General Funding Calls

Funding and organisation of workshops

Bielefeld University, DE

Closing date: None

Proposals should be submitted at least one year before the workshop is intended to take place.

Bielefeld University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) invites proposals for its funding and organisation of workshops. These support the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas on a short-term basis, ranging from colloquia on specific questions which assemble smaller circles of experts from neighbouring disciplines to larger scale conferences which discuss the state of the art in a particular interdisciplinary field.

Workshops should have a duration of between two and 14 days and the number of participants should range between ten and 80. Proposals may be submitted by scholars from Germany or from abroad, who hold a doctorate.

Grants are worth up to €10,000.

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Posted date: 30 Jan 18

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Bielefeld University - DE

Research support in the Paul Ehrlich collection at the Rockefeller Archive Centre

Rockefeller Archive Center, US

Closing date: None

 

The Rockefeller Archive Center invites applications for its special grants. These enable researchers to conduct short-term research in the Paul Ehrlich collection at the archive centre. Candidates must contact the director of the centre before applying.

Applicants may be of any nationality.

Grants are worth up to USD 4,000.

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Posted date: 21 Feb 17

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Rockefeller Archive Center – US

 

Getty scholar grants

Getty Foundation, US

Closing date: 01 Oct 18

Applications due by 5pm PDT. This call is repeated once a year.

The Getty Foundation invites applications for its scholar grants. These enable established scholars or writers with attained distinction in the arts, humanities or social sciences to pursue projects at the Getty Research Institute. Recipients will be in residence at the institute, where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of collections, join colleagues in weekly meetings devoted to an annual theme and participate in intellectual life.

Scholars of all nationalities that are more than five years from receiving their PhD may apply. Current Getty staff and members of their immediate family are not eligible.

Grants are each worth USD 17,200 for three months, USD 42,000 for six months and USD 65,000 for nine months. An office, accommodation and return airfare to the Getty Foundation are also provided.

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Posted date: 07 Aug 18

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Getty Foundation - US

 

International connect talent call for projects

Pays de la Loire Region | Region Pays de la Loire, FR

Closing date: 01 Oct 18

Applications due by 12 midnight.

The Pays de la Loire Region invites applications for its international connect talent call for projects. This enables world-class researchers to work in a laboratory in the Pays de la Loire region on technological or scientific breakthrough projects with unquestionable social and economic impact. The call is open to all scientific disciplines. Special attention is given to projects that will accelerate the development of an existing dynamic in the region, notably in the fields of production technologies, healthcare, the sea, plants, foodstuffs, as well as cross-cutting topics in digital technologies, electronics and the human and social sciences.

Applicants should be international scientific leaders working alone or with a team. They must identify and contact a host institution in the Pays de la Loire region.

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Posted date: 19 Jun 18

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Pays de la Loire Region | Region Pays de la Loire - FR

 

Research group grants

Bielefeld University, DE

Closing date: 01 Oct 18

This call is repeated once a year.

Bielefeld University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) invites proposals for its research group grants. These support the establishment of interdisciplinary research groups in the natural sciences, humanities or social sciences. Fellows will reside at the ZiF and work together on a broader research theme.

Interdisciplinary teams consisting of two to three scholars of any nationality may apply. Research projects should include international and interdisciplinary cooperation.

Projects with a duration of five months may receive up to €250,000 and projects with a duration of 10 months may receive up to €500,000. Accommodation and conference facility costs are also covered.

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Posted date: 08 Aug 18

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Bielefeld University - DE

 

Harvard Academy for international and area studies scholars programme

Harvard University, US

Closing date: 01 Oct 18

Deadlines on: 1 October 2018, and repeated annually.

Harvard University invites applications for its Harvard Academy for international and area studies scholars programme. This supports scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences, including history and law, with a command of the language, history, or culture of countries or regions outside of the US or Canada. The aim is to provide scholars with financial and research assistance to undertake sustained projects of research or acquire accessory training in their chosen fields and areas. Senior scholars act as mentors to the scholars.

All Harvard and non-Harvard recent PhD, or comparable professional school degree, recipients and doctoral candidates may apply. Those still pursuing a PhD should have completed their routine training and be well along in the writing of their theses. Those in possession of a PhD for longer than three years are ineligible.

The programme lasts two years and includes a stipend of USD 67,000 per year for postdoctoral scholars and USD 31,000 per year for predoctoral scholars, supplemented by funding for conference and research travel, research assistants and health insurance coverage.

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Posted date: 07 Sep 18

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Harvard University - US

 

Humanities and social sciences tackling the UK’s international challenges

British Academy, GB

Closing date: 03 Oct 18

Applications due by 5pm UK time.

The British Academy invites proposals for its humanities and social sciences tackling the UK’s international challenges programme. This supports humanities and social science researchers developing interdisciplinary projects which bear on the understanding of the UK’s international challenges and opportunities. Projects should aim to deliver specific academic, public, cultural and policy-relevant outputs. For this scheme, originality can arise also from looking at material in new ways or bringing forth new understanding from material that has previously been unknown or less well knows, or innovative combinations of researchers in an interdisciplinary manner. Proposals relating to the following themes are particularly welcome:

  • conflict, stability and security;
  • Europe’s futures;
  • justice, rights and equality;
  • urban futures.

Researchers of postdoctoral or above status, based at a UK university or research organisation may apply as lead applicants. International co-applicants are strongly encouraged.

Awards are worth up to £50,000 each for 18 months and funding may cover research and clerical assistance, research expenses and consumables, travel and subsistence and networking, meeting and conference costs.

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Posted date: 19 Jul 18

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British Academy – GB

 

Knowledge frontiers – international interdisciplinary research projects

British Academy, GB

Closing date: 03 Oct 18

Applications due by 5pm UK time.

The British Academy invites applications for its knowledge frontiers – international interdisciplinary research projects funding. This supports humanities and social sciences researchers in developing international interdisciplinary research projects with development impact in collaboration with researchers from the natural, engineering and medical sciences. Projects should develop new ideas and methods to bear on existing international challenges and to deliver policy-relevant outputs. Projects will need to demonstrate an innovative and interdisciplinary partnership internationally. Proposal that tackle cultural, public and policy controversies, or explore how such controversies have been understood and responded to in the past, are particularly welcome. Controversies may include:

  • changing climate;
  • movements across borders;
  • socio-biological problems;
  • artificial intelligence;
  • medical humanities;
  • people and infrastructures;
  • responses to or understanding of diseases and pathogens.

Researchers of postdoctoral or above status, based at a UK university or research organisation may apply as lead applicants. International co-applicants, and particularly co-applicants from OECD development assistance committee countries, are strongly encouraged.

