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Research Grants

Advanced doctoral students (advanced to candidacy – all but dissertation) and established scientists are eligible for Leakey Foundation Research Grants. The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation.

Deadline: 

Monday, January 10, 2022

ABF Doctoral/Postdoctoral Fellowships Program in Law & Inequality

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is committed to developing the next generation of scholars in the field of law and social science. The purpose of the fellowship is to encourage original and significant empirical and interdisciplinary research on the study of law and inequality.

Deadline: 

Monday, February 15, 2021

Science of Science - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

The Science of Science: Discovery, Communication, and Impact (SOS:DCI) program is designed to understand the scientific research enterprise and increase the public value of scientific activity. The program pursues this goal by supporting basic research in three fundamental areas:

How to increase the rate of socially beneficial discovery;
How to improve science communication outcomes; and
How to expand the societal benefits of scientific activity.

Deadline: 

Friday, September 9, 2022
Friday, February 10, 2023

Short-Term Fellowships

To support a short-term fellowship at the Gilder Lehrman Institute in New York City.

Deadline: 

Friday, September 23, 2022

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NY Historical Society Short-Term Fellowships

To support a short term fellowship at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library.

Deadline: 

Friday, January 7, 2022

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Science and Technology Studies Dissertation Grant

The Science and Technology Studies (STS) program supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) disciplines. It encompasses a broad spectrum of topics including interdisciplinary studies of ethics, equity, governance, and policy issues that are closely related to STEM disciplines.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Thursday, August 3, 2023

Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics Dissertation Research

The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) Program is an interdisciplinary program in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences that supports the development of innovative, analytical, and statistical methods and models for those sciences. MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within the social and behavioral sciences.

Deadline: 

Thursday, August 25, 2022
Thursday, January 26, 2023
Thursday, August 31, 2023
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Thursday, August 29, 2024

Mandel Center Fellowship

To support fellowships of 3-8 months at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Short-Term Fellowships

To support a month-long fellowship at the Joseph Horner Memorial Library in Philadelphia, which houses a large collection of materials on Germany and Germans in the US.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

To support dissertation fieldwork for doctoral candidates in anthropology.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Monday, May 1, 2023
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

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