General Awards

Graduate Research Fellowship (National Science Foundation)
Deadline: Varies

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: GS

Duration: 3 years

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: $30,000 per year

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Must apply in first two years, via discipline (anthropology, sociology, political science) or inter discipline (law and society, STS)

Website: https://www.nsfgrfp.org/general_resources/about

Fellowship for New Americans (Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation)
Deadline: November

Citizenship Status Requirement: U.S. citizens + others, see website for details

Degree Status: GS

Duration: 1-2 years

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: $90,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Must be first or second generation immigrant; apply in first two years of graduate school

Website: https://www.pdsoros.org/

Diversity Fellowships (Ford Foundation)
Deadline: January

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD or PhD

Duration: 1 year

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: $25,000 

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Diversity

Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047959

U.S. Student Program (Fulbright IIE)
Deadline: October

Citizenship Status Requirement: U.S. Citizens Only

Degree Status: BA

Duration: 12 months

Residency/Travel: International

Maximum Award: Stipend

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Study, research, or English-language teaching. Must apply through KU.

Website: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/fulbright-us-student-program

Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (Social Science Research Council)
Deadline: November

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration: 9-12 months

Residency/Travel: International

Maximum Award: $21,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: N/A

Website: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/idrf-fellowship/

Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (National Science Foundation)
Deadline: Varies

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration: <12 months

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: $20,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Apply via discipline (anthropology, sociology, political science) or inter discipline (law and society, STS)

Website: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/education.jsp?fund_type=2

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation)
Deadline: November

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration: 12 months

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: $25,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: Ethical or religious values

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Must complete dissertation.

Website: http://woodrow.org/fellowships/newcombe/

Multi-Country Fellowship Program (Council of American Overseas Research Centers)
Deadline: January

Citizenship Status Requirement: U.S. Citizens Only

Degree Status: ABD

Duration: $10,500

Residency/Travel: International

Maximum Award: $9,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: Multi-country research projects

Other Eligibility Restrictions: See other awards for specific regional centers.

Website: http://www.caorc.org/programs/multi.htm

American Fellowships (American Association of University Women)
Deadline: November

Citizenship Status Requirement: U.S. citizens + others, see website for details

Degree Status: ABD or PhD

Duration: 1 year

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: $20,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Women only.

Website: http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/

Resident Scholar Fellowships (School for Advanced Research)
Deadline: November

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD or PhD

Duration: 7 weeks or 9 months

Residency/Travel: Santa Fe, NM

Maximum Award: $30,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Open with special awards for Native scholars

Website: https://sarweb.org/?resident_scholars

Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships (Williams College)
Deadline: November

Citizenship Status Requirement: U.S. citizens + others, see website for details

Degree Status: ABD or PhD

Duration: 2 years

Residency/Travel: Massachusetts

Maximum Award: $40,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Diversity

Website: http://faculty.williams.edu/graduate-fellowships-2/graduate-fellowships/

Dissertation Completion Fellowship (American Council of Learned Societies)
Deadline: October

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration: N/A

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: $30,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Must complete dissertation

Website: http://www.acls.org/programs/overview/


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