Awards are worth up to £50,000 each for up to 18 months. Funding may cover research and clerical assistance, research expenses and consumables, travel and subsistence, and networking, meeting and conference costs.

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Posted date: 19 Jul 18

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British Academy – GB

 

International researchers fellowship programme

Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK) | Türkiye Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştırma Kurumu, TR

Closing date: 05 Oct 18

Applications are invited between 5 March and 6 April 2018. Deadlines on: 6 April 2018, 5 October 2018.

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) invites applications for its international researchers fellowship programme. This enables PhD students and young postdoctoral researchers to pursue research in Turkey in the fields of natural sciences, engineering and technological sciences, medical sciences, agricultural sciences, social sciences and humanities. The aim is to promote Turkey’s scientific and technological collaboration with the countries of the prospective researchers.

Each applicant must be a non-Turkish citizen, and may not hold a dual citizenship with Turkey either. They should have an invitation from a university or research institute in Turkey. Applicants must be 35 years old or younger. PhD students must certify that they will be successful in their PhD thesis examination within the deadline of the application process. Postdoctoral applicants who hold a PhD degree from Turkey must have a GPA of at least 3.5 or 4.

Fellowships are available for a maximum of 12 months. Funding includes a monthly living allowance of up to TRY 2,500, travel costs worth up to TRY 2,250 and health insurance premiums worth up to TRY 70 per month.

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Posted date: 15 Jan 18

Full list of funders:

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - GB

Royal Society - GB

Academy of Medical Sciences - GB

Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK) | Türkiye Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştırma Kurumu - TR

Newton Fund – GB

 

Thyssen fellowships

Central European University, HU

Closing date: 05 Oct 18

Applications due by 11.59pm CET.

The Institute for Advanced Study at the Central European University in Budapest invites applications for the Fritz Thyssen junior research fellowships. These support scholars who wish to spend six or 10 months at CEU conducting research in social sciences and humanities.

Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent in the social sciences or humanities at the time of their application. Only those with publications in internationally recognised scholarly outlets are encouraged to apply. Full time CEU employees and students are not eligible to apply for five years and part time employees of CEU are not eligible to apply for one years after ending their contracts or studies. Former fellows of IAS CEU or former Collegium Budapest are not eligible to apply until seven years after their previous fellowships. Applicants of all nationalities, who can communicate fluently in English, may apply.

Fellowships cover a monthly stipend worth €2,000 and accommodation for fellows and their families at the Raoul Wallenberg Guesthouse.

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Posted date: 11 Jul 18

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Central European University - HU

 

Junior-senior core fellowships

Central European University, HU

Closing date: 05 Oct 18

Applications due by 11.59pm CET.

The Central European University’s Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for its junior-senior core fellowships. These enable fellows to spend time at the Institute for Advanced Study at the Central European University. Fellowships are available in all research areas of the social sciences and humanities.

Applicants may be of any nationality but must hold a PhD or equivalent in the social sciences or humanities at the time of application. Junior fellows must have obtained their doctorate in 2011 or later. Candidates who obtained their PhD before 2010 are considered senior fellows and must apply for that scheme. Full-time CEU employees are not eligible to apply until five years after their departure. Former fellows of IAS CEU are not eligible to apply until a period of seven years has passed since their previous fellowship. Applicants must have publications in internationally-recognised scholarly outlets.

Senior fellows receive a monthly stipend of €2,600 and junior fellows receive €1,500 in addition to accommodation. Fellowships are tenable for up to nine months.

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Posted date: 18 Jul 18

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Central European University - HU

 

Camargo core programme

Camargo Foundation, FR

Closing date: 17 Oct 18

This call is repeated once a year.

The American Historical Association invites applications for the Camargo core programme. This enables scholars, artists and thinkers in the arts and humanities to undertake residencies at the Camargo Foundation, located in Cassis, France.

Applicants must be:

  • scholars who are connected to the arts and humanities and working on French and Francophone cultures, or cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region;
  • thinkers, including professionals and practitioners in cultural and creative fields such as curators, journalists, critics, urban planners and independent scholars;
  • artists from al disciplines, who are the primary creators of a new work or project. Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged. Applications are accepted from any country, nationality and career level.

A total of 18 grants are available. Funding includes a stipend worth USD 250 per week and basic transportation. In the case of air travel, basic coach class booked far in advance is covered. Residencies may be undertaken for six to 11 weeks.

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Posted date: 21 Aug 18

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Camargo Foundation - FR

 

General seeding grants

Royal Society of New Zealand, NZ

Closing date: 18 Oct 18

Applications due by 5pm NZST. This call is repeated 3 times a year.

The Royal Society of New Zealand, on behalf of the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, invites applications for its catalyst fund general seeding grants. These aim to enhance knowledge creation in New Zealand by linking international research groups, infrastructure and initiatives and creating enduring international science partnerships.

Applicants must be New Zealand-based research organisations or New Zealand-based legal entities representing a research organisation. The New Zealand principal investigator must be employed by a New Zealand research organisation. Proposals may be submitted for research collaborations with international partners from any country. All fields of research, including science and technology and the social sciences and humanities, are eligible. Travel should be an integral part of the project.

Grants are worth up to NZD 80,000 each for up to two years. Grants can be used for research exchanges, symposiums, seminars and meetings and other research activities.

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Posted date: 26 Jul 18

Full list of funders:

Royal Society of New Zealand - NZ

New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment - NZ

 

Trinity Long Room Hub visiting research fellowship programme

Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes, US

Closing date: 19 Oct 18

Applications due by 12 midnight GMT+1.

The Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes invites applications for the Trinity long room hub visiting research fellowship programme. This provides fellows with the opportunity to conduct research in arts and humanities during a 12 month fully paid fellowship based at Trinity College Dublin’s Trinity Long Room Hub.

The fellows will:

  • strengthen their research skills via the appointment of an academic mentor based in one of Trinity’s arts and humanities schools;
  • benefit from structured career development planning;
  • undertake transferable skills training;
  • have the opportunity to undertake a secondment in the non-academic sector in Ireland or another EU member state during their fellowship for up to two months.

Applicants of any nationality may apply. However, applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity in the Republic of Ireland for more than 12 months in the three years immediately prior to the date of recruitment under this fellowship programme. Researchers who are in possession of a doctoral degree or at least four years of full time equivalent research experience by 1 October 2018 may apply. Applicants must have fluent spoken and written English.

The fellowship will take place between 1 October 2019 and 30 September 2020.

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Posted date: 20 Aug 18

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Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes - US

 

Fellowships

Polish Institute for Advanced Studies, PL

Closing date: 30 Oct 18

Applications due by 12 noon GMT.

The Polish Institute for Advanced Studies invites applications for its fellowships. These enable researchers to carry out scientific research at the Polish Institute for Advanced Studies.

