External Fellowships, 2011-12

This is a list of external fellowships from academic year 2011-12. Some of these may or may not be available this year.

For information about fellowships, scroll down or click on a name.

DZL Fund application

    • You can take a look at last year's version of this page -- it may list funders that are still active but that we we didn't hear from this year.

      American Chemical Society Organic Division Graduate Fellowships

      Applicants must meet all of the following criteria: (1) be starting their 3rd or 4th year of Ph. D. studies , (2) be US citizens or green card holders, and (3) be members of the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. Deadline to apply: not yet announced.

      ACS Graduate Fellowships website

      ACLS Public Fellows Program

      ACLS invites applications for the second competition of the Public Fellows program. The program will place 13 recent Ph.D.s from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring. Compensation will be competitive with new professional employees of the hosting organization and will include health insurance for the fellow. Deadline to apply: March 21, 2012

      ACLS Public Fellows website

      AIF William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India

      Through AIF's 10 month fellowship in India, Clinton Fellows are equipped with a practical, field-based knowledge of development, that help them become life-long ambassadors for service to the marginalized and underserved in India. The Fellowship pairs a select number of young professionals with credible NGOs and social enterprises in India in order to accelerate impact and create effective projects that are replicable, scalable, and sustainable. Alumni are leaders in international development, academia, journalism, entrepreneurship, public health, and other fields. Deadline to apply: February 1, 2012

      AIF Fellowship webpage

      Berlin Program for Advanced German & European Studies

      The Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies offers up to one year of research support at the Freie Universität Berlin. It is open to scholars in all social science and humanities disciplines, including historians working on modern and contemporary German and European history. The program accepts applications from U.S. and Canadian nationals or permanent residents. Applicants for a dissertation fellowship must be full-time graduate students enrolled at a North American university who have completed all coursework required for the Ph.D. and must have achieved ABD (all but dissertation) status by the time the proposed research stay in Berlin begins. Deadline to apply: December 1, 2011 (application form available in September)

      Berlin Program website

      Boren Fellowships

      Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 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 31, 2012

      Boren Fellowships website

      Center for Tobacco Control Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

      The purpose of the fellowship is to attract individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds in basic, biological, social, behavioral, and policy sciences to develop a new generation of academic leaders in tobacco control. The fellowship supports two years of postdoctoral training in tobacco related research. Prior tobacco research experience is relevant, but not necessary for acceptance. Postdoctoral trainees will receive an annual salary commensurate with their experience, approximately $37,740-$52,068, according to the NIH stipend scale. Deadline to apply: January 25, 2012

      Center for Tobacco Fellowship Program website

      Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities

      The Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities will appoint a number of post-doctoral fellows in the humanities for the academic year 2012-2013. We invite applications from qualified candidates who have received the Ph.D. between 1 January 2010 and 1 July 2012. Fellows are appointed as Lecturers in appropriate departments at Columbia University and as postdoctoral research fellows. The fellowship is renewable for a second and third year. The annual stipend will be $59,000. Each Fellow will also receive a research allowance of $5,000 per annum. Deadline to apply: October 3, 2011

      Columbia Society of Fellows website

      Council for European Studies Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship

      The Council for European Studies invites eligible graduate students to apply for the 2012 CES Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowships. Each fellowship includes a $4,000 stipend, travel support for attending and presenting at the CES International Conference for Europeanists, and the opportunity to publish in Perspectives on Europe. Pre-Dissertation Fellowships are intended to fund a student’s first major research project in Europe; thus, graduate students who have already engaged in extensive field work and study in Europe are not eligible. Deadline to apply: February 1, 2012.

      CES Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship website 

      Council on Library & Information Resources Awards & Fellowships (CLIR)

      CLIR is pleased to offer fellowships generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences in original sources. The program offers about fifteen competitively awarded fellowships a year. Each provides a stipend of $2,000 per month for periods ranging from 9-12 months. Each fellow will receive an additional $1,000 upon participating in a symposium on research in original sources and submitting a report acceptable to CLIR on the research experience. Thus the maximum award will be $25,000. Deadline to apply: November 15, 2011

      CLIR website 

      Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund

      The Fund supports graduate school fellowships in any recognized field of study in the humanities, social sciences or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal professional training).

      Deadline: if you intend to apply, please notify Leah Carswell at leah.carswell@emory.edu no later than January 6, and be prepared to submit a complete application to the graduate school by January 13. If you need to deliver items, deliver to Leah in Administration 209. The DZL Foundation deadline is January 20.

