Predoctoral and postdoctoral grants for travel to and residence in Venice and the Veneto. Grants are awarded for historical research specifically on Venice and the former Venetian empire, and for study of contemporary Venetian society and culture. Disciplines of the humanities and social sciences are eligible areas of study, including (but not limited to) archaeology, architecture, art, bibliography, economics, history, history of science, law, literature, music, political science, religion, and theater.
Other Research Awards and Grants
National and International Private and Federal Grants
Awards scholarships to university students who need to study in Rome to carry out research concerning Rome and Roman culture from the Pre-Roman period to the present.
- ACLS/Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
- Burnham Prize of the Chicago Architectural Club
- Dinkeloo Fellowship of the Van Alen Institute
- Italian Fulbright Awards
- Samuel H. Kress Traveling Fellowship
- Berthe M. Marti Fellowship in Latin
- Mellon East-Central European Research Fellowships
- Cynthia Hazen Polsky/Metropolitan Visiting Curator Award
- The Michael I. Sovern/Columbia University Affiliated Fellowship
- Oscar Broneer Traveling Fellowship
- Raiziss/de Palchi Traveling Fellowship of The Academy of American Poets
- Regional Research Program of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)
- Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa & The American Academy in Rome
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is the principal resource in Greece for American scholars conducting advanced research on the language, literature, art, history, archaeology, and philosophy of Greece and the Greek world from pre-Hellenic times to the present. Each year the School, its programs, and its facilities welcome some 400 graduate students and scholars from over 160 affiliated North American colleges and universities.
The Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Art Studies provides grants to promote the study of East Asian art throughout the world.
Doctoral Fellowships give doctoral candidates in the humanities and social sciences, including comparative research projects, the opportunity to conduct research in Japan for periods ranging from 4 to 12 months. Applicants must have completed all academic requirements except the dissertation when they begin the fellowship and are expected to have sufficient proficiency in the Japanese language to pursue their research in Japan. Higher priority will be given to applicants who expect to submit their dissertation shortly after the completion of their fellowship. Three letters of reference, an evaluation of Japanese-language ability, and academic transcripts must accompany all applications.
Funds graduate students for one year of research or study in Japan. The purpose of the fellowships is to support future American educators who will teach more effectively about Japan. One fellowship is awarded per year. Applicants may affiliate with Kobe College for their award year, however this is not a requirement.
Provides support for research in the field of Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences. Applicants should have completed all other requirements for their Ph.D. degree except the dissertation. In addition, eligible applicants should not be employed or receive grants from other sources.