The following active researchers may apply:

  • junior and postdocs who have obtained their PhD in the last 10 years and have subsequent work experience for at least three years prior to the application, there are four fellowships available;
  • seniors and professors who have at least 10 years of full-time research experience after obtaining a PhD, there are eight fellowships available.

Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Poland for more than six months in the three years prior to the application.

Junior and postdoc fellows may receive up to €2,000 per month and senior fellows may receive up to €3,000 per month. Fellowships may last for five to 10 months.

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Posted date: 02 Aug 18

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Polish Institute for Advanced Studies - PL

 

Research stipend programme

Rockefeller Archive Center, US

Closing date: 15 Oct 18

Letters of intent due by 15 October; applications due by 12 midnight EST, 1 November, repeated annually.

The Rockefeller Archive Center invites applications for its research stipend programme. This supports research at the RAC.

US and foreign researchers may apply. Institutions are not eligible to apply.

Awards are worth up to USD 5,000.

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Posted date: 29 Aug 18

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Rockefeller Archive Center – US

 

Connection grants for events and outreach activities

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines, CA

Closing date: 01 Nov 18

Applications due by 8pm Eastern time. Deadlines on: 1 November 2018, 1 February 2019, 1 May 2019, 1 August 2019, and repeated annually.

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada invites applications for its connection grants for events and outreach activities. These support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilisation initiatives. The events and activities must provide knowledge exchange opportunities, and may serve as a first step toward more comprehensive and longer-term projects potentially eligible for funding through other SSHRC funding opportunities. Grants support workshops, colloquiums, conferences, forums, summer institutes or other events or outreach activities that facilitate:

  • disciplinary or interdisciplinary exchanges in the humanities and social sciences;
  • scholarly exchanges between those working in the social sciences and humanities and those working in other research fields;
  • intersectoral exchanges between academic researchers in the humanities and social sciences and researchers and practitioners from the public, private or not-for-profit sectors;
  • international research collaboration and scholarly exchanges with researchers, students and non-academic partners from other countries.

Applicants may be individuals, teams or institutions. All applicants should be affiliated with an eligible Canadian postsecondary institution while applying or, in the case of postdoctoral fellows and researchers, should establish an affiliation within three months of the grant start date.

Co-applicants may be included from Canadian postsecondary institutions, non-profit organisations, philanthropic foundations, think tanks, and municipal, territorial or provincial governments, as well as international postsecondary institutions.

Grants for supporting events are worth between CAD 7,000 and CAD 25,000 over one year. Grants higher than CAD 50,000 will be considered for outreach activities, as long as the award can be managed within one year timeframe. Additional support in the form of cash or in-kind contributions equivalent to a minimum of 50 per cent of the amount requested must come from sponsoring organisations.

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Posted date: 05 Apr 17

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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines - CA

 

Social science fellowships

Institute for Advanced Study, US

Closing date: 01 Nov 18

This call is repeated once a year.

The School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for its fellowships. These enable visiting fellows to pursue their own research and participate in seminars. The theme is economy and society, however applications outside the theme are also welcomed.

Scholars across the social sciences, whether or not their research corresponds to the theme, may apply. Applicants must hold a completed doctorate or equivalent by the application deadline.

Between 20 and 25 fellowships are awarded each year. The school aims to provide half of the current academic base salary for all fellows, up to a maximum of USD 75,000 for one full academic year. If the academic calendar of the fellow’s host institution is substantially different from the US one, single-term fellowships may be considered.

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Posted date: 09 May 18

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Institute for Advanced Study – US

 

British Academy/Leverhulme small research grants

British Academy, GB

Closing date: 07 Nov 18

Applications are invited between 5 October and 5pm UK time , 7 November 2018. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

The British Academy, in association with the Leverhulme Trust, invites applications for its small research grants. These support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Grants may be used to facilitate initial project planning and development, to support the direct costs of research and to enable the advancement of research through workshops or conferences, or visits by or to partner scholars. Applicants can also apply to the British Academy special funds through this scheme.

Advanced researchers, at postdoctoral or equivalent level, resident in the UK, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands, or currently employed by a recognised UK overseas research organisation may apply. Applications for individual and collaborative projects are equally welcome. International groups of scholars may apply, provided the lead applicant is a UK-based scholar.

Grants are tenable for between one month and two years and are worth between £500 and £10,000. Funding may cover project planning, development costs, travel, maintenance, research assistance, workshops, conferences, consumables, specialist software and costs of interpreters in the field.

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Posted date: 07 Sep 18

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Leverhulme Trust - GB

British Academy - GB

 

Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust fund

British Academy, GB

Closing date: 07 Nov 18

Applications are invited between 5 October and 5pm UK time, 7 November 2018.

The British Academy invites applications for funding from the Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust fund. This covers travel costs relating to a research project, particularly aimed at recent postdoctoral scholars in the humanities or social sciences.

Postdoctoral scholars or equivalent who are ordinarily residents in the UK may apply. Co-applicants may be from anywhere in the world, but the principal applicant must be ordinarily resident in the UK.

Awards are worth between £500 and 10,000 and are tenable for between one and 24 months.

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Posted date: 10 Sep 18

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British Academy - GB

 

Research fellowships

University of Texas at Austin, US

Closing date: 15 Nov 18

Applications due by 5pm CST. This call is repeated once a year.

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for its research fellowships. These support research projects in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music and cultural history. Priority is given to proposals that concentrate on the Ransom Center's collections and that require substantial onsite use of them. The following fellowships are available:

  • one to three month fellowships, worth USD 3,500 per month – for postdoctoral or independent scholars whose projects require extensive use of the Ransom Center’s collections;
  • travel stipends, worth USD 2,000 – for postdoctoral or independent scholars whose projects require less than one month’s use of the Center's collections;
  • dissertation fellowships, worth USD 2,000 – for graduate students whose doctoral dissertations require use of the Center's collections.

The fellowships are open to scholars of any nationality. One to three month fellowships are open to scholars with a PhD or with a substantial record of professional achievement. If the PhD is in-progress at the time of application, it must be completed by 1 June 2019. Dissertation fellowships are open to doctoral candidates engaged in dissertation research. Previous recipients of Ransom Center fellowships are eligible to reapply after two cycles have passed.

A total of 10 dissertation fellowships and 50 postdoctoral fellowships are to be awarded. Applicants who are citizens or residents of another country will receive an additional USD 500 for visa or travel costs.

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Posted date: 22 Aug 18

Full list of funders:

University of Texas at Austin - US

 

Partnership development grants

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines, CA

Closing date: 15 Nov 18

Applications due by 8pm ET. This call is repeated once a year.

