College of Letters & Science

Other Research Awards and Grants

National and International Private and Federal Grants

Henry Luce/ ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art

Meant to assist graduate students in any stage of Ph.D. dissertation research or writing. The grants may be carried out in residence at the Fellow's home institution, abroad, or at another appropriate site for the research. The fellowships, however, may not be used to defray tuition costs and may not be held concurrently with any other major fellowship or grant.

Social Science Research Council: International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships

The International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship (IDRF) program provides support for social scientists and humanists conducting dissertation field research in all areas and regions of the world. Up to fifty fellowships are awarded per year. The program is administered by the Social Science Research Council in partnership with the American Council of Learned Societies. Funds are provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The IDRF awards enable doctoral candidates of proven achievement and outstanding potential to use their knowledge of distinctive cultures, societies, languages, economies, polities, and histories, in combination with their disciplinary training, to address issues that transcend their disciplines or area specializations. The program supports scholarship that treats place and setting in relation to broader phenomena as well as in particular historical and cultural contexts.

J. Paul Getty Museum Pre- and Postdoctoral Grants

Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships provide support for emerging scholars to complete work on projects related to the Getty Research Institute's annual theme. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute, where they pursue research to complete their dissertations or to expand them for publication. Fellows make use of the Getty collections, join in a weekly meeting devoted to the annual theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty Center.

  • Research Grants for Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • Villa Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • Library Research Grants