulting with not-for-profit groups, or through preparing reviews of existing social science literature that could be used by policy makers. Funding for up to a total of $7000 can be submitted for direct costs related to the project.
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The Society for Judgment and Decision Making is an interdisciplinary academic organization dedicated to the study of normative, descriptive, and prescriptive theories of decision. Its members include psychologists, economists, organizational researchers, decision analysts, and other decision researchers. The Society's primary event is its Annual Meeting at which Society members present their research. It also publishes the journal Judgment and Decision Making.
Jane Beattie Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship provides assistance for travel to the United States. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to subsidize travel to the U.S. for purposes of scholarly activity by a foreign scholar in the area of judgment and decision research, broadly defined. The Fund awards one or two scholarships in amounts of $400 - $700 each.
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United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
United Nations University/Institute of Advanced Studies UNU/IAS
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
UNESCO - the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. Today, UNESCO functions as a laboratory of ideas and a standard-setter to forge universal agreements on emerging ethical issues. The Organization also serves as a clearinghouse for the dissemination and sharing of information and knowledge while helping Member States to build their human and institutional capacities in diverse fields. UNESCO promotes international co-operation in the fields of education, science, culture and communication.
The UNESCO Fellowships Programme, through the award and administration of fellowships, study and travel grants, aims to contribute to the enhancement of human resources and national capacity-building in areas that are closely aligned to UNESCO’s expected strategic objectives and programme priorities; increase fellowships co-sponsorship arrangements with interested donors and extrabudgetary funding sources.
The UNESCO Fellowships Section administers the following Co-sponsored programmes:
UNESCO/China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme
UNESCO/Cuba Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme
UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships
UNESCO/Israel (MASHAV) Co-Sponsored Fellowships
UNESCO/ITALY Co-Sponsored Fellowships for Iraqi Women
UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi (Japan) Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships Programme
UNESCO/L’ORÉAL Co-Sponsored Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences
UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships
UNESCO/Republic of Korea (IPDC) Co-Sponsored Fellowships
UNESCO/Suzanne Mubarak/Japan-Egypt Friendship Research Fellowships for the Empowerment of Women in Peace and Gender Studies
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53-67 Jingumae 5-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8304, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5467 2323 Fax: +81-3-5467 2324, Email: email@example.com
The United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) is amongst the newest in the network of research and training centres within the UNU system. The Institute conducts research, postgraduate education and capacity development, both in-house and in cooperation with an interactive network of academic institutions and international organizations.
PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programmes
Our Fellowships are intended to complement and contribute to the Institute’s research programmes, and are aimed at providing young scientists, policy-makers, and developing country scholars with the opportunity to expand their intellectual vision beyond a single scientific field.
UNU-IAS fellowship programmes
The UNU-IAS Capacity Development Programme aims to expand the impact of the Institute’s research while enhancing the skills and knowledge of young researchers, scholars and policy-makers - particularly those from developing countries - for the development and implementation of creative solutions to pressing global problems.
Junior Professional Fellowship Programme
This programme provides recent graduates with a one year fellowship at UNU-IAS.
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Centre for Advanced Holocaust Studies, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW, Washington DC 20024-2126, USA
Tel: +1-202-314 0378 Fax: +1-202-479-9726
The Centre for Advanced Holocaust Studies is a high priority for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. It supports scholarship and publications in the field of Holocaust studies, promotes the growth of Holocaust studies at American universities, seeks to foster strong relationships between American and international scholars, and initiates programs to ensure the ongoing training of future generations of scholars specializing in the Holocaust.
The Centre awards fellowships to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust. Awards are granted on a competitive basis. The Centre welcomes approaches by scholars in history, political science, literature, Jewish studies, philosophy, religion, psychology, comparative genocide studies, law, and other disciplines.
The specific fellowship and the length of the award are at the discretion of the Centre. Individual awards generally range up to nine months of residency. A minimum tenure of three consecutive months is required. Stipends range up to $3,000 per month. Residents of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area receive a modified stipend and term of residency at the Centre.
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Louis Marx Hall, Princeton University, Princeton NJ 08544-1006, USA
Tel: +1-609-258 4798, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Established in 1990 through the generosity of Laurance S. Rockefeller '32, the Center is led by Professor Stephen Macedo. With seminar and lecture courses, public lectures and symposia, a publication series and the scholarly work of its faculty and visiting fellows, the Center fosters ongoing inquiry into important ethical issues in private and public life. The University Center for Human Values supports teaching, research, and discussion of ethics and human values throughout the curriculum and across the disciplines at Princeton University.
Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellowships
The University Centre invites applications from all disciplines. These fellowships will be awarded to outstanding scholars and teachers interested in devoting a year in residence at Princeton writing about ethics and human values. Fellows are also invited to participate in other activities, including seminars, colloquia, and public lectures.
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Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Forschungsdezernat, Dr. Jens Hemmelskamp / Marianne Schork, Seminarstrasse 2, D-69117 Heidelberg, Germany.