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada invites applications for its partnership development grants. These enable new or existing partnerships to either develop research in the social sciences and humanities, or to design and test new partnership approaches for research that may result in best practices or models that can be adapted by others or be scaled up to a regional, national or international level. Funding is available for existing partnerships to foster new research activities that are distinct from the partnership’s previous activities, or for new partnerships to foster new research in its initial stages.

Projects should respond to the objectives of the council’s insight or connection programmes, a combination thereof.

Researcher teams, comprising a project director and one or more co-applicants or collaborators, may apply. The project director must be affiliated with a Canadian post-secondary institution or non-profit organisation. If the project director is affiliated with a non profit organisation, at least one partner must be a Canadian post-secondary institution. Co-applicants may be from Canadian post-secondary institutions, non-profit organisations, philanthropic foundations, think tanks and municipal, territorial or provincial governments, as well as international post-secondary institutions. Additional project collaborators from any institution worldwide may also participate in projects.

Each grant is worth between CAD 75,000 and CAD 200,000 over one to three years.

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Posted date: 06 Aug 18

Full list of funders:

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines - CA

 

Endangered archives programme – annual grants

British Library, GB

Closing date: 19 Nov 18

Submissions are invited between 24 September and 19 November 2018; detailed applications are invited between 21 December 2018 and 15 February 2019. This call is repeated once a year.

The British Library, sponsored by Arcadia, invites preliminary applications for its endangered archives programme. This supports projects world-wide that locate vulnerable archival collections, arrange their transfer wherever possible to a suitable local archival home, and deliver digital copies into the international research domain via the British Library. The aim is to support humanities and social science research by identifying, preserving and making accessible such archival collections before they are lost forever. There are three types of grant following the annual deadline:

  • pilot projects that investigate the potential for or feasibility of a major grant, including small digitisation projects, worth up to £15,000 each over one year;
  • major projects that gather, copy or relocate material, worth up to £60,000 each over two years;
  • area grants for larger scale projects than major grants, worth up to £150,000 each over two years.

Applicants must be based in a recognised non-commercial institution, such as a university, research institution, library or archive in the UK or overseas. Eligible HEI applicants include accredited members of teaching and research faculty and registered postgraduate researchers. PhD candidates will be considered in exceptional circumstances. Current employees of the British Library are not eligible.

Approximately 30 grants are available each year, of which one may be an area grant.

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Posted date: 13 Sep 18

Full list of funders:

British Library - GB

 

European Cooperation in Science and Technology – action call

European Cooperation in Science and Technology, EUR

Closing date: 29 Nov 18

Proposals due by 12 noon CET. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

The European Cooperation in Science and Technology invites proposals for its action call. This supports networking activities such as meetings, short-term scientific missions, training schools and dissemination activities in the areas of science and technology. The aim is to foster the scientific, technological, economic, cultural or societal knowledge advancement and development of Europe.

Projects must include a network of proposers from at least seven COST member countries or cooperating states. A minimum of three of these countries must be inclusiveness target countries that are Albania Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Serbia and Turkey. Applicants may be researchers, engineers and scholars from different fields and horizons such as universities, research centres and companies, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as other relevant actors.

Grants are worth approximately €129,000 per year over up to four years.

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Posted date: 31 May 18

Full list of funders:

European Cooperation in Science and Technology - EUR

 

Computational social science

Russell Sage Foundation, US

Closing date: 30 Nov 18

Letters of intent due by 2pm ET, 30 November 2018; proposals due by 2pm ET, 4 March 2019. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

The Russell Sage Foundation invites proposals for its computational social science programme. This supports innovative social science research that brings new data and methods to bear on questions of interest in the foundation’s core programmes in behavioural economics, future of work, race, ethnicity and immigration, and social inequality. This may be achieved using:

  • big data;
  • linked administrative data;
  • private administrative data;
  • machine-learning;
  • online surveys and experiments;
  • text analysis.

Applicants, both PIs and co-PIs, must have a PhD or comparable terminal degree, or a strong career background that establishes their ability to conduct high-level, peer-reviewed scholarly research. Early career scholars are encouraged to apply for presidential grants. Applicants from all nationalities may apply and do not have to reside in the US.

Project grants are worth up to USD 75,000 each.

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Posted date: 06 Jun 18

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Russell Sage Foundation - US

 

FDDI visiting scholar programme

Fudan University, CN

Closing date: 30 Nov 18

Deadlines on: 30 November 2018, 30 May 2019.

Fudan University’s Development Institute invites applications for its visiting scholar programme. This enables academics and researchers in the social sciences to conduct independent research at the university. Scholars should conduct research related to the Belt and Road Initiative or global governance.

Applicants must be 55 years of age or under. They should hold a faculty position at a recognised university or be a regular member at an established research institute outside mainland China. Preference is given to applicants whose research is policy-oriented. Applicants’ research interest could be in political science, sociology, economics, environment, finance, and other fields of social sciences.

The programme covers travel allowance of CNY 5,000, insurance worth CNY 600, accommodation allowance of CNY 300 per day and living expenses for CNY 300 per day for one to three months.

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Posted date: 10 Aug 18

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British Academy - GB

Fudan University - CN

Newton Fund – GB

 

Affiliated fellowships

Central European University, HU

Closing date: 01 Dec 18

 

The Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University invites applications for its affiliated fellowships. These allow scholars from the social sciences and humanities to gain access to CEU facilities for a minimum of three months.

Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent in the social sciences or humanities at the time of their application. They must have publications in internationally recognised scholarly outlets. Applicants of all nationalities who can fluently communicate in English may apply. Fellows must reside in Budapest during their affiliation.

Fellows will have access to seminar and conference space, computer services and library resources. They may also receive office space based on availability. Fellows are responsible for their own travel and health care provisions.

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Posted date: 14 Aug 18

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Central European University - HU

 

International fellowships programme

American Association of University Women, US

Closing date: 15 Nov 18

Applications due by 11.59pm CT.

The American Association of University Women invites applications for its international fellowships programme. This supports women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the US who are not US citizens or permanent residents. A limited number of awards are available for study outside of the US, excluding the applicant’s home country, to women who are members of Graduate Women International. Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community or professional work.

Eligible applicants must not have received a grant from the AAUW before. Applicants must have citizenship in a country other than the US. Women with a dual citizenship in the US and another country are not eligible. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent by the deadline date. They must intend to study full-time during the full fellowship year and intend to return to their home country to pursue a professional career.

Master’s fellows are awarded USD 18,000, doctoral fellows are awarded USD 20,000 and postdoctoral fellows are awarded USD 30,000. Up to five fellowships for master’s will be renewable for a second year.