      The conditions of the DZL Fund requires the support of the dean of the school in which you are enrolled or the chair of your department, as well as coordination across several Emory schools.  If you intend to apply, please let Leah know which school you will be enrolled in during the fellowship year.

      Dolorez Zohrab Liebmann Fund website

      Educational Testing Services Research Fellowship Programs

      The goal of the ETS Research Fellowship Programs is to promote quality and distinction in educational measurement and related fields and exposure to methodologies within the ETS environment. These programs provide opportunities for talented scholars and students from diverse backgrounds (especially traditionally underrepresented groups such as African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans and American Indians) to pursue scientific research under the guidance of ETS senior scientists and psychometricians. Application process opens November 12, 2011. Deadlines to apply vary by program.

      ETS Research Fellowship Programs website

      Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs

      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. Open to Ph.D. students in a range of disciplines, emphasis both on academic achievement and engagement in and commitment toward promoting diversity in academia. Deadline for Pre-Doctoral fellowships: November 14, 2011; Deadline for Dissertation Fellowships: November 17, 2011; Deadline for Postdoctoral Fellowships: November 17, 2011. 

      Ford Foundation Fellowship Program website

      Found Animals Foundation Michelson Graduate Student Challenge

      Found Animals Foundation is pleased to announce the 2011-2012 Michelson Graduate Student Awards, to be presented to three graduate students in U.S. institutions for the best research proposals toward development of a permanent, non-surgical sterilant in dogs and cats. One $15,000 cash award will be presented in April, 2012, for a proposal in each of the following categories: Gene silencing to induce sterilization in dogs and cats; Innovative application of an engineering/materials science approach to inducing sterilization in dogs and cats, and; Development of an innovative depot formulation for lifetime delivery of contraceptive vaccines in dogs and cats. Deadline to apply: January 15, 2012.

      Michelson Graduate Student Challenge website

      Fulbright Program for U.S. Students

      The Fulbright Program is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, and teaching worldwide. Visit the Fulbright Grants page for application guidelines, deadlines and frequenty asked questions.

      Fulbright-Hays Fellowship Program

      The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States.
      Important: the Fulbright-Hays application must be submitted to the Laney Graduate School on June 4. 

      George C. Marshall/Baruch Fellowship

      The George C. Marshall/Baruch Fellowship offers maximum grants of $7,500 for doctoral or postdoctoral research in 20th century U. S. Military or diplomatic history and related fields. Application deadline: October 14, 2011

      George C. Marshall Foundation website

      Hertz Foundation Applied Science Fellowships

      The Foundation provides fellowships to exceptionally talented individuals studying in the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences. In addition to financial support, the Foundation provides ongoing mentoring, symposia and a network of peers providing Fellows with a forum to share ideas and explore opportunities throughout their careers. US citizens or permanent residents in the early stages of PhD work are eligible to apply. Deadline to apply: October 31, 2011

      Hertz Foundation application website

      HHMI International Student Research Fellowship

      HHMI is committed to the development of the most talented researchers studying in U.S. graduate institutions regardless of their country of origin. HHMI fellowships are desighned to facilitate the research training of international pre-doctoral students in the biomedical or related sciences. Emory can nominate up to seven students who will then be invited to apply directly to HHMI. Nomination and application materials due to the Laney Graduate School: November 4, 2011. HHMI Guidelines 2011

      HHMI Fellowship website

      Institute for Comparative Literature and Society

      The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship through the International Network to Expand Regional and Collaborative Teaching (INTERACT) program at Columbia University, which was launched in 2010. The fellowship will cover a 10-month period beginning August 1, 2012, and comes with a stipend of $45,000 plus benefits. INTERACT is a pioneering program at Columbia University that focuses on developing global studies in the undergraduate curriculum through a network of postdoctoral scholars focused on cross-regional, trans-regional, and interdisciplinary study. Deadline to apply: February 10, 2012.

      ICLS website

      Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

      The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships are to assist graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing. This program aims to encourage timely completion of the Ph.D. Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure and no later than August 31, 2013. Application materials due to the Laney Graduate School: November 4, 2011. Mellon/ACLS Guidelines 2011  Mellon/ACLS website

      Mellon/CLIR Fellowship

      The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to offer fellowships to students enrolled in a doctoral program in the U.S.; who will complete all doctoral requirements except the dissertation and are ready to start research as early as June 1 and no later than September 2012; who plan to do dissertation research primarily in original source material in the holdings of archives, libraries, historical societies, museums, etc.; and who will receive the PhD in a field of the humanities or related social science. Deadline to apply: November 15, 2011