Tel: +49-62-21/54 21 46 (Dr. Jens Hemmelskamp); Tel: +49-62-21/54 23 67 (Marianne Schork), Fax: +49-62-21/54 35 99, Email: email@example.com
The Lautenschläger-Research Prize of the University of Heidelberg dates from 2001 and is awarded every two years to outstanding scientists or scholars actively engaged in research. It is endowed with 250,000 euros. The award is designed to support recipients in the realisation of incipient or ongoing research projects and more especially to encourage international cooperation in the relevant field and the involvement of upcoming generations of scholars and scientists in those projects. Recipients of the Prize will be either internationally respected members of the University of Heidelberg itself or researchers from elsewhere with a distinctive and intensive record of academic collaboration with the University. Scientists and scholars from all disciplines are eligible for the Prize, whether they are active in the sciences and medicine, the arts and humanities or the social sciences. In terms of eligibility, no distinction is made between application-oriented and basic research.
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The Prize Professor and the late Mrs. Colin Turbayne established an International Berkeley Essay Prize competition in cooperation with the Philosophy Department at the University of Rochester. Submitted papers should address some aspect of Berkeley’s philosophy. Essays should be new and unpublished and should be written in English and not exceed 5,000 words in length. The winner will receive a prize of $2,000.
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Grants Section (History of Medicine), Wellcome Trust, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, UK
Tel: +44-20-7611 7202/8231 Fax: +44-20-7611 8254, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wellcome Trust is an independent charity funding research to improve human and animal health. Established in 1936 and with an endowment of around £11 billion, it is the UK's largest non-governmental source of funds for biomedical research. As a privately endowed charity, we are independent from governments, from industry and from donors. The governing document of the Wellcome Trust is its constitution. This represents an updated version of the will of Sir Henry Wellcome, through which the Wellcome Trust was established in 1936. Ultimate responsibility for our activities lies with our Board of Governors.
Grants are offered in a number of different areas.
Funding across all areas of biomedical science, including project/programme, fellowship and infrastructure support.
Early-stage funding for research with a potential medical application.
Funding for research in biomedical ethics and the history of medicine.
Support for innovative projects promoting public engagement with science or research exploring science and society.
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220 Fifth Ave. 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001-7708, USA, Tel: +1-212-683 5000 Fax: +1-212-683 9151
The Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated, is a private operating foundation that supports basic research in all branches of anthropology. Created and endowed in 1941 as The Viking Fund, Inc. by Axel Wenner-Gren, the foundation's mission is to advance significant and innovative research about humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation, and to foster the creation of an international community of research scholars in anthropology.
The Foundation distributes funds through a variety of programmes:
Invidual Research Grants
International Symposium Programme
Professional Development International Fellowships
Historical Archives Grants
International Collaborative Research Grants
Viking Fund Medal
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Grants Coordinator, 570 Lexington Avenue, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10022-6837, USA
Tel: +1-212-752 0071 Fax: +1-212-752 1398; Email: email@example.com
Since its inception in 1936, the William T. Grant Foundation has aimed to further the understanding of human behaviour through research. The Foundation’s mission focuses on improving the lives of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States. Priorities also focus on the use and influence of scientific evidence in policy and practice. To a more limited extent, the Foundation supports capacity-building, communication, and youth service activities.
The Foundation supports high quality research focusing on young people ages 8-25. Current research priorities focus on understanding and improving social settings (i.e., families, schools, peer groups, programs), their effects on youth, and the use of scientific evidence.
Communications / Advocacy
Each year the Foundation will support some efforts where communication is the primary activity, such as support for advocacy, working conferences, seminars, and other vehicles for information-sharing, along with more traditional communication tools such as journals, other publications, and briefings.
William T. Grant Scholars
This programme supports promising early career scholars from different disciplines, whose research deepens and broadens the knowledge base in areas that contribute to creating a society that values young people as a resource and helps them live up to their potential.
Distinguished Fellows Programme
This programme supports mid-career influential researchers, policymakers, and practitioners.
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One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20004-3027, USA
Tel: +1-202-691 4170 Fax: +1-202-691 4001, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Established by an act of Congress in 1968, the Wilson Center is a nonpartisan institute for advanced study and a neutral forum for open, serious, and informed dialogue. It brings pre-eminent thinkers to Washington for extended periods of time to interact with policymakers through a large number of programs and projects.
The Center awards approximately 20-25 residential fellowships annually to individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges or provide the historical and/or cultural framework to illumine policy issues of contemporary importance.
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The Director, Yale Centre for British Art, 1080 Chapel Street, P.O. Box 208280, New Haven, CT 06520-8280, USA
Tel: +1-203-432 2850 Fax: +1-203-432 9628, Email: email@example.com
Presented to the university by Paul Mellon, the Yale Center for British Art houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. The collection of paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts reflects the development of British art, life, and thought from the Elizabethan period onward. The Center offers a year-round schedule of exhibitions and educational programs, including films, concerts, lectures, tours, and special events. It also provides numerous opportunities for scholarly research, such as residential fellowships. Academic resources of the Center include the Reference Library and Photo Archive, Conservation Laboratory, and Study Room for examining works on paper. An affiliated institution in London, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, awards grants and fellowships, publishes academic titles, and sponsors Yale’s only credit-granting undergraduate study abroad program, Yale-in-London.
The Yale Center for British Art offers residential fellowships ranging from one to four months to scholars undertaking postdoctoral or equivalent research related to British art. These fellowships allow scholars of literature, history, the history of art, and related fields to make use of its research facilities. One fellowship per annum is reserved for a member of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
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