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Posted date: 23 Aug 18

Full list of funders:

American Association of University Women - US

 

International fellowships

New Europe College Institute for Advanced Study, EUR

Closing date: 07 Dec 18  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

The New Europe College Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for its international fellowships. These enable young international researchers and academics working in the fields of humanities, social studies, law and economics to spend one term or a full academic year at NEC.

Applicants must hold a PhD. Preference is given to candidates under 40 and those who have not received a fellowship from NEC before.

The fellowship includes a monthly stipend of €750, accommodation and international transport costs to and from the home country at the beginning and end of the fellowship and for certain holidays. Fellows staying for the whole academic year are offered €1,500 towards a one-month research trip to an institution of their choice, or towards field research.

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Posted date: 13 Oct 17

Full list of funders:                      

New Europe College Institute for Advanced Study - EUR

 

Partnership engage grants

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines, CA

Closing date: 15 Dec 18

Applications due by 8pm ET on 15 September 2018, 15 December 2018, 15 March 2019 and 15 June 2019.

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council invites applications for its partnership engage grants. These support partnered research activities that address the short-term needs, challenges and opportunities of public, private or non-profit institutions. The aim of these partnerships is to allow non-academic organisations and post-secondary researchers to access each other’s unique knowledge, expertise and capabilities on topics of mutual interest. Proposals should address future challenges facing Canada in the humanities and social sciences sectors.

Applicants, including postdoctoral researchers, must be affiliated with an eligible Canadian post-secondary institution. Co-applicants may be affiliated with a Canadian post-secondary institution, non-profit organisation, think tank or municipal, territorial or provincial government, or an international post-secondary institution.

Grants are worth between CAD 7,000 and 25,000 over one year. Co-applicants from eligible non-profit organisations may request a salary research allowance to release them from duties to their organisation.

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Posted date: 18 Jun 18

Full list of funders:

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines - CA

 

Essay competition – interdisciplinarity

Independent Social Research Foundation, GB

Closing date: 31 Dec 18

 

The Independent Social Research Foundation invites applications for its interdisciplinarity essay competition. This recognises the best essay on the topic: interdisciplinarity – the new orthodoxy? Essays may address any topic, problem or critical issue around or on this theme.

The winner receives a prize of €5,000.

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Posted date: 14 Jun 18

Full list of funders:

Independent Social Research Foundation - GB

 

Investigator awards in humanities and social sciences

Wellcome Trust, GB

Closing date: 09 Jan 19

Preliminary applications due by 5pm GMT, 9 January 2019; full applications due by 5pm GMT, 26 March 2019.

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its investigator awards in humanities and social science. These enable humanities and social science researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most significant questions in human health.

Applicants must be based in the UK, Republic of Ireland or a low or middle-income country and should have an established academic post at a HEI or research institution or have a written guarantee of an established academic post at a host organisation, which they will take up by the start of the award. Researchers at all career stages are eligible.

Awards range from under £250,000 to £1 million each over three to five years.

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Posted date: 19 Jul 18

Full list of funders:

Wellcome Trust - GB

Science Foundation Ireland - IE

Health Research Board - IE

 

Collaborative awards in humanities and social science

Wellcome Trust, GB

Closing date: 09 Jan 19

Preliminary applications due by 5pm GMT, 9 January 2019; full applications due by 5pm GMT, 26 March 2019. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its collaborative awards in humanities and social science. These support teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach. They are intended to promote the development of new ideas and bring disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery.

Teams from the UK, Republic of Ireland or low- and middle-income countries should normally consist of two to six principal applicants, each of whom has a strong track record in their area of research relative to career stage. The lead applicant must have a permanent, open-ended or long-term rolling contract, or the guarantee of one.

Awards are normally worth between £1 million and £1.5m each over a maximum period of five years.

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Posted date: 19 Jul 18

Full list of funders:

Wellcome Trust – GB

 

Research fellowships in humanities and social science

Wellcome Trust, GB

Closing date: 11 Jan 19

Preliminary applications due by 5pm GMT, 11 January 2019; full applications due by 5pm GMT, 28 March 2019. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its research fellowships in humanities and social science. These support postdoctoral researchers in health-related humanities and social sciences to carry out an extended period of independent research.

Applicants should be postdoctoral researchers who do not hold a permanent contract and are based at an eligible institution in the UK, Republic of Ireland or a low- or middle-income country. Candidates must have a sponsor from an eligible host organisation that will administer the fellowship for the full duration of the award. In most cases, applicants should have been awarded a PhD before they apply.

Fellowships are usually worth up to £275,000 each for up to three years and provide a basic salary, research expenses and personal removal expenses.

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Posted date: 19 Jul 18

Full list of funders:

Wellcome Trust - GB

 

University awards in humanities and social science

Wellcome Trust, GB

Closing date: 11 Jan 19

Preliminary applications due by 5pm GMT, 11 January 2019; full applications due by 5pm GMT, 28 March 2019.

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its university awards. These enable humanities and social science researchers to gain permanent positions at academic organisations in the UK, Republic of Ireland or in a low- or middle-income country.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent experience and have built a competitive track record in a relevant area of research. Applicants must be nominated by their prospective head of department and the head of the academic organisation must be able to guarantee a permanent academic position at the end of the award. Host institutions should be located in the UK, Republic of Ireland or a low- or middle-income country.

Up to five years' support is available, providing full salary for three years and between 25 and 50 per cent of the salary for the remaining two years. Awards also support research expenses, materials and consumables, animals, equipment and travel and subsistence costs.

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Posted date: 19 Jul 18

Full list of funders:

Wellcome Trust - GB

 

Visiting fellowships

Bielefeld University, DE

Closing date: 15 Jan 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

Bielefeld University invites applications for its visiting fellowships. These allow doctoral researchers from other countries to work at the graduate school for four months to promote international scientific and cultural exchange. Visiting fellows have the opportunity to use their stay at the school to work intensively on their dissertation, visit degree programme courses and build contacts to the scientific community.

International doctoral researchers who are matriculated in a doctoral programme abroad and whose dissertation has a historical, sociological, social-anthropological or political science focus may apply. German nationals may also apply if their tertiary education has been at foreign universities.

The fellowship consists of a stipend worth €2,800 for four months and includes travel costs and a computer work station. This will be supplemented by a child allowance if applicable.

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Posted date: 25 Aug 17

Full list of funders:

Bielefeld University – D

 

FNP prize

Foundation for Polish Science, PL

Closing date: 24 Jan 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

The Foundation for Polish Science invites applications for its prize. This recognises renowned scientists for advancements and scientific discoveries which open new perspectives for research and provide contributions towards the advancement of Poland’s progress and culture. The prize is awarded in the areas of life and earth sciences, chemical and materials sciences, mathematical, physical and engineering sciences, or humanities and social sciences.