      Mellon/CLIR website

      Michigan Society of Fellows

      MSF grants three-year fellowships to individuals holding advanced degrees in their fields (humanities, arts, sciences and professions). Candidates should be near the beginning of their professional careers and must have received their PhD or comparable artisitic or professional degree between June 1, 2009 and September 1, 2012. Fellows are appointed as Assistant Professors and as Postdoctoral Fellows in the Society. Eight fellows will be selected for three-year terms to begin in September 2012. Deadline to apply: October 3, 2011  
      Michigan Society of Fellows website 

      National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship

      The NDSEG is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported disciplines, including the biosciences, chemistry, mathematics, computational science, physics and cognitive and behavioral sciences. NDSEG confers high honors upon its recipients, and allows them to attend whichever U.S. institution they choose. NDSEG Fellowships last for three years and pay for full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to $1,000 a year in medical insurance. Deadline to apply: December 16, 2011

      NDSEG website

       NSF East Asia & Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students

      The NSF EAPSI is an international fellowship program for developing the next generation of U.S. scientists and engineers knowledgeable about the Asian and Pacific regions. Fellows are supported to participate in eight-week research experiences at host laboratories in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan from June to August. The program provides a $5,000 stipend, round-trip airfare to the host location and living expenses abroad. Deadline to apply: November 9, 2011

      NSF EAPSI website

      NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

      The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity.  The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. Deadlines vary depending upon discipline and field but most are in November 2011.

      NSF GRFP website

      P.E.O. Scholar Awards

      The Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), one of the pioneer societies for women, offers educational grants, loans and scholarship awards to women all over the world. Scholar awards provide merit-based awards for women in the U.S. and Canada who are pursuing doctoral degrees or are engaged in postdoctoral research.  Nominations and applications are accepted from August to November.

      P.E.O. Scholar Awards

      Policy Research, Inc. Disability Determination Process Small Grant Program

      The DDP Small Grant Program is a one-year stipend program that will allow graduate-level students to conduct supervised independent research on improving disability determination processes. Applicants must be masters, doctoral, or post-doctoral-level graduate students pursuing full-time research training in accredited programs with an academic emphasis in topics of interest to disability programs, including public health, social work, occupational medicine, vocational and rehabilitation counseling, public policy and administration, sociology, psychology, education, economics, medicine, and law. Deadline to apply: January 6, 2012.

      DDP Small Grant Program website

      SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship

      The Fellowship competition is open to second and third year graduate students in all disciplines of the humanities and social science who are enrolled full time in PhD programs at accredited universities in the United States. This year's research fields are: Ecological History, Governing Global Production, Gender Justice in the Era of Human Rights, Mediated Futures, and New Approaches to Transnationalism and Migratory Circulation. Deadlin to apply: February 1, 2012.

      SSRC DPDF website

       SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship

      SSRC IDRF offers nine-twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences who are enrolled in doctoral programs in the U.S. and conducting dissertation research outside of the U.S. Fellowship amounts vary but average $19,000/year. Deadline to apply: November 3, 2011.

      SSRC IDRF website

      U.S. Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

      The Computational Science Graduate Fellowship program provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing a PhD in scientific or engineering disciplines with an emphasis in high-performance computing. Funded by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science and National Nuclear Security Administration, fellowship trains scientists to meet the nation’s workforce needs and helps to create a nationwide interdisciplinary community.  The fellowship provides support and guidance to some of the nation’s best scientific graduate students, and these graduates now work in DOE laboratories, private industry and educational institutions. Deadline to apply: January 10, 2012.

      Computational Science Graduate Fellowship program website

      U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship Program

      The purpose of this program is to support outstanding students who are pursuing graduate training in the areas of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computational sciences, and environmental sciences and to encourage the development of the next generation scientific and technical talent in the U.S. The Fellowship award provides partial tuition support, an annual stipend for living expenses, and a research stipend for full-time graduate study and thesis/dissertation research at a U.S. academic institution for three years. Deadline to apply: January 3, 2012.
      Office of Science Graduate Fellowship Program website

      University of Pennsylvania Postdoctoral Fellowships for Academic Diversity

      The Academic Diversity Fellowship Program seeks to attract promising scholars and educators from different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups, and other diverse groups whose life experience, research experience and employment background will contribute significantly to our academic excellence. The fellowships are available for postdoctoral training in all areas of study at the University and seek to attract graduate students from PENN and other institutions  who have completed, or will complete their requirements for Ph.D. by their start date. In addition postdoctoral scholars from other institutions who have completed their dissertation within the last three years are eligible. The three-year fellowships begin as early as January 2012. Deadline to apply: August 1, 2011

      UPENN Academic Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowships

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