External Fellowships and Grants

This page collects notices we receive at LGS about fellowship or grant opportunities that may be of interest to graduate students.

Do not use this page in lieu of a systematic search. This is simply a list of the ones that happen to come our way. We encourage students to use the Grant Forward database to search for more opportunities.

Boren Fellowships

Boren Fellowships provide up to $24,000 to graduate students to add an important international language component to their education through specialization in area study, language study or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships support study and research in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central & Easter Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East. Boren Fellows represent a variety of academic and professional disciplines, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages. Deadline to apply: January 30, 2019

Boren Fellowships website

Berlin Graduate Exchange Student Program

Freie Universitaet Berlin International Summer and Winter University (FUBiS) is an intensive, academic program. At one of Germany's top universities, students can gain first insights into German culture and language. Alongside German language courses at five different levels of proficiency, and subdivided into three time blocks (terms), FUBiS offers numerous courses in history, politics, German language and literature studies, architecture and art history. Deadline to apply: March 4, 2019

Program Website

Chateaubriand Fellowship Program

This fellowship offered by the Embassy of France in the United States allows PhD students enrolled in American universities to conduct research in France for 4-9 months. The program is divided into two sub-programs: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Health & Humanities and Social Sciences. Deadline to apply (to either sub-program): January 8, 2019.

Program website

 

DOE 2019 Fusion Energy Sciences Postdoctoral Research Program

The purpose of the Fusion Energy Sciences Postdoctoral Research Program is to offer recent doctoral degree recipients the opportunity to conduct research in DOE fusion energy research and development programs. Participants acquire knowledge and experience in areas of fusion energy science, interact with outstanding scientists and engineers, and have access to advanced equipment and facilities. Appointments are made to designated DOE laboratories, universities and contractor fusion energy centers. Deadline to apply: January 31, 2019

Program website

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowship

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund was established by the Will of Dolores Zohrab Liebmann and is administered by JPMorgan, Trustee.  Mrs. Liebmann was the daughter of a prominent Armenian intellectual, writer and statesman and was married to one of the owners of a successful American business.  She supported students and educational and charitable organizations during her lifetime.  Mrs. Liebmann's primary concern, as expressed in her Will, was to attract and support students with outstanding character and ability who hold promise for achievement and distinction in their chosen fields of study.  The trustees welcome applications from students of all national origins who are United States citizens. Deadline to apply: December 17, 2018.

Ford Foundation

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation. Deadlines to apply: Predoctoral (December 13, 2018); Dissertation and Postdoctoral (December 6, 2018)

Ford Foundation website

Fulbright

Emory has an internal process to manage Fulbright submissions. Click on the link below to visit our Fulbright page.

Fulbright

 

Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship

This program seeks graduate students who have completed their doctoral coursework and are at the dissertation stage of their program, working on a dissertation related to statistics, psychometrics, educational/psychological measurement or quantitative methods. Selected fellows study at their universities and carry out research under the supervision of an academic mentor and in consultation with an ETS researcher or psychometrician. Deadline to apply: December 28, 2019

Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship Guidelines

 

HHMI Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

Through the Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program, HHMI will recruit and retain individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences. The program will support early career scientists with the potential to become leaders in academic research. Through their successful careers, HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows will inspire future generations of scientists from America’s diverse talent pool. The Institute will select and support up to 15 Fellows in this competition. The competition is open to all eligible applicants, and no nomination is required. Deadline to apply: January 9, 2019.

Program announcement

Insight Fellows Program

Insight offers intensive, seven week fellowships in data science, health data science, artificial intelligence, and data engineering. Based in New York, Boston, Seattle, and Silicon Valley, and with a growing network across the country, the program enables scientists to learn the industry specific skills needed to work in the growing field of big data at leading companies. Application deadlines vary by area

Insight website

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Mellon/CLIR Dissertation Research Fellowships Program

The purposes of this fellowship program are to: help junior scholars in the humanities and related social science fields gain skill and creativity in developing knowledge from original sources; enable dissertation writers to do research wherever relevant sources may be, rather than just where financial support is available; encourage more extensive and innovative uses of original sources in libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and related repositories in the U.S. and abroad; and provide insight from the viewpoint of doctoral candidates into how scholarly resources can be developed for access most helpfully in the future. Deadline to apply: December 4, 2018.

Mellon/CLIR website

 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

This program provides opportunities for early career scholars to work with ETS researchers on a variety of cutting-edge topics, including foundational research as well as research embedded in real-world testing programs. Selected fellows work on research projects and conduct independent research that is relevant to ETS's goals under the mentorship of research scientists or psychometricians in Princeton, N.J. Candidates must have received their doctorate within the past three years. This year, we are seeking applications in the following areas of expertise: measurement, psychometrics and statistics; process data modeling and analysis; and artificial intelligence.

Program guidelines

 

Summer Internship Program in Research for Graduate Students

This program focuses on major research activities that will occur in 2019. Selected interns conduct research under the guidance of mentors at ETS offices in Princeton, N.J. Graduate students who are currently enrolled in full-time doctoral programs in the areas listed above and who have completed a minimum of two years of coursework toward their Ph.D. or Ed.D. prior to the program start date are eligible to apply. Deadline to apply: Februrary 1, 2019

Program deadline