Topical Awards

Woodrow Wilson Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies (Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation)
Deadline: October

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration:  N/A

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: N/A

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: Women’s Studies

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Must complete dissertation, must use funds for related expenses

Website: https://woodrow.org/fellowships/womens-studies/

Munby Fellowship in Bibliography (Cambridge University Library)
Deadline: September

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD or PhD

Duration:  Academic year

Residency/Travel: Cambridge

Maximum Award: $40,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: Bibliographical library research

Other Eligibility Restrictions: N/A

Website: http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/about-library/prizes-and-fellowships/munby-fellowship

Frederick Douglass Institute Fellowship (University of Rochester)
Deadline: December

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration:  N/A

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: N/A

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: Africa and Diaspora

Other Eligibility Restrictions: N/A

Website: http://www.sas.rochester.edu/aas/fellowships/index.html

Fellowship (Bibliographical Society of America)
Deadline: December

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration:  N/A

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: N/A

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: history of the book, book trade, or other documents

Other Eligibility Restrictions: N/A

Website: https://bibsocamer.org/awards/fellowships/

Junior/Senior Research Fellowships (American Institute for Indian Studies)
Deadline: July

Citizenship Status Requirement: Varies

Degree Status: ABD

Duration:  <11 months

Residency/Travel: India

Maximum Award: Stipend varies by location

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: India

Other Eligibility Restrictions: N/A

Website: https://www.indiastudies.org/

Graduate Research Fellowship (Center for Jewish History)
Deadline: February

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration:  10 months

Residency/Travel: New York City, NY

Maximum Award: $17,500

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: Jewish history, and especially onsite in CJH’s library

Other Eligibility Restrictions: N/A

Website: https://www.cjh.org/scholarship/fellowship-opportunities-at-the-center

Chavez/Eastman/Marshall Dissertation Fellowships (Dartmouth University)
Deadline: February

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration:  N/A

Residency/Travel: New Hampshire

Maximum Award: Stipend

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: N/A

Other Eligibility Restrictions: for Latino, Native American, or African American PhD candidates, or other diversity

Website: https://graduate.dartmouth.edu/funding/fellowships

Junior Fellowships, Research Support (Paul Mellon Centre)
Deadline: Varies

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration:  <3 months

Residency/Travel: Varies

Maximum Award: Varies

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: British or architectural history

Other Eligibility Restrictions: UK, Yale, or travel expenses

Website: http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/fellowships-and-grants/opportunities/season/autumn-2018

Dissertation Fellowship (The Academy of American Franciscan History)
Deadline: February

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: ABD

Duration:  1-2 months

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: $10,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: Franciscan history

Other Eligibility Restrictions: N/A

Website: https://aafh.org/scholarships/

Short Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships (American Antiquarian Society)
Deadline: January

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

Degree Status: ABD

Duration:  1-2 months

Residency/Travel: Massachusetts

Maximum Award: $1,850/month

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: American history – specific topics listed on website

Other Eligibility Restrictions: N/A

Website: http://www.americanantiquarian.org/longterm.htm

Academy Sponsored Fellowships, Grants, & Prizes (Medieval Academy of America)
Deadline: February

Citizenship Status Requirement: N/A

Degree Status: Graduate Student or ABD

Duration:  N/A

Residency/Travel: N/A

Maximum Award: $2,000

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: Medieval topics

Other Eligibility Restrictions: N/A

Website: https://www.medievalacademy.org/page/Awards

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Deadline: September

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

Degree Status: Graduate Student

Duration:  Varies

Residency/Travel: Germany

Maximum Award: Varies

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: German studies

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Study Scholarship, Research Grants, University Summer Programs, Language Study Programs. All of various lengths.

Website: https://www.daad.org/graduates/

George J. Mitchell Scholarship (US-Ireland Alliance)
Deadline: October

Citizenship Status Requirement: U.S. citizens only

Degree Status: Graduate Student

Duration:  1 year

Residency/Travel: Ireland

Maximum Award: Tuition + stipend

Topical or Regional Focus of Research: Leadership and public service

Other Eligibility Restrictions: Must enroll in Irish university

Website: https://www.us-irelandalliance.org/mitchellscholarship


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