Candidates may be scholars whose achievement was made in Poland, or scholars working abroad who have made a scientific discovery confirmed by publications affiliated with a Polish research unit. They may also be scientists whose achievement dealt with matters pertaining to Poland. Renowned representatives of the scientific community may nominate. Self-nominations are not eligible.

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Posted date: 06 Dec 17

Full list of funders:

Foundation for Polish Science - PL

 

Programme support

Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences | Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, SE

Closing date: 30 Jan 19

This call is repeated once a year.

The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for its programme support. This supports joint, well-integrated research assignments lasting six to eight years in the social sciences and humanities, where scientists can define their own research question.

Applicants and all project participants must have obtained a PhD at the time of application. Professors may apply. Applicants aged 67 and over must be employed by a grant administrator approved by the foundation. Researchers from abroad who work in Sweden or other countries may be included in applications, provided there is also Swedish researchers or a research institute involved. The time spent on projects may not exceed 75 percent for each individual researcher and year.

Up to three grants worth approximately SEK 35 million each are available. Grants may cover costs of research stays outside Sweden, hosting foreign researchers, costs of premises, salaries and operating costs.

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Posted date: 22 May 18

Full list of funders:

Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences | Riksbankens Jubileumsfond – SE

 

Project support

Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences | Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, SE

Closing date: 30 Jan 19

This call is repeated 2 times a year.

The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for its project support. This supports research within social sciences and humanities, where scientists can define their own research question.

Applicants and all project participants must have obtained a PhD at the time of application. Professors may apply. Applicants aged 67 and over must be employed by a grant administrator approved by the foundation. Researchers from abroad who work in Sweden or other countries may be included in applications, provided there is also a Swedish research institute involved in the application. The time spent on projects may not exceed 75 percent for each individual researcher and year, and should amount to at least 20 percent for each financial year for project leaders.

Grants may cover costs of research stays outside Sweden, hosting foreign researchers, travel to conferences and salaries over up to three years.

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Posted date: 22 May 18

Full list of funders:

Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences | Riksbankens Jubileumsfond - SE

 

WISE awards

Qatar Foundation, QA

Closing date: 30 Jan 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

The Qatar Foundation, in collaboration with Parthenon-EY, invites applications for its world innovation summit for education (WISE) awards. These recognise innovative projects that address global education challenges and that have demonstrated a transformative impact on communities and societies.

Applications and nominations are accepted for existing or ongoing education projects run by any type of organisation, including colleges, universities, academic networks, schools’ consortia, civil society, community organisations, governments, international agencies, and private-sector companies. Any education sector from any part of the world is eligible. Projects must be original works, and must be submitted by a project representative working within the project.

Six awards, worth USD 20,000 each, are available.

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Posted date: 29 Nov 17

Full list of funders:

Qatar Foundation - QA

 

Nine dots prize

Kadas Prize Foundation, GB

Closing date: 31 Jan 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated every 2 years.

The Kadas Prize Foundation, in collaboration with Cambridge University Press and the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Cambridge invites applications for its nine dots prize. This rewards original thinking towards the publication of a book, in response to the question whether digital technologies are making politics impossible.

Applicants must be 18 years or over. Responses from multiple authors will be considered and only one entry per author will be accepted. The prize focuses on social sciences, but responses that draw on all disciplines and cross-discipline thinking are welcomed. Responses and the resulting book must be in English.

The prize is worth £100,000 which includes an award, manuscript delivery and publication of the book.

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Posted date: 21 Oct 16

Full list of funders:

Kadas Prize Foundation - GB

 

COMING SOON: Lendület I and II programmes grants

Hungarian Academy of Sciences | Magyar Tudományos Akadémia, HU

Closing date: 31 Jan 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

*** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to have a deadline in January 2019. The following information is subject to change. ***

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences invites applications for its Lendület I and II programmes grants. These support international researchers in setting up research teams at host institutions in Hungary. Only new research themes that have been on the host institutions agenda for less than five years may be proposed.

Applications must be submitted jointly by the head of the Hungarian host institution and the applicant who is the prospective PI of the research team to be established. Applicants must hold a PhD and may be the following:

  • Lendület I – researchers at the outset of their independent research careers, typically aged under 38, with an outstanding and steadily increasing scientific output;
  • Lendület II – researchers consolidating their independent research career, with continued excellent and steadily increasing scientific output, typically aged between 35 and 45.

Grants are worth a minimum of HUF 24 million per year and a maximum of between HUF 50m and HUF 60m per year for up to five years.

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Posted date: 24 May 18

Full list of funders:

Hungarian Academy of Sciences | Magyar Tudományos Akadémia - HU

 

DEADLINE BROUGHT FORWARD: Insight development grants

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines, CA

Closing date: 02 Feb 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

*** The closing date for this opportunity has been brought forward. The previous deadline of 3 February 2018 has been brought forward to 2 February 2018. All other call details remain unchanged. ***

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada invites applications for its insight development grants. These support research in its initial stages, enabling the development of new research questions as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches or ideas. Projects may include case studies, pilot initiatives, critical analyses of existing research, national and international research collaboration and exploring new ways of producing, structuring and mobilising knowledge across disciplines and sectors. Funding is available for two distinct categories of scholars:

  • emerging scholars - to develop new research questions or approaches, which build on, and further the applicant’s graduate work and represent a continuation of their overall research trajectory;
  • established scholars - to explore new research questions or approaches that are distinct from the applicant’s previous research.

Applicants must be affiliated with an eligible Canadian postsecondary institution at the time of the application. Postdoctoral and PhD students are eligible to apply but must formally establish an affiliation with an eligible Canadian institution within three months of the grant start date. PhD candidates will need to have met all requirements for the PhD before the grant is awarded.

The maximum value of a grant is CAD 75,000 over one to two years. A minimum budget of CAD 7,000 in at least one of the years is required. 50 per cent of funds will be reserved for emerging scholars.

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Posted date: 13 Nov 17

Full list of funders:

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines - CA

 

 

Stein Rokkan prize in comparative social science research

European Consortium for Political Research, EUR

Closing date: 15 Feb 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

The European Consortium for Political Research, in collaboration with the International Social Science Council and the University of Bergen, invites submissions for the Stein Rokkan prize in comparative social science research. This recognises the best work deemed to be a substantial and original contribution to comparative social science research.

Candidates from all social science disciplines may apply. Submissions may either be unpublished manuscripts of book length, printed books or collected works published no more than two years before the award ceremony takes place. Edited volumes are not eligible. Submissions must be supported by the head of a research institution, university department or research centre.

The award is worth USD 5,000.

