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 [email protected].Visit Url: researchfellowships.americancouncils.org
The DAAD University Summer Course Grant provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer language courses at German universities which focus mainly on literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Extensive extracurricular programs complement and reinforce the core material. Scholarships are available for courses lasting a minimum of three weeks. The scholarship is approximately 850, which covers tuition, room and board in whole or in part. In addition, DAAD will provide an international travel subsidy. Eligible candidates must be attending an accredited Canadian or U.S. college or university. Candidates must be sophomores, and have at least four semesters of German language instruction. This scholarship has an application deadline of mid-December. Please see the DAAD scholarship website for more information about the scholarship application process.Visit Url: www.daad.org/summercourse
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 [email protected].Visit Url: www.wellesley.edu/cws/fellowships/wellesley
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.Visit Url: www.smutsfund.cam.ac.uk/visitingfellowshipwol...