College of Letters & Science

Other Research Awards and Grants

National and International Private and Federal Grants

American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowship

Available to women who will complete their dissertation writing between July 1 and June 30 of the following year. To qualify, applicants must have completed all course work, passed all required preliminary examinations, and received approval for their research proposal or plan. Open to applicants in all fields of study except engineering. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

American Association for Netherlandic Research Scholarship

Offers a grant in support of research (such as dissertation or archival research) in the Netherlands or Belgium on any subject within Netherlandic Studies. Under exceptional circumstances, an additional scholarship may be awarded. The field is broadly defined and may include research on, for example, aspects of Dutch/Netherlandish culture as they relate to Indonesia or South Africa, or research on the Afrikaans language. The grant is intended for citizens or residents of the United States who study or teach at an American university. Preference is given to those scholars who do not receive research support from their home institution.

Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies

Offers up to one year of research support at the Freie Universität Berlin. The program is open to scholars in all social science and humanities disciplines, including historians working on the period since the mid-19th century. It accepts applications from U.S. and Canadian nationals or permanent residents. Applicants for a dissertation fellowship must be full-time graduate students who have achieved ABD status by the time the proposed research stay in Berlin begins. Also eligible are U.S. and Canadian Ph.D.s who have received their doctorates within the past two calendar years.

German Chancellor Scholarship

Sponsors U.S. citizens who are no more than 35 years old to conduct research in Germany. The scholarship provides for a stay of one year in Germany for professional development, study, or research. Applicants design individual projects and select institutions at which institutions to pursue them. Successful candidates have come from such fields as business, government, social and policy sciences, law, journalism, communications, management, finance, economics, architecture, public service, humanities, arts and environmental affairs.

Council on Library and Information Resources

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) offers fellowships funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for dissertation research in the humanities in original sources. The program offers about ten competitively awarded fellowships per year, each providing a monthly stipend for 8-12 months. Fellows receive an additional grant after participating in a symposium on research in original sources and submitting an acceptable report to CLIR on the research experience.

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) Resident Scholar Fellowships

Fellowships for scholars who have completed their research and analysis and who need time to think and write about topics important to the understanding of humankind. Resident scholars may approach their research from anthropology or from related fields such as history, sociology, art, and philosophy. Both humanistically and scientifically oriented scholars are encouraged to apply.

The Conservation Office at the National Museum of the American Indian

The Conservation Office at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) offers several types of training opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in conservation and for practicing professionals. Specialized conservation training is also offered for professionals with tribal museums, cultural centers, or preservation projects.

  • Ten-week Internship in Conservation
  • Conservation Six-Month Pre-Program Internship
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Internships & Fellowships