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Posted date: 31 Oct 17

Full list of funders:

International Science Council - INT

European Consortium for Political Research - EUR

International Social Science Council - INT

 

Conference bursaries

British Educational Research Association, GB

Closing date: 26 Feb 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

The British Educational Research Association invites applications for its conference bursaries. These provide financial help to assist with attendance at the associations’ annual conference to be held between 11 and 13 September 2018 in Newcastle. Applications are available in the following categories:

  • student bursaries — for student members with an submitted abstract;
  • teacher, practitioner or independent researcher bursaries — for applicants with an submitted abstract;
  • refugee bursaries — anyone working in the UK with a refugee status, may receive £500 each towards travel and accommodation;
  • international bursaries — individuals made up from the 84 countries classified as low income or lower-middle income as specified by the World Bank, may receive three night’s accommodation and funds towards travel;
  • international collaboration bursaries — collaborative educational research that teams a UK-based researcher with an international counterpart, may receive three night’s accommodation and funds towards travel.

All bursaries include a complimentary place at the conference.

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Posted date: 29 Nov 17

Full list of funders:

British Educational Research Association - GB

 

Knowledge alliances

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, EU

Closing date: 28 Feb 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, under its Erasmus+ programme, invites applications for its knowledge alliances action. This aims to strengthen Europe’s innovation capacity and foster innovation in higher education, business and the broader socio-economic environment. Proposals must intend to achieve at least one of the following goals:

  • develop new, innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to teaching and learning;
  • stimulate entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial skills of higher education teaching staff and enterprise staff;
  • facilitate the exchange, flow and co-creation of knowledge.

Applications are open to public and private organisations. HEIs who are established in partner countries and hold a valid Erasmus charter for higher education may apply. Proposals must involve a minimum of six independent organisations from at least three programme countries, out of which at least two must be HEIs and two must be enterprises.

Funding is worth up to €700,000 for two-year alliances and up to €1 million for three-year alliances.

Ref: OJ 2017/C 361/04, EAC/A05/2017.

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Posted date: 25 Oct 17

Full list of funders:

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency - EU

 

OMING SOON: Premium postdoctoral researcher fellowships

Hungarian Academy of Sciences | Magyar Tudományos Akadémia, HU

Closing date: 28 Feb 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

*** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to close in February 2019. The following information is subject to change. ***

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences invites applications for its premium postdoctoral researcher fellowships. These support young investigators’ research in the sciences at a Hungarian scientific research centre.

Applicants must be under the age of 40 at the start date, within five years of obtaining a PhD, with experience in conducting research.

In 2018, the total budget for the call was HUF 300 million for 27 or 28 fellowships. The salary was HUF 600,000 per month for three years, with up to HUF 2.4m per year for other expenses including equipment, conferences, travel and accommodation.

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Posted date: 24 May 18

Full list of funders:

Hungarian Academy of Sciences | Magyar Tudományos Akadémia - HU

 

COMING SOON: NIAS/Lorentz theme groups

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, NL

Closing date: 01 Mar 19

Pre-proposals are open in January and are due by 1 March; full proposals due by 1 May; detailed workshop proposals due by 15 September 2019. This call is repeated once a year.

*** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open in January and close on 1 March 2019. The following information is subject to change. ***

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences and the Lorentz Center invite proposals for the NIAS/Lorentz theme groups. These enable researchers to form a theme group focusing on a research topic that bridges the humanities or social sciences with the natural sciences or technology. Theme groups should consists of three to five scientists who engage in an intensive interdisciplinary and international collaboration.

Researchers with at least five years of postdoctoral research experience can initiate and coordinate a theme group. The coordinator should ideally be affiliated with a Dutch research institution, although researchers from abroad may also coordinate the theme group if they apply together with a researcher who is based in the Netherlands. Members can be researchers from the Netherlands or abroad. Women and minority groups in academia are particularly encouraged to apply.

The group of researchers can be made up of either three researchers for five consecutive months or five researchers for three consecutive months. All group members hold individual fellowships at NIAS, including a study and daily travel expenses or, if from abroad, accommodation. Members from abroad receive a stipend, which is related to the level of seniority and members from a Dutch university are eligible for a teaching or management replacement grant. Lorentz Center offers a venue with full organisational support and a budget of €10,000 for a theme group topic workshop.

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Posted date: 05 Jun 18

Full list of funders:

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences – NL

 

 

Global professorships

British Academy, GB

Closing date: 06 Mar 19

Applications are invited between 30 November 2018 and 5pm UK time, 6 March 2019.

The British Academy, supported by the UK Government’s National Productivity Investment Fund, invites applications for its global professorships. These enable world-class scholars in the humanities and social sciences to further their individual research goals while strengthening the UK research base and advancing the research goals and strategies of their UK host universities. The partnerships aim to demonstrate and further enhance the UK’s commitment to international research partnerships and collaboration as well as strengthen the UK’s research capacity and capability.

Internationally-recognised mid-career to senior researchers active in any field within the social sciences or the humanities who are currently employed outside the UK may apply. Applicants must either be in a permanent, full-time or part-time, position at their home institution overseas or have a fixed-term position for the duration of the professorship. They must be available to take up a long-term secondment or employment at an eligible UK university or research institution. The British Academy does not have a preferred model for the balance of time to be spent between research and teaching, which may vary over the course of the award and will depend on the UK host institution’s needs.

A maximum of 10 scholarships, worth up to £750,000 each over three years are available. The costs of the fourth year are expected to be committed in full by the UK host institution. Awards are expected to run for four years each.

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Posted date: 15 Jun 18

Full list of funders:

British Academy - GB

 

Leibniz-DAAD research fellowships

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) | Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DE

Closing date: 08 Mar 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Leibniz Association invite applications for their research fellowships. These enable international postdoctoral researchers to conduct research at one of the Leibniz institutes in Germany.

Each applicant must have completed their PhD studies or equivalent no more than two years previously and should have an excellent knowledge of English. Applicants should not be German nationals, nor should they have resided in Germany for more than six months prior to applying.

Grants provide a monthly instalment of €2,000, insurance and a research allowance of €460 per year, over one year. A two-month German language course may also be funded.

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Posted date: 08 Jan 18

Full list of funders:

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) | Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - DE

Leibniz Institute of European History | Leibniz-Institut für Europäische Geschichte - EUR

 

COMING SOON: Distinguished guest scientists fellowships

Hungarian Academy of Sciences | Magyar Tudományos Akadémia, HU

Closing date: 14 Mar 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

*** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to close in March 2019. The following information is subject to change. ***

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences invites applications for its distinguished guest scientists fellowships. These support a foreign researcher in conducting joint research with a group at a Hungarian university. Projects may be in all fields of science, including social sciences and humanities.

Foreign researchers must be pursuing top-level research with worldwide recognition. Applications must be submitted by a leader of a research group at a Hungarian university.

