Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

This theme-based resident fellowship program, established with the support of the Ahmanson Foundation of Los Angeles and the J. Getty Trust, is designed to encourage the participation of PhD scholars in the Center's yearlong core program at the University of California, Los Angeles Center for Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century Studies. This award provides a $37,500 stipend for the academic year. Eligible applicants must be scholars who have received a PhD in the last six years and are engaged in research pertaining to the announced theme. Fellows are expected to make a substantive contribution to the Center's workshops and seminars. Awards are for two academic quarters in residence at the Clark. Please see the fellowship website for an application form and deadline.

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The American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar Program provides full support for graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars seeking to conduct in-country, independent research for three to nine consecutive months in Central Asia, Moldova, Russia, the South Caucasus, and Ukraine. Scholars in the social sciences and humanities are eligible to apply for the program. While a wide-range of topics receive support each year, all funded research must contribute to a body of knowledge enabling the U.S. to better understand the region and formulate effective policies within it. All applicants should clearly describe the policy-relevance of their work, be it in anthropology, history, international relations, political science, or some other field. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please call 202-833-7522 or e-mail outbound@americancouncils.org.

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The American Institute for Economics Research awards a dozen or more Summer Fellowships each year to students who will be entering a doctoral program in economics or affiliated program (e.g., law and economics, economic history, etc.). Applications from students enrolled in such programs for no more than two years are also welcome. The program is not designed for students wishing to pursue graduate work in a business school program. Summer Fellows come to the Institute for a four-week period of study and are provided with room and board plus a $500 per week stipend. Summer Fellows participate in intensive seminars in economic, social, andmonetary issues. The application deadline for this fellowship is in late March. For more information, please e-mail info@aier.org or call 1-888-528-1216.

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The DAAD German Studies Research Grant funds short-term research projects in either Germany or North America. The applicant's research should address cultural, political, historical, economic, or social aspects of modern and contemporary Germany from an interdisciplinary perspective. Research support ranging in value from $1,500 to $2,500 is available to individual scholarship recipients and is intended to offset living and travel costs during the active research phase. Undergraduates with at least junior status pursuing a German Studies track or minor are eligible. Students must be nominated by a program or department chair. Nominees must have completed two years of college-level German and a minimum of three German Studies courses by the deadline. This grant program has application deadlines in early May and early November. For more information, please see the grant website.

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The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. Each program is highly interdisciplinary and features daily lectures and discussions, as well as site visits to government agencies, non-profit and community organizations, museums and memorials. The programs seek to bridge the gap between theory and practice and highlight different models of action to remedy injustice. The objective of the HIA Fellowship is to facilitate a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination, as well as to provide a forum where potential solutions to some of today's most challenging issues can be considered and discussed. This fellowship has an application deadline of early January. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The James Madison Foundation Memorial Fellowship funds two years of graduate study leading to a Master's degree. Fellows also attend a special summer institute at Georgetown University. Fellowships cover tuition, required fees, books, and room and board. The award cannot exceed $12,000 per academic year. One fellowship is awarded in each U.S. state or territory. After earning a Master's degree, each James Madison Fellow is required to teach American history, American government, or social studies in grades 7-12 for one year for each full academic year of study under the fellowship. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this award. Current teachers who wish to pursue graduate study on a part-time basis are also eligible. This fellowship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the fellowship website.

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The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern program offers undergraduate and graduate students insights into the environment and culture of the world's largest and most comprehensive repository of human knowledge. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions, interns explore and increase access to the institutionÕs unparalleled collections and resources. Interns are exposed to a broad spectrum of library work: copyright, preservation, reference, and access standards. No previous experience is necessary, but internships are competitive and listed skills and or knowledge may be desired. Selections are based on academic achievement, letters of recommendation, and an interview with a selection official. Fellows receive a taxable stipend of $300 per week and will work a full-time schedule (40 hours per week) for the duration of the 10-week program. Applicants must be U. S. citizens, currently enrolled in a degree-granting program of study at an accredited institution of higher learning at the undergraduate or graduate levels, or have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program within the past year. This internship has an application deadline of early March. For more information, please see the internship website.

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The Mary McEwen Schimke Scholarship is intended to provide relief from household and child care expenses to women pursuing a graduate degree. The award is made on the basis of scholarly expectation and identified need. The award is worth up to $1,700. The candidate must be over 30 years of age, currently engaged in graduate study in literature, history, or preferably American studies. The application deadline is in early January. For more information, please contact the Secretary to the Committee on Extramural Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships at Wellesley College, Center for Work and Service by phone at 781-283-3525 or by e-mail at cws-fellowships@wellesley.edu.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers paid and unpaid internship and fellowship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in art museums. Based upon their academic training and interests, as well as the availability of projects, interns work in one of the Metropolitan's departmentsÑcuratorial, education, conservation, administration, or library. Most projects require a strong knowledge of art history. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For a list of specific internship opportunities, deadlines, and requirements, visit the program website or e-mail mmainterns@metmuseum.org.

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The Smuts Memorial Fund elects one Smuts Visiting Research Fellow a year to study at the University of Cambridge for nine months. Fellowships are available for research in the field of Commonwealth Studies, including the Commonwealth related aspects of archaeology, anthropology, economics, history, human geography, law, literature, oriental studies, sociology, politics and social psychology. For eligibility requirements and application deadlines, please visit the fellowship website.

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