The total budget for the 2018 call was HUF 50 million. Grants were worth up to HUF 2.5 million per month for between three and 12 months.

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Posted date: 24 May 18

Full list of funders:

Hungarian Academy of Sciences | Magyar Tudományos Akadémia – HU

 

 

Newton international fellowships

British Academy, GB

Closing date: 27 Mar 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

The British Academy, under the Newton Fund programme, invites applications for its international fellowships. These enable early-career postdoctoral researchers from overseas in the fields of social sciences and the humanities to work at a UK institution with the aim of fostering long-term international collaborations. The specific aims are to:

  • support the development and training of postdoctoral researchers by providing an opportunity to work at a UK research institution for two years;
  • ensure the best postdoctoral researchers across all relevant disciplines are supported in the UK;
  • foster long-term relations between Newton international fellows and the UK research base through the establishment of an alumni programme for former fellows of this scheme.

Applications covering social sciences and humanities are welcomed from applicants from any country outside UK. Applicants must have a PhD, or be in the final stages of their PhD, provided it will be completed by the start of the fellowship. Applicants may not have more than seven years of active full-time postdoctoral experience at the time of application, they must be working outside the UK, and they must not hold UK citizenship. A clearly defined and mutually beneficial research proposal must be agreed between the applicant and the UK host researcher.

Fellowships are tenable for up to two years, and include a subsistence award of £24,000 per year, £8,000 per year for research expenses and a one-off payment of up to £2,000 for relocation expenses. Fellowships include a contribution to the overheads incurred at a rate of 50 per cent of the total award to the visiting researcher. Applicants may also be eligible to receive follow-on alumni funding to support networking activities.

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Posted date: 01 Feb 18

Full list of funders:

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - GB

British Academy - GB

National Research Foundation of South Africa - ZA

National Council for Science and Technology, Mexico  - MX

Academia Mexicana de Ciencias | Mexican Academy of Sciences - MX

Brazilian Council of State Funding  | Conselho Nacional das Fundações Estaduais de Amparo à Pesquisa - BR

Newton Fund - GB

 

COMING SOON: Writer in residence fellowships

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, NL

Closing date: 02 Apr 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

*** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open in January 2019. The following information is subject to change. ***

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, in collaboration with the Dutch Foundation for Literature, invites nominations for its writer in residence fellowships. These enable fiction and non-fiction writers from the Netherlands and abroad to work within an international academic community. The aim is to enable writers and scholars from the humanities, social sciences and other disciplines to benefit from each other’s work.

Publishing houses may nominate writers from anywhere in the world.

Two five-month fellowships are available, one for a Dutch writer and one for a writer from abroad. The non-Dutch fellowship includes access to a studio or subsidised accommodation, catering, a personal study, research facilities, one international return ticket and a monthly stipend. The Dutch fellowship includes studio accommodation or a set commuting allowance, catering, access to a personal study and research facilities and a stipend.

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Posted date: 05 Jun 18

Full list of funders:

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences - NL

 

COMING SOON: Individual fellowships – non-Dutch

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, NL

Closing date: 15 Apr 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

*** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open in January 2019. The following information is subject to change. ***

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS) invites applications for its individual fellowships for non-Dutch scholars. These enable scholars to carry out a research project in the humanities and social sciences for five to 10 months at the institute.

Applicants must have affiliation with a research institute, at least three years of postdoctoral academic experience and they should already have made a contribution to their field.

Monthly stipends are worth up to €2,600 for junior fellows and up to €3,800 for senior fellows. Fellows receive an office at the institute and a studio or family apartment at a subsidised rate. Travel costs for relocating to the NIAS may be reimbursed.

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Posted date: 05 Jun 18

Full list of funders:

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences - NL

 

Mary Catherine Mooney fellowship

Boston Athenaeum, US

Closing date: 15 Apr 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

The Boston Athenaeum invites applications for the Mary Catherine Mooney fellowship. This supports a four-week residency at the Athenaeum.

Scholars, graduate students, independent scholars, teaching faculty, and professionals in humanities as well as teachers and librarians in secondary public, private and parochial schools, may apply. Applicants must be US citizens or foreign nationals with appropriate documentation.

Fellowships are worth USD 1,500 over four weeks and include a year’s membership to the Boston Athenaeum.

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Posted date: 05 Mar 18

Full list of funders:

Boston Athenaeum - US

 

European social innovation competition

Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, EU

Closing date: 27 Apr 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

The Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs invites applications for the European social innovation competition. This aims to stimulate the potential of social innovation to solve societal challenges and foster sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe. Entries for the competition may include:

  • initiatives that use new technologies and ways of working to provide opportunities for youth within their local communities;
  • ideas that assist young people who wouldn’t otherwise have become innovators to create their own opportunities in their local environment;
  • ideas co-created with young people to respond to requirements in their local community for skills, experiences and opportunities;
  • solutions to improve the quality of life and financial security of young people in irregular work;
  • innovations that provide information, advice and guidance to young people so they can navigate their options in the new economy;
  • programmes that equip the next generation of workers with skills that allow young people to harness technological change.

Any legal entity, including natural persons, or group of legal entities, except public administrations, established in EU member states or associated countries to Horizon 2020, may apply. Ideas that are led by young people are particularly encouraged.

Three challenge awards, worth €50,000 each, are available. In addition, one impact prize of €50,000 will be awarded amongst the semi-finalists to the project which has achieved most results. All semi-finalists will be offered mentoring support.

Link to *Research Professional

Posted date: 21 Mar 18

Full list of funders:

Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs - EU

Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges - EU

 

COMING SOON: Postdoctoral fellowships and bursaries

University of Edinburgh, GB

Closing date: 30 Apr 19  (Forecast)

!! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

*** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open shortly. The following information is subject to change. ***

The University of Edinburgh, via the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, invites applications for its postdoctoral fellowships and bursaries. These enable fellows to conduct research visits at the University of Edinburgh under a university mentor supervision from an area relevant to the fellow’s research interests. Candidates may be studying any areas of the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Applications are accepted from both within and beyond the University of Edinburgh. Candidates must have been awarded a doctorate at the time of application, and normally within the last three years. They 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 or short-term appointments may apply.

Visits have a duration between three and 10 months. Bursaries are worth up to £12,500 and may be used to top up an existing postdoctoral fellowship, or as a contribution towards living expenses. Fellows have access to an office space, university e-mail and library access, weekly fellows’ lunch to build community, and collegial work-in-progress seminar series for testing new ideas. They also have the opportunity to engage in events at the institute and college, and participate in and design funded workshops and colloquia.

Link to *Research Professional

Posted date: 18 May 18

Full list of funders:

University of Edinburgh - GB

College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

Room G31 ,Ground Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, UCC.

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